Collection by Diana Budds

Inventive Brooklyn Houses We Love


The most populous of New York City's boroughs, and the second largest in area, Brooklyn has no shortage of inventive residential designs. And we're not just talking about the garden-variety exposed brick, subway tile, Edison bulb special.

The space was conceived as a showcase for the client's collection of midcentury modern furniture.
Up on the ninth floor, their sober Neo sofa and chaise from DWR and classic Florence Knoll credenza are contrasted by...
A large OSB structure with skylights, a bathroom, enclosed baby’s room, and master sleeping alcove dominates Ryan and...
In the basement lounge area under the stairs, Lee had a giant sofa is upholstered in 18 Peruvian blankets that JHID...
Alex Gil and Claudia DeSimio created a duplex in an apartment building where they’d been renting for years in Brooklyn,...
The stamped tin ceiling, fabricated by a local Brooklyn tinsmith, gives rich texture to the main floor.
The island and cabinets, fashioned from remilled Douglas-fir beams salvaged from upstate New York, sport inexpensive...
The cabinet under the built-in desk opens to reveal a fold-out bed for guests.
The five roommates share the common space in their high-ceiling loft. There’s a large library and a studio.
The copper-covered volume proceeds to the second floor, where it forms a storage wall in Sherman’s home...
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