Living RoomContemporary Living Room, New York

It wasn’t necessary to overthink things when Axis Mundi designed interiors for an apartment at Brooklyn’s glass-sheathed 1 Grand Army Plaza, the luxury building by Richard Meier already endowed with all the “starchitect” bells and whistles, as well as drop-dead stunning views of Brooklyn, the harbor and Prospect Park. What did require considerable aptitude was to strike the right balance between respect for these assets, particularly the panoramas, and livability. The all-white scheme doesn’t just complement Meier’s own aesthetic devotion to this purest of pure hues; it serves as a cool backdrop for the views, affording comfortable vantage points from which to enjoy them, yet not drawing attention away from the splendors of one of the world’s most distinctive boroughs. Sleek, low-lying Italian seating avoids distracting interruptions on the horizon line. But minimal color accents and pattern also sidestep what could have been a potentially antiseptic environment, making it tactile, human and luxurious.

2,200 sf
Design Team: John Beckmann, Richard Rosenbloom and Nick Messerlian
Photography: Adriana Buffi and Fran Parente
© Axis Mundi Design LLC

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diakonia777 wrote:Jan 12, 2014
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    Axis Mundi
    As I recall it's from Flexform
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    Axis Mundi

    Correction: It's actually from Poliform)))

Jay Zee wrote:Mar 25, 2013

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kimmj
kimmj added this to livingSep 7, 2018

Love the mix of colours and patterns

igor_farafonow
Igor Farafonow added this to igor i magdaApr 18, 2014

fajny rozkład sofy (acz sama sofa jest brzydka)

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