Grand St Condo Lofts
New building containing 10 condo apartments and ground floor commercial space. The building design plays off historic and industrial structures in the area, using brick, exposed concrete, painted steel beams, steel and glass windows, and metal siding. The condos are one and two bedroom, and the two upper floors are duplex apartments with double height spaces. The kitchens are equipped with rift cut oak cabinets, Electrolux and Liebherr appliances and glossy subway tile backsplash. The bathrooms are appointed with marble and porcelain tile and Kohler fixtures. Each condo has a balcony and/or a roof terrace. The roof recreation space contains lounge and picnic areas, complete with an electric grill and mini bar. Currently filed for approval at the NYC Department of Buildings. Under construction in 2014.
Upper West Side, Manhattan
In a landmark building spanning an entire block from Broadway to West End Avenue, a gut renovation and restoration of an apartment, totaling 4,000 SF. The design calls for restoration to the apartment’s numerous historic details: mahogany windows, paneled doors, plaster moldings, working fireplaces, herringbone wood flooring. A grand foyer leads to refined entertaining spaces, including formal living and dining rooms, and a modern media room. At the back of the apartment, a more private area contains spacious bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The apartment showcases the Client’s Biedermeier and Art Deco furnishings and glass collection.
Interior Design by Caroline Beaupere Design.
Photography by Adrian Wilson
London Terrace Residence
West Chelsea, Manhattan
This is a collaborative design with the Owner in a residence in a Landmark building in West Cheslsea. It evokes the branded retail interiors of the company for which the Owner works. Wall units provide storage, art & print display and a workstation, and are made of Macassar wood, white lacquer, gun metal framing and antique mirror. The floors are a heavy black ebony stain, while windows and walls are dematerialized by flanking mirrored panels. The kitchen is crafted with white lacquer cabinets, stainless steel appliances and highly figured Calcatta gold marble. The bathroom features oversize black travertine and mirrored panels, large recessed medicine cabinets, a walk-in shower, Duravit and Vola plumbing fixtures and a custom designed fluorescent light.
Washington / Atlantic Apartments
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
A new building containing 16 rental apartments, some of which are duplex apartments with tall ceilings and abundant light. All apartments have balconies, terraces or patios for access to outdoor space. The building also contains a ground floor commercial space. With the beautifucation plans of Atlantic Avenue in the works, this development is perfectly sited at the junction of Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights and Atlantic Yards neighborhoods. Currently filed for approval at the NYC Department of Buildings. Under construction in 2014.
Union Square West Residence
Union Square, Manhattan
The Owners of this duplex apartment in the Landmark Tiffany building asked the design team to customize a new high tech home around their busy work and travel lifestyle: to merge the experience of a luxury hotel and high-end retail store.
The open living area contains furniture and international artwork designed to mitigate the large scale room. The lower level media room is dark and masculine with color accents. Across the hall, the home office is bright with custom 3-Form desk and island, and colorful metal shelving.
Custom closets showcase the clients’ wardrobe and accessories through clever lighting and drawer displays, evoking a high-end retail experience. The retail concept extends to “her” bathroom, which contains a hidden make up closet displaying an extensive collection.
Upstairs, ”his” bath includes a generous spa room, complete with a steam shower, body jets. and a soaking vessel whose removable cover provides a lounging bed for steam or massage, when extended. The master suite contains custom millwork and floating side tables with integrated lighting, leather headrest, and a custom furnishings.
Energy efficient lighting, AV, roller shades, and HVAC are tied to a sophisticated home automation system. The apartment environment can be set remotely to be perfect upon arrival, just as the couple would want at a luxury hotel.
Interior Design by Nadine Homann Design.
Photography by Adrian Wilson.