Project Of The Week – London Bankside Penthouse
This week’s instalment of the #SBIDinspire series features a punchy penthouse apartment which flirts dangerously with the colour red. Inspired by the exoticism of the wild tiger, this apartment exudes excitement and sophistication through the bold blend of bright colours. The carefully selected furnishings give this property its electrifying, yet illustrious edge to capture the imagination of all those who visit this elaborately eclectic abode. Leading guests on an exciting journey as they are lured through this enticing jungle of vibrancy and undeniable style to soak up the stunning 360 views across London’s Bankside. We’re sure it’ll receive flaming reviews from anyone lucky enough to explore this tastefully contemporary oriental oasis.
Company: Hill House Interiors
Project: London Bankside Penthouse
Project Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
What was the clients brief?
The clients, a professional couple with global business interests, gave us a detailed brief, confidently underlining their love of strong colour – particularly red, their passion for the exotic wild tiger, and their need of a few quirky surprises to entertain guests as they explore the main reception areas of their fabulous new London home.
What inspired the design of the Project?
When a brand new 22nd floor bankside penthouse was introduced to us as a blank canvas, we felt duty bound to deliver a scheme as stunning as the 360 degree views, delivering interiors worthy of this iconic landmark building, famous for its dramatic glass pitched roofs.
What was the toughest hurdle your team overcame during the project?
Our team managed to turn this project around in record time – from start to finish we managed to be in and out within just three months, which, considering the long lead time for a lot of the bespoke elements within the home, is no mean feat!
What was your team’s highlight of the project?
The Sharon Marston chandelier above the super-sized one off table was custom made, each strand measured to a specific length to line up with the ascending height of the overhead lofty glass ceiling. Each strand was hung separately to ensure a sleek and perfectly level finish above the table.
Additionally, stretching across two walls are hand carved metal panels featuring a vibrant jungle scene, complete with prowling tigers. Soaring to the ceiling of the upper internal gallery, the framed and lit bronze artwork creates the ultimate show stopping backdrop to this impressive living space.
Why did you enter the SBID International Design Awards?
SBID are consistently at the forefront of both new trends and design, while championing exciting and innovative suppliers. As well as the fabulous awards, events and networking opportunities they organise, the SBID accreditation give us an edge as interior designers, it’s also great to work closely with such a wonderful team.
Questions answered by Helen Bygraves, co-Founder of Hill House Interiors
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