Gilsey House, located in Manhattan, has been renovated and inhabited by lots of people over the years. Today, we’ll show you this rooftop home full of mid-century modern details. It was designed by Jay Valgora and it will definitely mesmerise you.
When you live right in the heart of a big city, you just want a place where you can relax and have the time that you need. With no exception, Jay Valgora projected that idea into his home. He created an apartment where he could enjoy the hustle of the city combined with the beauty of nature, relaxation and privacy.
“Our ideal for the home must be authentic, flexible, and connected to the environment, even in the heart of the city,” says Valgora.
Minimalism and 20th century pieces are highly present on the loft. The interior designer wanted the combination of both so he waged on monochromatic colors with contemporary materials like steel and zinc.
Hanna, by Delightfull, is a vintage suspension fixture which suits perfectly a living room. Its structure made in brass reports to a classical ambiance. This magnificent pendant lamp is elegantly composed by five arms and three lampshades made in aluminum by artisans who apply delicately an ancient technique called hand metal spinning.
Mid-century design is highly present and we can see that through the ceilings. They are extremely high and portray exactly what the designer wanted. It’s here where modernism appears: a dark steel staircase leads to the last floors taking advantage of the verticality of the flat.
Since the loft is located on the last floor of the Gilsey House, the interior designer took advantage of natural light. He wanted big windows on the front to create an amazing experience and to enhance the beauty of the materials and pieces of the flat.
Outside we find a terrace with dining areas and perennial gardens where either the children or adults can relax and have a great time. The space is extremely private and, at the same time, extremely open and playful.
This flat is full of space and full of amazing details. The high expectations were fulfilled and Jay accomplished his initial idea. He lives on the top of a centennial building full of history, and at the same time, he lives on a flat where his necessities were met: he can enjoy his private life with his family, he can enjoy the city view and he can apply amazing design ideas and pieces into his home.
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There’s some people that think that apartment designs is just little boxes to live, but not all of us agree with that. Some apartments are amazing, great looking designs both inside and out. Today we focus on the interior design. The next five interior decorations were selected by “Home Designing” and “Home Design Ideas” will share them with you.
These are five luxury homes that will amaze you and maybe give some decor ideas for your own apartment.
Designed by Arhform Architectural Studio, this apartment is predominantly white but the decor still has a nice and warm feel. The wood floor and the soft and fuzzy looking rug really give a comfortable appeal to the space. The wood and the black elements of the area create a nice color scheme where everything seems to blend.
Wood also has an important presence in the interior design of this apartment. It’s an open and fresh looking apartment that really has some charm. It’s a luxury place made for people with really good taste.
In Leeds, UK, there’s a lot of great looking and luxurious apartments and this is one of them. This fantastic house has a sofa designed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia and ceiling lights from Giovanni Sforza Home luxury Collection. This seems like a really amazing place to sit and relax.
Finally we have a modern looking apartment that has wood as its central material. This place has a wood floor and every furniture in the house was made to combine with it. It seems like a comfortable house with a warm and welcoming interior decoration
These are five apartment designs that you really have to see. They are luxurious, comfortable and welcoming without having too much stuff in the rooms. They’re a nice example for you to follow. You can create a great looking space without too much clutter. Simplicity is a rule you have to have in mind.
Enjoy your decor!
Sources: Home Designing
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