This morning, bright and early, Maxwell visited the crew at GMA Live and shared simple yet soul-enhancing ways to bring a little green goodness to any size space. Check out the video and then jump below for info on the featured ideas...
One of our favorite annual architecture awards is the AIA Chicago Small Project Awards. It's an opportunity for small firms to recieve recognition for work that might otherwise be shadowed by larger offices. The AIA awards innovation, low budgets and small firms — this year there were 15 winners, ranging from a table on two wheels to a studio renovation in the Hancock building.
Moving into the mainstream as our design views are now important to those who watch celebs, my views on what is officially "out" (drawn from what I see going on with all of you on our site) made it into this week's edition of People Stylewatch now available on newsstands everywhere. Woot! Woot! What do you think is "out"??? For the full text; head below. More
I had the pleasure of talking to Jesse McKinley of the NYT for a feature in today's Home & Garden section. It was written in response to the recent news of Mayor Bloomberg's "micro-unit" design competition. The concept of living well in 300 square feet (the suggested size of the units to be designed as affordable housing for NYers) is nothing new here at Apartment Therapy, and we were happy to share some tips and thoughts on the pluses of the small space lifestyle. More
This just in. All last week I was out in Springs prepping my place for the photoshoot and to answer all of Elaine Louie's questions. Today the very lovely little story with stunning pics by Eric Striffler about my family home is in the Home Section: Tree by Tree, Yurt by Yurt. More pics below! More
Every significant change comes about because of massive disruption. While there's been a growing interest in good design as a part of good living in this country, the big, disruptive change that has powered a lot of the growth of this interest (as well as a lot of other things) has been the advent of blogging.
Like many of you, I am still recovering from the demise of Domino magazine. Well, lucky for us, the genius behind the magazine, Deborah Needleman, is still churning out her trademark decorating advice and inspiration. More
The power of the web and the distance it can cover in an instant continues to intrigue and delight — discovering that the Abu Dhabi-based, english-language UAE news source, The National, included us in their list of 10 Best Interiors Blogs was a highlight of the past week. And, we really love their writeup on our work — it feels like they absolutely "get" our mission... More
What: Duracell presents a Facebook webcast and chat with Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan about holiday "techorating" and great last minute holiday gift ideas. Join the conversation to learn how you can use technology to decorate your home for the holidays and find great last minute gifts, curated by the founder of Apartment Therapy! You can also log in to ask him questions, live!
When: Tuesday, December 21, 4pm-5pm ET/ 1pm-2pm PT
Unique Visits (aka Readers) for October: 4,971,056
Dear Readers, remember when your first car rolled from 99,999 to 100,000 miles? Well, we put some heavy mileage on the odometer this month, and we're gearing up to tip the balance into 5 million monthly readers next month.
This is a HUGE milestone for us, and all of you have helped us inch closer to our goal by sharing, tweeting, and Facebooking your favorite Apartment Therapy posts with your friends. More