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Bringing the Coziness of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Into Your Home

If you’re like me, after a long day of work, all you want to do is snuggle up in your own bed with a good book and some hot cocoa. But sometimes, even after the longest days, I’d like to enjoy a hotel’s coziness without leaving my home. That’s where 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge comes in—a luxury hotel with all the amenities while still feeling at home. So how can you bring some of that coziness into your own house? Take a look at these tips I picked up while staying at the property. Bring the allure of the hotel into your own home with these interior design ideas. Whether you’re looking for a way to relax after a long day or want to spice up your bedroom décor, these tips will help make your home feel more luxurious. Thanks for reading! 


As anyone who has ever meditated knows, the practice can be incredibly helpful in promoting calm and clarity of mind. The interior design community is increasingly embracing meditation in light of this. After all, what could be more important than creating a peaceful and welcoming environment in our homes?

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Partners with Leading Meditation Advocate Biet Simkin

Before we explore the home decor gems at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, let’s acknowledge the power of meditation to prepare us for what’s to come. When decorating, meditation can help you set your mental and emotional framework so you can choose wisely. Taking a few minutes to clear your mind and focus on your breath can help you approach your decorating project with a sense of purpose and calm. So take a deep breath, and let’s get started. [Read: Home Decorating – Getting the Results You Want]

Meditation Space

Meditation is the new trend in relaxation, and Biet Simkin has been at its forefront for years. She’s known as “the David Bowie” of meditation with her edgy style that merges mindfulness into artistry—and she helps 1 Hotels promote wellness. You can view the Manhattan skyline in the background in a ten-minute meditation. A second meditation, Heart Opening Meditation, is available here. She uses ancient techniques and will “prepare you for whatever awaits you in your day or puts you to bed in the deep comfort of love.” I hope you will take a little time to listen – I am finding her work beautiful and transformative. [Read: How to Make a Meditation Room at Home]

The finishing touches in your home are what make it truly reflect who you are and how much decorating planning went into its design.

“Your Always One Decision Away From a Totally Different Life.”

When focusing on your goals, meditation can be a powerful tool that helps you achieve them. Sitting quietly in your favorite place for an afternoon can help you gain clarity on your vision for the future.

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a Serene Setting for Meditation

As you plan to change your home decor, meditate on the outcome you desire. You may want to consider what feeling you want to invoke when family and friends enter your new space. Creativity, calm and collected energy, or maybe even a sense of luxury? No matter what it is, be sure to clear your mind before beginning the design process so you can be sure to make choices that reflect your desires. If you allow yourself to be fully present during the decision-making process, you are more likely to create a space that brings you joy for years to come.

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is the perfect place to relax and recharge (New York City). With its chic design, cozy rooms, and stunning views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the 1 Hotel is a perfect place to unwind and meditate on your future vision for your life.

Visit 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Before You Decorate Your Home

The immersion effect you will experience at 1 Hotels will help you determine your style preference for your home. Create your own interiors with inspiration from the Brand’s contemporary style. There’s a style genre for everyone, from rustic to modern. Their extraordinary properties include 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay, 1 Hotel South Beach, 1 Hotel West Hollywood, and upcoming in Cabo and Austin.

8 Modern Hotel Interior Design and Decor Ideas

When traveling, there’s nothing like returning to a contemporary, stylish hotel room. But why should your hotel experience end when you leave the premises? You can bring that same elevated style home by incorporating modern hotel interior design ideas into your living space. From sleek and minimalist looks to cozy and inviting rooms, there’s a little bit of something for everyone in this roundup. So get inspired and start dreaming up ways to make your home décor feel a little bit more luxurious!

Entryway Ideas

Make a grand entrance by adding 1 Hotel’s entryway and lobby decor ideas to your home.

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Entryway & Lobby

Incorporate elements of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s entryway and lobby into your home in various ways. One way to do this is by adding a unique staircase feature. Installation artist Rachel Mica Weiss created “Unbounded,” a 6,000-pound installation made of obsidian rock boulders wrapped with hand-dyed rope. Creating an impressive staircase can be a beautiful focal point when design elements play well with surrounding materials and decor.

Contemporary Wall Art

In addition to the stairs, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge also features many other art pieces by local artists, including Uhuru Design (furniture). The long list of talented artisans continues with Bien Hecho (woodworking shop), Jarrod Beck (recycled rubber installation), and Harrison Green (living wall, landscape design).

And both Danielle Trofe Design (lampshades & planters) and Fernando Mastrangelo (furnishings) websites are a must-view! An artist’s piece can add a sense of sophistication to any room, and they are a great way to support local artists.

Top left photo courtesy of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. The hotel’s entryway and lobby take inspiration from the neighborhood’s natural surroundings. As Amanda Lauren writes for Forbes, “There isn’t another hotel that offers an aesthetic that’s so purely Brooklyn. With reclaimed wood, bricks, marble, stone, and locally sourced glass finishes, the property mirrors the adjacent neighborhoods. (Forbes.com)” Bottom left: Warm, glowing wood lanterns illuminate the lobby and lounge areas, creating a cozy ambiance you can incorporate into your home.

Home Organization & Functional Art

Decluttering and infusing your home with functional art is eco-luxury.

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Declutter Your Home

It’s oh-so-nice to come home to a place that feels like a sanctuary – where you can relax and recharge. That’s why more and more homeowners are reducing their home’s clutter and are embracing a pared-down design aesthetic.

Wherever possible, create spaciousness with higher ceilings and use warm and neutral shades on surfaces just like 1 Hotel. A monochromatic canvas gives you an opportunity to discover new artists or to rejuvenate your existing collection. Hotel decor and the artists behind the art can spark inspiration for achieving a similar look in your home. Incorporating these ideas wherever possible will help you create an inviting and luxurious space in your home.

Homebody? You’re in luck! Eco-luxury 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge has your home decor inspo needs covered. This stylish retreat cuts the clutter and uses materials that infuse form and function. Every detail is considered and intentional, from the artful installations, furnishings, and living decor.
Design Tip: An inspiring hotel decor can be a starting point for your home decor. Download our DUMBO printables to get started!

Biophilic Design – Blur the Lines Between Outside and Inside

Hanging gardens, small trees, and living green walls are great examples of wellness.

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Hotel Decoration Ideas

A well-designed hotel entrance is a welcoming journey of discovery for guests, so it goes at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. As a matter of fact, I am confident that the design of your home entrance can be equally alluring. 


Living Wall Indoor

Back to 1 Hotel – I was immediately struck by the abundance of plants throughout the property. The concept of biophilic design is in full bloom here, and the living wall is undoubtedly the focal point. A lovely variety of plant types cover the wall, and the neutral furnishings, finishes, and oversized windows blur the lines between the outdoors and the hotel’s interior. In this setting, nature takes on a charismatic role and is so incredibly inviting.

The ambiance is truly one of peace and relaxation, and I can’t wait to visit again. And so, my mission for this blog is to give you behind-the-scenes design tips so you can feel the same way about your own home.

Bring Home the Green

If you’re looking for a quick dose of inspiration without making a large purchase, visit your local nursery and bring some greenery home. Here’s an excerpt from an interview with Harrison Green, landscape designer, and 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.

Understanding your apartment and lifestyle is the first step towards buying the correct plant. Be realistic with how much light you get and how often you are willing to care for the plant. Next, succulents are popular with apartment dwellers. Succulents definitely need water, just not as much, or as often, as a ‘leafy green’ type of houseplant. Succulents also require bright sunlight; there is no way around this one! (1 Hotels)”

Free Downloadable: Room Decorating Planners

Dining Room Decor Ideas

How do you decorate a dining room?

Hotel Design Tip: install windows and doors that allow more sunlight to stream in (a practice called Daylighting – read FAQs for more information).

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Dining Decor

The Osprey Restaurant (dining room) at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a warm and inviting space. Everything on the property is in harmony, including the dining area. The space is filled with plants and boasts an eclectic mix of warm wood tones, plush upholstery and soft leather, and eye-catching botanical art. [Read: How to Turn Your Dining Room into a Space You Will Love!]

Dining Room Decor

The overall effect is one of elegant luxury and effortless simplicity. You can relax here with friends or family, taking in the beautiful surroundings while enjoying a good meal together- without any distractions!

Decorating Plan

A decorating plan ensures you aren’t overwhelmed by unintended distractions otherwise known as too many focal points! Please read our related home decor posts to ensure your dining room serves you well!


How to Decorate a Living Room Like 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Draw inspiration from the hotel’s lobby and the coastal landscape.

You can enjoy a space dedicated to your comfort and well-being with just a few well-planned changes.

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Interior Design Inspiration

What makes 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge an interior design inspiration hub is its extraordinary environment, which plays a key role in creating memorable experiences. The hotel’s lobby is the perfect example of achieving a cozy and inviting look in your living room. The key elements here are simple lines and muted colors.

Oh So Cozy

The hotel’s lobby is the perfect example of how to achieve a cozy and inviting look in your living room. The key elements here are clean lines and simplicity. It’s a relaxing and calm atmosphere with muted colors and comfortable furniture.

Here are a few simple decorating tips that will transform the space into a stylish and welcoming haven:

1. Keep selections as simple as possible if you want to achieve a similar look in your living room.
2. Focus on a few key pieces rather than overdoing them.
3. Color and texture contrast can go a long way in making your space more appealing and interesting.
4. Create a cohesive look by choosing artful furniture and décor that share a similar color palette.
5. Add some eye-catching accessories, like oversized, statement-making art or a luxurious rug. Notice how the faux fur throw becomes a focal point in the setting?
6. Don’t forget the finishing touches, like scented candles or fresh flowers.

A Sensory Experience

Scent: An Invisible Influence

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Soothing Scent of Nature

From the moment I stepped into the lobby of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, I was enveloped in a warm, woodsy scent. It was pleasant and inviting and set the tone for my entire stay. The smell is called Kindling, and it was developed specifically for 1 Hotel by master perfumer Caroline Fabrigas, CEO of Scent Marketing Inc.

According to Fabrigas, the scent deepens “your connection with nature.” And indeed, it has a cozy, comforting feeling that makes it the perfect scent for a hotel. Whether I was relaxing in my room or enjoying a meal in the hotel restaurant, the smell of Kindling always made me feel at home.

What is Your Home’s Signature Scent?

  • Fireplace
  • First Frost
  • Pumpkin Spice
  • Cognac
  • Cardamom
  • Vanilla
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Basil / Sage
  • Fig Tree
  • Baies / Berries
  • Citrus
  • Rosemary
  • Ginger
  • Apple Pie
  • Bourbon
  • Grapefruit
  • Tubereuse Sandalwood Jasmine
  • Cinnamon
  • Champagne
  • Pomegranate
  • Amber
  • Brownie
People tend to smell in color. Give it a try. When you think of sunblock infused with coconut oil, what color comes to mind?

Primary Bedroom Ideas

 

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Bedroom

The bedroom suites at 1 Hotel are cozy, warm, and chic, just like the rest of the property. Sustainably sourced linens, a plush duvet, and sumptuous pillows make this room a home away from home.

Every element works together to create a relaxing and inviting space, from the corrugated leather headboard to the hemp-blend mattress wrapped in organic cotton sheets.

A Few (Alluring) Design Details

  • Expansive window & window treatments for a great night’s sleep
  • Crisp white bedding, organic of course
  • Layers of accent lighting in unexpected places
  • A petite indoor garden by Harrison Green
  • Wall-to-wall headboard that elongates the room
  • Open-slated wood closets that are crate-inspired
  • Pendant leather lampshades are a work of art
  • Triple-filtering water tap
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine
  • Full-length mirror
  • Plenty of outlets to charge electronics

How can I make my bathroom feel modern? Select rich, organic materials and weave in a monochromatic color palette.

The bathroom features Bamford amenities and a triple-filtered rain shower. It’s a relaxing environment with cotton-knit towels, robes, and socks.

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Bath Decor

  • Interesting mix of complementary materials including marble
  • Rich, earthy tones & Bamford amenities
  • Minimalistic wall sconces
  • Industrial style hardware
  • Simplicity of finishes / fixtures & a triple-filtered rain shower
  • Even a small space can be alluring
  • Full Height Glass Shower & trim details
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Thank you spending time with us today!

What could be more inviting than décor that feels like a stay at a cozy hotel? A Brooklyn Bridge-inspired space will make you feel like you’re living in your own little oasis in the big city. Whether it’s simple accents or a full-on renovation, here are some ideas to help you get the look. Enjoy!

Mod Daily FAQs

Where do you start when decorating a room?

As a designer, I have met with soooo many clients that have rushed to make home decor purchases and regret the choices. Why? Because they did not develop a plan to decorate their room or space. When we buy on impulse, we try to relieve the irritation of being out of sync with our surroundings, but it just makes us feel worse. In contrast, you will enjoy many benefits when decorating your home with a well-thought-out design process. Biophilic design = alignment, balance, and clarity.

What is a primary bedroom?


The primary bedroom or main bedroom is the largest and most attractive bedroom in the house, according to most interior designers. House Beautiful shares the following excerpt from HGTV: “HGTV recognizes that language matters and we made the conscious decision to use more inclusive terms in our content,” HGTV tells House BeautifulThe network’s shows— including favorites like Fixer to FabulousFlip or Flop, and Good Bones—now use terms like “primary” and “main” when referring to the largest bedroom and bathroom in a home.

How a scent affects your memory, emotion, and enjoyment of your home.

The Harvard Gazette’s, What the Nose Knows, is a fascinating read about the inextricable link between scent the brain’s anatomy and memory. Colleen Walsh, a Harvard staff writer delves into harnessing the “evocative power of smell” by businesses and at home.

Daylighting

Modern energy-efficient windows and advances in lighting design reduce the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours. A home’s design and climate determine how to incorporate daylighting. Windows should be sized and positioned according to cardinal directions, not on the street-side appearance. For example:
South-facing: When properly shaded, south-facing windows allow most winter sunlight into the house but little direct sunlight during the summer.
North-facing: There is little glare and almost no unwanted heat gain through north-facing windows.
East / West facing: While east and west-facing windows promote daylight penetration in the morning and evening, they are less solar-heated in the winter and admit a lot of heat during the summer.
New Home Construction: Think about daylighting when building a new house to make it more energy-efficient. You may also want to incorporate passive solar home design techniques to take advantage of the sun’s rays. (Energy.gov)

What does DUMBO mean in New York City?

Dumbo is a historic neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, known for its cobblestone streets, gorgeous architecture, and thriving creative community. The neighborhood gets its name from being “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,” a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. Explore the local art scene, catch a boundary-pushing theater performance, or simply take in the stunning Manhattan skyline. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is the perfect home base for your adventures.


Gigi Day
Gigi Dayhttps://themoddaily.com/
Gigi Day is a designer and writer. Her blog, The Mod Daily, is full of life-enhancing home décor, lifestyle tips, and advice to optimize life at home.

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