Alina Preciado of Dar Gitane designed a Brooklyn loft in cooperation with the raw building elements as glamorous rustic. Nothing is covered or refinished, although everything is consistent. From the factory windows without drapes, to the exposed pipes, the occasional ladder, and splashes of beauty in the furnishings the space hums along for what it is rather than changing it into something it is not. The style permits flaws, magnifying soul moving decor in center stage with an arial yoga cloth also mature houseplants.

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Allison

I find a way to fearlessly provoke your senses and take you by the heart to whatever it is I’m writing about. My sweet spot is creative writing, but for the last 20 years I have been providing freelance content for publications on sustainability and green practices, design, architecture, fashion, and non-profit charity. Recently all wrapped up in producing my first book. I have bounced from NYC to Indianapolis, but my true home is a lovely small town in Central Pennsylvania where there’s a legit drive-your-tractor-to-school-day.

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