Landmark Office Building Transformed into Luxury Residences

By W.A. Muller Manhattan’s Financial District, a long-time home to some of Wall Street’s largest companies, is quickly transforming with new residential and hospitality developments. The Compass Lofts is a newly renovated, 10-story adaptive reuse residential and commercial building was previously the showroom and office of Keuffel & Esser, a famous manufacturer of architecture and…

Talking Real Estate with J/R Luxe

By W.A. Muller Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher of J/R Luxe (jr-luxe.com), Manhattan’s premier brokerage team, answer our burning questions about working with foreign investors and the international real estate market. Resident: What do you think foreign investors are looking for in new developments now? Jennifer Roberts: The majority of foreign investors – not the…

A Place to Relax

By W.A. Muller Where design meets nature, Hudson Woods is the ultimate forest getaway in the Hudson River Valley-Catskill region. Meticulously crafted from locally sourced, sustainable materials, Hudson Woods promotes a quiet, healthful lifestyle and presents the ideal second-home opportunity. The environmentally friendly community will have 26 custom homes generously spread over 131 acres of…

DLT Interiors Does It Best

DLT is a team of Interiors experts consisting of the best contractors in Manhattan, meticulous custom millwork/cabinetry specialists, expert custom window treatments, as well as complete interior design. DLT approaches every project on an individual basis with thoughtful attention to the ideas, needs, personality and lifestyle of its clients. As DLT strives to create a…

Black Velvet

By Kate Bidinger The Black Velvet beer cocktail originated in London in 1861and is generally made with Guinness and Champagne… yet the color combo of the lovely libation has lived on in furniture design. The contrast of the light wood tones with the lush dark leathers, velvets and lacquers is appealing for modern living spaces.…

HOLIDAY HOUSE NYC

By W.A. Muller  This year marks the seventh annual Holiday House NYC, a celebrated interior design showcase at the Academy Mansion at 2 East 63rd Street in Manhattan, where 20 seasoned designers will transform the space into various themed rooms. Sponsored by Traditional Home magazine, this season will kick off with the Opening Night Gala…

Live Elegantly with Wolf Home

By W.A. Muller Warren Kay, the renowned textiles and interior design expert, is the owner of the retail design emporium, WOLF HOME, in New York’s flat iron district. WOLF HOME is an interior design and decor haven, offering each customer a personalized experience in home decor, and has an vast range of merchandise for everyone’s…

Simply a Better Sleep

By Peizhao Sun Nothing is more natural to us than sleep, and nothing gets better than blissful Z’s coupled with quiet night whispers. Its importance is only resonated in our continual effort in creating the perfect gadget to put our resting bodies on, namely mattresses. From the early Egyptian’s time to present day, more advanced…