House & Home Roundup: 10.19.06
Top Stories This week,
New York Times Home & Garden has a loose theme of excess and the proliferation of STUFF. Aggresive divestment, co-operative maintenance, Marie Antionette…a good mix for ATers.
- The Imperfectionist: A profile of anti-consumerist/minimalist Dan Ho, author of Rescue From Domestic Perfection. Highly recommended read for AT readers! Includes a side-story—Theory Into Practice: Tackling One Couple’s Mess.
- Will Work for Friends: A look at various co-operatives around the country with a focus on home-repair co-ops and their role in community building.
- Abundance, Material and Otherwise: Sena Jeter Naslund, novelist and author of Abundance and her Louisville, Kentucky home. The new book’s subject is Marie Antoinette.
- Please Sit on the Art: New Cachet for Design: This piece looks at the upcoming auction season and why many modernist dealers are transitioning to the art market.
- Room to Improve: An informative answer on how to maintain temperature in a loft space. Plus, recommendations to unite mismatched wood-veneer furntiure by painting it black.
- Personal Shopper: Arts+Crafts furnishings
Published: Oct 19, 2006