This week New York looks at the NYC home belonging to Jason Ackerman, co-founder of the NYC-area grocery-delivery site FreshDirect. It's a sleek, chic, newly redone 4,000-square-foot loft in Soho. But before you start seething in jealousy, remember the Ackerman is basically to thank for the fact that New Yorkers don't have to cart 40 pounds of food up five flights of stairs, so, ah, give the guy a mulligan.
That said, the design dream team Ackerman hired may indeed be something to envy. Architect West Chin refashioned the space into an open floorplan; details such as cerused oak floors, Niche Modern lighting, and a rift-cut oak screen designating the little dining area were all hand-selected by Edward Yedid and Thomas Hickey, the duo behind the Manhattan-based firm Grade Architecture and Interior Design (and whose Miami project Curbed featured in February). One thing's for sure: things sure look good in FreshDirect land. Is that the sweet, sweet smell of a possible company expansion and a future takedown of suburban supermarkets everywhere? Anyway, head over to New York for the full photo tour.
· Space of the Week: The Immaculate Romper Room [New York Magazine]
· Thomas Hickey and Edward Yedid's Miami Living Room [Curbed National]