Copenhagen Penthouse II by Norm Architects. An important part of the project was to minimize details such as paneling, door knobs, fittings, etc. and create a monastic, simple atmosphere that was perfect for mental relaxation after a hard and stressful day at the office, and that worked as a neutral backdrop for the more sculptural furniture.
This Factory Switches Out Cattle-Fodder for Furniture
In this playful family room in Belgium, a simple white fireplace backdrop accents, but doesn't compete with, exuberant furniture, like a Low Pad chair by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini and a brass-and-steel coffee table was designed by Poorter and Holdrinet. photo by: Frederik Vercruysse
This approach, although seemingly chaotic, does nothing to detract from the beauty of the overall aesthetic, and the apparent higgledy-piggledy stacking of rough wooden crates is actually an intricately planned, intelligent feat of design and construction...