Dwell recently profiled a beautiful reno of a Boerum Hill townhouse owned by the founders of One Girl Cookies (also in the neighborhood). After searching for a home that felt open and lofty, the couple settled on an already-gutted corner brownstone a few blocks away from their shop. They put the design firm MADE to work, who relied heavily on salvaged materials to create pieces like a kitchen island and cabinets from remilled Douglas-fir beams. (Another great idea to cut costs on display in the bathroom: using slim sections of tile, previously cut for transitions and corners, to create an irregular wall pattern.) Splurges like the hand-finished wallpaper in the entryway are well-placed throughout the home. Like it? Love it?
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn [Dwell]
Photo by Matthew Williams via Dwell
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The permanent signage for Nordstrom Rack and T.J.Maxx went up on the front on the Offerman Building at 505 Fulton Street last week. Nordstrom Rack is prepping for its opening next week on Thursday, May 1. T.J.Maxx is still “coming soon” — and it probably will be soon. We saw an ad on a bus […]