Aaron Probyn and Rebecca McEvoy looked at five or 6 flats, aiming to obtain a quaint brownstone, in advance of landing on their two-bedroom, two-toilet, 1,200-square-foot Carroll Gardens abode. “It’s in a truly stunning building with excellent windows and a distinct format,” he states. “We actually appreciated Manhattan, but often gravitated towards Brooklyn. It’s greener, calmer, and there are additional outdoor spaces, which is terrific because we have a puppy.”
The couple, who hail from the United Kingdom and moved to Brooklyn in July 2019, have a prolonged roster of work centered on style and interiors—Aaron getting done home furniture and accessory collaborations with brands like Another Nation, Habitat, and IKEA, and Rebecca getting an interior stylist and previous design and style editor at Elle Decoration British isles. So it can make feeling that their New York apartment is created to a T.
While Aaron leans a lot more pragmatic and materials-led in design, with a adore for natural textures, Rebecca has a whimsical, playful, and eclectic aesthetic. “We the two have an appreciation for design tactics and classic parts,” he claims.
The living area options an array of collected merchandise, together with a 1940s industrial storage cupboard originally from Hungary that they identified in a classic store. “It’s the genuine centerpiece of the living area,” Aaron says. But the merchandise on its cabinets stand out as nicely, numerous of which they found on their travels: the purple Plant of the Apes statue obtained in Hong Kong Japanese dolls a zebra mask from Africa and porcelain horses initially designed for Habitat, exactly where the pair both labored.