Every project takes its owner’s wish list and personal style and pulls them together with technical know how and design expertise to create the perfect space for each client. Some favorite projects can be seen below. Click on the images to see more detail.
A gorgeous home on the ocean received a light and fresh update. Old wood paneled walls were removed, the dining room and kitchen were switched and combined to create fresh space for relaxing and entertaining. A custom banquette and table, three kinds of tile and cabinets recessed into walls make the most of this charming space.
The Aldyn, Trump Tower, Riverside Blvd, NYC
A spacious apartment in this brand new high-rise needed some personality within it’s white walls. A faux-exposed-brick facade, barn wood pantry door, and reclaimed wood island lent warmth. A custom distressed iron backsplash with brass rivets behind the wolf stove and a brass and steel pot rack gave industrial charm for this professional cook. A bar with beverage centers and leather hardware was created where an extra bedroom closet had previously been on the other side of the wall.
A Designer’s Kitchen. Ridgewood, NJ
In Nicole’s own kitchen which was featured in House Beautiful Magazine (April 2011 “Kitchen of the Month”) two small and outdated rooms were combined to make a spacious and light space perfect for a busy family. Modern touches such as a built-in Miele coffee system and chalkboard refrigerator panels marry with details that nod to the home’s 1905 roots.
Stevens Road, Ridgewood, NJ
As part of a major remodel this open plan kitchen was fitted with an eclectic mix to match the owner’s fab style. Mixed marble tile, a built in Sub Zero and a bar / armoire with a tiny copper sink make this space perfect for entertaining and hanging out. Brick tile walls bring warmth and structure into one portion connecting to the dining and powder rooms.
E 86th Street, NYC
This owner’s otherwise meticulously decorated apartment had an ancient kitchen in need of a fresh redo. Old laminates were pulled out, a third (!) entry door into the small kitchen was closed up and the space was rearranged to create an efficient and charming space. A bright pop of colors and the owner’s pretty dish collection add additional brightness.
Butterfield House, W 10th Street, NYC
A previously dark and dreary prewar kitchen is converted into a light, bright space with a glass wall opening out to the adjacent living room and terrace. Clever design conceals unmovable ductwork and beams (typical of NYC) and offers simultaneously offers privacy and light and definition of the space.