Author: Alyssa Bird

An established garden and brand-new house are a match made in heaven.

In Chelsea, a textile designer and her architect friend expertly meld the old with the new.

Upper East Side formality is cast aside in favor of pretty, polished, young, and fun.

At home in Brooklyn, decorator Rodney Lawrence has amassed a treasure trove of curiosities.

The client wanted a modern and glamorous space where she could display her collection of works by undervalued women artists.

“As a fashion designer, you can’t repeat yourself. I approach interiors the same way, as though each project is a different collection,” says Godbold.

The contemporary apartment is perched high in Tribeca's 60-story Jenga-like skyscraper, 56 Leonard.