Name: Hakarl and Jili Location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Size: 800 sq. ft., 1 bedroom condo Years Lived In: 2.5 years When it comes to design, and life, Hakarl says he avoids anything "too predictable." Examples that come to mind? He hand-painted a white garden fence on the dining room wall. He and his partner are raising their twin girls together with a lesbian couple who live in an apartment a few floors up.