Daymon's Open Plan with an Open View Rental

Daymon's Open Plan with an Open View Rental

Heather Blaha
Aug 24, 2011

Name: Daymon Bruck
Location: North Capitol Hill — Seattle, Washington
Size: 1600 square feet, 2 BR
Years lived in: 2 — rented/live-work

This Seattle-based brand designer calls a 2-story 1960's loft building both home and work. With expansive windows and views of the city, water, and lush green hills, Daymon is a lucky man: he wakes up to this backdrop, works in front of killer vistas, and can take breaks throughout his days with peeks at the outdoors (either with a telescope or by stepping into his charming yard/patio area).

We love Daymon's mix of flea market, Italian, and modern pieces, along with the varying textures and finishes of marble, fiberglass, wood and leather. Nothing seems out of place, and everything seems strikingly special. Enjoy the glimpse!

Apartment Therapy Survey:

My Style: Modern Eclectic

Inspiration: "Beautiful things go together."

Favorite Element: view, outdoor space, location, open floor-plan

Biggest Challenge: it's a big space to fill!

What Friends Say: " did you find this place?"

Biggest Embarrassment: dirty windows - there are so many to keep clean.

Proudest DIY: a beat-up black $40 dresser flea market find that I painted Chinese green

Biggest Indulgence: 1960 Italian white molded fiberglass desk

Best Advice: collect pieces that make you happy

Dream Sources: Kelley Moore for ideas / any flea-antique markets / and Apartment Therapy of course!

Resources of Note:


    • Ralph Lauren: Hopsack (living and dining rooms)


    • antique markets in Seattle and New York City: mid-century Swedish hutch/sideboard, mixed black leather furniture
    • artwork is a mix of my own black and white work with pieces I've been collecting over the past 20 years
    • 1970's Italian marble and chrome coffee table, Moroccan prayer rug, 1968 Polish circus monkey print, collection of mid-century ceramics from various sources


    • Turn-of-the-century carved oak dining table with lucite chairs from Ikea
    • hanging pendant light is a repurposed floor lamp hung upside down from Ikea
    • found dresser / sideboard spray painted Chinese green


    • eclectic mix of new and vintage pieces
    • 9 foot hand-painted Venezia sign came from an antique store in NYC


    • Bed frame and dresser from Ikea
    • Eames hang-it-all rack and DCM-molded plywood chair
    • Swedish 1860's pine dresser


    • assorted art work

Thanks, Daymon!

Images: Maria Bianco

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