As long time residents of Williamsburg, the owners wanted a space where their extended family who reside in the same building could all gather.

Project Name: Prewar Williamsburg Apartment
Studio Name: OAD Interiors
Location: Brooklyn, United States
Photography: Andy Ryan
Project size: 750 ft2
Completion date: 2020
Building levels: 1

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Kitchen ©Andy Ryan

The layout of the space was altered to let natural light travel through a larger open living area. A larger kitchen was then designed open to the living room with entertaining in mind.

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Living Room ©Andy Ryan

We wanted to celebrate the history of the building and still create a modern, bright space for a young family. The original brick walls and lintels were exposed. The original beams were dressed with reclaimed wood from The Hudson Company.

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Bedroom ©Andy Ryan

The warmth of the brick and the texture of the wood cladding provide a striking contrast to the white and black kitchen cabinetry.

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