A renovation of an extraordinary parlor floor-through apartment was already in progress when the homeowners discovered they were soon to have twins.
The new owners of this three-story row house had lived for a long time in a dark rental apartment, so natural light was their first priority. Architect Jeff Etelamaki created a top-floor living area with giant skylights.
This two-story wood-frame house in eastern Bed Stuy, built in 1879, got a whole new architectural vision, including a new two-story addition at the rear.
The architectural tweaking and redecorating of this Brooklyn Heights two-bedroom condo grew out of a complaint very common among parents of young children. "Kids' stuff was taking over the whole apartment," said Erin Fearins of Fearins & Welch, a full-service interior design firm established last year after a decade as a department within Brooklyn-based CWB Architects.
Designer Sheena Murphy of Brooklyn-based Sheep + Stone Interiors creates a comfortable space for her family with spare modern furnishings and handmade items in shades of gray.
Little is known about the original owner or architect of Brooklyn's most amazing Colonial Revival mansion, the 1905 Gale House in Prospect Park South.
Ready-to-hang artwork from emerging artists and custom upgrades by an artist/designer discovered via a handyman service enhance this Williamsburg condo.
Susana Simonpietri, founder of Bed Stuy–based interior design firm Chango & Co., creates character in a plain Park Slope brownstone with new moldings and woodwork.
The new owners of a potentially sweet wood-frame rowhouse, swathed in vinyl siding, came to architect Alexandra Barker with a circa-1940 New York City tax photo in hand. They wanted to use it as a guide for recreating the look of the house in that era, but were afraid their love of modern design, light-filled spaces and bright color would conflict.
Young designer and recent transplant Luna Grey decorated her rental unit in Bushwick with style, warmth and an eye on the budget.