So what is modern luxury? The luxury of natural materials, of space, of abundant light flowing into your home, of beautiful things and art definitely art. Modern luxury is having the ability to live how you want, where you want. Modern luxury is this Bellevue Hill Residence by Sarah Davison Interiors.
Brooklyn-based Home Studios have cleverly updated and refreshed this 3 storey townhouse in Fort Greene for its new owners. The house is all about cooking and entertaining with a fabulous light-filled kitchen that spills into the dining room. For me though the standout is the tiny powder room hiding under the stairs with its Le Corbusier–inspired wall murals. Now where can I try that in my house?
Photography by Brian W. Ferry
It’s fresh and fun, colourful and sophisticated. It may be traditional but it’s certainly not fuddy duddy. Why it’s overstuffed with inspiration! Park Avenue Pied-à-Terre by CeCe Barfield.
Hollywood Regency meets Palm Springs mid mod in this Indian Wells (one town over from Palm Springs) mid century gem. We all know that mid century houses can take themselves a little too seriously but not in this Californian desert house. Colour, pattern and furniture choice make for a vibrant, fun filled abode by Jen Samson Design.
A colourful family seaside home and not a coastal cliche in sight. Think fun and fabulous, open plan and private spaces, orange and red, green and blue and don’t forget the yellow. An eclectic richness carefully curated to seem effortless and welcoming. Seaside House by London-based Studio Ashby.