“Though it hadn’t been touched much for two generations, it held a lot of emotion.” Said Jeremiah Brent, about the apartment in Manhattan that had been a Latin American family’s anchor for decades. Everybody knew that the Park Avenue property had to be renovated when it recently passed into another generation’s hands. “It couldn’t lose any of its spirits, but we had to bring in light and more contemporary elements,” the interior designer explains. Keep reading with Modern Home Decorand know how to Get The Look.
Located in a 1920s building on the city’s Upper East Side, the 2,600-square-foot flat is “so beautiful and grand and has such great soul,” Brent observes. Of the uncle and aunt who have now become close Brent friends: “He is practical and logistical but has this funny art eye that gravitates to bold, emotional pieces. She’s as chic as it gets, seriously smart, and likes things that are refined, soft, and luxurious.”, said the designer, Jeremiah Brent. So the apartment is a mix of those points of view.
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Mansfield Armchairis our contemporary modern masterpiece, combining the retro touch from the velvet with the 60’s sleek lines. It is an accent barrel chair atop a bronze polished brass base. Its iconic low-slung and crescent shape make it look like a dislocated piece right from the Mid-century Mad Men era.
Characterized by the rhythmic composition of its elements, minimalist shapes, and clean lines, Ike floor lamp is the result of a collaboration between a Dutch designer and DelightFULL’s designer’s team. Light up your Nordic style living room, bedroom or office with this 70” minimalist floor lamp. With three adjustable lamp shades with glossy black and gold plated finishes, this Scandinavian floor lamp can light multiple areas, making it the perfect addition to your mid-century modern interior. All in all, Ike is an elegant brass floor lamp full of refinement and modernity, providing a warm and inviting tone to any room.
Inspired by the Swan Lake Op. 20, ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Odette Sofa tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. Its sweeping silhouette is accentuated with a walnut veneer structure and an asymmetric back offers a sophisticated design and timeless appeal.
This distinctive folding screen is so elegant that can be easily placed in your home. Avenue Folding Scree is a striking piece that attracts attention and lightens the mood in any space. Its unique characteristics allow it to become a work of art by itself, or it can serve a functional purpose as a room divider. Place Avenue in your bedroom, in your entrance hall or in your living room. It will look beautiful in all of these spaces. Composed of six rotating panels finished in bronze leaf with a high gloss varnish, beige high gloss lacquer, and a mosaic of Poplar Root and a book matched ebony veneer covered with high gloss varnish.
Inspired by the elegance of neutral tones, WHITE GARDEN is a square-shaped rug, which with its shades of white, is suitable for any environment. The neutral color and the reference to the geometric style in its interior make it a very elegant and classy product. A 100% handmade rug made with botanical silk that transmits us comfort and a warm feeling.
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