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5 Space-Saving Ideas to Steal from a Brooklyn Kitchenette, Ikea Hack Included

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5 Space-Saving Ideas to Steal from a Brooklyn Kitchenette, Ikea Hack Included

This kitchenette pleases me to no end. The kitchenette, which rests on the top floor of a Brooklyn brownstone, appears in our book Remodelista: The Organized Home, and every time I stumble upon the photograph, I’m reminded that this is how I want to live—surrounded by fewer, more considered possessions. It’s not just a pretty picture, though. Despite its space limitations, this kitchenette is hard-working and highly functional. Here, 5 space-saving ideas to steal from it: Photography by Matthew Williams, styling by Alexa Hotz, for Remodelista: The Organized Home. Above: Barely-there tab pulls, instead of knobs or handles, lend a...

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Smart Buy: A Wooden Drying Rack for Plastic Bags (and Baby Bottles, Too)

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Smart Buy: A Wooden Drying Rack for Plastic Bags (and Baby Bottles, Too)

It’s hard to change habits. I’ve been trying to meditate in the mornings for, oh, about six months now. I even added the Headspace app to my phone; it sends reminders every morning at 6:15 to do a guided meditation. Yet even with this daily reminder, even though my desire to meditate is genuine, I don’t. I know I’ll get there some day. One step in the right direction? Instead of falling back asleep, I spend quality time in bed petting our beloved dog. It’s definitely not meditation, but it’s better than hopping on my phone, it’s better than snoozing...

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Smart Buy: A Wooden Drying Rack for Plastic Bags (and Baby Bottles, Too)

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Smart Buy: A Wooden Drying Rack for Plastic Bags (and Baby Bottles, Too)

It’s hard to change habits. I’ve been trying to meditate in the mornings for, oh, about six months now. I even added the Headspace app to my phone; it sends reminders every morning at 6:15 to do a guided meditation. Yet even with this daily reminder, even though my desire to meditate is genuine, I don’t. I know I’ll get there some day. One step in the right direction? Instead of falling back asleep, I spend quality time in bed petting our beloved dog. It’s definitely not meditation, but it’s better than hopping on my phone, it’s better than snoozing...

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Aha! Hack: Is This the New Pegboard? Margot and Fergus Henderson’s Clever Grid System

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Aha! Hack: Is This the New Pegboard? Margot and Fergus Henderson’s Clever Grid System

There’s not a year that goes by that we don’t come across a gushing tribute to Julia Child’s revolutionary use of pegboards in her kitchen. No wonder: Her ability to see beauty in the humble and her elevation of organization to an art form still feels fresh and relevant today. Recently, we saw a kitchen storage method that floored us in a similar way as Child’s pegboards. And, naturally, we spotted it in the home of two professional chefs: famed London culinary couple Margot and Fergus Henderson. Margot is the chef/co-owner of Rochelle/Canteen and the newly opened Rochelle/ICA; Fergus—dubbed “an...

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Aha! Hack: Is This the New Pegboard? Margot and Fergus Henderson’s Clever Grid System

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Aha! Hack: Is This the New Pegboard? Margot and Fergus Henderson’s Clever Grid System

There’s not a year that goes by that we don’t come across a gushing tribute to Julia Child’s revolutionary use of pegboards in her kitchen. No wonder: Her ability to see beauty in the humble and her elevation of organization to an art form still feels fresh and relevant today. Recently, we saw a kitchen storage method that floored us in a similar way as Child’s pegboards. And, naturally, we spotted it in the home of two professional chefs: famed London culinary couple Margot and Fergus Henderson. Margot is the chef/co-owner of Rochelle/Canteen and the newly opened Rochelle/ICA; Fergus—dubbed “an...

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