Bond Street Apartment

Home Studios worked with a young family to transform a 2,000-square-foot apartment into an expressive and finely detailed home in New York City’s NoHo neighborhood.

  • area / size 2,000 sqft
  • Year 2020
  • Type Apartment,
  • With 20 Bond, Home Studios envisioned an updated and modern residence that defies the conformity of a typical unit. Featuring a diversity of expression, design influences and materiality, the end result is a welcoming three-bedroom, two-bathroom residence that celebrates a clean and cohesive design language.

    Originally built in 1925, and renovated last in the 1980s, Home Studios gut-renovated the entire apartment in an effort to rework and maximize the open floorplan, keeping only a portion of the original maple floors.

    Dedicated to the exploration of unexpected details, the studio designed ten new site-specific furniture and lighting pieces in collaboration with local long-term fabrication partners, including an oak and copper Vesper Console and a custom Swing Pendant that illuminates the dining room.

    In addition to Home Studio’s custom pieces, a thoughtful selection of furniture was sourced from a balanced blend of both vintage and contemporary designers, including Chen Chen and Kai Williams, Sabine Marcelis and Max Lamb.

    The brightly lit open-floor plan, ornamented by copper and oak detailing, is connected by arched contours and a rounded and raised ceiling, providing a heightened sense of place and playfulness. (The curved geometries of Alvar Aalto’s work being one of the project’s many design inspirations.)

    In the guest bathroom, the curves continue. A bowed glass window with copper detail sits above a tiled sitting nook with a teak wood towel storage unit is nestled underneath. Custom handmade mosaic tiles and copper trim frame the deep soaking tub. In the master bathroom, a vanity constructed in honed Arabescato Classico marble is complemented by Waterworks fixtures.

    The renovation serves as a testament of strength in collaboration and vision between Home Studio and client, who approached Home Studios after they fell in love with the studio’s notable interior work for some of New York City’s most beloved bars and restaurants, including Elsa and Goat Town. The final product is a near-ideal extension of Home Studios process and values – a place that offers its residents something truly unique.

    Design: Home Studios
    Photography: Brian Ferry