A dark section of wall makes a bold backdrop in the lounge area. A larger percentage of light paintwork has been used in the open plan room to comfortably balance out the darkness.The sculptural chair acts as the centerpiece in the apartment.A dining area is set out adjacent to the lounge. Dark dining chairs encircle a light tabletop by the window. A tall mirror hung on the wall behind the modern dining bounces the natural light coming into the room. The reflective surface counteracts dark accents in the room, and creates a sense of added space.Modern art dresses the top of a sideboard.
The minimalistic apartment with elements of the Scandinavian style are felt in the colors, textures and illumination around the home. Each of the three sofa sections have been picked out in a different yet complementary colour to the next, changing from white, to blush, to grey.The load-bearing columns denoted the living room area, and the homeowner chose a lattice design around veneer panels. The closed-in balcony serves as a minimalist home office. A small swing arm wall lamp illuminates a dinky desk.
The dark wooden ceiling in this bibliophile’sroom draws special attention to the bright box of light overhead in addition to the added natural light highlighting the conditions for the intended purpose.
Removing part of the roof beams in favour of a skylight will lighten and brighten, and ultimately enrich the look rather being heavy and closed with the chunky framework.
The unique angular windows are one of the fine elements which can be added in complementing the character of the space and the user themselves.