Brian's Light & Bright With Pops of Color

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Name: Brian
Location: NYC

My partner and I recently moved into a new rental apartment. As a newly unemployed Interior Designer I have had a lot of time to work on it. The apartment is on the 28th floor of a modern building in downtown Manhattan. It's a bit over 800 square feet and filled with light.

I kept the space white with pops of color all around. We had a lot or existing mid-century furniture from our old place. I contrasted the modern lines of the space with a old round wood table I found on Craigslist. We have lots of accessories that I placed along side the window sills. The hallway and entry is filled with art. In the bedroom we had the option of putting up a wall but we chose to separate the space using an IKEA bookcase in order to let light into the hall. Lots of DIY went into the apartment - I upholstered the back of the bookcase on the bedroom side to soften it. Using the same canvas as the bookcase I tacked some fabric behind the bed to make a headboard.

Thanks, Brian!

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.