Tala Fustok Studio has reworked the interior of an apartment in west London into a “serene sanctuary” made up of very carefully picked out artworks and furnishings influenced by the travels of its proprietor.
The Palace Gate apartment is situated on the fourth floor of a Victorian mansion block neighbouring Hyde Park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Nearby interior designer Tala Fustok set out to transform the 4-bed room property into a stress-free pied-a-terre that contains a selection of contemporary artworks.
“I needed to create a tranquil sanctuary to equilibrium the hustle and bustle of the metropolis and the owner’s lifestyle,” Fustok advised Dezeen.
“Our consumer is an ardent traveller, frequenting North Africa and copious European towns,” she included. “We wished to make certain this was mirrored in the design and style, as a type of escapism and bringing a dose or reminder of people options to their London dwelling.”
The inside features a palette of comfortable colours intended to evoke a sunset, with textures of stone and earthy fabrics adding to the nomadic and natural really feel.
The 252-square-metre interior was reorganised through many structural interventions that opened up the dwelling and eating spot, as nicely as combining two bedrooms to form a big principal bed room and dressing space.
In the primary living house, metal beams are hid within a space divider that includes curved surfaces and open up shelves that permit gentle and views during, whilst giving spaces for displaying artwork.
Deep hues and textures together with plastered walls and velvet upholstery add richness and wide range to the plan, building the most of the light-weight that floods into the southwest-going through areas.
A monochromatic colour plan sorts a straightforward backdrop for the artworks, vintage home furnishings and bespoke features produced to increase the home’s restful environment.
Fustok’s studio was concerned in picking out the special furnishings and artwork for the household in get to elevate the spaces and develop consistency during the different rooms.
A pared-back entrance corridor – made up of a Venetian mirror, a woven chair and a vase from east London’s M.A.H Gallery – prospects via to the eating room the place a mirror from The Antique Mirror Organization hangs earlier mentioned a painted brick fire.
A 1970s Italian travertine desk combines with a curved couch to generate a space for casual dining. On major of the table is a centrepiece from London’s Vessel gallery and beneath sits a shaggy rug by designer Tim Page.
Fustok extra double arched doorways to connect the eating space with the adjacent kitchen, wherever wood cabinetry contrasts with brass aspects such as the cooker hood.
The living home functions a travertine fire together with a mirror and rug that match these applied in the eating place. Bespoke furnishings built of bleached plywood, brass and timber lead to the space’s peaceful, rustic character.
In the key bed room, a 1960s-model mattress upholstered in dusty pink velvet gives a daring centrepiece.
A dressing region alongside the key bed room is arranged all-around a bespoke storage island wrapped in leather and plywood, which is illuminated from previously mentioned by a pendant light from British design studio Pinch.
The Moroccan-educated en-suite lavatory has a bespoke travertine sink and zellige tiles in the shower. The design and style of this area encapsulates the nomadic inspirations observed throughout the residence.
Tala Fustok studied at the Architectural Association before environment up her studio in west London.
Her previous jobs contain a Manhattan loft with a tranquil ambience and an business office for sport developer Ninja Theory in Cambridge, which characteristics a blood-pink bar and an all-blue cinema room.
The styling is by Sania Pell and pictures by Michael Sinclair.