Maximize Your Small Apartment
At Thelma Golden's apartment, a major renovation made room for all the things that mean the most to her.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the Fall 2005 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Other than her books, Thelma has little art. Partly, that's practicality. The very same skylights and windows that attracted her to the apartment could ruin a painting or a drawing in a few months. More important, she adds, is a psychological reason: "For me, white space is a real necessity. If I had a lot of art at home, I'd be curating it constantly."
Rich fabrics and patterns decorate her white-walled bedroom instead. Dutch designer Tord Boontje's Garland lights add a fanciful touch to a bed made with linens from Dwell and Designers Guild.
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