The Insider: Emerging Designer Brings Lively Layered English Style to Clinton Hill Duplex Rental

Greg Stevens

Interior designer Christina Nielsen brought a location of English flair to Brooklyn just lately when she set up her Clinton Hill-dependent style and design apply, Christina Nielsen Style. By that she suggests “Everything quite intentionally place jointly, with plenty of levels and designs,” as in the decor of the duplex apartment she shares with her spouse. “I adore building rooms truly feel welcoming, warm, and like they’ve been there for good.”

Nielsen, who is at first from Connecticut, grew up paying out every single summer season in England, where her father’s family members life, and spent time in London herself as an adult, finding out modern art soon after pivoting from editorial perform at Vogue magazine. All that motivated her design and style aesthetic. England is also exactly where she received her very first style commission: a non-public box at Ascot race training course. “From there, I experienced a good deal of inquiries and it just boomeranged.”

Incredibly, the meticulously renovated area on the two lessen flooring of a vintage brownstone, with wonderful plasterwork, arched doorways and marble mantels, is a rental. The pair appeared for more than 6 months to uncover it. The householders experienced purchased the home about a 10 years before and “fully restored it,” Nielsen claimed. “I was incredibly lucky to appreciate what they did.”

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