Project by: Melissa Location: Upper East Side — New York, New York My girlfriend Melissa and I purchased a small studio apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in October With a reasonable renovation budget, our goal was to take this fixer-upp
The challenge: Create a "bedroom" (well, at least a bed nook) in an open-layout studio apartment. Our solution: Choose visual dividers that separate the space, but that don't block sunlight or cut up the square footage of an already tiny home. Presto—your
The dictionary definition of eclectic is something that "derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources." It should be no big surprise, then, that eclectic homes can come in an endless array of different vibes.
"The space was completely empty when I moved in, so my inspiration was the bones of the apartment: white brick walls, high ceilings and lots of light." Our designer Julia gives us a tour of her beautiful NYC studio.