6sqft’s series Apartment Living 101 is aimed at helping New Yorkers navigate the challenges of creating a happy home in the big city. This week we offer up some tips for couples living together in a tiny pad.
When New York City couples move in together, it often means searching for, or being absorbed into, a modest one-bedroom apartment. For many, taking this plunge will be both exciting (think of all that saved rent!) and excruciating, as sharing a space will mean compromises, fights over housework, and the paring down of personal items so everyone’s stuff can fit.
So for those about to take the plunge—and those who could benefit from a bit more squabble-proofing at home—we’ve culled a list of our favorite self-preservation and storage tips for shacking up in small apartments.
our top tips here
, Fri, September 25, 2015
No home feels complete without a little wall decor, and what better way to decorate your city digs than with art that doubles as storage! These colorful pentagon-shaped pockets for your wall were brought to you by industrial design students Tim Karoleff and Shea Springer, known collectively to the world as Ampersand.
At any given time there are well over one million people in Manhattan who aren’t Manhattan residents. This figure, obtained from a report from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, accounts for tourists and commuting workers from the suburbs and the outer boroughs. That being said, non-residents don’t usually have the luxury of popping home to drop off a few things, using a clean restroom, or especially showering. POSH City Club, a luxury storage and bathroom facility, plans to change that.
Learn more about this innovative startup here