People are going smaller. They would rather spend their money elsewhere or due to their location a larger space isn't financial feasible. This studio is located in Brooklyn, NY. where square footage comes at a premium. Let's see how they utilized a 400-square-foot studio apartment with textures and finishes to give depth and character.
Balancing crisp white and warm wood, affordable basics and custom handmade pieces, and smooth and rough textures, the space offers great lessons on how to live in a small space, mix old and new, and give a home unique character and personality.
The lath panels were a great way to incorporate texture," Caleo adds. While they were not able to use reclaimed lath from downstairs (think messy old plaster dust and allergies), they gave the new unsanded pieces a weathered patina by coating them in a mix of water-thinned white primer and a little gray paint. The lath defines the bedroom nook, lets the light filter through and serves as a unique sculptural element that references the building's history.
How they added the lath: