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HomeBedroom DesignMagdalena Keck provides contact of “heat minimalism” to glazed home

Magdalena Keck provides contact of “heat minimalism” to glazed home


Inside designer Magdalena Keck has crammed a glass-and-steel dwelling in New York with a restrained however eclectic mixture of furnishings that are supposed to complement the present structure.

The Hudson Valley Glass Home is positioned in Westchester County, about an hour’s drive from New York Metropolis.

glazed house exterior
The house has floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout

The modernist dwelling was designed by architect Robert Fitzpatrick and built-in 1967. Rising two ranges, it incorporates a public zone on the higher degree and three bedrooms and a household room down under.

The purchasers – a pair with a younger daughter – not too long ago bought the house and tapped Magdalena Keck, who runs an eponymous Manhattan studio, to supervise the inside design. For his or her full-time residence, the homeowners desired furnishings that have been trendy, function-driven and significant.

Modernist house
The dwelling’s interiors intend to enhance its modernist structure

“The purchasers, a household of three, are effectively versed in design and artwork, and it was vital to them to have a private connection to every of the gadgets chosen for his or her dwelling,” the studio mentioned.

Drawing upon her penchant for “heat minimalism“, Keck selected a spread of items that complemented the structure and the present finishes, together with wooden flooring and vanilla-hued window drapes.

Magdalena Keck furniture
Magdalena Keck framed a brutalist-style espresso desk with a gray bouclé couch

“Magda likes to consider the house as a glass envelope, serving as a vessel for the furnishings, lighting, artwork and objects that she has labored fastidiously with the consumer to fill the house with,” the studio mentioned.

In the lounge, she positioned a gray bouclé couch by French designer Christophe Delcourt and an octagonal, brutalist-style espresso desk in resin.

Hyper-realistic painting
A hyper-realistic portray is within the eating house

Within the adjoining eating space, beech-and-fabric chairs by Sergio Rodrigues encompass an Extenso desk from Desalto.

Reasonably than hold a lightweight fixture over the desk, the designer added a Mito flooring lamp by Tom Fereday and a Nineteen Sixties Tripod Cocoon flooring lamp to supply illumination and visible curiosity. A big, hyper-realistic portray of uneven water by Ran Ortner rounds out the eating house.

Downstairs within the household room, the environment is informal and cosy. The house is adorned with a settee by Piero Lissoni for Residing Divani, Scandinavian nesting tables in rosewood, and a facet chair by Børge Mogensen. Underfoot is a Soumak rug from ALT for Residing.

Audio and visible gear is housed in a cupboard manufactured from waxed aluminium by Jonathan Nesci.

The Hudson Valley Glass Home is positioned in Westchester CountyHudson Valley Glass HouseThe Hudson Valley Glass Home is positioned in Westchester County

In the primary suite, there’s a king mattress from Camerich, Danish rosewood nightstands and two Bauhaus desk lamps by Wilhelm Wagenfeld.

The daughter’s room is fitted with customized items designed by Keck’s studio, together with a  mattress platform in oak and a desk with modular storage pullouts. There may be additionally an Adorno wall lamp manufactured from wooden and brushed brass, and an astronaut portray by American artist Michael Kagan.

Bedroom by Magdalena Keck at Hudson Valley Glass House
Massive home windows present views of the encompassing surroundings

The house’s visitor bed room contains a mattress by Lawson Fenning, a ceramic-painted nighstand by Reinaldo Sanguino, and a uncommon Valet chair by Hans Wegner relationship again to the Nineteen Fifties.

Keck’s furnishing work additionally extends to the yard, the place there’s a patio and swimming pool. Furnishings embody a settee and occasional desk from Unopiù. A rounded, white eating desk by Eero Saarinen is paired with white chairs by Harry Bertoia.

Different tasks by Magdalena Keck embody a stark-white residence in a 4 Seasons tower in Decrease Manhattan, and the outfitting of a Catskill Mountains dwelling, the place she fused Danish and Japanese design.

The images is by Jeff Cate.

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