Lower your living room to create a conversation pit. **I don't like the stairs for this but like just a couple shallow stairs. I have always wanted a sunken living-room, I think I would wasn't it to have more space than this one.
+POOL Tile by Tile is the name of an exciting initiative launched on Kickstarter with the goal of cleaning up the Hudson river in New York. +Pool was started with the simple goal: instead of cleaning the entire river how about cleaning a small piece of it for people to enjoy. Think of it like the Brita water filter you have on your jug but on a massive scale. http://www.sofloat.com/pool-tile-by-tile/ Fund it here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/694835844/pool-tile-by-tile
+ POOL, Tile by Tile by Family and PlayLab — Kickstarter project in the East River, NY. Like a giant strainer dropped into the river, + POOL makes it possible for everybody to swim in clean river water right here in NYC.