Serene calm

We invite you to this unique home located in Brooklyn. The Barker Associates Architecture Office studio is responsible for its renovation. The architects decided to keep the original architectural details and decorations and complement them with modern furniture and accessories. The whole thing is very light, and the accents of green and turquoise add freshness to the interior.

Author: JC

Photos: Francis Dzikowski/OTTO

https://www.baaostudio.com

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The great advantage of the building was the original floor and stairs, while most of the furnishings were from the 1960s. The clients wanted to create a spacious interior that would be filled with light. The shape of the house is quite unusual, as is the shape of the plot on which it is located.

 

The separation of some rooms was quite a challenge for architects: for example, the toilet on the ground floor could fit into the cell under the stairs, but there was not enough space for a washbasin, so the concrete structure from Kast hangs in the corridor, making it an extraordinary decoration.

 

A very interesting idea of ​​the architects was to paint the stair risers in Green Ground from the Farrow & Ball palette.

The living room and dining room have been preserved in their original shape, the ceiling moldings, bay windows and the fireplace cornice have been renovated and dismantled. Wall sconces from Rich Brilliant Willing provide atmospheric light.

The L-shaped kitchen is decorated with a light green Fireclay tile. The bedroom on the second floor also has a place to work: a desk and chair by Dims, as well as built-in shelves provide a comfortable space for a home office overlooking the street.

The bedroom walls are painted Farrow & Ball Green Blue. The main bathroom, lit by a skylight in the roof, features a Perlato bathtub, Yukutori wallpaper by Farrow & Ball, and a Vermeere hex mosaic. On a wall full of shelves lit by Herman Miller's lamps is a library ladder that also serves as an access to the roof.

 

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