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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Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Move over, Brooklyn. Staten Island is now home to a trendy new waterfront community that's giving the Kingsborough a run for its money. Dubbed Urby, the 900-unit rental complex in…

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Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

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VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech will offer a first look inside its residential building, the first residential Passive House high rise and the tallest Passive House in the world. Passive House is the…

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Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Cats are hiking, camping, canoeing – the whole nine {lives} – and its purrfect. Purina Pro Plan is passionate about helping cats and their owners have unique experiences together…

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Long Island welcomes bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour to fight Zika

Long Island welcomes bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour to fight Zika

zika, zika control, bat box, bat boxes, north hempstead, long island mosquito, mosquito control, how to control mosquitoes, how to kill mosquitoes, zika mosquito, natural mosquito…

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New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

EŌS, The Durst Organization, green building, green design, eos, green architecture, leed buildings, leed nyc, EŌS, The Durst Organization’s 47-story luxury mixed-use tower,…

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Escobedo Soliz Studio's colorful woven rope

Escobedo Soliz Studio's colorful woven rope "sky" blankets MoMA PS1 (PHOTOS)

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Mobile Caribbeing shipping container pavilion brings Caribbean art and culture to NYC communities

Mobile Caribbeing shipping container pavilion brings Caribbean art and culture to NYC communities

Ferra Designs The container was sourced and repurposed from TRS in New Jersey. The reason we chose them is they are the best in the field as they have been fabricating units for…

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6 floating bars and restaurants to eat and drink at this summer in NYC

6 floating bars and restaurants to eat and drink at this summer in NYC

THE WATER TABLE If the idea of savoring a three-course tasting menu featuring local and seasonal ingredients aboard a historic vessel built during World War II floats your boat, head…

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VanMoof launches new SmartBike that

VanMoof launches new SmartBike that "eliminates bike theft fears once and for all"

bike with phone control, bike with smartphone connectivity, e-bike, eco design, electric bikes, electrified s, green design, smart bike, Sustainable Design, van moof, vanmoof, vanmoof…

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Instead of making meat eaters feel guilty, The Veg Effect shows what people *can* do to help animals, their health and the planet

Instead of making meat eaters feel guilty, The Veg Effect shows what people *can* do to help animals, their health and the planet

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New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

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BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

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Mouthwatering edible pizza box is waste-free because you eat it

Mouthwatering edible pizza box is waste-free because you eat it

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PsychoBarn: Artist Cornelia Parker plops a Hitchcock-inspired house atop the Met Museum (VIDEO)

PsychoBarn: Artist Cornelia Parker plops a Hitchcock-inspired house atop the Met Museum (VIDEO)

Met roof garden, metropolitan museum of art, psychobarn, psycho barn, met roof, met museum, cornelia parker, recycled materials, green art, green design

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NASA science-backed LED light bulbs help you fall asleep at night and stay alert during the day

NASA science-backed LED light bulbs help you fall asleep at night and stay alert during the day

lighting science, healthe light, light circadian rhythm, sleep enhancing light, performance enhancing light, blue light, sadd light, led lights, led lighting, Ed Bednarcik, healthy…

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PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

Amanda Parer, art nyc, Arts Brookfield, australian rabbits, Intrude installation, invasive species, large rabbit installation, LED lit artwork, nyc Arts Brookfield, rabbit art, rabbit…

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VIDEO: Sony's new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

VIDEO: Sony's new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

sony, sony led bulb, led speaker bulb, leds, led lights, speaker bulb, architectural digest design show, architectural digest, sony led, green design, eco design, color changing led,…

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Watch New York City get devoured by a swarm of plants in this breathtaking short film

Watch New York City get devoured by a swarm of plants in this breathtaking short film

Wrapped, Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper, Florian Wittmann, nyc plants, plants overgrown nyc, green nyc, wrapped video Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper and Florian Wittmann, we instead see the…

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New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich's new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich's new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

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Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

While it may not seem a revolutionary act to simply enjoy a meal in a restaurant, the elimination of animal flesh and animal byproducts in one's diet not only eases or eliminates an…

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America's tallest man moves into NYC's first micro apartment building

America's tallest man moves into NYC's first micro apartment building

april fools, inhabitat april fools, micro apartments, micro units, carmel place, america's tallest man, nyc's first micro apartment building, tiny homes, tiny apartments If you're…

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VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new 'bump' all-in-one device-charging solution

VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new 'bump' all-in-one device-charging solution

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VIDEO: Casa Collection's new Urbano Loft Bed is the answer to your small space storage problems

VIDEO: Casa Collection's new Urbano Loft Bed is the answer to your small space storage problems

Remember when we reported on Charlie's Well it seems like Red Hook's own Roberto Gil heard our pleas because

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Kim Markel's popsicle-colored recycled chairs and accessories inject a bubbly burst of fun into any room

Kim Markel's popsicle-colored recycled chairs and accessories inject a bubbly burst of fun into any room

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