Another apartment featured in New York Magazine — the West Village home of Ghiora Aharoni of Ghiora Aharoni Design Studio. This space was created by combining two tenement apartments into a single unit that is both modern and respectful of the building's history.
The space was stripped of plaster and excess walls exposing original bricks, beams, and wooden studs — which were all painted white. The lightness and openness is amplified even further with the 8 windows along a single wall.
One of the smartest tips to learn from Ghiora Aharoni is his system of covering 2 windows with a single, larger shade — with only 4 shades instead of 8, the space has less distraction and fussiness.
See the whole story, furniture and lighting resources and more pictures (including many before images) at New York Magazine | An Archaeological Dig in a 1903 Tenement and the accompanying slide show.
Images: Paul Warchol