Yuka Yoneda

 

Yuka is the managing editor of Inhabitat NYC, a practicing turophile and an avid DIY Jedi. Her love of maker culture and crafting has a lot to do with what she's seen around her in NYC, and she believes that if you can make stuff here, you can make stuff anywhere. Yuka's refashioned clothing and DIY ideas have been featured on The Today Show, Glamour, HGTV.com and other websites and magazines. Yuka also writes for Ecouterre and has written for The Daily Green and The New York Times.

Yuka also shares her DIY tips at her weblog Clossette and in her YouTube videos, which have over 8 million views.

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Canal Street Market: New shopping destination featuring local NYC brands opens right in time for the holidays

Canal Street Market: New shopping destination featuring local NYC brands opens right in time for the holidays

canal street market, shopping nyc, shopping downtown nyc, nyc brands, local nyc brands, mast chocolate, philip chong, keap candles, alidoro, fox fodder flowers, jack rudy, leibal…

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Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

Miniature forest of 4,000 baby trees pops up in Brooklyn

dawn redwoods, living tree art installation, lost man creek, metrotech commons, miniature redwood forest in brooklyn, spencer finch, nyc art, miniature forest, brooklyn forest, brooklyn…

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Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle The installation, made possible by NYC DOT Art, is set to open to the public…

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Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park's 550 Vanderbilt

Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park's 550 Vanderbilt

the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you'd be interested in…

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World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

461 dean street, Atlantic yards, pacific park, atlantic yards development, b2, eco design, eco design new york, green design, green design new york, modular architecture, modular…

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Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

biome arts, Concrete Plant Park, edible fruit trees, floating food farm, floating food garden, floating garden barge, floating gardens, free food bronx, free produce, fresh produce,…

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What's the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

What's the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

nari ward, high line, high line art, art nyc, car with tree growing out of it, smart tree, nyc art, eco art, green art, eco design, sustainable design

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Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

400 East 52nd Street, 400 East 52nd Street 6I, murphy bed, nyc studio, manhattan studio, studio apartment, tiny apartments, micro apartment, micro unit, tiny nyc apartment, tiny home,…

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This revolutionary 7-in-1 table is the only one you'll ever need in your living room

This revolutionary 7-in-1 table is the only one you'll ever need in your living room

NextDesk launched the NextDesk Flex, a power-adjustable table designed to be used in living rooms and small spaces. The NextDesk Flex is the world’s first living room table created…

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Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Flatiron Sky-Line, Flatiron Sky-Line Flatiron Partnership is announcing the winner of its 3rd annual competition to identify an installation to anchor the "23 Days" activities…

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Very few people actually get to see this hidden rooftop penthouse

Very few people actually get to see this hidden rooftop penthouse

work-ac, 93 Reade Street, rooftop house, rooftop home, nyc loft, nyc penthouse, nyc apartment, adaptive reuse, historic renovation, workac, hidden penthouse, green architecture, green…

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New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

http://www.newschool.edu/pressroom/pressreleases/2016/keringparsonssustainability.htm + Parsons School of Design + Kering

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Zagat's tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

Zagat's tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

zagat, tiny cafe, zagat tiny cafe, zagat tiny food, tiny food, tiny stove, popin cooking, Could New York's tiny home obesession be influencing its culinary scene too? Zagat Tiny…

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Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

pumpkitecture, center for architecture, archtober, pumpkin buildings, halloween 2016, pumpkin art, nyc architecture, jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin architecture, halloween crafts, situ…

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Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

With (statistic), the world's coral reefs are disappearing at an alarming rate. At the same time, thousands of pounds of plastic waste have been filling the world's oceans with .…

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NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

affordable housing nyc, affordable rentals nyc, carmel place, micro apartments, My Micro NY, My Micro NY video, narchictects, narchitects video, nyc architecture, nyc micro homes, nyc…

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Smart 380-square-foot studio design uses transforming components to maximize space

Smart 380-square-foot studio design uses transforming components to maximize space

Jordan Parnass digital architecture, jpda, small studio, small living, micro apartment, tiny apartment, tiny home, upper east side studio, studio apartment tips, how to make a small…

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7 scrumptious edible edifices spotted at the 2016 Great Architectural Bake-off

7 scrumptious edible edifices spotted at the 2016 Great Architectural Bake-off

Great Architectural Bake-off, Michael Laiskonis, Benjamin Prosky, AIANY, Stacy Shoemaker, Hospitality Design, David Graver, Cool Hunting, cakes that look like buildings, the glass…

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Tomato-based vegan tuna is coming to this NYC eatery starting next week

Tomato-based vegan tuna is coming to this NYC eatery starting next week

tomato tuna, tomato-based tuna, tuna made out of tomato, fresh and co, vegan tuna, vegetarian tuna, vegan fish,

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One World Trade Center achieves LEED Gold certification

One World Trade Center achieves LEED Gold certification

one world trade center leed, one world trade center leed gold, world trade center leed gold, eco design, green design, one world trade center, sustainable design, Tallest Building in…

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ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

NYC ePRIX, eprix, electric vehicles, evs, nyc electric vehicle race, brooklyn cruise terminal, nyc evs, ev races, green transportation, sustainable transportation, green cars, electric…

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Urbanscapes: Free art exhibition explores New York City through the eyes of six artists

Urbanscapes: Free art exhibition explores New York City through the eyes of six artists

urbanscapes, Isidro Blasco, Amanda C. Mathis, arts brookfield, urban art, recycled art, green art, green design, eco art, Joshua R. Marks, Pedro Cruz-Castro, erin sweeny, tom…

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This Studio Apartment from HBO's Girls May Be the Coolest Tiny Space You've Ever Seen

This Studio Apartment from HBO's Girls May Be the Coolest Tiny Space You've Ever Seen

The set of Charlie's tiny apartment was built in just four days, and should really be rehashed as a kit-of-parts for New York City studio-dwellers. The design takes advantage of the…

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Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Oasis-like sustainable Water Garden opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden, water garden, brooklyn botanical garden, brooklyn botanical garden water garden, sustainable gardens, landscape architecture, green design, eco…

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