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Casa Quickie: Wrap It Up

Photographer Todd Selby recently toured the NYC apartment of music label director Keith Abrahamsson and stylist Kate Young, which is simply too cool for school. Under a backdrop of warm grays, the digs have plenty of high-quality furniture with interesting shapes and artsy elements, but the thing I love the most is that each room has something subtle and creative to notice.

In the bathroom, I thought the couple was so clever to wrap an ugly pipe with rope (or twine) to lend it a more organic, less industrial look. Especially in cities, many of us are plagued with old piping and other things we'd like to hide. So it could be a useful trick for many of you. The material is really versatile and can work with different aesthetics; you needn't just have a nautical theme. What do you think?

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Quirky-Living Quirky-Living 6 years
The rope is a great idea. Those water pipes get really hot, so it's not only smart, chic and inexpensive--it adds some much needed baby proofing.
nikkeeb nikkeeb 6 years
parts were cool, others not so much. love the rope pole - i think it's my fav part of the "tour" - the closet is pretty bad though
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