Tala Fustok Studio has reworked the inside of an condo in west London right into a “calm sanctuary” containing rigorously chosen artworks and furnishings influenced by the travels of its proprietor.
The Palace Gate condo is positioned on the fourth ground of a Victorian mansion block neighbouring Hyde Park within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Native inside designer Tala Fustok got down to flip the four-bedroom property into a calming pied-a-terre containing a group of latest artworks.
“I needed to create a peaceful sanctuary to stability the hustle and bustle of town and the proprietor’s life-style,” Fustok instructed Dezeen.
“Our shopper is an ardent traveller, frequenting North Africa and copious European cities,” she added. “We needed to make sure this was mirrored within the design, as a kind of escapism and bringing a dose or reminder of these settings to their London dwelling.”
The inside includes a palette of sentimental colors supposed to evoke a sundown, with textures of stone and earthy materials including to the nomadic and pure really feel.
The 252-square-metre inside was reorganised by way of a number of structural interventions that opened up the dwelling and eating space, in addition to combining two bedrooms to type a big principal bed room and dressing space.
In the principle dwelling house, metal beams are hid inside a room divider that includes curved surfaces and open cabinets that permit mild and views all through, whereas offering areas for displaying art work.
Deep hues and textures together with plastered partitions and velvet upholstery add richness and selection to the scheme, taking advantage of the sunshine that floods into the southwest-facing areas.
A monochromatic color scheme varieties a easy backdrop for the artworks, classic furnishings and bespoke components created to reinforce the house’s restful environment.
Fustok’s studio was concerned in choosing the distinctive furnishings and artwork for the house in an effort to elevate the areas and create consistency all through the totally different rooms.
A pared-back entrance corridor – containing a Venetian mirror, a woven chair and a vase from east London’s M.A.H Gallery – leads by way of to the eating room the place a mirror from The Vintage Mirror Firm hangs above a painted brick hearth.
A Seventies Italian travertine desk combines with a curved couch to create an area for casual eating. On prime of the desk is a centrepiece from London’s Vessel gallery and beneath sits a shaggy rug by designer Tim Web page.
Fustok added double arched doorways to attach the eating room with the adjoining kitchen, the place picket cabinetry contrasts with brass particulars together with the cooker hood.
The lounge includes a travertine hearth together with a mirror and rug that match these used within the eating room. Bespoke furnishings fabricated from bleached plywood, brass and timber contribute to the house’s relaxed, rustic character.
In the principle bed room, a Sixties-style mattress upholstered in dusty pink velvet gives a daring centrepiece.
The tapestry above the mattress is from London gallery Schmid McDonagh, whereas a bespoke mirror by French artist Christophe Gaignon is positioned above the stone hearth.
A dressing space alongside the principle bed room is organized round a bespoke storage island wrapped in leather-based and plywood, which is illuminated from above by a pendant mild from British design studio Pinch.
The Moroccan-informed en-suite lavatory accommodates a bespoke travertine sink and zellige tiles within the bathe. The design of this house encapsulates the nomadic inspirations seen all through the residence.
Tala Fustok studied on the Architectural Affiliation earlier than organising her studio in west London.
Her earlier initiatives embody a Manhattan loft with a peaceful atmosphere and an workplace for recreation developer Ninja Principle in Cambridge, which includes a blood-red bar and an all-blue cinema room.
The styling is by Sania Pell and images by Michael Sinclair.