Meat Packing DuplexContemporary Living Room, New York

Packing a lot of function into a small space requires ingenuity and skill, exactly what was needed for this one-bedroom gut in the Meatpacking District. When Axis Mundi was done, all that remained was the expansive arched window. Now one enters onto a pristine white-walled loft warmed by new zebrano plank floors. A new powder room and kitchen are at right. On the left, the lean profile of a folded steel stair cantilevered off the wall allows access to the bedroom above without eating up valuable floor space. Beyond, a living room basks in ample natural light. To allow that light to penetrate to the darkest corners of the bedroom, while also affording the owner privacy, the façade of the master bath, as well as the railing at the edge of the mezzanine space, are sandblasted glass. Finally, colorful furnishings, accessories and photography animate the simply articulated architectural envelope.

Project Team: John Beckmann, Nick Messerlian and Richard Rosenbloom
Photographer: Mikiko Kikuyama
© Axis Mundi Design LLC

Design ideas for a small contemporary living room in New York with white walls, medium hardwood flooring, a standard fireplace and a stone fireplace surround. —  Houzz
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etienne_martinEtienne Martin wrote:23 May 2016
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    5 years ago

    Thanks. The rug from The Rug Company.

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James East added this to living room ideas8 June 2021

sofa has nice shape, rug nearly good

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