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.
On the verge of having their first child, a young couple bought their first home: a three-bedroom brownstone floor-through on a tree-lined avenue in Park Slope.
In the case of this century-old wood-frame, the clients were a mother and a fifth-grader who had her own design ideas. "The daughter watches a lot of home shows and has strong opinions. From the beginning, she said, 'I want a marble kitchen,'" recalled architect Alexandra Barker of the Downtown Brooklyn-based Barker Freeman Design Office, who was hired to gut renovate the hopelessly dated kitchen and create a new powder room and master bath.
Brooklyn architect Alexander Stoltz gave an awkward apartment a sleek new stair to make the space function for a 21st-century family.
Fresh and functional, colorful and cost-conscious…that's the job Alexandra Barker, a LEED-certified architect and principal at the Downtown Brooklyn-based Barker Freeman Design Office, pulled off for a family of four in a three-story limestone townhouse built around 1900.