Архив автора: Melanie Rieders

This Apartment Was Designed On the Cheap in Just One Week — House Tour

Name: Desiré van den Berg and her sister
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Size: 775 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

Desiré has a talent for decorating her space on a budget. «My whole living room, I’d say—under 1000 euro.» This includes seating, a coffee table, dining table set, and framed art. Not only does the space feel cohesive, but she threw it all together within a week of moving in. Although she hasn’t spent much—or any—time in California, the space feels very 1970s-era Southern California. Even though it was an overcast Amsterdam afternoon, the natural tones and hanging lamps had me feeling like Megan Draper’s West Coast apartment was just down the hall. (далее…)

A Menswear Designer’s Sophisticated, Small Brooklyn Studio — House Tour

Name: Thomas Finney
Location: Fort Greene — Brooklyn, NY
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting

When Thomas moved into his studio three years ago, functionality and style were his primary concerns. «This is the first place I’ve actually invested in. Before, I just had IKEA everything.» Despite its proximity to a grade school playground (literally across the street) and shop-lined Brooklyn streets, thanks to Thomas’ signature style, the space captures the coziness of a log cabin. (далее…)

An Architect’s Airy Brooklyn Loft Features Enviable Accessories — House Tour

Name: Arielle Assouline-Lichten
Location: Greenpoint — Brooklyn, NY
Size: 1,000 square feet
Years lived in: 4 years, renting

Architect and designer Arielle Assouline-Lichten has a badass, burgeoning design career. After studying at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, she founded the multidisciplinary design firm Slash Projects in 2013, which specializes in both physical and digital spaces. Next up came Slash Objects, her design studio that «strives to create beautiful pieces with impact.» The fun and modern 1,000-square-foot Brooklyn loft she lives in is sprinkled with objects of her history and details of design. (далее…)