High contrast black and white decor makes up these four confident interior designs, where sleek form equals slick functionality. The simplicity of the colour theme leaves all attention on the abstract nature of modern furniture shapes, the complexity of textile, and the intrinsic relationship between home layout and daily living. Come with us as we take a tour of a high-end apartment with a forever changing layout of designer pieces and sculpture. Follow on with a home given over to stretched linear form, and another with polished details under a halo of light. Then, fInish off with a place that promotes rest and recovery, amidst a halftone textural feast.
Located in one of the most expensive buildings in Moscow, within the residential complex Polyanka 44, this premium apartment design has been changed around seven times. In this latest version, the minimalist
There is a dividing wall of cabinets between the lounge and home entryway that seem to glide into the layout, giving the impression that elements of the room are shifting.
The TV wall and the cabinets behind the
Black frames call attention to huge double height windows.
The chair’s form is inspired by silhouettes of ancient fertility goddesses, accompanied by an attached ottoman that resembles an oppressive ball and chain.
Decorative black vases and trays create a sculptural extension to the coffee table.
A square lobby sets up an impressive first impression. A large luxury
Sculptural art has been changed out during the many redesigns of this space. A stone Buddah has been swapped for a Jesus statue in the entryway’s metal wireframe display case, like a metamorphic gallery exhibition.
Opposite the lounge, an ultra-modern dining area has been configured with high contrast black and white dining chairs, a clean white table and a striking black
A second black linear suspension light highlights the neighbouring
A black sink and hob are complemented by dark trim under the
A countertop extractor unit keeps the island arrangement streamlined.
Resembling a mini kitchen island, a unique DJ stand rocks the same chiselled geometric profile.
Our next interior is a home of stretched linear form. The low profile of the
Grey carpeting cosily connects the couch with the TV wall.
A smooth TV stand floats the width of the living room toward an
The solo plant is large to make up for lack of plant life in the rest of the space.
A tray table nestles within the modern sofa design to keep the rest of the lounge floor area completely clear.
Uniform vertical lines segment the clean white kitchen run. Find more inspiration for stylish
Unique dining chairs disrupt the kitchen’s simplicity with curvaceous sculptural form.
Our third crisp and confident interior unfolds under a sharp halo of perimeter light.
The overhead light reflects in a set of chic
A comfortable white
Custom TV cabinets make up a solid wall of storage around a recessed screen.
A modern floor lamp puts task lighting over one arm of the sofa.
At the other side of the couch, a wraparound
A broad walkway passes between the back of the couch and the kitchen diner, which keeps the room size feeling generous and each area clearly zoned.
The concrete kitchen island melds simply with the concrete floor, so that the eye moves easily over its large bulk.
Black cabinets and a short black backsplash provide a dark core to the kitchen design.
Black window blinds balance out the shaded feature wall.
A pair of
Tall units close around the island in a clean white L-shaped layout.
Moving around to the back of the living room TV wall, we find that the flip side of the cabinets morph into a home workspace.
Dark wooden cabinets bridge the
The master bedroom opens into a luxurious dressing room.
A large round pouf and circular rug divide the
Backlit garment rails give the dressing room a boutique essence.
White marble cladding marks the ensuite’s wet zone.
We enter the ensuite via a frameless shower enclosure and a unique
Perimeter lighting drops an atmospheric glow.
A floor to ceiling mirror increases the sense of space in the compact room.
Sharp lines slice up the next
A linear marble clad vanity is a custom fit, whilst a square toilet adds a boxy minimalist touch.
Lastly, we arrive in Kyiv, Ukraine, to the Full Moon project. This concept is born out of a combination of countless shades and textures of one color. An expanse of black wood grain and matching paintwork makes up an especially
The monochrome solution was arrived upon to promote relaxation, rest and recovery. The high contrast palette is the main feature of the interior, which at the same time starkly emphasises the exquisite detail in furniture, the nature of textiles, and homes in on tiny decor elements. A
Halftones and shading bring the monochrome space to life. Black scatter cushions break up the soft grey small sectional sofa.
The round lounge chair is a modern take on the
The dining area comes alive beneath the fluid line of an extraordinary
Modern dining chairs make a dark accompaniment to a black glossy dining table.
A textural feast of glossy and matte surfaces, stone, wood and metals reveal the monochrome range of the interior.
The ever so slightly lighter tone of the
Moving out of the living space and into the master bedroom, we enter equally dark territory. Two
Wall mounted bedside units fade away in a matt black finish.
Underneath the bedstead, one continuous strip of LED light gives the
Ribbon LEDs make an illuminating headboard feature too.
Dark drapes meld with the walls.
Light wood flooring lifts the shadowy decor scheme.
A single shelf underlines the TV.
The bathroom is an impressive spa-like space with a built-in tub.
A black toilet camouflages against an ebony wall.
Coppery wall tiles warm the space.
Sloping sinks make shallow waterfalls in the