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The inside of this penthouse, situated in Sandton Johannesburg, was a collaboration between Adam Court of OKHA Interiors and Greg Truen and Ina Fourie of Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA).
The shopper of this three-degree penthouse was in search of a excessive-tech “sensible house” that felt each city and distinctive. Although the penthouse is situated on the eleventh flooring in a business metropolis middle, designer Adam Court determined to create a singular indoor/outside dwelling state of affairs that features a backyard — this provided a serene escape from the bustling metropolis and a sense of overlooking the town relatively than dwelling inside it.
From the designers:
“We created a continuing movement from zone to zone, utilising supplies that emphasised the sense of area, transparency and reflection. We launched natural textural / tactile parts via using timber and flamed granite to melt and add a counterpoint to the modern drama.” The designers wanted to take care of a fluid connectivity all through but in addition give every zone its personal particular look. Accordingly, they employed stylistically totally different furnishings and décor parts from area to area and in addition used color accents distinctive to every sector.
The general palette all through is black and white with further color used as an unique accent. Artwork, sculpture, glassware and ceramics play an important position in including soul, depth and character. ‘The décor is modern, easy and stylish. We weren’t development-pushed however slightly used trendy designs that referenced classical magnificence. It’s not solely about bodily aesthetics, however extra about power and temper. Here, we managed to merge the practical, bodily and emotive necessities of suburban dwelling.”
Photos by Dook.