Anthony Rivello

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7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Apartment Therapy

10 Things to Look For On Your Next Apartment Hunt (That You Haven't Thought Of Yet) --> http://on.apttherapy.com/k8ZGt6<p>We've never thought to bring a …

At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

Incredibly Detailed Cityscapes Recreated from Artist's Memory

Netherlands-based artist Stefan Bleekrode has the incredible ability to work straight from memory and create newly-imagined but highly realistic cities. His series titled <i>Cityscapes</i> features places in the United States and Europe drawn in stunningly minute detail. Bleekrode's inked artworks include …

New York City

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

How a New York Couple Lives in 242 Square Feet

Think your home is cramped? This New York couple, featured on Curbed, lives together in an apartment that measures a mere 242 square feet. Here's how …

Small Spaces

8 Things Every Tiny Apartment Needs

We typically list-off "10 Things", but let's get real, you're seriously short on space.<p><b>1.</b> A bed on risers, storage bins below, and a long-enough bedskirt to conceal it.<p><b>2.</b> No space for bedside tables? Night lights that hang on the wall will keep you out of the dark.<p><b>3.</b> For additional counter space in …

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Top Pin of the Day: A Guest Room With Interesting Detail

Today's top pin is a guest room with a romantic detail. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In Alex Hitz's Beverly Hills, California, house, Turgot's 18th-century Plan de Paris engravings provide a romantic landscape in the guest room.<p>Pin it now.<p>Tour the house designed for …

The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

Transformable Murphy Bed Over Sofa Systems That Save Up On Ample Space

Decorating a small space can indeed be challenging, and if you are not disciplined with your purchases, it can quickly turn into a nightmare! But …

Tiered Reading Room is a Paradise of Literature + Relaxing

Finding a quiet place to sit and read for a long afternoon is a simple joy in itself, but finding one that is fun, stimulating and artistic is …

"City of Dreams" Hotel Tower / Zaha Hadid Architects

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b> has designed a 40-story luxury hotel for Macau’s premier leisure and entertainment destination known as “City of Dreams.” …

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

Instant Storage: Hanging Shelves Made in San Francisco

Here’s an ingenious storage solution for renters, the space-challenged, and anyone leery of damaging their walls: vertical shelving that hangs from …

What Are Your Favorite Memories of Gray's Papaya?

New York lost one of its great cheap eats institutions today, with the shuttering of the <b>Gray's Papaya</b> on Sixth Avenue. This is a restaurant that provided a consistently delicious product, for very little money, at all hours of the day, for decades. It seems like everyone has some sort of fond …

Stunning Skyscraper Images of a Frozen Toronto

If you've recently checked out our Facebook page, you'll recognize the shot above. (It's presently our cover photo.) Photographer Ronnie Yip took the spectacular cityscape image of Toronto simply stating, “Everything was frozen.”<p>Like Tom Ryaboi, Yip is one of those daredevil photographers who isn't …

Skyscrapers

House Tour: Heather & Eric's Cozy Victoria Cottage

<b>Name:</b> Heather & Eric, and kids Ellie & Jane<b><br>Location:</b> Fairfield; Victoria, B.C. <b><br>Size:</b> 1,000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year; Owned<p>I actually came …

British Columbia

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mortgages

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

That's one big tree! Watch as the Christmas tree is erected in Rockefeller Center

Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …

Architecture

WS2013 Gm1: Carlos Beltran robs David Ortiz of a GRAND SLAM in the WORLD SERIES!

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Living Rooms

10 Favorites: Black Kitchen Backsplashes

Ten years ago black kitchen backsplashes were hard to come by, but lately we tend to run into them over and over again (and we covet the look). Here …

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now

Asthma Afflicts Brownstone Brooklyn; Astoria's Gentrification

· Guess what? <b>Citi Bikes</b> can also serve as a free alternative to spin class! [NYT]<br>· Asthma afflicts much of oh-so-trendy Brownstone Brooklyn [BHB]<br>· This penthouse has an outdoor shower, but it's in the LES's <b>Hell Square</b> [BB]<br>· That unrealistically large apartment from <i>Friends</i>, made out of paper [Curbed …