Eclectic Style

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Master Bedroom

    South-facing windows allow sunlight to flood the entire penthouse. If you need shade, though, the windows are outfitted with motorized blinds. The reclaimed hardwood floors were specially milled and…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Living Room

    The penthouse is furnished with antiquities and one-of-a-kind pieces scavenged from around the world: Napoleon III chairs, tufted mohair sofas, vintage French leather club chairs, industrial factory…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Kitchen

    The kitchen features reclaimed tin ceilings and customized zinc and brass cabinets aged with patina. The stainless steel Art Deco doors (not pictured) were salvaged from a theater in Hawaii and date…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Great Room

    The wide-open layout of the apartment can be sectioned off by two sets of retractable glass garage doors — one set between the living room and master bedroom (see far right), the other between the…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Dining Area

    Alex Birkenstock, heir to the Birkenstock sandal company, is selling his 30th-floor penthouse in the Financial District. The two-bedroom home features a wall of windows offering views of the Statue…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Corner Sitting Area

    The sitting area on the southeast corner of the penthouse features two retractable glass NanaWalls. Transform the space into a loggia during the summer and enjoy the sauna, which is immediately…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Corner Sitting Area at Night

    Alex Birkenstock, heir to the Birkenstock sandal company, is selling his Financial District penthouse for nearly $13 million. The apartment is located on the 30th floor of the Setai Wall Street…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Bathroom Sink

    The sauna sink features reclaimed hand-cut 1930s tiles from Belgium. The door to the left leads to a large walk-in closet. The apartment has 2.5 bathrooms total.   See the Image

  • Architectural Digest Home Design Show: Voutsa

    It's hard not to smile when facing a panel of Voutsa's bold, playful wallpaper designs. Sprung from the mind of George Venson, the wallpaper comes in vibrant patterns of koi, octopus, snakes,…   See the Image

  • Architectural Digest Home Design Show: Todd Sanders

    You couldn't miss this booth from a mile away. Artist Todd Sanders has been designing giant neon signs for nearly 20 years, turning it into a one-of-a-kind art form that counts Johnny Depp and Willie…   See the Image