Apartment Interior, Berlin, Germany
Wednesday 20 Feb 2013
This beautiful Berlin apartment interior has been designed by architects Sergei Tchoban, Academy graduate from St. Petersburg and Nicholas Barsan, graduate of the Pratt Institute in New York, both founders of ST Design.
The 150 sq m apartment is located on a private lake outside of Berlin and is used as a holiday home by the owner on periodic visits to the German capital.
ST Design’s vision was to transform the 1980’s post modernist style unit into an Art Deco pied-à-terre reminiscent of the Hollywood regency style apartments of the early 1940’s. ST Design combined this glamorous epoch together with contemporary sensibilities to transform the apartment into an opulent yet crisply minimalistic abode.
The apartment consists of a foyer with marble flooring clad in stained oak millwork with inset leather panelling, which conceal the doors by way of “hidden doors”. Lighting by Kevin Reilly.
The powder room incorporates a black and white theme using Dedar wall coverings and Bisazza mosaic tiles. Lighting by Kevin Reilly.
The Living space combines the Living and Dining rooms to form a large communal space. Oak “versaille pattern” parquet flooring with wengé accents, by Ebony & Co. Paint by Farrow & Ball.
The Living room wall is clad in millwork, fluted to reflect the art deco tendencies of the space. The existing structural columns in the space were clad to match. The dining room wall is sheathed with lined silk panelling by Art & Décor. Art Work "Musketiere", 2011. By Axel Geis. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Gallery Wentrup, Berlin and the artist. Decorative lighting by Charles Edwards and Boyd Lighting.
The kitchen was supplied by Siematic with a custom made stepped mirrored doorway between dining and kitchen employing “one-way” mirror technology to afford views from the kitchen to the dining room but not vice-versa.
The Bathroom is clad entirely in large format Arabescato marble slabs. With a custom made wash-stand with Lasio marble top. The fittings are by THG. Lighting by Lalique.
The Dressing Room uses Dedar paper, with custom closets clad in Donghia wallcoverings. Lighting by Fine Art Lamps. The Bedroom and Study are divided by a custom room divider providing storage on the office side and built in TV on the bedroom side. Silk wall coverings by Art & Décor and wall to wall carpeting by Tai-
Ping Carpets. Furniture by Baker and E Rudin, Bed by Fendi. Window treatments by Jagtar. Lighting by Fine Art Lamps and Christian Liaigre.
Accessories including Ralph Lauren and Baker were supplied by Wohnkultur Behrens.
Photo credits: Martin Mai
Photographer: Sonja Jürgens