Sleek wood stairs fit with the clean, contemporary aesthetic in the crisp white landing. Sliding glass doors provide an uninterrupted view of the outdoors, and orange chairs add a vibrant dose of color.
Designer Vern Yip squeezes a lot of luxury into tight quarters in this Manhattan high-rise. To maximize the natural light streaming in from one lone window, Vern covered both the floor and main wall in Ann Sacks glass tile for its light-reflecting qualities. Because space is at a premium, the vanity features a slim, elliptical profile with 2 pivoting doors that swing out to provide plenty of storage for necessary toiletries.
A small coat closet was torn out and revamped into this refrigerated wine cellar, complete with porcelain tiled surfaces that resemble wood texture and a chrome cable system that's suspended via bolts in the ceiling and floor. The 8-foot-tall entrance is outfitted with a commercial-grade glass door and chrome frame reminiscent of what's used for hotel elevators.
The vision for this home office was a contemporary, functional space with room for the children to sit and read. The walnut cabinets and shelves provide a richness to the space and is the prominent architectural feature. The light counters add a crisp, airiness to accentuate the built-in wood storage and not deter from the color and patterns on the floor and accessories.
Large windows offer a glimpse of the outdoors, creating a soothing backdrop for this stylish bedroom. The design is sleek and spare with only the bare necessities: a low-slung platform bed, shapely armchair and a few colorful accessories.
A clean white vanity with a gray marbled countertop features six spacious drawers and a shelf underneath for storing towels. Patterned, neutral wallpaper and a marbled tile floor finish off the simple, yet beautiful design.
A number of approaches enabled the bathroom to feel bigger – installation of a new pocket door eliminated congestion and replacing the tub with a curbless shower removed physical as well as visual barriers. The sleek wall-mounted toilet conserves floor space with its tank built inside the wall.
The designer specified a combo/speed oven that’s large enough for a convection bake and also serves as a microwave. The built-in washer/dryer behind the doors enables a more integrated feel with a continuous toe kick.