Character Traits-Bookcase Displays

Bookcase displays were once cluttered with double the number of vintage accessories and mementos. “Kara worked her magic,” refining and editing the collections down to the most meaningful, owner Bonnie […]

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Shingle-Minded-L-shaped exterior

The “L” shape of the house creates a courtyard in the rear, providing a sheltered spot for outdoor dining. Ike’s creative use of shingles is visible between the three ground-floor […]

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Shingle-Minded-Textured Walls

The homeowners wanted their interiors to reflect a modern approach to traditional seashore decor. The floating cabinet features lively colors and a variety of textures.

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Above it All-Desk Area

In the desk area, Zwebner included both task lighting and overhead lighting. “The glass calendar [at right, above desk] and the round glass mirror reflect light so the walls aren’t […]

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Above it All-Stairway

Zwebner replaced an inconvenient drop-down hatch and ladder with a staircase. The iron-and-wood rail complements the industrial chic look.

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Cutting-Edge Cozy-Master Bedroom

The furnishings in the master bedroom feature a variety of textures and patterns in neutral tones. The master sitting area (below) overlooks the Manhattan skyline.

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Shingle-Minded-Picnic Area

The picnic area is located just outside the kitchen dining area, which can be seen through the dramatic wall of glass. Doors of unobstructed glass help blur the lines between […]

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