Working with a small space than some of the other designs in this round up, this three bedroom apartment still has all the trappings of a comfortable, modern home. A Jack and Jill bathroom makes a perfect option for siblings with the master bedroom has it’s own bath and walk-in closet. The kitchen includes a breakfast bar as well as a dining area.
We upgraded all of the systems, and I convinced the owners to open several of the doorways, but it was essentially a renovation within the footprint. There was a question of whether or not to paint over the dark woodwork, so we had a restoration specialist take a look. He was fine with repainting most of it, but in the small back stairwell, he discovered a banister and handrail that are even older than this almost 300-year-old house. He told us flat out we could not paint them.
Wood and brick are quite common but luxe leather is another way to bring in the idea of natural materials and interesting textures. The indoor plants help bring in green as an accent. The imposing swing arm wall lampyou see here is the Flos Model 265.
In a Beverly Hills house devised by architecture firm Marmol Radziner with interior design by Boehm Design Assoc., the great room is furnished with midcentury-modern staples like Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chairs and ottoman by Knoll.