Before & After: A Bland Brooklyn Loft Is Reborn With Savvy Millwork

Architect Leah Solk reworks every bit of ad-hoc storage to tame clutter and streamline the space.

The proverb "a place for everything, and everything in its place" precisely sums up what this Cobble Hill loft needed when its newest owners picked up the keys. After surveying the space, they reached out to Solk Architecture to make some changes: namely, adding a full bathroom, creating useful storage, and instilling a more cohesive look throughout.

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Melissa Dalton
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Melissa Dalton is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon, who has been writing for Dwell since 2017. Read more of her work about design and architecture at