Metallic and Contrasting Neutral Midcentury Modern Foyer
In the entry of the home, designers chose to use colors that would acclimate guests to the home's bold metallic and contrasting neutral color palette. The artwork does exactly that, adding glam to the space without detracting from the apartment's beautiful views. Patterned wallpaper with a three-dimensional quilted effect was selected to envelop the space, while large scale, gold-leaf lamps sit on a console which emulates the wallpaper patter. To finish the space, designers hung a glass, Rod Sputnik chandelier for a spectacular statement upon entering the home.
The staircase leading into the foyer is an example of midcentury craftsmanship. Dark grey tile was added to accent the staircase's style. The original treads and railing were left, and the handrail was replaced with the wood cap that the client requested for a more authentic finish.
Light blue-and-brown geometric wallpaper decorates the small bar area in this midcentury-modern living room. Neutral curtains frame the window and complement the room's palette, while a small bar with a pair of wooden stools provides seating for two.
Vintage European furniture creates a stylish, uncluttered look in this mid-century modern studio with white walls, ambient light and a hardwood floor. A cozy throw and sheepskin pillow add an element of softness to the space.
Midcentury Modern Kitchen Bar With Large Marble Crack Design, Cream Padded Barstools and Built In Shelves
Large tan marble cracks add personality against the solid, smooth surfaces in this midcentury modern kitchen. Stainless steel barstools with cream seats create a stylish eat-in space at the bar. Built in woodgrain shelving continues into the kitchen cabinets. The woodgrain refrigerator doors match the cabinets allowing it to blend into the design.
The designers left the staircase and fieldstone planter in their original condition, but added a painted wood screen to separate the stairs from the lower-level family room and bedroom, the latter of which is now used as an office. Pushing out the entry door gave the foyer a bit more breathing room, and new porcelain tile flooring updated the look.
The entry of Chris' condo is a mash-up of classic menswear and midcentury modern styles. A black, silver and gold pinstripe wallpaper from Graham & Brown covers the walls while a brass helix-style chandelier purchased for $200 from a flea market lights the space.