Collection by Sarah Akkoush

A Bright Brooklyn Loft with an Envy-Inducing Walk-In Closet


Three apartments were combined to make one in this sleek Dumbo home.

Designing for a couple and their two teenage girls, architect Ed Kopel transformed three individual apartments into an expansive, 3,200-square-foot flat. A minimalist white aesthetic is favored throughout the space, which houses the couple's growing art collection. In the U-shaped floorplan, the two residential wings (one for the couple, the other for the kids) are separated by the main living room, a common area thoughtfully redesigned to maximize space and light.

Though the home’s common areas are largely white and monotone, the kitchen introduces a pop of red, the owner’s...
Light is invited into the home through the 75-foot wall of windows in the main living area.
To maximize space, several vertical HVAC units were removed and replaced with energy-efficient units that are cleverly...
Warm white oak flooring is used in the kids’ media room, a place for casual lounging.
The kids’ bedroom features playfully colored bunk beds from Ikea.
Bold color is embraced in the home’s first bathroom, with tilework by Trend Mosiacs.
Another of the home’s transitional spaces is the walk-in closet in the master wing.
In the master bedroom, a small workstation is accented by a Philippe Stark desk chair, and repurposed white shelving...
In the master bathroom, Nero Marquina marble floors by Ann Sacks surround an elegant Hastings soaking tub.
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