This exquisite 370 square metre apartment with boundless views of the Hudson River in New York was purchased in 2004 by stellar design duo George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg. The pair purchased an empty floor which is such a luxury for designers and provided a blank canvas to work with. It allowed free reign to design and ornament as desired. This well-known minimalist Richard Meier building exudes sophistication with interior spaces pared back and drenched in sunlight from floor-to ceiling windows. It is the perfect controlled naked interior space to allow for two geniuses of design to create their lifestyle around.
This apartment has a feeling of openness with clarity in its design. The play of space typologies is an interesting exploration. Openness in the living and dining spaces and secretive and secluded in bathing, dressing and bedroom. I can imagine it would be extremely comfortable for a visitor to understand that this is exactly where they should be.
In the main living space a mostly neutral palette forms the background to truly exceptional and unique furnishings. Finely tuned and exceptionally resolved here, as in the other spaces. Importance and thought has been given to all objects that occupy this home.
Great detail has been given from the construction to decoration in order to achieve this clarity. These precious details are everywhere and it is what makes this interior so special and truly eclectic. This apartment is both inspirational and aspirational – great architecture from a master, with interiors from the trend setters.
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