The elegance of this modern kitchen is highlighted by the sculptural range hood, marble backsplash and waterfall countertops. These elegant features help to accentuate the beautiful views of the Boston cityscape that spreads out beneath the condo.
The homeowners wanted an open concept space that would be functional for entertaining, so designers combined the couple's living areas to create one large entertainment space. With windows surrounding the home, the cityscape is visible from each area. The couple's postmodern art collection is also sprinkled throughout the spaces so that the couple and their guests can admire them no matter which area in which they choose to sit.
The homeowners wanted the master bedroom to be their own personal oasis, so designers took their time, creating a space full of lush, neutral fabrics and furniture and adding fun pops of color to reflect the couple's personality. Several vignettes provide comfortable seating in the space, giving the homeowners places to take in their beautiful cityscape. Throughout the space, colorful, blown glass sculptures show off the couple's style and give them the personal touch they desired for their master space.
In the last of the home's expansive bedrooms, designers made functional use of the space by creating a sleeping space, defined by a neutral, shag carpet, a sitting area that faces the beautiful view of New York City and a work space with a simple, modern desk.
In the home's master bedroom, designers kept the space sleek and clean. Instead of bring in dressers and nightstands for storage, closets provide that space so no additional furniture is needed, keeping the room's design from being bulky and feeling cluttered.
The design goal in the family room was to maximize seating using stylish and comfortable pieces, so designers set up the main seating area with a custom, gray velvet sofa, a pair of velvet, pin-stripe wingback chairs and a par of wood framed swivel chairs. For a punch of pattern, they layered a zebra print cowhide rug under a brass and glass cocktail table, while a rectangular Swarovski crystal chandelier brings glam into the space without blocking the view of the city below. Finally, an element of art was added to the large TV wall with metallic gold and silver discs that perfectly finish off the design of the room.
In the dining area, a modern, marble top dining table and leather Poliform chairs provide stylish seating that help to keep an open, airy feeling in the space. Floating above the modern addition is a series of three George Nelson pendants add texture and warmth to the design of the home.
The elegant, modern table in the dining area comfortably seats ten with its stylish, modern dining chairs. The lines of the table and chairs remain clean, drawing the eye across itself to the windows that showcase the New York City views below, but the edges of the table are rounded, which softens the modern design of the space, making it feel a bit more homey.
In the living room, a large sectional provides the space with plenty of seating, while the wood burning fireplace adds warmth. To bring texture to the design, a stone focal wall and fireplace surround. On the floor a rug adds comfort to the space and artwork adds personality.
In the master bedroom, designers created several seating vignettes like this one with a funky, modular chair and a gilt floor lamp and side table to provide cozy places to relax within the master bedroom. This particular vignette takes advantage of the apartments beautiful city views.
To take full advantage of the view from the homeowners' apartment, designers installed a pergola to help block the sun and give the space a bit of dramatic effect. Then, two outdoor lounge chairs were brought into the space to provide seating. Last, two abstract statues were added to complete the space and connect its design to that of the home's interior.
Designers maximized the stylishness of this space by using green technology and the home's infrastructure to conceal some of the home's less attractive features. To bring the fireplace into the space, designers used an eco-smart, ethanol fireplace that requires no venting or special accommodations, giving the home the warmth and elegance of a fireplace without needing to vent it to the outside. Then, HVAC ducts were hidden behind the faux chimney and plasma TV.