The moment you step through the grand iron gates of this luxury home in Palm Beach, Florida, you will notice the meticulously maintained landscape and stunning exterior architecture. The home enjoys gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway from every major room, and the elegant interior design has a coastal flavour of a waterfront home.
Located near Grand Central Station in New York, D’Espresso attracted a lot of media attention for its unique interior design. Inspired by the nearby Bryant Park Library, Manhattan based nemaworkshop designed the interior to look like a library turned on its side. The floor, ceiling and one side of the wall are lined with tiles with full size photograph of books. One of the walls is covered with herringbone-patterned oak flooring while the opposite wall has lights sticking out from the side to look like the ceiling. The owner Eugene Kagansky spent $500,000 to create the imaginative interior of this 500-square-foot coffee shop.
Interior designers Flora de Gastines & Anne Geistdoerfer of Double g created a cosy atmosphere for this small apartment in Paris, France. Using a simple white background, the designers added tasteful touches of green and yellow to brighten the canvas. The contemporary interior decor makes the simplicity of the small space a welcoming private haven.
You can live elegantly in a big city small apartment with a well arranged floor plan and tasteful interior design. Albert Court apartment is within walking distance of Hyde Park in London, England. This 1,380 sq. ft. (128 sq. m.) apartment has a contemporary and bright interior decor with beautiful hardwood floor. It is an example of elegant living with simple luxury.
World renowned British interior designer Kelly Hoppen created an intimate yet sophisticated style for Hotel Murmuri in Barcelona, Spain. The interiors of the boutique hotel in the heart of Bacelona’s Rambla Catalunya, feature a look that celebrates classicism with a contemporary touch. Hoppen used her trademark neutral colour scheme with lush fabrics in suede, silk and satin, combined with soft leathers and velvets to create a stunning atmosphere for every room.
Café Germain in the 6th Arrondissement in Paris, France is a contemporary work of art. The attention grabbing centrepiece of the café is the yellow sculpture of a woman (“Sophie”) in high heels. Created by artist Xavier Veilhan, the lower half of the sculpture stands on the first floor while the upper half breaks through the ceiling to the second floor of the café. Thierry Costes, the owner of the café, invited Paris-based interior designer India Mahdavi to create the rest of the interior space. Mahdavi used black and white tile floor, and orange and green anise chairs to complement the yellow sculpture.
Freelance Swedish interior designer for IKEA AnnBritt Wallmén created an elegant yet comfortable atmosphere for this apartment in Älmhult, Sweden. The yellow sofa from IKEA set the colour theme for the living room and dining area. Wallmén believes you can mix and match any style, as long as the colour remains the point of harmony, you can mix the 1960’s with 1700’s. You can put an IKEA furniture here and an antique piece from the flea market there, and make the room come alive elegantly.