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Home Design Fall 2010: Family Style


Some family taste is passed down, some is disavowed. Some lies dormant, inside of us, only to emerge years later, when we realize we've painted a room the exact color of our childhood kitchen. In this issue, we set out, simply, to look at how different kinds of families live in New York right now. Our definition was elastic, befitting a city in which families come in every denomination. We've got two extravagantly bearded brothers sharing an apartment and workshop in Brooklyn. We've got two pairs of cohabitating twins. We've got an apartment that Annabelle Selldorf carved out for a mother and her daughters in the unlikeliest of spaces: the track of an old YMCA. We've got a pet pig. We've got a man with no kids but arguably the largest family in the world. read more [+]
Two DaddiesTheir Hearts Belong to Daddies
Lulu and Bunny may just be the luckiest girls in the world.
GreenpointMade With Love by Two Bearded Brothers
The instantly ancient home of Evan and Oliver Haslegrave.
SelldorfA Lifelong Membership to the YMCA
A mother and her two daughters move into a former running track.
VanderbiltDaughter of Invention
Gloria Vanderbilt has always reflected, and transcended, her family legacy.
TwinsTeman Chose Yellow, Teran Went for White
Even identical-twin designers living together need a little space to call their own.
NyeAre Pigs Color-Blind?
Alas, yes. But that doesn’t stop Tim Nye, his daughter, and their pet from enjoying this apartment.
Blues CluesThe ‘Blue’s Clues’ Bachelor
Steve Burns’s life has been filled with children, even though he lives all alone.
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