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A Clean Slate

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A few big ideas—and some careful workmanship—transform the very small kitchen of a one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment into an expansive space suited to a young professional with a taste for design.

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  Perhaps Workstead’s most liberating move was to flip the position of the refrigerator from the galley wall to an adjacent space outside the kitchen proper. In one fell swoop, this strategy dramatically expanded cabinet space and added a working countertop.  Photo by: Jeremy Liebman
    Perhaps Workstead’s most liberating move was to flip the position of the refrigerator from the galley wall to an adjacent space outside the kitchen proper. In one fell swoop, this strategy dramatically expanded cabinet space and added a working countertop.

    Photo by: Jeremy Liebman

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  Modern additions in the kitchen and living room mesh easily with the more classic aspects of Jun’s apartment, set in a typical Brooklyn building.  Photo by: Jeremy Liebman
    Modern additions in the kitchen and living room mesh easily with the more classic aspects of Jun’s apartment, set in a typical Brooklyn building.

    Photo by: Jeremy Liebman

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  The cabinet doors of the living room wall unit, in birch veneer painted a calming gray, slide with silken ease but never fully close, leaving strategic gaps for the display of Jun’s eclectic array of books and objects.  Photo by: Jeremy Liebman
    The cabinet doors of the living room wall unit, in birch veneer painted a calming gray, slide with silken ease but never fully close, leaving strategic gaps for the display of Jun’s eclectic array of books and objects.

    Photo by: Jeremy Liebman

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  Choosing tile for the kitchen backsplash was the biggest struggle of the project, according to Brechbuehler. They settled on light gray horizontal bars by Ann Sacks.  Photo by: Jeremy Liebman
    Choosing tile for the kitchen backsplash was the biggest struggle of the project, according to Brechbuehler. They settled on light gray horizontal bars by Ann Sacks.

    Photo by: Jeremy Liebman

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  The furniture in the living room came a bit more easily. A Knoll chair was a gift from an old employer, as was the poster, by Michael Bierut, in the hall leading to the bedroom.  Photo by: Jeremy Liebman
    The furniture in the living room came a bit more easily. A Knoll chair was a gift from an old employer, as was the poster, by Michael Bierut, in the hall leading to the bedroom.

    Photo by: Jeremy Liebman

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