A NYC Studio Is "If Barbra Streisand, J.Lo & the Dalai Lama Were in a Thruple"Tours
Impressively, there are five different paint colors in just 515 square feet.
Jul 5, 2024
This $4,050-a-Month NYC Rental Has the Coolest DIY Faux Ceiling FinishTours
There’s also an incredible 3D-printed coffee table, gorgeous wood moldings, and a neat art collection.
Jun 19, 2024
This 350-Square-Foot Studio's Decor Started with an Internet-Famous CouchTours
Fernanda Clark landed THE vintage orange couch used in Jeremy Allen White’s viral Calvin Klein ad.
Jun 11, 2024
This Artist’s Small Brooklyn Apartment Is Like an Art Playground Tours
Ariel Sun and her husband describe their 600-square-foot rental apartment as “colorful, energetic, curated, eclectic.”
May 23, 2024
 A Painting Inspired the Palette in This $5,625 a Month NYC RentalTours
When Sofia Marcogliese and her boyfriend, Oleg, moved in together for the first time into this 950-square-foot rental apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, they weren’t expecting their existing furniture to go so well together. “But what really ties everything together is my mother’s oyster painting,” Sofia explains. “She’s a Montreal-based artist, and my sister, Laura-Michelle, curated and digitalized her work through her online gallery, Glasshouse.
May 21, 2024
This Brooklyn Rental Doesn't Have a TV (but Does Have a Meditation Room)Tours
It also has Scandinavian finishes, light wooden floors, and modern appliances coupled with a soothing color palette of creams and terracotta.
May 17, 2024
This Brooklyn Home’s $175K Gut Reno Was More Like an “Archeological Dig” Tours
“We spent the first month just removing everything — pulling down dated wood paneling, dropped foam board ceilings, and shag carpets from the ‘70s, pulling up layer upon layer of vinyl flooring from every corner of the house,” writes homeowner Christina Salway.
May 10, 2024
The Renter-Friendly Updates in This Tiny Brooklyn Studio Are GorgeousTours
There’s peel-and-stick wallpaper in the entryway, peel-and-stick panel molding, a gorgeous sketch from 1884, and a ton of other traditional, refined details.
May 9, 2024
This Brooklyn Apartment Is Home to a Family of 5 and a Massive IKEA WardrobeTours
“My home is my sanctuary,” renter and mom of three kids Lisa Miller says.
May 6, 2024
This NYC Rental Is Jam-Packed with Smart Small-Space Storage IdeasTours
Interior designer Mariellas Urrutia worked with organizer (and fellow small-space dweller) Rachael Harvey to pack stylish storage into every inch of this home.
May 1, 2024
This Brooklyn Renter Bought Nearly Everything from Facebook MarketplaceTours
From glass blocks, vintage sofas that make a conversation pit, and more, secondhand finds have made this Bushwick rental incredible.
Apr 29, 2024
See Inside a Small Scandi-Style NYC Studio That Rents for $3,172 a MonthTours
There's a brilliant cat litter box solution in this small Upper West Side studio apartment too!
Apr 23, 2024
This Former “Basic White Box” Now Has Moody, English Countryside VibesTours
Honestly you'll forget you're even in New York City thanks to this apartment's chic floral pattern mixing.
Mar 27, 2024
A Renter's Trick for Hiding the Tub in a 240-Square-Foot Studio Works Like MagicTours
It’s super small and has a bizarre layout and a tub in the middle of the space, but Austin’s filled it with color, patterns, storage solutions, DIYs, and unique decor.
Mar 11, 2024
See Inside This Couple's Chic NYC Apartment That Rents for $5500 a MonthTours
Maria-Elena Stellas and her husband have rented this 800-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment in New York City for one year.
Feb 20, 2024
This Gorgeous Loft’s Reno Includes a Swing Chair, a DIY Brick Headboard and MoreTours
Shiva and Hakhamanesh tackled this loft’s renovation themselves, customizing the floor plan and interior to match their personalities and needs.
Feb 12, 2024
This Home Has the “Cozy Feeling of a Full Bookcase” Without the Busy Look Tours
Designer Dan Mazzarini “inherited a real ‘before,’” with this apartment that needed major structural and system updates. “Plumbing, electrical, lights, kitchen, bath, floors, closets … really everything.”
Jan 19, 2024
This New York City Apartment Is So Good That It Was Rented Sight UnseenTours
And it's packed with chic but renter-friendly ideas to make any space look stylish.
Jan 10, 2024
This Small NYC Co-op Cleverly Solves the "Home Office Issue"Tours
This couple was able to fit a dining area, coffee bar, TV and gaming zone, conversation area, bar, office, and music space all in their home’s living room.
Jan 9, 2024
A Giant Pink Christmas Tree Is a Centerpiece in The Novogratz HouseTours
The large home might be over 100 years old, but the husband-and-wife team did a beautiful job with the restoration, adding bold personality to the rooms but also respecting the home's history.
Dec 21, 2023
The Painted-on Molding in Scott Csoke’s Home Makes It Feel Like a DrawingTours
When designing their space, Scott Csoke follows a Dorothy Draper quote: “If it feels right, it is right.”
Dec 18, 2023
This Organic Minimal Brooklyn Condo Is Inspired by West AfricaTours
Evoking a sense of warmth and serenity in their condo was priority number one for designers Oyin and Jeff Antwi.
Nov 13, 2023
Chef and TV Host Will Coleman’s Brooklyn Home Is Bold and Maximalist Tours
Tour chef and TV host Will Coleman’s Brooklyn apartment that’s spread across two levels and showcases color and art.
Nov 9, 2023
Abby Silverman’s NYC Loft Has the Coolest Chrome FireplaceTours
See inside Cosmopolitan’s Digital Creative Director’s incredibly cool, chic, and contemporary NYC loft.
Nov 3, 2023
This NYC Rental in a 100-Year-Old Building Has Tons of Old World CharmTours
Jake Poser is an interior designer and visual artist, and the apartment he shares with partner, August, is transitional, classic, inviting, elegant, and quirky.
Nov 1, 2023
A Small Brooklyn Rental Was Inspired by Barragan and BaughmanTours
See how an architect and an interior designer were inspired by designers when decorating their Ditmas Park rental apartment.
Oct 30, 2023
This Williamsburg Condo Is Warm Minimalism PerfectionTours
Tour this 1100-square-foot condo designed for a high-powered banking woman who loves to travel.
Oct 6, 2023
This Brooklyn Home’s Sunroom Sports "Floridian Mid-Century Modern" StyleTours
Justine Requa and Alex Moy’s Brooklyn apartment has a ton of windows, a gorgeous sunroom, lots of plants, and actually used to be a daycare.
Sep 26, 2023
A 500-Square-Foot NYC Apartment Has Terrific Terracotta Tile FloorsTours
Megan Krieman, a photo stylist, has called this small Manhattan apartment (and stunning terrace) home for 20 years.
Sep 25, 2023
This Brooklyn Rental Is Home to an Art-Collecting Couple and Over 100 Shrimp Tours
This small Fort Greene apartment fits a couple, their huge art collection, a fossilized dinosaur femur, and a tank full of shrimp. (Yes, shrimp.)
Sep 20, 2023
Professional Stager Jason Saft Transformed His 475-Square-Foot StudioTours
See how professional stager Jason Saft reimagined his 475-square-foot studio apartment without fully renovating it.
Sep 18, 2023
How Beryl Shereshewsky's Murray Hill Gut Reno Kept Its 'Old' NYC CharmTours
See inside food influencer Beryl Shereshewsky’s Murray Hill apartment that she fully renovated.
Sep 12, 2023
A Small One-Bedroom’s Clever Reno Makes This Family of 3 Fit Perfectly Tours
This family of three’s Brooklyn apartment has been totally transformed with smart small-space solutions, including an incredibly cool lofted home office and nursery.
Sep 5, 2023
Brooklyn Roommates Took a 530-Square-Foot Rental From Bland to Beautiful Tours
This two-bedroom Brooklyn apartment is a perfect example of how you can turn a bland and "renter-grade" space into a personalized home with some creative DIY projects and hacks.
Aug 30, 2023
A Writer's Brooklyn Home Uses Black and White Geometric Shapes to Catch Your EyeTours
Joey Skladany, a freelance food, travel, and lifestyle writer, found his one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment with a little luck, timing, and resolve.
Aug 25, 2023
This ‘Worn to Bits’ Brooklyn House Is Now Beautiful After a Gut RenoTours
These first-time homeowners worked with pros to renovate a worn-down Brooklyn house originally built in 1910
Aug 25, 2023
This Couple Lives in a $2,300-a-Month, 300-Square-Foot Brooklyn RentalTours
See inside this rental shared by a soon-to-be family of three that’s stylish and functional despite the teeny size.
Aug 24, 2023
A Renter Describes Her 423-Square-Foot Studio as ‘Preschool Chic’Tours
See inside Gina Fuchs’ small Brooklyn studio apartment that’s full of color, tchotchkes, small-space design ideas, and perhaps most importantly, a ton of fun!
Aug 16, 2023
The Bathroom Sold This Renter on Her 415-Square-Foot Queens StudioTours
“I know it might sound silly to pick an apartment because of its bathroom, but finding an apartment with a decent bathroom is really difficult in NY,” writes Jhenene.
Aug 14, 2023
This Family of Five Lives Large in a 650-Square-Foot One-Bedroom Rental Tours
Jenny Davis and her husband, Cory, have rented this one-bedroom, 650-square-foot apartment for 15 years. They share the home with their three kids, their cat Leo, and their bearded dragon, Rexy.
Aug 9, 2023
These 4 Ingenious Hacks Make This Small NYC Rental Feel Bigger Than It IsTours
Kirsten takes design inspiration from interior decorating books. Living in New York, space and layouts are often an issue. But Kirsten decided to prioritize fashion over practicality when she put her dresser in her kitchen.
Aug 9, 2023
When Rent Prices Rose, This New Yorker Found a 320-Square-Foot Steal in BrooklynTours
When muralist Maggie's rent was going to increase $1200 a month, she knew it was time to move. After looking everywhere, she found an affordable spot in Greenpoint, spending the past six months adding tons of color AND creating her own closet storage.
Aug 8, 2023
A Sunny Brooklyn Loft Is Home to a Magnificent Indoor Plant WallTours
The moment Chyelle Milgrom walked into the apartment her eyes watered because of the smell of “rotting cat piss, frat-house boys, trash, and food so moldy it burned your eyes.” She signed that day.
Aug 8, 2023
Faux Wallpaper and Cool Furniture Abound in this Gorgeous ApartmentTours
Designer Alvin Wayne lives in this 800-square-foot apartment he's transformed from a plain white box into a warm, personality-filled rental.
Aug 7, 2023
This Colorful NYC Home’s Design Is Packed with Renter-Friendly and Budget IdeasTours
Maitri Mody, also known as @honeyidressedthepug, decorated her one-bedroom Brooklyn Heights apartment in a renter-friendly, budget, colorful way.
Jul 26, 2023
Coastal Grandmother Meets Eclectic Farmhouse in This 200-Square-Foot ApartmentTours
Ashley Watson’s beautiful and cozy apartment is the ultimate retreat from the chaos of New York City.
Jun 30, 2023
A 475-Square-Foot NYC Apartment’s Reno Took It from Beige to Barbie-InspiredTours
This homeowner’s style muse is Keely Jones from “Ted Lasso” and Barbie.
Jun 29, 2023
A New York City Apartment Is a Blank Canvas for This "Heirloom Hunter"Tours
Layered wall art and limewash walls make this 700-square-foot rental apartment pop.
Jun 22, 2023
Every Room in This Quirky Queens Rental Is a Beautiful, Bold ColorTours
There's an orange-yellow living room, a light blue kitchen, a bold blue bedroom, a pink dressing room, and more in this interior decorator's beautiful Queens rental apartment.
Jun 13, 2023
See How a New York City Apartment’s Renovation Adds Parisian Flair
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The top floor is bright and airy, while the downstairs is perfect for a good night’s rest.
Jun 5, 2023
A 237-Square-Foot NYC Studio Stuns with Smart Storage and Renter-Friendly Style Tours
"Everything I changed in the apartment is renter-friendly and can be un-done," explains Zoe Wetherall, an architectural and landscape photographer. "The biggest challenge was working with such a small space — making sure I could fit everything in and have enough storage."
May 30, 2023
This Singer-Songwriter's Brooklyn Rental Is Bold on a Secondhand Budget Tours
"My personal home style inspiration has a wide range, from traditional maximalist to English cottage home to Scandinavian clean lines to farmhouse to Rajasthani folk with its warm colors and block-prints, even a bit of New York loft-style with art-filled walls and plants," begins singer/songwriter Abhilasha Sinha.
May 12, 2023
This 320-Square-Foot Bed-Stuy Rental Is Teeny, but WorksTours
Julie Finn has done tons of things to make her small space work, from a hand-me-down daybed to couch transformation, an easy TV-hiding hack, and creating as much smart storage space as possible.
May 10, 2023
This 425-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio Apartment Feels Much LargerTours
Thanks to the studio apartment's high ceilings and huge windows, as well as Leecy's brilliant small-space styling and organizing skills, her home feels much larger than it actually is.
May 9, 2023
A Clever IKEA Hack Helps with This NYC Rental's Odd Living Room Layout Tours
Fashion consultant and merchandiser Jasmine Hart worked with interior designer and set decorator Kendra Cusic to decorate this Brooklyn rental apartment.
May 8, 2023
A Small NYC Rental Stylishly Divides an Open Plan LayoutTours
Photographer and interior designer Natalie Bird shares this 1000-square-foot, open-plan rental apartment in New York City's TriBeCa neighborhood with her husband.
May 4, 2023
A Renter Added Storage and Style to This 275-Square-Foot NYC Studio Tours
Rachael Harvey, Assistant Membership Director for a synagogue in Manhattan, moved to this 275-square-foot, $1,800-per-month Upper East Side studio apartment eight months ago.
May 2, 2023
This Art Collector's 800-Square-Foot West Village Rental Maximizes Every InchTours
Alex Bass is more than just an art collector, she's the founder of Salon 21, an art advisory and design firm. And the small home she shares with her boyfriend not only shows off her art curating skills, but also plenty of renter-friendly ideas.
Apr 28, 2023
These Creative Directors Share a Brooklyn Rental with a Gorgeous Green Kitchen Tours
"The space had a modern aesthetic and we used the green kitchen as a jumping-off point for leaning into color and modern details," writes Mark Goldwell, the founding partner and executive creative director of Zero Studios.
Apr 20, 2023
A Small-Space Pro Transformed Her Rental into Laid-Back Luxe with Brilliant DIYs
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Designer Kim White has transformed her cozy Brooklyn rental apartment with smart DIY projects, like using banquette seating to build a custom sectional sofa, using mirrors to make the space feel larger, and more.
Apr 13, 2023
A Chic 320-Square-Foot NYC Studio Features an Incredibly Smart Shelf Staircase
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Since this is Mindy’s first time owning a home, she was as involved as possible in the renovation, like knocking out the old kitchen and taking off the bathroom tiles, all to build the minimal and modern small home of her dreams.
Apr 10, 2023