Alexa Hampton has one of the most recognizable surnames in interior design. – The New York Times

In New York’s landmark Pierre hotel, designer Alexa Hampton gives an apartment with aging 1960s decor a gracious update.

Must see the before and after of her projects, it’s amazing!

BEFORE: MASTER BEDROOM

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AFTER: MASTER BEDROOM

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BEFORE: SECOND GUEST ROOM

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AFTER: SECOND GUEST ROOM

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BEFORE: MASTER BATH

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AFTER: MASTER BATH

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BEFORE: ENTRY HALL

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AFTER: ENTRY HALL

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“Among the perils of buying a prewar New York apartment are the ravages wrought by previous generations of ambitious owners, who have ripped out original moldings or installed newfangled, features to keep in step with changing fashions.”. What you think about before and after?

See more at: Architectural Digest

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