Bright colors abound in Chris Coleman's Williamsburg, Brooklyn loft. Photo by Johnny Valant.
The dining and living room space in Coleman's loft. Photo by Johnny Valant.
An aerial view of Coleman's loft shows how the space flows. Photo by Johnny Valant.
The light-filled bathroom in Laura Bohn's West Village apartment in New York City. Photo by Cynthia Van Elk.
An aerial view shows the clean lines and modern simplicity of Bohn's apartment. Photo by Cynthia Van Elk.
A serene decor defines the bedroom in Ochs' SoHo apartment. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.
The efficient, well-appointed kitchen in Ochs' SoHo apartment. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.
David Ling's New York City loft makes the most of its space. Photo by Eric Laignel.
The living room in Paul Ochs' SoHo apartment in New York City. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.
A water display captures the eye in Ling's New York City loft. Photo by Eric Laignel.
The sleek and modern kitchen in Ling's loft. Photo by Eric Laignel.
Again, simple but bold statements define the bedroom in Michaels' Sutton Place apartment. Photo by Eric Laignel.
The white and stainless steel kitchen in Blumenfeld's Harlem brownstone. Photo by Paul Warchol.
Joan Blumenfeld's "modern brownstone" in Harlem. Photo by Elizabeth Felicella.
Chris Coleman of Christopher Coleman Docservis shows an aptitude for fearless color combinations in his loft.
David Ling of David Ling Architect took a ramshackle warehouse that used to be a dental factory in the 1880s and transformed the space with metal sculptures and water features.
Jayne Michaels of 2 Michaels raised archways and added an extra bathroom to her NYC apartment because "Two bathrooms is the key to any good relationship."
Joan Blumenfeld of Perkins + Will bought a vacant lot in Harlem measuring 17 feet in width and from this built her brownstone.
Laura Bohn of Laura Bohn Design made extensive renovations to her apartment, which was an old Bank of New York building filled with rubble.
Paul Ochs of Ochs Design focused on a clever use of space in his apartment, which features fold-out seats in the entryway, roll-out storage in the kitchen hood and a twin bed for his son that folds into a room partition.
Simple, but bold touches define Jayne Michaels' Sutton Place apartment in New York City. Photo by Eric Laignel.