SW1038 Architectural Gray.
The biggest change seems counter-intuitive but made a world of difference. A previous owner had removed walls between the living room, dining room, & foyer to open up the apartment. Sounds like a good idea right? Above you can see the floorplan as it was when I purchased the apartment. In theory I am in favor of making better flow in any space but it was impossible to furnish any of the rooms as everything became circulation! Plus I have an extensive art collection and needed some wall space. Where you may ask? Admittedly these photos are staged with 3/4 of my belongings (mostly art and books) in storage!
Adding back in the original walls and arched openings between rooms as seen in the plan above actually made the space feel larger and function better. Don't just take my word for it lets look at some pictures.
Artisan lighting make the cozy dining space truly elegant.
Blomberg appliances from Germany) and added a vintage narrow metal cabinet to give counterspace next to the stove.
Around that corner and next to the service entry is my favorite aspect of the kitchen: the original floor to ceiling enormous pantry!HERE).
Tiffany Blue SW0093 by Sherwin Williams.
HERE. Let me know if you have any questions or would like to stop by for an in-person tour!
Thanks to my friend, Architect Erich Stanley, for his gorgeous after photos of my apartment!