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Great Room Archive

November 28, 2011
The 2,398-Sheet Apartment

When it came time to redecorate his one-bedroom rental, Doug Meyer took no shortcuts, installing piece after piece of colored paper with the help of his brother, Gene.

November 7, 2011
A Dissident Did Our Guesthouse

Swiss-based HHF Architects teamed with the recently imprisoned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to build an ultramodern country bungalow.

September 26, 2011
Six Books Per Square Foot

How does a minimalist architect deal with a client’s truckload of printed matter? By building a very long bookshelf, for starters.

August 8, 2011
Loft Imitates Art

A couple of gallery pros remake their home into a livable exhibit.

June 6, 2011
The Side Tables Have a Past

As do the pillows, chairs, and armoire.

March 7, 2011
We’re All Mad Here

Down the rabbit hole to artist Meghan Boody’s tripped-out Tribeca wonderland.

January 31, 2011
The Pied-à-Terre Downstairs

Who needs two second homes in a single apartment building? One London-based family’s extravagant coping strategy.

January 3, 2010
The Song Remains the Same. The Apartment Does Not.

A decade ago John Legend shared an East Village walk-up with two college buddies. Things have changed.

December 13, 2010
Give Them Some Wood Scraps, They’ll Make You a Table

Plus a sofa, a lounge chair, and a freestanding bedroom on stilts. One couple’s DIY loft overhaul.

November 15, 2010
That Old, Bright Magic

Designer Miles Redd transforms a forlorn-looking West Village apartment into a retro-Hollywood-inspired sanctuary with one very creative paint job.

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