Photographs by Jane Bruce
After a long day at the office and the chaos at whatever restaurant or bar we schlep to after work, nothing compares to the feeling of returning home. Whether it’s a tiny studio, a big three-bedroom we share with roommates, or the place where we’ve chosen to start a family, our home represents us in ways that are both obvious (the art we choose for the walls) and subtle (the type of hand soap we use.) The more neat, unique, things we accumulate, the deeper our connection to our space grows; we asked Brooklyn’s best purveyors of beautiful things to pick their top-five essentials for any Brooklyn home. Here’s what they had to say.