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Ah, Brooklyn. Manhattan’s expansive and eclectic brother, home of the Williamsburg hipsters, Park Slope stroller pushers, Rockaway surf bros (though they probably live in Williamsburg and are maybe hipsters) and great flea markets. The diverse landscape is rife with all kinds of architectural highlights from lovely early 19th century brownstones to sleek new condos and everything in between. So whether you’re looking to upgrade your apartment, your coffee shop or your startup’s office we have a designer match for you.

A Lively, Playful Apartment in Brooklyn

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For well-read and well-traveled city dwellers, Homepolish designer Will Saks created a Boerum Hill apartment that is full of life and color.

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Carrie Carlson and Ben Blickle rent a gorgeous Boerum Hill apartment for an architect.…

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A custom farmhouse table was crafted at Trailer Park Brooklyn, but the chairs are…

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This bar cart is so festive that it's making us feel like we're in the mood for piña coladas.

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The beautiful geometric barstools are the work of Eric Trine. Carrie actually met him…

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Ok, these two must read A LOT. Since Carrie works in publishing and Ben is currently…

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The chairs are based off of the classic Thonet bentwood classics.

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Believe it or not, these two bright pops of color (the armchair and ottoman) are both vintage.

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The blue sofa from Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams sets the scene for layers upon layers…

Bringing MNDFL to Brooklyn

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For the third in our series of locations for the MNDFL meditation studio, Homepolish's Shelly Lynch-Sparks and Ariel Farmer collaborated to bring the serene brand to Brooklyn.

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According to MNDFL founder Ellie Burrows, the meditation space is "cathedral-like,"…

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Did somebody say OHM-polish?

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Reception is simple with a white oak counter and the logo.

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Gorgeous macrame screens are the work of artist Grace Teng. They greet visitors at the…

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Floating bookshelves display products and books on meditation, so you can get your zen…

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When MNDFL meditation decided to open a new location in Brooklyn's Williamsburg…

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Look at how absolutely stunning that living plant wall is! It's so lush and green that…

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For the tea bar, Shelly and Ariel had a custom island crafted and clad in white oak in…

A Relaxed, Contemporary Family Home in Brooklyn

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With a hectic family life, it can be hard to find the time to design a comfortable home. Homepolish's Marissa Bero took the headache out of the process for a family in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights.

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Above a simple West Elm midcentury style bed, vintage paintings watch over the room.

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A small workspace in the guest bedroom features an Eames Eiffel chair and CB2 desk.

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For Katherine and Simon (and their little daughter Frances), Homepolish's Marissa Bero…

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The living room is the perfect combo of new and old. The leather sofa is brand new…

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Marissa also sourced pieces such as the pendant and accent chairs from Etsy.

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In the cute dining nook, a Saarinen-esque table is surrounded by adorable chairs,…

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The kitchen, the first part of the home redesign, was the most difficult. (We in the…

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After an unfortunate leak, the team tackled the bathroom too, bringing in new pieces…

A Colorful and Lively Brooklyn Apartment

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For a newlywed couple in Brooklyn's Park Slope, Homepolish designer Megan Hopp took a barebones apartment and transformed it into a vibrant expression of their new life together.

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For Jyothi and Max, a newlywed couple with their first apartment in the Park Slope…

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Though the sofa and rug are neutral, pops of color come through accessories such as…

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Nestled among the bookshelves is a metal, wood, and leather bar cart. Cheers, indeed!

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The entryway table is one of Megan's favorite moments of the home, accessorized with a…

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We think everyone should have a moose to hang their hats and scarves. If that's not a…

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To outfit simple midcentury modern walnut dining table and leather dining chairs,…

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The GORGEOUS wallpaper in the bedroom is also from Etsy. It's the couple's favorite…

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The brass-and-glass nightstands only up the luxury factor.

Creating Community at Common Kingston

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In the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, Homepolish's Elisa Shankle crafted unique community spaces for each floor of the Common Kingston community.

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For the Common Kingston community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Homepolish designer…

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As Elisa says, "When I got there on the initial consultation, the space was under…

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In Lounge #4, a crushed velvet sofa dominates the scene.

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In Lounge #3, Elisa specified a leather sofa with sleek brass legs.

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Silk, hand-loomed pillows add a pop of color and luxury to the space.

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Even though they're all slightly different, the sofas all came from Interior Define.

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A Single-Day Makeover for a Brooklyn Apartment

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After a couple had some minor renovations in their Brooklyn apartment, they called in Homepolish's Ariel Farmer to complete the finishing touches from small pieces of furniture to a large wall gallery.

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When Garrett Munce and Adam Rathe, both magazine editors residing in Brooklyn, needed…

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Ariel helped the two craft a modern bohemian with pieces such as this sculptural

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Garrett inherited beautiful antique rugs from his grandmother, which immediately gave…

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The wall gallery was the biggest project the team took on. It incorporates pieces that…

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For a gallery of this scope, Ariel says that it's best to lay everything out on the…

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Funny tidbit: When Ariel first met the couple, she told them to get a couple plants.…

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And as magazine editors, the two have quite the collection of books.

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They have so much art that it spills out right into the hallway and into the bedroom.

A Modern, Industrial Brooklyn Loft

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When a free-spirited couple in Williamsburg hired Homepolish's Jae Joo, she had 2 months to take their loft from bare bones to a creative haven.

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And of course, it has some products from Jose's company, Abbott NYC.

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Everything from brass wishbones to telephones and shirt collars.

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As if the couple isn't cool enough, they also have an awesome pup, George.

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Luxury continues in the bathroom as well with pristine subway tile and a clawfoot tub.

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Patterned poufs and textural rugs complete the look.

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The master bedroom looks out over the living room... perfect for surveying their…

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Off the kitchen, there's a small home office. The industrial desk from Restoration…

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The guest bedroom was completed in a Moroccan theme.

A Picture-Perfect Brooklyn Apartment

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When it came to a 1-bedroom apartment in Park Slope, Homepolish's Jesse Turek knew just how to bring out personality and quirk in the design.

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There's Carol... demonstrating how absolutely comfortable her new sectional is.

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The bedroom is perfectly zen with lots of natural light and white linens.

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Not to mention the closet doors! Originally, jesse was going to have these custom…

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Jesse encouraged Carol to visit the annual Affordable Art Fair, and sure enough she…

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We are LOVING the pop of purple from this midcentury side chair.

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And who can resist this adorable little hanging terrarium? It even has mini giraffes inside!

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The geometric coffee table adds just a touch of glam.

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Carol was hesitant to splurge on a large-scale rug, but Jesse assured her that a…

A Single Day Makeover for a Fashion Designer’s Studio

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For a fashion designer who recently moved from Berlin to Brooklyn, Homepolish's Emma Lesser took a studio space from post-move-in disarray to oasis with only a single day session.

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When fashion designer Julianna Bass, who owns her own fashion line, moved back to New…

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Housed in the repurposed Domino Sugar Factory, the apartment feels perfectly…

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First on the to-do list for the apartment was maximizing the layout. Emma immediately…

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Since Julianna is a designer, she was comfortable going for some bold choices, such as…

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Another bold choice was the bright orange dhurrie occasional chair.

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The gallery wall is a collection of Julianna's multiple tastes and personality. As…

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Every coffee table needs a touch of personality.

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And there's Julianna with Elliott the cat (who according to our photographer dominated…

A Breathtaking Brooklyn Gut Renovation

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In a complete top-to-bottom renovation, Homepolish's Elizabeth Bomberger took a Park Slope townhouse and turned it into a floral "urban treehouse" to escape the city.

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A Florida transplant to Brooklyn's Park Slope hired Homepolish's Elizabeth Bomberger…

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In the kitchen, a gorgeous custom mural by Sicis incorporates peonies, the client's…

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The pendants in the dining area are literally the "Caviar" model. Doesn't get more…

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And we are simply DYING for this incredible paneling in the entryway. Elizabeth found…

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She continues, "My favorite part of the design is the fact that the panels are…

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The client was enamored with the idea of having a Japanese soaking tub, so Elizabeth…

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In the shower, another Sicis mosaic covers the wall, this time in a lotus pattern,…

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The opposite side of the room is a touch more subdued with a metal dresser and simple mirror.