This modern duplex apartment in Chalandri in the suburb of Athens, Greece was renovated and designed by ss.mm design. The apartment has a dramatic high ceiling in the central living area, and the bright and colourful interior decor blends well with its modern design. The steel fireplace, wood flooring and use of glass set the design tone for the whole apartment space.
This stunning triplex penthouse apartment in the ClockTower Building went on the market for US$25 million. Situated in the Dumbo neighbourhood in Brooklyn, New York, the apartment overlooks the Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbour. The main floor of the apartment has four working clocks housed in 14-foot round windows. At the centre is a glass-walled elevator and a three-storey staircase. This modern apartment has an open design that is ideal for entertaining.
This apartment in North Melbourne, Australia designed by d. s. westell architecture + design is a contemporary home in an old warehouse building. The minimalist interior brings style and modern comfort to this urban sanctuary.
The Collector’s Loft, located in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York is a gallery and apartment loft all in one. The gently flowing curved walls create hybrid zones where the living areas and exhibition areas meet. The exhibition walls also blend gently with the library shelves. Designed by UNStudio, the architect used floor to ceiling glass panels to frame the compelling views of Manhattan. This loft design unifies art and city living, creating the ultimate modern interior space.
Designer Vicente Wolf bought a loft in an old office building on the edge of Manhattan and turned it into a stylish residential loft. Pipes and sprinklers of the original industrial space are still visible, Wolf feels the raw quality is what makes a loft special. Each piece of furniture stands on its own. In an unconventional space, the designer wants an unconventional arrangement of furniture. The sense of space is played up, only the bedroom and bath have sliding doors. The continuity of the open space is enhanced by white walls, ceilings and floors.
Interior designer Roseann Repetti of West Chin Architect (WCA) turned a small New York City apartment into a modern and fashionable part-time residence for her client. The blue glass windows of the original apartment fit nicely with the new modern design. By using neutral carpets and fabrics to balance the deep blue colour of the windows, the apartment is given a modern twist. The streamlined look of the apartment creates an open living space that is both practical and inviting.
The original floor plan of this apartment in Paris, France was geometrically confusing with 6 rooms squeezed into 60 square meters (about 645 sq. ft.). Architecture firm h2o architects turned the tight and contorted old apartment into a new wide open space which makes good use of every corner. A variety of cavities, niches and alcoves are sculpted into the casework and walls. Previously enclosed areas are opened up to give the apartment through-views and functional space.
This tiny apartment of only 42 square meters (about 452 sq. ft.) in the Linnéstaden district of Gothenburg, Sweden illustrates that you can turn a very small space into a comfortable and elegant home. The red brick kitchen island and dark gray stone floor give the space a stylish look. The open floor plan and bright decor in the living room makes the apartment feel bigger than its actual small square footage.