Posts tagged "Designed by Nature"

Ocean Pollution: The Dirty Facts

Covering more than 70 percent of our planet, oceans are among the earth’s most valuable natural resources. They govern the weather, clean the air, help feed the world, and provide a living for millions.

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Bringing The Outdoors In With Harrison Green

Each of our hotels is home to thousands of plants, and – lucky us – expert teams that keep those living beauties alive and thriving year round. We caught up with the team at Harrison Green (the geniuses behind the plants and living green wall at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge) and asked them a few questions about how New Yorker’s can bring the outdoors in, and keep their own homes filled with greenery. Think of it as a little plant FAQ!

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Holistic Wellness With Bamford Haybarn Spa

The beginning of fall, as with every change of season, is the perfect time to focus on the needs of the mind and body. From releasing tension and stress to boosting energy levels, each of us will have a holistic need as individual as we are. The new Bamford Haybarn Spa at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is the perfect place to find balance and peace amongst the freneticism of the city.

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Art And Conservation, A Conversation With Paul Nicklen

When we first heard about famed-photographer Paul Nicklen’s Soho art gallery, we knew it was something to keep an eye on. Each of his stunningly beautiful exhibits deals with pressing issues of environmental conservation – from threatened habitats to fragile coastlines and endangered marine life. We caught up with Paul to discuss his most recent exhibit, Vanishing Worlds, a collaboration with Chris Burkard that focuses on rare Arctic ecosystems and disappearing floodplains in Iceland.

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How To Harness The Energy Of The Full Moon

The full moon is coming. I feel fuller, more energized, expectant. A little wilder. I want to do a million projects and see a million friends. I want to dance and make art. I look outside and see she’s getting bigger. So am I. Inside. I’ve been doing more, creating more. I’m excited and I feel more alive. I am full, just like her.

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Total Solar Eclipse = Dark Sky Celebrations In New York + Miami

It’s been nearly 40 years since the last Total Solar Eclipse went coast to coast and while we celebrate the New Moon each month in New York and Miami, you’re invited to celebrate and honor this totally amazing occasion with us on Monday, August 21st. Not a bad way to start the week!

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The Art Of Brooklyn: Meet Uhuru Design

When Uhuru Design founders Jason Horvath and Bill Hilgendorf first started making furniture in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, in 2004, they were literally pulling discarded construction beams off the street. Call it reclaiming or scavenging, but Horvath and Hilgendorf laugh when they recall that they were essentially taking wood out of the trash.

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Shop Sustainable: New York City

Are your closets looking a little bare after spring cleaning? Sarah Slutsky, mindful shopper and celebrity stylist, gives us her favorite spots around the city for eco-friendly fashion, home decor, jewelry and more.

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Top 10 Spring Plantings

Tassy De Give, Manager at Sprout Home in Brooklyn, gives her top 10 favorite indoor plant recommendations to help spruce up your space for spring. You’ll find plants like these sprinkled throughout 1 Hotels, whether you stay with us at Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, or South Beach.

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Make-Your-Own Paper Seedling Pots

We were inspired to create another use for the in-room Field Reports you’ll find during your stay at 1 Hotels, so we put together 5 easy steps to turn them into a pot for herbs or small plants. Try it yourself; give your newspaper a second life and get your spring garden started.

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