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Situated in a lovely older building in New York’s historic Gramercy Park neighborhood is the one-bedroom apartment that Emmy award-winning producer David Perler calls home. When David decided his co-op needed a facelift, he turned to husband and wife design team of Bravo! and HGTV fame Bob and Cortney Novogratz, who are known for their vintagemodern aesthetic, and for mixing high and low pieces. “We felt right off that the space was amazing, but it needed to be opened up,” say the Novogratz. And that’s exactly what they did. They star ted by taking down a wall between the kitchen and living room, which created a much more spacious environment. “That  really enhanced the apartment in a major way”.  Stepping into the living room, you are greeted with a vibe that is at once eclectic and curated, spacious yet inviting, and comfortable but sleek. This was exactly the Novogratz’s intention. “We went for an industrial feel, but still cozy and warm. David did not want a lot of color in his home, but we brought in enough to make the whole space work.”  Speaking of color, the Novogratz’s were able to incorporate hues from their collaborative line with Stark paint.  Using Tudo Bem on the walls and Piano White on the trim set the

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