Big City Digs: Cozy Family Home in Brooklyn

From the cubbies in the entryway to the durable sectional in the great room, every inch of this home in Brooklyn was designed to be family-friendly. Blue accents brighten the cozy interior and create a sense of flow all the way to the backyard.

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Photo By: Dylan Chandler

Mudroom Entryway With Color-Coded Cubbies and Wooden Stairs

This mudroom entryway features a set of cubbies with different colors for each family member. The mudroom leads to an attractive set of wooden stairs and includes cork wainscoting that extends four feet up the wall.

Pale Wood Cubbies Provide Storage for Shoes and Outerwear

Built from wood in a pale finish, these mudroom cubbies provide abundant shoe and coat storage. Separate colors define each cubby space, and the mudroom's durable tile floor features a fun pattern.

Stairs With Glass Wall

These stairs and their wooden railing can be seen through a glass wall, which provides protection from falls.

Great Room Sitting Area With Concealed Pocket Door Wall

Just off the main family room area, this small sitting area serves double duty by way of a concealed pocket door wall that can close and create a guest room. The space features a fireplace, entertainment center, and two contemporary round chairs atop a stylish blue rug.

Great Room Area Doubles as Guest Room With Sliding Doors

Sliding double pocket doors telescope together to close off this great room sitting area, turning it into a guest room. The space features curved contemporary chairs, a television and a fireplace.

Upcycled Wooden Front Door Used as Barn-Style Closet Door

An old wooden door with a window has been upcycled and hung on a barn-door style track to stylishly close off a small closet.

Family Room With Gray Sectional Sofa and Ottoman

This family room includes a gray sectional sofa surrounding a matching gray ottoman for abundant seating. A floating console table style entertainment center is situated beneath a large television hanging on the wall.

Family Room With Gray Sectional Sofa and Wide Console Table

This family room features abundant seating by way of a large gray sectional sofa surrounding a cushioned ottoman. The room includes a large television hanging above a wide console table style entertainment center.

Contemporary Wet Bar With Blue Cabinets and Wine Fridge

This small wet bar area features blue cabinetry, a wine fridge and a small eat-in area with a polka-dot banquette.

Polka Dot Banquette Seat Near Large Picture Window

Behind this polka dot banquette seat is a large picture window looking out onto the porch. A small round marble table provides space for working or eating.

Modern Wet Bar With Blue Cabinets and Quartz Countertop

This modern wet bar features light blue cabinetry, a white quartz countertop, a stainless steel gooseneck faucet and a mirrored backsplash.

Play Area and Small Dining Space Near Porch

A play area with play table and colorful rug is set up next to a small dining area with round table and polka-dot banquette. The porch and backyard are accessible by way of a large sliding glass door.

Playroom Space With Low Shelves and High Cabinets

This gender-neutral play space features high cabinets for safe storage as well as low shelves that are accessible to smaller family members. A multicolored rug beneath the play table helps protect the floor.

Eames Chair in Child's White Playroom With Splashes of Color

This child's white playroom area features high cabinets, a low shelf with plastic storage bins, a low table with a large roll of paper for coloring, and white Eames chairs that are just the right size for kids.

Porch With Flagstone Floor and Wall of Horizontal Boards

This porch features a wall and ceiling made of horizontal boards. Cushions on the stone tile floor provide seating, and drum end tables offer a space to set drinks and snacks. Overhead, a contemporary three-blade ceiling fan keeps air moving on warm days.

Floating Vanity in Contemporary Bathroom With Blue Tile Walls

A dark brown floating vanity with white quartz countertop works well against the horizontal hexagonal blue tiles covering the wall in this small bathroom.

Glass Door Shower Stall in Small Bathroom With Blue Tile

The shower stall of this small bathroom features a clear glass door as well as horizontal hexagonal blue tiles, which extend into the bathroom space.

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