• Are You Sick of these 5 Apartment Design Trends?

    Who knows why things go into style. For a while, everyone wore bell bottoms. Now, you couldn’t find a pair unless you went to a vintage store. But everyone from toddlers to seniors can find a pair of skinny jeans. Do you know what’s cool now? Mustaches and bacon (independently

    National 07 January 2013 21:30
  • Are Your Residents Ready for a Color Infusion?

    Diana Mosher, Editorial Director Many apartment properties are still playing it safe with plain vanilla design in order to attract the greatest number of residents. But others are recognizing that bolder design decisions allow the marketing team to target specific demographics, which can lead to greater long-term success. Do you think

    National 17 December 2012 13:15
  • ‘Editor’s Notebook’ with Diana Mosher: Should You Enhance Your Lobby with Colorful Art Glass?

    Many apartment properties are still playing it safe with plain vanilla design in order to attract the greatest number of residents. But others are recognizing that bolder design decisions allow the marketing team to target specific demographics, which can lead to greater long-term success. Occupancy will likely be boosted by

    National 13 December 2012 20:38
  • Going Green (Literally) with Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year

    As the days are getting colder, people have already transitioned to their winter wardrobes. So that means shades of black, gray and occasionally some winter white (which I love for coats, and my dry cleaner loves for my coats as well). And, while black is tres chic for a Manhattan

    National 07 December 2012 18:01
  • MHN TV: Interview with David Woodward

    Tags: Awards, design, executive interviews

    National 26 November 2012 03:35
  • ‘Gimme Shelter’ with Daniel Gehman: Tiny Cars and Tiny Cribs

    There’s a direct correlation between automotive design and apartment design. I was reminded of this by a recent newspaper article I read about the new Chevy Spark, a diminutive vehicle (some may even say “tiny”), which is nonetheless loaded with technological features, like the requisite USB port for personal entertainment

    National 22 October 2012 14:26
  • Going ‘Psycho’ Over Real Estate Design Sites

    I feel a little bit like Norman Bates sometimes. Whoa, whoa, whoa. It’s not that I dress up in my mother’s clothes. I just get the voyeuristic urge to peer into other people’s apartments. Wait—that sounds way creepier than wearing my mother’s clothes. That’s what my apartment needs—more stuffed birds! It’s not like I actually

    National 18 September 2012 17:02