Were English eclectic meets modern minimalism…it’s the perfect collide for this Pied-à-terre in West Chelsea.
Knowing the clients and what they love was our starting point when creating this Manhattan getaway home. This was our third project together and it’s always a very kismet experience.
They wanted something unexpected – Richard
The emphasize that this is a vacation home and meant to be enjoyed differently than their primary residence.
It was like distilling the couple aesthetic with a modern, cosmopolitan context."she like an English, layered, decorated look…this isn’t a total departure from their style, but its done here in a more restrained, pure way.''
Throughout the apartment, the designer strove to echo the architecture’s clean lines while infusing warmth, but kept the unexpected directive top of mind.
Case in point: The living area, where the first piece he designed was an angled ultra suede sofa to shake up the layout.
«The apartment floats over the High line and its gardens…the space and flow of the rooms were designed to connect and bring nature in.»
The deconstructed sofa makes for a dynamic room and conversation around the room.