Designer pays $1.4M for West Village condo

Medium a6e82831f1497c00bec49f4b4f039bac Yoshimi Kono bought a two-bedroom, one-bath condo at 112 W. 18th St. in West Village from Antony Vancouvering for $1.4 million on Nov. 30.

The 1,320-square-foot Unit #2D is one of the 35 units in The Brooks Van Horne Condominium development.

Kono is president of Kono Designs, a design firm in New York City.

He previously was a partner at Vignelli Associates, where she works as a product, graphic and interior designer.

He received his bachelor's in architecture from Tama Art University (Tokyo) in 1981.

According to, there have been 110 condo sales in West Village during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $997,490.

Address: 117 West 17th Street, Unit: 2d
Buyer(s): Kono and Yoshimi
Seller(s): Vancouvering and Antony
Sale date: Nov. 30, 2010