RUMAH (HOME)


OVERVIEW︎ FEATURED IN APARTMENT THERAPY, RUMAH (MALAY FOR HOME) FOCUSES ON THE INTERIOR DECOR OF NIKKO AND HIS PARTNER’S LOFT IN BED-STUY, BROOKLYN︎ INSPIRATION FOR THE NAME AND GRAPHIC TREATMENT DRAWS FROM HIS PARTNER’S ETHNICITY

DESIGN PROCESS ︎ WITH A SHARED APPRECIATION FOR INTERIOR DECORATING, THEY TURNED A LOFT THAT INITIALLY HAD A LOT OF WEAR-AND-TEAR INTO A HOME THAT SHOWS A TIMELESS DESIGN BASED ON THEIR HOBBIES AND CULTURES ︎ EXTENSIVE PLANNING AND COORDINATION OF THE LOFT’S DECOR CENTERS AROUND A FAMILY HEIRLOOM PASSED ON FROM NIKKO’S MOTHER (MID CENTURY MODERN SLATTED COFFEE TABLE) AND TWO IKEA ART EVENT X FILIP PAGOWSKI RUGS 

︎ WITH THE USE OF SPREADSHEETS AND MOODBOARDS, THEY WERE ABLE TO BLEND VARIOUS PIECES OF CONTEMPORARY AND MID CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE THAT REFLECTS THEIR PERSONALITIES︎ DUE TO THE HIGH CEILINGS AND LARGE WINDOWS, THE LOFT HAS BOTH A LOT OF NATURAL LIGHT AND WHITE SPACE
︎ TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS, THEY INFUSED A MIX OF VIBRANT COLORS — REDS, YELLOWS AND GREENS — AND STATEMENT PLANTS TO HELP LIVEN THE PLACE︎ THE HEART OF THE APARTMENT IS THE LIVING ROOM BECAUSE IT HAS MULTIPLE VANTAGE POINTS
︎ HAVING MULTIPLE VANTAGE POINTS SHOWS HOW THE MAGAZINES, BOOKS, PRINTS, FAMILY HEIRLOOMS AND FURNITURE COMES TOGETHER TO REPRESENT THEIR PERSONALITIES

BEFORE MOVE-IN

AFTER MOVE-IN

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