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.
Oversized subway tile is a mod counterpart to the traditional hexagonal floor tile in this New York bathroom. A gray and white palette is clean and sleek, as is the frameless glass that encloses the shower.
A second-story patio off the kitchen of this Brooklyn townhouse creates a great spot for dining alfresco. A teak table and chairs provide ample seating, and stairs offer easy access to the backyard.
A new entrance from the stairs gives this Brooklyn rooftop a clean, industrial look that is reflected in the straight-lined wood and metal furnishings. The gray and umber palette blends with the urban surroundings and creates a serene spot to relax.
An overall neutral palette of gray and white allows bold blue accents to shine in this Brooklyn bedroom. A large, traditional rug softens the hardwood floors, and a coverlet in the same vivid blue pulls the eye to the curving lines of the black-painted bed.
This traditional Brooklyn kitchen offers ample storage space, with cabinetry that extends to the ceiling and a center island filled with drawers and shelves. Glass doors break up the solid white lines of the cabinetry, while variegated wood flooring and a table offer contrast.
Custom built-ins with sleek, clean lines lend a dash of modern style to this apartment on New York's Upper East Side. Open shelving offers ample space to display the homeowner's collection of books and accessories.
Decorative tile in a playful, light palette adds a colorful touch to the floor of this traditional Brooklyn entryway. Doors and trim are painted white, opening up the space and adding to its fresh, welcoming mood.
Contemporary metal navy-style chairs slide up to a wide wood countertop in this bright and functional home workspace. Open shelving above offers ample storage, while a tack board that runs the length of the workstation helps keep the desk clutter free.
Faux taxidermy adds a whimsical touch to the foyer of this traditional Brooklyn townhouse. Dark stain on moldings and doors complement the traditional architecture, and soft gray walls carry through to the home's interior.
Shower skylight with white subway tile all the way up the skylight well, providing a clean look and illuminate the shower with natural sunlight. The subway tile and glass shower door offer a modern touch in this brownstone master bathroom.
A casement window combined with a sash window provides an extra layer of safety in a kid's bedroom in Brooklyn. The narrow window also offers a nice solution for bringing more light into a small space where two traditional windows won't fit.
An elegant yet traditional staircase invites traffic to flow from the first to the second floor. The carved newel post offers magnificent architectural detail and a signature element to the space.
Clever shoe storage tucked beneath the stairway maximizes space in this traditional Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. Dark-stained stair treads and a dark handrail offer pleasing contrast against the crisp bright white trim.
This master bathroom features a walnut double vanity built in the simple, functional lines hailed by the Arts and Crafts Movement, Subway tiled walls in a buttery yellow and floor tiles in a green-beige accentuate the Craftsman look. Period sconces on either side of the vanity mirrors tie the bathoom to the past.
Farmhouse-style chairs in fire engine red spice up this pastel dining room. A tiered chandelier draws the eye up to a show-stopping embossed ceiling, painted in a high-gloss finish.
Crisp, clean lines and neutral colors dominate this small traditional powder room. The pedestal sink and toilet fade into a plain white wainscot, while a mirrored medicine cabinet, traditional fixtures and glass doorknobs serve as additional accents.