See a Brooklyn Brownstone’s Colorful Twist on Old-School Style

“Every corner of the two-story, three-bedroom apartment is full of character, yet there is one especially attractive nook: the so-called “sun space,” a comfortable space facing the homes leafy garden thats used for casual meals. Here, the designer echoed Duquettes famous Dawnridge estate in Beverly Hills (an excessive house awash in green), painting the whole room a Benjamin Moore color called Parsley Snips. “Its a quite traditional room, it simply has a brighter take,” states Obeid. At the other end of the space, past a central fireplace with an ornate wooden mantel and antique foo dogs standing guard, the designer blended a Jean-Michel Frank couch upholstered in camel mohair with a lacquered black coffee table and a Hollywood Regency brass torchère.Although every corner of the two-story, three-bedroom house is full of personality, there is one particularly attractive nook: the so-called “sun space,” a cozy space dealing with the homes leafy garden thats utilized for informal meals. Here, the designer echoed Duquettes famous Dawnridge estate in Beverly Hills (an excessive residence awash in green), painting the whole space a malachite shade called Parsley Snips.

Tony Duquette and Albert Hadley were famous decorators known for their Old World perceptiveness and unapologetic creativity. In various methods– Duquette was the supreme maximalist; Hadley had a quieter elegance– they redefined the course of American interiors. And they were both on Nicholas Obeids mind when he started dealing with his latest project, a roomy apartment or condo in a mid-1800s Brooklyn Heights brownstone. “I wanted to admire these traditional designers and other old-school greats in a fresh and colorful way,” says Obeid, a young New York City designer who introduced his eponymous studio two years back. “My client and I had a shared understanding that this wasnt going to be a safe, boring house– absolutely not another white box.”His customer, Kelsey Brown, was more than passionate about the idea of boldness. Brown is the cofounder of Pepper, a company that sells house textiles and wallpapers including whimsical prints. She wanted to consist of some of these prints in her house, which she shows her spouse, Alec Simpson, while also accepting her long time affection for traditional decor. “I matured in a historic home with great deals of antiques and also a lot of color,” she states. “Nicholas comprehended me and he also pressed me out of my comfort zone.”Every corner of the two-story, three-bedroom home is full of personality, yet there is one particularly eye-catching nook: the so-called “sun room,” a relaxing space dealing with the propertys leafy garden thats utilized for informal meals. Here, the designer echoed Duquettes renowned Dawnridge estate in Beverly Hills (an excessive house awash in green), painting the whole space a Benjamin Moore color called Parsley Snips. To include drama, he created ribbons of green increasing from the flooring all the method across the ceiling. Vintage rattan chairs with velvet pillows in a scorched orange hue complete the fanciful appearance.
“Its a quite conventional space, it just has a brighter take,” says Obeid. At the other end of the space, past a central fireplace with an elaborate wood mantel and antique foo dogs standing guard, the designer blended a Jean-Michel Frank sofa upholstered in camel mohair with a lacquered black coffee table and a Hollywood Regency brass torchère.Although every corner of the two-story, three-bedroom apartment is full of personality, there is one especially distinctive nook: the so-called “sun room,” a comfortable space facing the residential or commercial propertys leafy garden thats used for casual meals. Here, the designer echoed Duquettes renowned Dawnridge estate in Beverly Hills (an over-the-top home awash in green), painting the whole room a malachite shade called Parsley Snips.