16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by BOND

Located in Manhattan’s Hamilton Heights, this brownstone is simply worth it for the mod-meets-classic fireplace and stunning balcony situation.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by BOND Photography by Elisabeth Salcedo

With sprawling views of the Manhattan skyline and a building full of amenities, this FIDI studio is anything but fearsome.

White Living room
Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK Photography by Jeanne Canto

This West Village studio is just one room, but compartmentalizes purpose and furniture well to feel like three.


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16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EAST
This charming spot in the West Village comes with an exposed brick wall and a freshly renovated kitchen with a cleverly disguised built-in table.  
 
16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EASY

We’d take a Murphy bed if it meant getting an eat-in kitchen, granite counters, and a windowed bathroom. Need we say more?

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by Gieves Anderson photo by aaron bengochea

After a brilliant redesign, this 600 square foot studio feels like a complete, well-functioning home.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by CITI HABITATS Photography by Lita Lee

This spacious studio features a conveniently sectioned off kitchen and large windows to allow in plenty of natural light.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EASY

A walk-in closet, exposed brick fireplace, and walking distance of the Highline. Yep, we can see ourselves calling this studio home.


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16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EASY

A mod studio with a separate kitchen can essentially qualify as a one bedroom right?

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EAST

An Upper West Side fixture with all the makings of small space living, from a hidden kitchenette to a closet built to conceal a bulky kitchen appliance.

Blue and White Living room
Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK photo courtesy of D’Apostrophe

At just 350 square feet, this studio might at first seem like one to skip. Thanks to brilliant design work by a husband and wife design duo, it’s one of the smartest spaces we’ve ever visited.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by KIAN

Inside this alcove studio in the heart of Midtown East, an open layout encourages plenty of decorative opportunities.


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16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREET EASY

Situated in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene, this charming studio comes with an extended timber wood lined deck.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by Michael Wiltbank

The key to successful studio style is often one element we don’t have control over–natural light. When hunting for a studio, make sure you visit during the day, to to get a sense of the light you have to work with, and how you should design your space accordingly.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by AIRBNB Photography by Alyssa Rosenheck

This West Village hideaway proves that a lack of space isn’t so bad when you’re working with a wall of windows and a pleasantly open layout.

16 new york studios that aren’t scary
Photography by STREETEASY Photography by Elisabeth Salcedo

Soaring ceilings, intricate moldings, inlaid wood flooring, and one seriously stunning fireplace. This elegant studio is definitely a keeper.


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