Have you ever heard of Sixx Design? They turned this... into this...Pretty fantastic, huh? There's been a log of blogworthy buzz about this New York based design and development firm. The coolest part: they're a husband and wife team with 7 kids, who've found a genuine passion in finding dilapidated, condemned housing, gutting, and renovating them into masterful works of art. Another neat note: their family has lived in several of their projects. Read more about them in their new book - Downtown Chic. Read more about them here.