Category Archives: INTERIOR DESIGN

Best of Brownstoner’s “The Insider”

BROWNSTONER.COM, the behemoth Brooklyn-based real estate website for which I write a weekly interior design/renovation column, The Insider, has a new look. The redesign brings larger images and easier-to-read typography, along with real-time discussions and other improvements, detailed here. So I … Continue reading

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The Insider: Catching Up on Brownstoner

LATELY I’VE BEEN LAX in posting links to The Insider, my weekly interior design/renovation column that appears every Thursday morning on the Brooklyn real-estate website Brownstoner.com. For the record, I’m aggregating the most recent here, and resolve (Happy New Year!) to be more consistent in the … Continue reading

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The Insider: Ultra-Custom Cabinetwork in Boerum Hill

THESE STUNNING BEECHWOOD KITCHEN CABINETS  — designed by Workstead, the super-talented Brooklyn studio featured in my latest Brownstoner column — began with this question: how can we make cabinet handles without hardware? To read about the process and see more of the … Continue reading

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The Insider: Rethinking a Carroll Gardens Brownstone for the 21st C.

    I DIG THE AUDACITY of Tamara Eaton‘s interior design for this no-compromises reno in Carroll Gardens: a five-story overhaul of a decrepit brownstone by Brooklyn’s CWB Architects, complete with elevator, new roof deck, and lots more (the homeowner’s … Continue reading

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The Insider: Loft Dweller in Wallabout

HARD BY THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, in a rented top floor loft in a former warehouse, Alina Preciado has built and salvaged her way to a unique space with rustic/industrial character. It was the subject of my Insider column last … Continue reading

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The Insider: Artful Live/Work in Williamsburg

GREAT, RAW, OPEN SPACE, hefty wood columns and white brick walls make up this quintessential urban loft, converted to a home for two by Ensemble Architects of Brooklyn. Read all about it in my weekly column, The Insider, on Brownstoner.com.

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The Insider: Lightening Up a Jersey City Loft

‘ ‘THE INSIDER,’ my weekly column for Brownstoner.com, ventured outside of the Brooklyn for the first time last Thursday, featuring a Jersey City loft-apartment by some new kids in town: The New Design Project, a collaboration between Fanny Abbes and … Continue reading

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