In this sky-high home the elegance of the decore dazzles in response to the radiant nightscape, while highlighting a cherished art collection.
Walls of expansive floor to ceiling windows filled the east, west and south elevations, offering unobstructed vistas of the urban landscape and the lake beyond. It became apparent that the immediate challenge would be how to capture the dazzling views while accommodating their growing collection of contemporary art and sculpture. It presented a delicate balance of focal points requiring somewhat unconventional solutions.
“IN THIS SKY-HIGH HOME THE ELEGANCE OF THE DÉCOR DAZZLES IN RESPONSE TO THE RADIANT NIGHTSCAPE, WHILE HIGHLIGHTING A CHERISHED COLLECTION”.
— DAVID POWELL
From the onset it was crucial to consider each major piece of art, whether curating existing pieces or anticipating new acquisitions. An early decision proposed by the designers ran against logic by establishing a longitudinal entrance foyer. This purposely concealed the view upon first stepping off the elevator while providing an impactful and immediate presentation of a powerful Jack Bush canvas, thereby whetting the appetite and elevating curiosity for what might lay beyond.