In a sleepy pocket of Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood near the East River, Joe and Kelly McGuier enjoy the quiet of their apartment in an early 1920s rowhouse typical of the changing area. Joe, co-founder of JAM Architecture in Brooklyn, makes the best of a one-bedroom rental unit that had previously been renovated and stripped of its original details. He prefers to see the space as a blank canvas on which to layer personality, and uses the design challenge as inspiration for clever…
, it might be worthwhile for you to take stock of your style. It's not about having expensive things or even a picture-perfect home, but instead it's making sure that you're able to express yourself through the things you wear and the way you decorating your home. That sort of self-reflection is the pinnacle of great style—at any age, size or budget.
Pinned for the CEILING! It's a shame we've covered up the interesting structural detail in our homes and buildings since the beginning of modern architecture. Removing it almost always produces more ceiling height, and when it doesn't there is still the feeling of more space because of the airiness that results. There is a product, dryfall paint. Many make it. Spray on, it’s dry by the time it hits the floor. Andy and I used it on our basement ceiling. It has looked great for 10 years.
Steve Madden Men's Nathen Lace-Up Boot Brown 7 M US #boots Steve Madden, the company, was founded by Steve Madden, the man, in 1990 in Brooklyn, where he started out making trend-advancing shoes one pair at a time. It was not long after that the Steve Madden focus on "now-ness" earned rave reviews from young female fans mad for the funky, chic, and yet competitively priced footwear it produced. Vintage details augment a rugged boot design.