Decorative carving in the newel post adds detail and interest to the stairway in this Brooklyn, N.Y., entryway. Bright white trim along the hallway pulls the eye to the dining room beyond. Soft gray walls bring an updated feel to the traditional architecture.
Contemporary lighting and a crisp, clean color palette blend to create a functional, beautiful kitchen in this Brooklyn townhome. The island sink, range with custom hood and wide built-in refrigerator form an ideal work triangle. Variegated wood flooring provides beautiful contrast against the white cabinetry.
A gas-burning fireplace with a reclaimed neutral-colored stone mantel creates a focal point in this brownstone living room. The marble mantel and hearth paired with pine flooring bring a sense of warmth and provides a perfect place to relax on cold evenings.
White Shaker-style cabinets with glass doors break up the solid cabinetry and add visual interest to this kitchen's overall design. A large pantry in matching white creates necessary storage for optimum functionality within this traditional space.
Soft blue walls and simplicity dominate this sweet boy's bedroom in Brooklyn, N.Y. Pops of red contrast with the hue on the walls, and the Sputnik-style light fixture ties in with rocket-ship bedding. Hardwood floors are an easy-to-clean option for a kid's room.
This Brooklyn brownstone features a built-in desk situated between the kitchen and living room. A custom bulletin board is mounted above the desk, which is functional and adds a sense of depth to the small home office.
Gray walls and white trim set a fresh, clean tone in this ground-level family room in Brooklyn. A modular sofa and a desk turn the room into a multifunctional living area. Meanwhile, French doors to the back garden connect the home to the outdoors.
A walled, brick-floored terrace brings an extra level of living space to this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. High walls that surround the space offer privacy, and plantings at various heights pop against the wall's dark green paint. Contemporary wood folding chairs provide simple seating, while the spacious patio leaves plenty of room for entertaining.
Interesting details come together to create a fun, whimsical space in this transitional yellow dining room. Birch branches displayed in the corner, mismatched lighting and cute rooster art all work together to add charm to the space. A bright area rug brings in color and the six-person dining table blends wood and metal for a rustic/industrial vibe.
A custom-built wood plank wall encloses the stone patio of this urban dwelling, adding uniqueness and style along with maximum privacy. Niches spaced along the wall create spots for plants or other accessories, and covered seating offers a cozy spot for family and friends.
In this first-floor-entry hallway that opens up the house from front to back, a carved newel post anchors the staircase with hardwood floors that have been refinished, making the space shine.
The rear facade of this Brooklyn brownstone features Ipe decking, stairs, windows and doors. It's absolutely charming and it reflects a perfect balance between the old and new with traditional touches.
A built-in stainless steel refrigerator and ceiling-height cabinetry create a streamlined look in this traditional Brooklyn, N.Y., kitchen. One wall of the space is lined with windows, bringing in plenty of natural light. Patterned tile adds graphic punch to the space.
A breakfast nook is tucked under a window in this kitchen on New York's Upper East Side, saving space while taking advantage of the urban view. Custom cherry cabinetry adds warmth and style.
A modern floating vanity and lighting contrast stylishly with the traditional floor in this bathroom on New York's Upper East Side. Dark grout in the subway tile ties in with the border on the marble floor.
A whimsical blend of styles characterizes the small kitchen in this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. Traditional architecture is emphasized with Corinthian columns, appliques and an ornate ceiling medallion, while a contemporay pendant lamp and sleek finishes add a contemporary touch.