Ana Kras’s dining room features a wooden table from Craigslist, collages by Hanna Eshel, a cork stool from Discipline and one of her first Bonbon Lamps. To make each fixture, Kras strings yarn around a metal base by hand. (Photo: Brian Ferry)
Um, no to the ugly white plastic chairs! These chairs are everywhere in the design world and they are just So. Terrible. My only consolation is that those of us with taste will be able to get the nice chairs these cretins replaced on Craigslist.
Jeanette Dalrot (@nettan_bettan) creates cozy downtown interiors from TriBeCa to Paris. And her own New York apartment reveals her obsessive attention to detail. Dalrot epoxied the dining room table herself and used Memphis Group hues for the hallway side table. She reupholstered the dining room chairs, also from Craigslist, with leather from Etsy. Photo by @ncott.
Here's an alternative to renting you may not have thought of: buying a houseboat. When model and designer Kyleigh Kuhn moved to the Bay Area from New York, she was discouraged by the prohibitive pricing of the apartments she found. But then she came across a listing for a houseboat rental on Craigslist — and then she had the idea of buying her own boat.
Büro-Apartment von Craigslist.org in New York, 1995: http://critch.de/blog/fotos-buro-von-craigslist-org-im-jahr-1995/?pid=140
http://tech.co/bypass-shady-new-york-city-brokers-circumrent-2014-08 Daniel Ahmadizadeh: Moving to New York City is expensive. When you’re looking to find an apartment, most of the time you’re forced to pay a broker 15% of your first year of rent (around $3,000 based on the average rent in NYC). Why not just skip the broker and go straight to Craigslist?