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Studio Piet Boon combine tactile layers and a gallery-like aesthetic inside this grand apartment in the heart of Amsterdam.
Overlooking the busy wharf on one side and the charming old city of Amsterdam on the other, this spacious 250m2 apartment is the result of close collaboration between designer and client. Through a series of interconnected spaces, emphasis on layered materials and a designated gallery space for the clients’ artwork, this Amsterdam home redefines luxurious living in the Netherlands’ capital.
The unique built-in boat structure opposite the island bench by Street Art Frankey is a subtle nod to the city’s iconic canals.
Upon entry, the interiors unfold to reveal a gallery-like space, placing the client’s treasured artwork on a pedestal. Bronze steel-framed doors emphasise the heightened feeling of luxury throughout and connect the communal spaces without compromising on light flow. A true entertainer’s delight, the open-plan living, kitchen and dining room are visible immediately entering the home, optimally positioned away from the private areas.
Transitioning from the adjacent living spaces, Lindsey Adelman’s Branching Bubble Light illuminates the charcoal timber dining table. The opulent kitchen showcases a striking veined grey stone benchtop and flooring, distinguishing it from the dining and living area. Streamlined soft oak cabinetry and a recessed backbench prioritise space, making the kitchen appear larger. A touch of Studio Piet Boon’s unique artistic flair can be seen in the built-in boat structure opposite the island bench – a subtle nod to the city’s iconic canals.
Lindsey Adelman’s Branching Bubble Light illuminates the RAAF Dining Table and CARA Dining Chairs.
Bronze steel-framed doors separate the open-plan living space from the private areas of the home.
The JANE Swivel Chair and the HERO Side Table, designed by Studio Piet Boon in the living room.
The gallery gives the owner’s beloved works of art by Keith Haring a well-deserved centre stage place in the home, featuring the Tassel Lamp by Apparatus Studio.
Inspired by the atmosphere of a hotel suite, an art-filled hallway leads you to the master bedroom with direct access to a functional his and her walk-in-robe. The master ensuite is clad entirely in natural stone, complemented by elegant gold wall sconces and a double shower. An adjoining balcony provides a quiet space away from the action to take in the views of Amsterdam from high above.
This Amsterdam Apartment by Studio Piet Boon is a reflection of the studio’s bespoke and refined ethos, exuding character and tranquillity amidst the bustle of city life.
The LARS Outdoor Bed designed by Studio Piet Boon features on the balcony.
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