Mirrors are often used to increase the sense of space and light in a room, but what other ways can we introduce reflective surfaces within a decor scheme? This modern apartment interior in Kyiv, Ukraine, designed by
One of the main focal points inside the
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The living room furniture is set on a chunky knit style area rug in a soft shade of grey. The sofa upholstery is just a tad darker, matching the rugs contrasting border.
The lounge wall opposite the tv is clad with wooden panels. Smoked glass double doors lead through to the kitchen.
A smoked glass dining table reflects the twinkling lights of a
An additional dining area lies in line with the first, accessed via the smoked glass interior doors. A
A chrome extractor chimney gleams over the cooking peninsula in the
An open shelving unit tops the kitchen peninsula; it is equipped with dish drainers and wine glass holders by sink number one.
A second sink serves the back of the room, where a u-shaped kitchen arrangement of glossy grey cabinets with chrome trims and stainless steel built-in appliances cause shining reflections.
The home entryway leads into a wide hallway – which is made to look even wider by the huge mirrors that are installed along one wall. One half of the mirrored hallway is tinted glass, which creates the optical illusion of a dividing wall at the centre of the space by the seating. Marble floor tiles continue the light reflective theme.
A glass fronted closet proudly puts designer garments on display under LED lighting. In front of the glass encased closet system, a modern armchair sits at a geometric laptop table.
Recessed lighting washes illumination down the headboard wall and around the perimeter. A television drops down in front of the windows from its concealed position in the ceiling, to be viewed from the comfort of the bed.
More beautiful pendant lights hang in
The attractive textured look of wooden wall panels continue into this room too.
A media unit runs the length of the bedroom, beneath a long shelf. LED lighting illuminates the niche that is created between the two.
The dressing table alcove is also the entryway to a walk-in closet – a full length mirror at the end of the closet reflects the vanity chair in the doorway. Ellipses of light shine inside open shelving and garment rails.
The family bathroom is a vision of stunning tile and marble.
The generously sized space contains a built-in bathtub, floor to ceiling storage chamber, shower enclosure, toilet & bidet, and a
Ensuite facilities in the first double bedroom we toured are on a smaller scale but of the same luxurious standard.
A marbled wet wall bounces back the light.
A wide mirror visually doubles the space.
The last of the three double bedrooms in the apartment is a child’s room with a neat