The former bedroom was converted into a casual den by swapping out an affixed desk for a cushion-topped window seat that has a drawer underneath. The owner upped the cottage quotient with charming built-ins that have clever storage.
Architect Ko Wibowo To add extra illumination to the third floor loft, Wibowo placed Dan Flavinesque sculptural (and inexpensive) four-foot-long fluorescent tubes into the slanted ceiling. Photo by: John Clark
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