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BIA Interiors Feature: Dining Rooms as a Gathering Place and More

With the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to showcase a few of our favorite dining rooms. From small family dinners to large gatherings, dining rooms have been a place for families to bond over meals and enjoy time together. Throughout the years and especially this year, dining rooms have become more multi-functional spaces.…

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Before & After: Balancing Act in Brooklyn

Our client came to us after purchasing this freestanding, wood frame house in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn with dreams of recycling some of the quirks of this old home into an updated, more functional home. Previously a three family home with lots of clues to its history, we worked to highlight a number of…

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BIA Interiors Feature: The Many Possibilities of a Kitchen Backsplash

Selecting the right backsplash for your kitchen can be one of the most exciting steps of the design process. It’s an opportunity to build your kitchen’s aesthetic character and will truly complete your kitchen. There are so many different options available, all varying in color, texture, pattern, and size, that can accommodate any design style.…

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Hamptons Barn Gets Upcycled

Not all buildings need be constructed new. Take this old barn located on our client’s property in the Hamptons – originally intended for storage but no longer proving useful, we helped it find a new home on the property as a poolhouse. It fits as if it were always meant to live there. With careful…

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BIA Interiors Feature: The Power of Paint

Do not underestimate the impact that paint can have on a space. While we love wallpaper, sometimes bold paint can be more transformative. It is a less permanent and more inexpensive way to create a statement. Creative paint solutions are especially useful in kid’s bedrooms where they may outgrow a specific patterned wallpaper or may…

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Baxt Ingui Architects Project Featured on NYPH International Passive House Days

The annual International Passive House Days hosted by New York Passive House is featuring a tour of our Sidney Place Passive Project that is currently under construction. Join us this Saturday afternoon to see a live tour of this Greek Revival townhouse built in 1846 that is currently undergoing a renovation that includes a 2-story…

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BIA Interiors Feature: The Underrated Mudroom

Have you ever entered your home to complete and utter mishap all around you? Floors layered with outdoor dirt, a trail of shoes, coats covering every possible seating area, or even worse, the floor? We don’t mean to scare you post-Halloween, but this nightmare scares us all year-round. If you answered yes to the above…

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Before & After: Upgrades for a “Grown Up” Household

This stunning townhouse in Brooklyn Heights, complete with a full facade restoration, challenged us to update the family’s 1980’s renovation by re-organizing the layout and upgrading the finishes to fit the family now that the children are grown.Our design started by organizing the spatial relationships of the family’s daily routines and balancing a new layout…

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BIA Interiors Feature: Making A Grand Entrance

Small entry spaces make a big impact. Not only does an entry space serve a functional purpose by providing a designated area to leave keys, hang coats and set your shoes, it’s also the first impression of the home and is an opportunity to set the tone for the style of the house. Many of…

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Before & After: Colonnade Row Revival

One of the few remaining colonnade homes in Brooklyn Heights was in disrepair when the new Owners approached us about modifying the historic home to accommodate their growing family. The desirable location on a single block ‘Place’ and the historical significance of being a part of “Colonnade Row” made this 1840’s Greek Revival home worth…