A Charming 280-Square-Foot Crown Heights Studio
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Name: Emily Loughlin
Location: Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Size: 280 square feet
Years lived in: Renting, less than one year
Emily lives in the tiniest, sweetest apartment. Guests immediately fall in love with the artwork (her grandfather’s) and the mid-century bar stools. Emily, herself, is calm and inviting amidst the hustle and bustle of New York. She works for an architectural firm, called Sage and Coombe.
Apartment Therapy Survey:
My Style: Eclectic, Mid-Century
Favorite Element: My grandfather’s paintings — growing up, I spent all my weekends in his studio; almost all the art in the apartment is his.
Biggest Challenge: Space — the apartment is so tiny! I have to be extremely selective in everything I choose; most of my furniture I made custom to fit the space.
What Friends Say: So many chairs! They’re right — I’ve never had as many people in the space at one time to sit in every chair (there are 10 chairs and a bench, two are in pieces because I don’t have space for them).
Biggest Embarrassment: As a renter, there are certain things I’d love to change if I could — fireplace backsplash and overhead fan would be where I’d start.
Proudest DIY: I’ve made a good deal of my furniture.
Biggest Indulgence: I’ve got a serious plant addiction.
Best Advice: More on the walls, less on the floor
Dream Sources: I’ve always opined over Hans Wegner’s Architect’s Desk. If only I could find somewhere to put it…
PAINT & COLORS
PAINT & COLORS
Bamboo Bath Mat Amazon
Shower Curtain — Amazon
Mirror – Found
Hall Table – DIY
Side Table – DIY
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