Imagine a warm, cosy timber-clad ski chalet, with a picturesque vista across the snowy Swiss Alps. Now imagine if the chalet’s interiors had been designed by a former
The 500-square-metre space is a modern and lavishly-appointed alpine retreat set on the top floor of a new five-storey block. It’s a visual feast where bows of blond spruce timber are an artistic adornment, as well as being structural and functional. In the entryway, spruce
In the grand salon is a custom snow white sectional lounge with ash-tinted larch frame, a vintage cast plaster John Dickson side table, custom carpet by
Other artistic lighting is layered throughout – in the kitchen, Hely blown-glass suspension lights by Finnish designer
Spruce alcoves create smaller nooks within the wide, light-filled space. The first houses a long dining table, which connects to the kitchen via a service window. The second timber nook frames another custom lounge, which is wrapped around two of nendo’s ‘Innerblown’ blown molten glass coffee tables. Upstairs, four timber alcoves make cozy bunkbeds.
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