We 1st came upon the function of New York-centered style and design studio White Arrow when we profiled the row house they renovated for Buzzfeed’s pretty initial staff, Peggy Wang. At the time, Wang was decamping to Queens in search of more area numerous a long time afterwards, it is much the similar explanation that led the husband and spouse staff behind White Arrow, Keren and Thomas Richter, to embark on a renovation for their very own younger loved ones: an 1850s farmhouse in Pound Ridge, Westchester County.
At very first the farmhouse was only meant to be a next property, a area to escape from Brooklyn when the Richters desired a break from the city. Then the pandemic struck, and, like so quite a few, the family identified by themselves leaving the town for total-time country everyday living.
Fortuitously, Thomas and Keren experienced rehabbed the location just in time, reworking it from falling-down “estate condition” (with all the linoleum tiles and poorly out-of-date cloth wiring that indicates) to character-loaded and preserved, with considerably-essential modern day updates and nods to English state residences.
Let’s acquire a tour:
Pictures by Thomas Richter, courtesy of White Arrow.
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