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.
A palette of soft pastels graces the walls of this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse and draws the eye from room to room. In the dining room, bold red chairs make the fresh mint walls even fresher, and a whimsical, dressed-up chandelier highlights a stunning embossed ceiling.
Neutral walls and bedding allow the blue-painted trim and colorful accessories to make the design statement in this Brooklyn guest bedroom. A mid-century modern nightstand and modern art play against the traditional lines of the architecture.
This charming boy's bedroom is designed in a spectrum of blues, with aqua trim that highlights the historic townhouse's period architecture. Large windows offer a backyard view, and art and accessories are decidedly masculine.
Faux taxidermy adds a whimsical touch to the foyer of this traditional Brooklyn townhouse. Dark stain on moldings and doors complement the traditional architecture, and soft gray walls carry through to the home's interior.
A whimsical blend of styles characterizes the small kitchen in this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. Traditional architecture is emphasized with Corinthian columns, appliques and an ornate ceiling medallion, while a contemporay pendant lamp and sleek finishes add a contemporary touch.
Dark stain on moldings and doors complement the traditional architecture of this Brooklyn townhouse. Original details include a wood paneled wainscot and a transom window above the wide front door. A glass pendant with antique brass hardware fits with the style of the entryway.
Designer Vanessa DeLeon used plush fabrics and deep gray accent pieces to put an elegant spin on this complete home remodel. The eclectic teal and black dining room features an over-dyed turquoise rug from Creative Touch in Secaucus, N.J., while the table hails from Brooklyn-based artisan woodworker Palo Samko. The neutral walls are complemented by a faux-painted black and gray ceiling and black leather chairs around a rustic hardwood dining table with mismatched candle holders and two brass pendant lights.