Much Studio remodeled a NoLibs townhouse into a quiet, awesome, gathered retreat.
When a young couple remaining Brooklyn for a Northern Liberties new-construct townhouse, they arrived at out to Far Studio, a Bryn Mawr-based mostly inside design company helmed by Brittany Hakimfar and her husband, Benjamin, who handles the company’s organization side. In a whirlwind six months, Brittany took the builder’s-quality shell and remodeled it into a refined, lived-in sanctuary. “We preferred to convey in a large amount of all-natural woods, stones and cool millwork particulars, and make their home an oasis,” she says.
Brittany, who spent 6 yrs operating a style and design agency in L.A., infused the house with her signature mix of West Coastline amazing: organic designs and earthy textures dramatic flashes of tremendous-saturated, moody color (an inky nearly-black workplace, a deep aqua environmentally friendly visitor home) artfully curated located objects and artifacts and a generous sprinkling of pedigreed parts from legendary mid-century designers. “It feels genuine and textured and livable,” Brittany says. And indeed, amid the excitement of the bordering town, it feels, undeniably, like an oasis.
“The consumers uncovered us on Instagram. That’s anything we’re hearing a large amount these days. They cherished our aesthetic and genuinely trusted us by means of the course of action.” — Brittany Hakimfar
A tonal shade palette lets an qualified blend of textures shine: white linen drapes, a nubby woven sisal rug, a clean up-lined white oak espresso desk, and a credenza with arched cane particulars. The room’s star: Hans Wegner’s famous Flag Halyard lounge chair.
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A close to-black wall coloration is a moody backdrop for art (a white sculpture perched on an similarly sculptural black facet table a custom plaster portray by a local artist propped on the desk) and style and design icons (Arne Jacobsen’s desk lamp and an Eames chair).
Oak cabinets hold on a ceramic-tile wall and display screen funky uncovered objects and every day things like espresso mugs. Wishbone chairs encompass a Scandinavian white oak dining table.
A customized bed device attributes integrated nightstands and shelving. Articulated steel sconces flank the white linen-upholstered mattress, and a Noguchi pendant hangs above.
Published as “Laid-Back again Luxe” in the November 2021 issue of Philadelphia magazine.