House & Home Roundup: May 5, 2005

House & Home Roundup: May 5, 2005

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Maxwell Ryan
May 9, 2005


Starck's new lamp series in Milan

Catching up from last week, H&H hits a solid double deep to left field with a good mix of DIY Brooklynites builiding their own home, Rick Marin obsessing about the new trend in lucite furniture, real estate madness and a fine Personal Shopper that zeros in on baby high chair design. Read through and give it your vote below.

Top Stories

  • Upscale, Downscale: Raul Barreneche skillfully exposes the idiosynchratic and often beautiful home that a young couple built on an empty lot in Brooklyn for $550,000 (not including the land). Great pictures in the print version got stripped out online.

  • Special Feature: Great slideshow on i Saloni or the Milan Furniture Fair

  • A Quest for Furniture With Nothing to Hide: The King of Clear, Vanilla Ice, and the Queen, Madonna, and other tales of the resurgence of acrylic...

  • A Garden's Future, in Glass Houses: Anne Raver is back! Super Cool story about the new $24.6 millionNolen Greenhouses for Living Collections, which open May 14 at the New York Botanical Garden.

  • Day and Night, You Are the One: Like daybeds? We do to. Stylish and smaller than a couch, here's a primer on how many their are to choose from and why.

  • Realty Agents Add Elastic to Their Ethics: More tales from the City about how badly people behave when pursuing real estate

  • What to Do With a Chunky Entertainment Center: Aren't questions a new feature? In response to this question, Marco Pasanella says keep it and convert it. With a bunch of suggestions as to how.

  • Personal Shopper: Six Ways to Clean Up a Highchair: The pick of the litter, and lots of attention to Argington, a new, hometown talent hailing from the BKLYN.

    Currents

  • Volunteers Go Maple to Ginkgo in the City's Second Tree Census: The Lorax would be proud

  • Young Designers Show Off in Brooklyn: Bklyn Designs 2005 rundown

  • Recipe for a Type-A Chef: Abracadabra, Just Add Iron: Check this out! Induction cooking. No heat, just hot instantly...

  • Open-Loft Living With Privacy for Man and Dogs: Very cool bedroom unit on wheels that divides a small apt.

  • A Tiffany Treasure Unmasked and Open to the Public: Mosaics by Louis Comfort Tiffany are being uncovered on 44th street

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