A new book, Brooklyn Interiors by Kathleen Hackett, ($45; Rizzoli) proves that Brooklyn isn’t defined by any single aesthetic. With homes in neighborhoods from Bed-Stuy to Dumbo to Ditmas Park, there’s diversity in the people and their styles in this borough of New York City that is now known world-wide. A living room with an antique map and surfboard and another decorated with leather sofas and industrial pendant lamps.
I’ve thrown in the one (above) which is not in the book. It’s my former brownstone in Clinton Hill, now owned by my oldest friend, chef Cary Richardson. It features my paintings and artwork, as well as wallpaper that I designed for this room –and later sold through Anthroplogie Home– along with a rug and pillows featuring my work. It was just the scene of a fun birthday party this spring, when the book just came out. I hope the author doesn’t mind I included it here, I think it fits in nicely, in that it’s a unique Brooklyn interior.
(Photos, Matthew Williams; via Architectural Digest)