An interior designer from the suburbs of New York City, Camila Pavone works with all manner of Manhattan- and Brooklyn-based clients. Renting is the dominant lifestyle in the Big Apple—meaning that square footage is at the mercy of the best location and most affordable rent. Camila’s mission? Helping clients find clever ways to push the limits of their homes and their creativity.
Camila herself doesn’t own an apartment, so she wholeheartedly relates to the design limits that a lease entails. She’s compiled a few go-tricks for simplifying and streamlining the transformation of a room. Today, Camila shows us some swoon-worthy before-and-after shots of a basement bedroom, plus her tips for making the most of a rental. Prepare to be inspired—regardless of your living situation!
“The project centered on a tiny bedroom on the Upper West Side, just blocks away from a park, shops and restaurants. The location was ideal, but it was a basement bedroom without a single window. Here is the state of the room when my client went to look at the apartment.”