New Arbat Apartment by SL*Project

By • Nov 12, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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New Arbat Apartment is a residential project completed by SL*Project.

It is located on New Arbat Avenue, a major street in Moscow, Russia.


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Apartment in The Residence by Dayne Van Bree and John Pegrum

By • Nov 11, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Apartment in Residence by Dayne Van Bree and John Pegrum (8)

This two spacious bedroom apartment was decorated by Australian interior Designers Dayne Van Bree and John Pegrum.

Located in the “The Residence” building on Hyde Park in the heart of Sydney, this stunning apartment has a breathtaking view on the city skyline, Hyde Park, St Mary’s Cathedral and the harbour.


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The Very Essence of Soho

By • Nov 10, 2013 •  Selected Work 

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This sophisticated apartment is located in Soho, New York City, New York.

It has 4 Beds and 5 Baths and covers an area of 7,500 square feet.

It sold for $26.58 million in April 2014.

The Very Essence of Soho:

“Never before has a penthouse loft come to the market that combines indoor and outdoor living, the very essence of Soho, with the architectural proportions, natural light and unprecedented level of finishes and features as this magnificent home. Designed by Piero Manara & Debla Manara-Berger of Casamanara in direct collaboration with the owner, this unique property makes for epic, collector-quality real estate.

The discreet elevator opens to a gracious wood-paneled entry leading to the expansive 65 x 40 foot living room featuring up-lit original cast-iron columns and ceilings that soar from 16 feet up to 22 feet under the light-infusing skylights. Massive windows facing south and west add even more light and create the perfect picture frame of the new Freedom Tower. A cavernous wood-burning fireplace is finished with polished Eramosa marble with a honed Cohare marble hearth. Adjoining the glamorous dining area is a 1,500-bottle glass-encased, climate controlled wine cellar including a Sub Zero fridge for wine and champagne. The Media room is unlike any other with plush, upholstered stadium seating, dramatic cove lighting and ultra-suede lined ceilings and walls to make viewing the large projection screen all the more pleasurable. This Cinema experience with its Dolby 10.1 Surround sound is but a small part of the extensive, fully integrated Savant A/V systems throughout the apartment.

The Bulthaup kitchen in grey aluminum with Carrara marble counters and custom built sink is expertly equipped with Gaggenau, Sub Zero and Miele appliances including built-in coffee maker, instant-hot and filtered water and a large pantry. A dumbwaiter services the rooftop kitchen and entertaining space and there is direct staff access through the laundry room that houses an oversized washer and dryer with a large sink and Corian counter top.

A 30 foot tall glass-peaked bulkhead houses the impressive illuminated stairwell that leads up to the mezzanine floor housing an office and bedroom suite. An additional flight of stairs whisks you up to the rooftop terrace: the landscaped terrace spans approximately 4,200sf with gracious covered seating and dining areas and a fully equipped outdoor kitchen. The floor surfaces are covered in Ipé wood decking, pavers and simulated lawn while the walls are clad with Balinese stone, Ipé wood and copper. The 360º views from the terrace allow you to view both the Empire State Building and the Freedom Tower simultaneously from under a Boffi outdoor shower.

The sumptuous Master Suite is outfitted with silk carpeting and a lavish white oak custom-milled walk-in closet and vault. An en suite bathroom features a soaring octagonal skylight that hovers over book-matched Gaudi slab marble floors, a freestanding Oceanus soaking tub by Tyrell & Laing and a white Onyx lined double shower ‘room’ with rain-head shower. The three additional bedroom suites are equally impressive and complemented by an exercise room, a housekeeper/massage room and a spa bathroom accommodating a 6-person steam room with Kohler Aroma-therapy and Chroma-therapy via a 100-head fibre-optic lighting system integrated into the mosaic tiled barrel ceiling.

White oak hardwood floors feature throughout the apartment with many walls finished in a creamy-white venetian plaster. The sophisticated HVAC systems, motorized shades, intercom, Lutron lighting, Honeywell Security and A/V systems are integrated into the Savant system and controlled via iPad’s mounted to discrete magnetic wall docks.

The checklist of detailing that has been installed into this property, from the structural to the mechanical and cosmetics is astounding: this is a penthouse of rare distinction, seamlessly balancing the desire for grand entertaining space with the unequivocal demands of an elegant home. Simply put, it re-defines the epitome of ‘Loft living’ real estate in Downtown Manhattan.”

Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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Scandinavian Design: A Bright Loft in Kungsholmen

By • Nov 10, 2013

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This bright loft apartment is located on Kungsholmen, an island in Lake Mälaren, part of Stockholm, Sweden.

The building was originally built in 1908, and the loft itself has 5 rooms and covers an area of 1,915 square feet.


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Trento Apartment by Baldessari e Baldessari

By • Nov 7, 2013

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Trento Apartment was completed by Baldessari e Baldessari.

It is located in Trento, Italy, and was finished in 2013.


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Poznań Apartment by halo. architekci

By • Nov 6, 2013

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Poznań Apartment is a project completed by halo. architekci in 2012.

It is located in Poznań, Poland, and it is imbued with a strong Scandinavian feel.


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Renovation of a Private Home by Federico Delrosso Architects

By • Nov 5, 2013

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This renovation of a private home located in Montecarlo, Monaco was carried out by Federico Delrosso Architects.

It was completed in 2012 and covers an area of 2,150 square feet.


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Espace St-Dominique by Anne Sophie Goneau

By • Nov 4, 2013

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Espace St-Dominique is a residential project completed by Anne Sophie Goneau.

It is located in Montréal, in Québec, Canada, and was completed in 2013.


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Casa Appia Antica by CAFElab

By • Nov 2, 2013

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Casa Appia Antica is a remodeling project carried out by CAFElab.

It is located in Rome, Italy.


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Scandinavian Design: an Exclusive Loft on Strandvägen

By • Oct 31, 2013

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This exclusive loft is located on Strandvägen, a boulevard in central Stockholm, Sweden.

The interior mixes the rusticity inherent in its rough exposed ceiling beams with a hipper style, giving the apartment a very unique atmosphere.


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