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Yep, It Can Get Smaller: A 130-Square-Foot Apartment in Paris

Like many of you, we're obsessed with tiny homes. New York City microstudios measuring 325 square feet, San Francisco apartments at 160 square feet -- good things come in small packages, we say! And just when we thought it couldn't get any smaller, we saw this: A teeny, tiny 130-square-foot apartment in Paris! Though... Continue Reading »

'Big Apple' Livin' in Paris (House of the Day)

We clearly love swanky European pads, and we think this one can awaken you from your gluttonous, Thanksgiving weekend-induced stupor. Located in Paris, this flat has got stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, as well as gorgeous latticed rooftop gardens, an intriguing mix of contemporary and vintage decor -- and what our... Continue Reading »

Inside Look: Paris in New York (VIDEO)

What's not to love about the French? They've bestowed upon the world Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, Louis Vuitton, croissants -- oh, and this: an almost overwhelmingly Gallic apartment that'll make you feel like you're on a Paris idyll (when you're really surrounded by the noisy, bustling streets of Manhattan). Owned... Continue Reading »

Where the Wild Things Are Stuffed

In the west end of Toronto, artist Morgan Mavis runs the Contemporary Zoological Conservatory along with her partner Christopher Bennell. She's the director, and he's the conservationist, and together the two have created a space full of taxidermied bears, deer eagle, and a wallaby head. The conservatory is part of an... Continue Reading »

New York Prepares for Electric Cars

New Yorkers are ahead of the curve when it comes to their city's environmental sustainability thanks to plaNYC, an initiative established by the mayor in 2007. Last week the city released a forward-thinking plan to tackle a large challenge it faces: introducing and accommodating electric vehicles (EVs) in the city... Continue Reading »

Designer Markup on YSL's Paris Apartment?

Legendary fashion designer Yves St. Laurent's duplex apartment at 55 Rue de Babylone on Paris' fashionable Left Bank hit the market this past week for $34.6 million. This listing price reflects what appears to be a substantial markup from the $18 million valuation that was cited for the same property this past spring, when... Continue Reading »

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