In the Detail
The plaster walls were painted a light oatmeal colour, preserving their original texture, which closely resembles that of Parisian apartments. The right angle between the walls and ceiling was smoothed out as a nod to some of the old flats found in Kyiv.
The designer stumbled across the 100-year-old Herringbone floorboards while searching for an alternative to the original parquet, and restored them in her studio before assembling them in the apartment. Her goal, she says, was to highlight the natural beauty of the wood – leaving its imperfections untouched.