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A growing family's airy downtown loft

This Downtown Brooklyn space is transformed into a warm, open loft with the help of our friends at Hyphen & Co. Designer Shelly Lynch-Sparks embraced the open floor plan of this growing family’s apartment by leaving the layout open and the textures neutral. The rooms are tied together through exposed overhead beams and process-focused artwork by Scott Sueme, Clay Mahn, and more.

Design by Hyphen & Co. | Photos by Claire Esparros

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Scott Sueme & Clay Mahn
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Clay Mahn
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“This apartment was for a growing family. They wanted a warm space that kept the airiness and openness of a loft.”

— Shelly Lynch-Sparks

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Senem Oezdogan
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Scott Sueme
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“We designed rooms that felt cozy and relaxing whether you were sitting on the floor or a chair - books are encouraged, the TV is hidden because it’s about the art.”

— Shelly Lynch-Sparks

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Scott Sueme
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Jessica Simorte
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Anastasia Greer
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“One of our key practices at Hyphen is to add color with accessories. In this case, we used art, rugs and throw pillows to bring in color successfully.”

— Shelly Lynch-Sparks

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