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The Big Apple. The City That Never Sleeps. Or just The City. Whatever you call it, we’re all on the same page. New Yorkers are a special breed of human being that can live in tiny spaces and work extra long hours while dressing very well and being very beautiful. The proliferation of tiny spaces means we appreciate two things: the rare big apartment and excellent design in the small ones. Every-sized space deserves attention whether it’s where you live, work or play and we’re here to help organize your exposed brick LES studio, full-floor Manhattan office, Greenpoint artists’ loft, perfect West Village brownstone or Broadway OMG store (just kidding, kind of). Your finds from the Brooklyn or Brimfield Flea markets deserve the perfect placement! We all know that NYC is a magical place - why not bring some of the sparkle inside? Make your friends jealous and then give them the link to Homepolish.

Setting the Stage for a Newborn

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With a new costar (aka a newborn) about to come onto the scene, a couple hired Homepolish's Megan Hopp to set the stage of their Upper West Side home.

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When Liz Durand Streisand and her husband Eric needed a redesign of a room to become a…

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Sculptural lighting from Workstead is goregous (and perfectly out of reach from little hands).

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A custom table from Uhuru is where Megan and Liz sat for their initial consultation.…

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A gorgeous bar from CB2 doubles as a sideboard. And check out that DOOR! That's…

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And the cool pipe built-in shelving was sourced through BluDot.

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Accessories were kept at a minimum as well, a key for any ambling newborn.

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Double Trouble: Two Manhattan Nurseries

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Liz and Verena are the closest of friends, both having babies within a couple months of each other. When Liz had Homepolish's Megan Hopp design her nursery, it only made sense that Verena soon followed suit.

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In a nursery double-header, Homepolish designer Megan Hopp recreated two guest…

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A playful safari wallpaper is the biggest draw in little Benjamin's room, but…

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Initially, Megan had chic sconces in the changing area, but Liz and Megan both…

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And there's Liz and Benjamin now! Fun fact: Liz and Megan actually didn't know the…

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Next up is Verena's nursery in Gramercy! Wallpaper was also key in her space, but they…

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Megan and Verena both agree that the changing table moment is one of their favorites…

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Verena's crib was found on Babesta, while Liz's was from Giggle.

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Of course, animals also roam free in this nursery! These portraits were found at a…

A Bohemian Escape from the City

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You can take the couple out of the West Coast, but you can't take the West Coast out of the couple. Homepolish's Hope Scully helped a family achieve California serenity in a suburb just outside of New York City.

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And here's the happy family now! Funny little detail, on the first round of…

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In the dining area, a simple black table is surrounded by Eames Eiffel chairs, all…

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When it came to the Westchester home of Heather and Jame Rhyu, Homepolish's Hope…

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Pops of brass elevate the formal living room, framing the chairs, the coffee table,…

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We could get lost in this oil painting for dayz. Also, can we talk about the fireplace…

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Mudcloth and sheepskin add texture in unexpected places.

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Sometimes it's surprising what a little duvet update can do to your bedroom! This…

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We wouldn't mind waking up to this cute little vignette every morning.

A Stylish East Village Apartment for Two Models

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Fashion models Alana Zimmer and Nick Rea are constantly on the go. Homepolish designer Megan Hopp quickly made over their 1-bedroom apartment to be the perfect New York haven.

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After living in her East Village apartment for three years, fashion model Alana Zimmer…

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Polished accents give the living room a warm glow, pairing nicely with industrial…

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The dining nook almost feels like the country with the farmhouse-style chairs and dome pendant.

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The apartment may be small, but it is packed full of character... not to mention, a…

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Originally, the team stained the sliding barn doors. But when they turned out a…

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The unmistakeable highlight of the whole apartment is the stunning Calico wallpaper,…

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We imagine this to be the closest thing to diving into a cloud.

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With such a gorgeous feature wall, Megan kept the rest of the bedroom neutral and white.

Going Contemporary in Greenwich Village

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In the heart of New York's Bohemia, Homepolish designer Jesse Turek layered in color, modern furnishings, and pop art in a 1-bedroom loft.

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This picture is a perfect image of Ross and Jesse's work together. The Eames chairs

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A sleek, midcentury-esque side table doubles as a dry bar. We're loving the masculine…

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Ross said that one of the greatest things Jesse taught him was the value of not going…

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Ross, a Homepolish client and bachelor, in the Village asked Homepolish's Jesse Turek…

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In an unexpected move, Jesse arranged the Restoration Hardware sofa and marble coffee…

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And of course, no bachelor space is complete without a bar and more importantly OLIVE BRANCHES.

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The dining area is a mixture of old-meets-new. Exposed brick and black walnut comes…

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This is a home run moment... these are actually benches from the old Yankee Stadium, a…

Reimagining Serenity at MNDFL Upper East

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For MNDFL's second New York meditation studio on the Upper East Side, Homepolish's Shelly Lynch-Sparks and Ariel Farmer created a sense of calm infused with some uptown sophistication.

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At MNDFL's second New York location on the Upper East Side, Homepolish designers…

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To create a slight sense of edge (as opposed to the staid "zen" look), the designers…

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In another midcentury touch, Saarinen-esque side tables pop up throughout reception.

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After the first location of MNDFL in the Washington Square Park area, living plant…

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The pendants, designed by local studio Ladies and Gentlemen, reminded the designers of…

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Custom shelving built right into the white oak wall displays works by various teachers…

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Another throw-back to the original location is the tea station. This one is finished…

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From concrete jungle to literal jungle!

A Picture-Perfect TriBeCa Apartment

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For a 1-bedroom apartment overlooking the Empire State Building and the Hudson, the views aren't the only thing worth gawking at, thanks to Homepolish's Ariel Farmer.

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In the living room, a gorgeous sectional holds the floor, but the photography on the…

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A mixture of works lines the shelves. Ariel personally loves the Jerry Halls (bottom…

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And no urban kitchen is complete without a well-styled (and well-stocked) bar cart!

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Sammi also loves the ladders throughout the home, a find from Etsy. They definitely…

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Across from the gallery shelves, a pair of old window frames were converted into…

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Ariel's favorite moment of the apartment is the bedroom wall gallery. As she says,…

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The rustic, beachy headboard was a lucky Urban Outfitters find. It almost has the look…

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Yes, you can leave us here, and we will bask in these glorious white linens.

A Bright Office Expansion for IF Studio

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Moving into a sun-drenched white box space in the NoMad area, IF Studio hired Homepolish's Tina Rich to make their office reflect their creative company mission.

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The conference table is from Restoration Hardware, but it's those West Elm chandeliers

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BAM! Isn't that so much whiter and brighter? That little fiddle leaf fig helps too.

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Minimalistic desks contrast nicely with the black task chairs.

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And as we said, art is EVERYWHERE. IF Studio is constantly creating and innovating.…

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For a touch of glam, some of the employees opted to have sheepskin pillows for their desks.

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Art is even on the window sills!

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Now the studio has a fully functional kitchen space with concrete countertops and…

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In keeping with our 2017 trend report, Tina used black metal pendants from Ikea to…

A Home for Toast the Dog (and Her Human Mom)

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It's a dog's life! Though when it comes to the home of Insta-famous pup Toast (and her human mom Katie Sturino), it's hardly the doghouse. Think more along the lines of a Chelsea apartment by Homepolish.

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In the entryway, Muppet strikes a pose beneath her portrait by Lark + Raven.

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When it came to the home of Insta-famous Toast the Dog (cough, she also lives with her…

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Low on potassium? We got you covered with a Jonathan Adler brass banana. Nothing…

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It's no question who the masters of the house are... at the dining table Toast,…

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Tina made sure that all accessories at dog-level were very durable, like this woven…

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A working fireplace? Ok, these dogs really have the life.

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Though the dogs each have their own designated seating area, Katie says that they…

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Luckily, the dogs are small. Can you imagine sharing a 1-bedroom with three Great Danes?