The living area of this Manhattan penthouse includes separate zones for watching television and gathering around the fire, making this a comfortable retreat in the center of the city for the family of four. Hanging daybeds enjoy the view of Central Park.
Liz Eicholz left New York City for the greener pastures of Savannah's historic Ardsley Park neighborhood to start a business Weezie Towels with her business partner Lindsey Johnson, that caters to customers looking for quality bespoke towels.
HGTV Smart Home 2019 is located in Dallas, Texas: a city bursting with activities for the whole family, like Six Flags Over Texas. Six Flags Over Texas is the first regional theme park built in the U.S. and features 100 acres of entertainment.
HGTV Smart Home 2019 is located in Dallas, Texas: a city bursting with activities for the whole family, like the State Fair of Texas and Fair Park. With its annual attendance exceeding the population of the city, it really seems as though every Dallas resident attends the State Fair. And why wouldn’t they? Indulgent food, fun rides, fantastic shows and crazy exhibits. Did we mention indulgent food?
At the end of a long private drive, this modern home sits atop a hill surrounded by 1.4 park-like acres. The lush grounds offer the seclusion of being in the woods with the modern conveniences of city living. Compositionally, the white geometric box serves as the anchor for the three cedar additions.
A beach lover’s heaven, Key West is one of the most enchanting of the 1,700 islands that make up the Florida Keys. It’s also the southernmost city in the continental US. The beaches in Key West are ideal for swimming and snorkeling, and fishing is allowed off the piers at most beaches. Enjoy these activities at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Florida’s southernmost state park -- and one of its most beautiful spots -- that’s home to wide stretches of sand and tranquil waters. We recommend renting a 2-person, glass-bottom kayak if you’re looking for a fun but romantic escape.
Of course, there are certain limitation to renovating in a big city and/or shared building. Whether it's a condo, loft or town home- parking rules, load-in limitations and noise ordinances will present designers, contractors and delivery people with a few extra challenges during your remodel. It's smart to budget a little extra money and time with this in mind.
Picnics aren't just for parks and other pastoral settings. Just because you live in an apartment doesn't mean you can't host a high-end picnic on a balcony or terrace. Take advantage of the light and green surroundings and echo those features in your tablescape. Here trend expert Nancy Fire sets the scene for a Cast Shadows-themed urban picnic at her home in New York City.
Concealed behind pocket doors that help it blend into the wall when not in use, this bar boasts remarkably rich storage despite its small size. “This bar was designed and fabricated in American walnut for an apartment on Central Park West in New York City,” says architect James Wagman. It not only includes storage for 32 bottles of wine, a full supply of spirits, and glassware and other essentials, but even features integrated lighting.
Interior designer Ana Claudia Schultz (https://anaclaudiadesign.com/) has an eye for good design. Born in Brazil and raised in Miami, this designer made the move from her Brooklyn apartment to her first home in the idyllic town of Hyde Park, New York. About two hours north of New York City, the space she lovingly refers to as her “forever home,” offers a sparkling view of the Hudson River and, from another vantage, a fairytale forest. The home is striking from the moment you arrive, painted in a brick red hue. And upon entering you are met with layers of unique elements that work together effortlessly, guided by Ana Claudia’s confident design eye.