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Kitchen Time = Quality Time!

In addition to working and playing at home, we’re sure most of you are doing a lot more cooking and baking at home. We’re adding to our ‘at home’ series with a look at classic and clean white kitchens.  Keep the food coming! In collaboration with: BIA Interiors (top left, bottom right) Photography (clockwise from top…

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Home Offices

As much of the country transitions to working from home and all the daily changes that come with it, we can’t help but think how useful these home work spaces are at a time like this. Whether it’s in a secluded space meant for productivity or your kitchen table, we appreciate all of our colleague’s…

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Making Room for Indoor Living

As many of our daily routines have adjusted towards staying indoors, we are taking a look at some spaces that are ideal for little ones. Play spaces everywhere are now doubling as school AND play space. We are remembering to be supportive of each other during these long days inside with the hopes of safer,…

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Whimsical Custom Vanities

With everyone spending a little extra time at the sink these days, we thought we would ‘spring forward’ with these fun kids’ vanities customized for an Upper West Side project. These bathrooms were designed with a very neutral tile palette to allow the bold colors of the vanity fronts and mirror frames to really stand…

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Freshen Up For Spring

It’s hard to avoid construction in New York City these days, and we thought we would try to make the process a little more bearable for the neighbors and passersby of this Carroll Gardens project. One Saturday afternoon was all it took to introduce a furry friend to the neighborhood who kept watch over the…

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Stair Design Through Sketching

When designing renovations, it is often difficult to see past the existing state of the project. Hand sketching helps the client to visualize the design and it also helps the designer work out details and scale in three dimensions. This is an example of two separate stairs in a multi-family project, including one that incorporates…

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Exploring Wine Cellars

To celebrate ‘National Drink Wine Day’ this week, we are taking a look at some of the wine cellars we have incorporated into the lowest level of our townhouse projects. One example leaves the original masonry intact for an authentic old-world experience. Cheers! Photography (top): Peter Peirce Photography, Inc. Photography (bottom left to right): John…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! <3

Celebrate all things red and pink with us this week. Whether it’s millwork details, wallpaper, lighting, or furniture, these colors have become widely recognized agents for making bold statements while keeping the overall tone bright and playful. Here’s hoping your Valentine’s Day is filled with just as much cheerfulness! Photography (clockwise from top left): Adam Kane…

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Exploring Subtle Details To Create Light Shifts

This Brooklyn Heights townhouse was delicately renovated to update the HVAC and plumbing systems while preserving original mouldings and proportions of this grand, twenty five foot wide home. Subtle alterations allowed more light into the spaces, such as splaying the third floor skylight opening and adding a frosted glass corner to an interior shower. Photography:…

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More Open Hallways

These townhouse stairs are good examples of the typical centrally located townhouse stair, pulled away from fenestration and usually closed off from living spaces. The careful removal and shifting of partitions can create a notably different experience of a stair run when openness and exposure to the outdoors is more intentionally designed. These dramatic transformations…