Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

I am not a camper. I have never been a camper. My friends make great fun of me for my distinct lack of camper qualities. However, with the advent of "glamping," I have been gifted a second shot at wilderness credibility (well, sort of).

San Francisco's Hayes Valley doesn't exactly have a shortage of great restaurants. But what the bustling neighborhood was lacking was a pizzeria owned by a 100% Italian-born team specializing in a culinary artform only 18 other eateries in California offer.

1. How did you two meet and what was the journey like to start Homework?We met in New York at a house party during our days as first-year designers just starting out after grad school, through mutual friends in the field.

Miami's South Beach is world famous for being a white sand paradise during the day and an electric party playground after dark. It's also home to the renowned Art Deco District where design and architecture take centerstage.

When it comes to New York City accommodations, the most coveted destination description is likely "urban oasis." Most travelers partaking in the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple are looking for some serious R&R off-hours, and Chinatown's Hotel 50 Bowery offers just that.

1. How did you get your start in architecture?My father was in the residential real estate business and during my younger years I would accompany him to job sites during weekends. I also enjoyed drawing and sketching, which became a prerequisite for my future in architecture.

1. How did you get your start in design?It all started in the early 2000s when I was newly married. My husband and I moved into our new home and I took it upon myself to completely transform the space.

 1. When did you first become interested in architecture and how did you get your start in the business?I took architecture and art history classes as an undergrad at Yale and fell in love.

1. How did you get your start in design?In 2000, we embarked on a massive remodel of our home. It was during this time that I became smitten with design and space planning.

1. How did you get your start in architecture? I got my start in architecture at a very early age. My grandfather was a contractor and carpenter, so I was on construction sites even before I could walk.

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