The rear facade of this Brooklyn brownstone features Ipe decking, stairs, windows and doors. It's absolutely charming and it reflects a perfect balance between the old and new with traditional touches.
A vintage wooden bankers bench and a fun wood circular hooks gives a warm welcome in this entryway. For a whimsical touch, the wainscot was painted with a contrast painted liner and was carried through on the doors. A durable Chilewich mat added protection to the floors but also added cheerful color to the floor. As a final touch, artwork was framed above the bench to elevate the sophistication of the entry.
This Brooklyn sculpture studio is a bright and inviting space for artists to have sight lines to each other, easy access to physically help each other, and easy communication due to an open floor plan.
Decorative tile in a playful, light palette adds a colorful touch to the floor of this traditional Brooklyn entryway. Doors and trim are painted white, opening up the space and adding to its fresh, welcoming mood.
This refined living room showcases lots of art, from the brass sconces above the wood framed fabric art on the left side of the room, to the floor-to-ceiling black-and-white photography gallery wall on the right. Comfy, neutral sofas and velvet armchairs share a modern coffee table beneath a floral-inspired, pendant light.
Decorative carving in the newel post adds detail and interest to the stairway in this Brooklyn, N.Y., entryway. Bright white trim along the hallway pulls the eye to the dining room beyond. Soft gray walls bring an updated feel to the traditional architecture.
This traditional hallway features reclaimed wood flooring and transom windows that help with air flow in the home's four bedrooms. A central stairway connects all three floors of this fully restored Brooklyn townhouse.
The owner of this home wanted a complete redesign of her Brooklyn apartment-particularly in the home's common spaces. So, designers overhauled the outdated, closed off spaces to created a neutral, open concept space with a contemporary design to make the owner feel more at home in her space.
The kitchenette is a combination of high gloss white and gray cabinets, white countertop, chrome pulls and faucet, stainless steel fridge and walnut soffit for warmth. The recessed can lights have a dark bronze trim to disappear into the ceiling.
A sleek wooden table is surrounded by a mix of different seating: resin chairs with floral insets, an open back bench and a high-backed bench. Cool clustered light fixtures make a dramatic statement, and gray ombre curtains are of the moment.
The studio's ducts and copper pipes exposed to save on budget and a new concrete floor was poured on top of the old floor. New 1" LED lights were added to the front of the meeting lounge space. White paint brightened up the original brick walls and complemented new walls for the bathroom, kitchenette and storage area.