British designer Lee Broom and his New York apartment

Lee Broom’s New York home is incredibly glamorous. A 280-square-metre duplex spread across the fifth and sixth floors of a 147-year-old cast-iron building in the heart of Tribeca.

As one might expect from the British designer, the penthouse carries all the hallmarks of his design brand: contemporary and playful with its roots in classical design, always precise and elegant.

Lee wanted to use his second home – he’s mostly based in London – to showcase his own products, his collection of vintage furniture and art and also as a place in which to experiment with interior design.

lee broom minimalist home new york

Stephen Kent Johnson

‘My apartment in London is open-plan, so, design-wise, everything needs the same sort of look and feel. It’s very minimalist,’ explains Lee, who lives there with his partner in life and business Charles Rudgard. ‘This space allowed me to explore different colour schemes and textures, and to create a series

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