46 MARCH 2 0 1 9 INTERIOR DESIGN
BY ESTELLE PYPER
Walking into the Moores’ home,
there is an instant sense of calm
— a feeling hard to come by in
NYC apartments, let alone one
with toddlers in it.
The Moores have adopted
Marie Kondo-inspired tidying
techniques and a “spark joy” mantra, and
their system works wonders for their little
family in a railroad-style apartment in Astoria.
But it didn’t happen overnight.
Tyler and Emily Moore are originally
from Kentucky and moved to Astoria
eight years ago while Tyler got his master's
degree at Columbia. He now teaches
at a local school and Emily works as an oc-