Architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, co-founders of Yabu Pushelberg firm, have designed this luxurious apartment – also three of their houses -, located in a landmark tower that is acclaimed to be the work of Richard Meier on Perry Street in New York City.
Located in the eclectic West Village, the house is known for its delicate decoration and a great opening to the outside through the use of windows from floor to ceiling.
In 2004, the apartment acquired a completely empty space, with just a toilet and a mirror, just like providing a blank canvas to work freely.
The layout in the interior is based on the open spaces, while the use of various sliding doors gives access and privacy to the master bedroom and two guest bedrooms.
The result is a warm atmosphere by mixing different textures, for example wearing a cool travertine marble on the floor, combined with the warmth carpet on the master bedroom and dressing room as well as the wooden-walled of Indian laurel trees on the hall.
In the main room the owners chose a neutral palette while at the entrances and private areas they have opted for more colorful and warm textures.
The apartment is dressed in unique items brought from around the world, resulting a very personal decoration. The bench in the lobby, for example, was found at the bottom of a lake in India, accompanying several pieces of art brought from Japan. In addition, a Plexiglas screen of Paris, a Brazilian jacaranda credenza, a deer’s head ornamented with glass beads created by Japanese artist Kohei Nawa, and cast-bronze chair of Nienkamper are just some of the exclusive pieces of decoration.
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