Playing to Strengths-Custom Built-ins

Custom built-ins maximize the narrow space. Striking hard­ware completes the look. “We added glitzy knobs for sparkling glamour,” designer Karla Trincanello says. “A small refriger­ator stores wine for when girlfriends […]

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Playing to Strengths-Chairs

Faced with a rough concrete wall, Aliya Riaz of Portfauxlio Inc. painted the top portion and then applied a shell-and-glitter-glue composition to the bottom with a trowel. “It was a […]

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Playing to Strengths

Because the sloped walls did not have wallboard, they wouldn’t hold the tented fabric. “We had to devise a way to add wood at the top and center to hold […]

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Better Than Ever-Kitchen Cabinets

The lower cabinets are equipped with an automatic-release mechanism rather than handles. Oyler’s dogs were spooked at first when the cabinets opened mysteriously any time they were bumped. “It was several […]

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Less Is More-Living area

“I call it ‘luxurious minimalism,’” architect Gary Rosard says of the duplex condominium’s style. “It’s very spare.”

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Nordic Nod-Cabinets

Nifoussi redesigned a run of cabinetry next to the dining table as a “moody, sexy, home bar,” complete with features such as reeded cabinets and an antiqued mirrored backsplash. Lower […]

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