Brian Woulfe completes New York Penthouse in just 15 days, from design to install.
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One of the important things I wanted to achieve, along with the developer, was the understanding that anyone renting a luxury penthouse in Manhattan has made a decision that they want to rent something really special, something aspirational. - Brian Woulfe
I never like to produce something that feels staged. It should feel like a space someone wants to live in, it needs to feel comfortable. This means injecting a little bit of personality and playfulness into a scheme.
I went into it with an open mind. I'd normally have a really strong idea of what I wanted. But on this occasion, I had to be led by what was available and kind of let the scheme reveal itself to me.
Of course, I had a personal moment of oh my god I hope this looks ok!
I say curated because it almost feels like an exhibition space. Every wall is white and it means that no matter what item you put next to it looks like a photograph. The space balances a feeling of being edited, yet relaxed and lived in.
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