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Eclectic entryway photo in New York

Williamsburg (Brooklyn) Loft

Eclectic Entry, New York

A 1,500 square foot condo in the first factory conversion on the Northside of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The building, constructed in 1906, housed a paper-dye manufacturer until the late 1980s. Exposed sprinklers and beams, 15’ ceilings, and replicas of the original windows all honor the initial architecture of the building. We juxtaposed the industrial features of the condo with comfortable, soft furnishings instead of the sleek and modern designs that one usually finds in lofts like these. We chose to leave the living room light and open to maximize the 8’ tall hopper windows and the views of the East River and Manhattan sky-line beyond. A small entry way offered the chance to use fun and graphic wallpaper. The office easily transforms into a guest bedroom; the secretary desk folds in and the couch opens up like an envelope, revealing a queen-size bed. Photos by Eric Morales. Additional styling by Nina Isabella.

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Laura Gaskill added this to 7 Design Ideas for a Small EntryNovember 26, 2014

1. Make it inspiring. Creating a pleasing, stylish entry zone is one of the best ways to stay motivated to keep it neat...

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Julie Dostal added this to Julie's IdeasAugust 12, 2023

It’s compactness