Stylishly Masculine 13th Street Penthouse by Jane Kim Design
Mar 21, 2014 17:04
This New York penthouse apartment on the 13th street in the city's East Village was designed for nocturnal entertaining by Jane Kim Design, in collaboration with Ben Shulman.
The dark spaces with carefully re-imagined details like raw wood and exposed brick walls exude masculinity and style. Stainless steel appliances in the open kitchen were matched with glossy surfaces, breaking the monotony and adding extra dimensions to the space.
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