4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products

4 Ways to Revamp your Interior Design with Sustainable Products

4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products (BPT) – Sustainability isn’t just a trend. According to a 2021 study of more than 10,000 people in 17 countries, 85% said they had changed their shopping habits to be more sustainable. Also, 34% of respondents said they were willing to pay more for sustainable products and services. The rising demand for sustainable products has shifted the focus of many industries, including the interior design sector. You may not associate sustainability with design, but these concepts aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, many sustainable home design products are artful and unique […]

The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX

The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX

The future of the electric car is not a car, it’s an app. The fact that electric cars are expensive to manufacture and maintain, and still have a limited range, has slowed their adoption by consumers who are accustomed to internal combustion engines. The Future of the Electric Car is Not a Car – Meet ZOOX – by Maxwell L. Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine But ZOOX Technologies has been able to design an electric car that eliminates all of these disadvantages while making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient than ever before. It’s time to rethink the […]

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley

Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley – Airbnb/Real Estate Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Alluvion Media Farmhouses in the Catskill Mountains were built to withstand the extreme winter weather and rugged landscape, and are architecturally different from other farmhouses around the country. The majority of farmhouses are either vernacular structures or have been designed using the Farmhouse Style, which was popularized by architect Andrew Jackson Downing in his 1842 book The Architecture of Country Houses. Those early farmhouses still dot the rolling hills of New York’s Hudson Valley, giving an authentic feel to modern-day farm life in America’s most […]

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn, and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

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Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Hudson Valley Airbnb Weekend – Lambs Hill Feature – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander The Hudson Valley, located in New York State, is the perfect destination for an Airbnb weekend, with its close proximity to New York City and its wide variety of activities and attractions. While staying at Lambs Hill, one of the many Airbnb rentals available in Beacon, you can enjoy scenic walks through the surrounding trails or even climb up to the top of the hill and view the neighboring Hudson River. Beacon’s gorgeous Airbnb options are sure to please any group of travelers, whether they’re traveling […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

6 refrigeration trends that will make your life easier

Top 6 Refrigeration Trends that Will Make Your Life Easier

(BPT) – The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house — especially now, when we’re all at home more than ever. And while we’re cooking more meals in and stocking up on necessities, having the right features and appliances can help make our lives in the kitchen easier when we all need it most. Whether you’re looking to improve capacity for storing essentials, or you simply want the most useful kitchen innovations, these are the top refrigeration trends to keep an eye on as we head into the holiday season and beyond: 1. Fast, freshly filtered […]

A Special Night at Walker Valley’s Third & Company Lakeside Restaurant by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine 

A Special Night at Walker Valley’s Third & Company Lakeside Restaurant

Third & Company Lakeside Restaurant is an eclectic waterfront bistro in Walker Valley, New York. Tucked away from all of the hustle and bustle you would expect around a fine dining establishment, this place is the perfect getaway for anyone seeking a unique evening spot with a view. ‘Fine dining’ is what it is. And this cuisine meets all of the criteria it takes to wear that badge. But it is not necessarily the best way to categorize 3rd & Co because it has a flavor of its own. A Special Night at Walker Valley’s Third & Company Lakeside Restaurant […]

The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting - A Warm Friend.

Spend Your Cozy Holidays with a Warm friend – the SAVED Collection by Sean McNanney

The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork, and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere, and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting – A Warm Friend. The SAVED collection brings old world traditions into the new with unique designs influenced by Victorian ephemera, French ironwork and early 20th century textiles. Each item is hand-crafted in fine, sustainably sourced Mongolian Yak Down, Cashmere and Camelhair. Designed to be loyal and lasting – A Warm Friend. YAK DOWN Yaks have […]

Putting Your Home to Work: 5 Things to Know About Solar Panels

Putting Your Hudson Valley Home to Work: 5 Things to Know About Solar Panels

As people have been spending more time at home and watching their utility bills increase, solar energy is becoming a topic of interest. In fact, even with more constrained purchasing practices in many households in the current environment, a recent Harris Poll research study revealed a 13 percent increase in consumer interest in solar energy since mid-March. That’s not surprising, given that the installation of solar panels can save homeowners hundreds of dollars in monthly utility bills, boost the value of their homes and provide peace of mind about helping the environment. Thankfully, making solar energy part of your daily […]

Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Tucked away in the mountains surrounding Woodstock, NY, this architectural marvel has been recently renovated with authentic modern-rustic style in mind. It features reclaimed wood finishes, sustainable quartz countertops, exposed ceiling beams, woodblock floors and many more interior design features worth a feature in The Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Enjoy the photo story by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio. https://hudsonvalleystylemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Drone1.mp4 Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Real Estate Photography Studio Woodstock Tower House – Photo Story by Hudson Valley Photographer Maxwell Alexander The property is available on […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which […]

Hudson Valley Style Home Renovation Project - Woodstock, NY

Featured Hudson Valley Style Home Renovation Project: O’Connell’s Summer Residence in Woodstock, NY

Featured Hudson Valley Style Renovation Project: Myles & Desire O’Connell Summer Residence in Woodstock, NY Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief / Hudson Valley Style Magazine Myles & Desire O’Connell Brooklynites Myles and Desire O’Connell were frequent visitors to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley, up until they bumped into each other on a hike near Woodstock. Soon after, Myles proposed to Desire on the top of the Panther Mountain in Shandaken. It was a matter of time for them to start thinking about putting their roots down (even just for the Summer season as it usually […]

Celebrate Spring with DA Aromatherapy's Brand New Lemongrass and Rosemary Blend - Natural Hand Sanitizer

Celebrate Spring with DA Aromatherapy’s Botanical Joy Essential Oil Blend

Celebrate Spring with DA Aromatherapy’s Botanical Joy Rosemary and Lemongrass Essential Oil Blend Celebrate Spring with Our Brand New Lemongrass and Rosemary Blend! DA Aromatherapy’s Best Botanical Joy™ Hand Sanitizer Mist with Lemongrass and Rosemary Essential Oils is effective against 99.9% of common germs, viruses, and bacteria. Any hard surface at home or in public places can harbor germs and bacteria. Hands coming in contact with tabletops, desks, phones, etc pick up these germs. Our hands are one of the most frequent transmission routes for many types of infections as they come into direct contact with known portals of entry for pathogens […]

Odiele Rose Serum - Product Review

Odiele Product Review. Rose Sérum

For several years, I was continuously experiencing an issue with the skin on my face – dryness, and dullness. I thought, using a regular moisturizer would solve the problem – but it was not helping. Finally, I sought professional advice and quickly learned that my skin was severely dehydrated – the factor I was not familiar with before. That’s why I was very curious to try Rose Sérum by Odièle and see if it could help restore the hydration, energy, and elasticity of my skin. Odiele Product Review. Rose Sérumby Katya A Williams Rose Sérum is made of 600 Bulgarian […]

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Hudson Valley Style Magazine 2020 Style & Design Awards Nomination: DUCALM SKINCARE in Style & Design, Innovation, Social Responsibility, and Sustainable Design Categories. DUCALM SKINCARE WAS BORN OUT OF MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. – Danielle Pitts, Founder and CEO As an athlete and a person with sensitive and reactive skin, I am conscious of using non-toxic and natural ingredients, but also the need for ingredient synergy. I craved simplicity, fewer products, and efficacy. I like to go makeup-free so I like to have balanced, even skin. I also happen to be an avid multi-studio per day/week fitness addict. I wanted the […]

Support environment friendly business. Support local. Support each other.

Crisis and shelter in place allowed many to reevaluate the past, contemplate the present, and wonder about the future. These critical times brought us all together by making us want to reach out to our loved ones and even reconnect with long lost friends across the world and realize how much we care about them and how happy they are to hear from us. By looking at the most recent satellite photos, we are also learning that we might not be the only ones who’s been using this time to reflect – our planet took a deep breath as well, […]

The Best Natural Hand Sanitizer

DA Aromatherapy Hand Sanitizer – Hudson Valley Style Magazine Product Review

This is my first time using a natural hand sanitizer – what a difference! by Katya A Williams, Sustainability and Social Responsibility Editor I love to cook, so I spend a lot of time browsing around the grocery store, where I use a lot of hand sanitizer. Calming and energizing hand sanitizer with essential oils is a life saver. I tried Zen Garden and Feel Awesome with organic lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, and chamomile essential oils. Not only they are 99.9% effective against most germs, they also smell AMAZING and feel really good on my hands. It’s a small 2.7 oz. […]

Boost your home's curb appeal

Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Sustainable Building Materials

(BPT) – Looks matter and first impressions count! So to pique the interest of potential buyers, refresh your home’s exterior and boost the curb appeal with new siding. In-the-know design pros are choosing cypress siding for the upgrade. It looks great and can last a lifetime, no matter what Mother Nature might have in store. “Cypress siding offers the complete package,” says Zack Rickman of the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, www.CypressInfo.org. “It’s not only beautiful, but it also offers proven outdoor performance by naturally repelling insects — like termites and carpenter bees — and minimizing decay, chemical corrosion, and other […]

2020 Hudson Valley Style Magazine Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule - Sustainable off-grid micro-home - Sustainability and Social Responsibility

2020 HudsonValley.Style Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule – Sustainable Off-Grid Micro-Home

Ecocapsule® is a smart, self-sustainable micro-home, which utilizes solar and wind energy. It allows you to stay in remote places out of reach of infrastructure, with the luxury of a hotel room. Ecocapsule® is a stylish way to approach off-grid housing. It can serve as a cottage, pop-up hotel, caravan, mobile office, research station, or anything you want it to be. The product has been designed and engineered from scratch to be as self-sufficient, practical and functional as possible. Join Ecocapsule® and change the World! 2020 HudsonValley.Style Awards Nomination: EcoCapsule (Slovakia, EU) Nomination Categories: Style, Design, Sutainability, Social Responsibility Read this […]

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Could European EcoCapsule become a Solution for the Housing Crisis in the United States?

As a Designer, I firmly believe that Beauty will eventually save the World and looking at this egg-shaped aesthetically pleasing product of Design I feel that Europeans might be the new saviors of the American Dream that is currently experiencing a bit of a relevance problem. The Ecocapsule could be the first commercially available technological solution that will disrupt humanity’s understanding of how sustainable/eco-friendly housing looks like, with a shift from heavy, static and inefficient boxes of all sorts, to the sleek, compact and energy-efficient appliance-like personal pods that for sure look like a visitor from the future. But what […]