Orleans design is antiquated. This couldn’t be further from the truth," states Malec. "In the last decade sustainable design has made huge strides, and designers have embraced that theory. Luckily, for the greater part of its existence, New Orleans has been incorporating several sustainable philosophies
examples of contemporary design throughout the city. When done well, the scale and design attributes of these buildings reflect a seamless integration with their historic setting."
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clean and contemporary design, the homeowner also wanted to bring wood and warmth into his house. This custom Belgian oak cabinet — which holds cookbooks and glassware — adds a natural element to the starker surroundings. Shelving unit: Custom, from old Belgian oak
classical and contemporary design ties in well with the office area. Attention to detail was a priority for Zarebski during the design process. Antique building materials, such as the antique door handles, ensure the ground floor renovation maintained historical Dutch influences.Steamed oak herringbone parquet
and contemporary design, while making a bold and dramatic statement. “I love drama,” Zarebski says. “What I find most important is to mix styles and try to create a balance.” Lighting was an integral part of the home’s design, and was used to enhance the features of the rooms and to bring the different
aesthetic with contemporary accents. The dark green walls and large crystal chandelier play off the glass desk and modern furnishings, such as the iconic Eames aluminium desk chairs and the bright orange cashmere Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and footstool. The goal was to maintain a balance between classical and
“I like contemporary design, but for me it's always important to have respect for older things," he says. "We live in a time where there are so many talented designers creating wonderful modern things, and I like to combine styles." And so bold and graphic artwork collected over the years fills the home