A New York Apartment Goes From White Box to Warm and Inviting

And as a call-back to the glass upper cabinets in the kitchen area, she used the exact same architectural glass detail in the restroom, along with a statement pendant. The existing white vanity in the bathroom remained, but was spruced up with modernist hardware in a refined nickel finish.BEFORE: Marissa would get rid of the stain from the apartments wood floorings and provide them a modern matte surface.
In the living and dining location, Marissa focused on eliminating the existing stain on the wood floors and restoring them to their natural tone and a matte finish.

In the bathroom, new freestanding shelving with clear and solid glass doors camouflages clutter and highlights items for display screen.
Seth CaplanShe likewise changed the dull gray ceramic flooring tile with a Bardiglio marble mosaic tile and utilized Carrara marble for the partition to the shower. And as a call-back to the glass upper cabinets in the kitchen, she utilized the exact same architectural glass detail in the bathroom, in addition to a statement pendant. The existing white vanity in the restroom stayed, however was beautified with modernist hardware in a refined nickel finish.BEFORE: Marissa would eliminate the stain from the homes hardwood floorings and provide a modern-day matte finish.
In the living and dining location, Marissa focused on removing the existing stain on the wood floors and restoring them to their natural tone and a matte surface. She then carried out a comparable product and color palette as the other areas in the house, with “creamy whites and subtle grays on the walls, kitchen cabinetry, and window treatments and celadon and blush for the carpets,” she notes. “There are no stark whites to be found!” Neutral tones for larger-scale items, like a couch or the living room walls, supply a background for bolder prints and colors in artwork and accessories.
Seth CaplanBecause the client was prepared for a make over after purchasing the apartment or condo, Marissa was extremely included in the sourcing of all of the furniture and surfaces.
Seth CaplanSmall information, like toss pillows, vintage art and pottery, and lights bring a punch of color to the space. “Im somewhat consumed with gathering vintage art and pottery,” admits Marissa, and it reveals (in a great way, naturally!), with 2 of her favorite current acquisitions on screen: the antique portrait above the bar and the vintage ikebana vase on the dining table.Playful touches like black-and-white wallpaper and a blue bed frame create texture and depth.
Seth CaplanIn the bedroom, the surprises of saturated colors and tones continue, with a powder blue upholstered bed matched by deeper tones like burgundy, blush, indigo, and black and white. The mix is advanced yet personalized, adventurous yet meaningful. The customer, Marissa explains, “understood in general that she liked modern-day [design] and tended toward a cooler scheme, however she was open to exploring outside of her convenience zone– and we did!”” I also got two incredible vintage lamps for her design, including the brass deco light on the bar,” states Marissa.
Seth Caplan