As the founder of Articolo Lighting, Nicci Green knows only too well the power of illumination in bringing interior settings to life. Natural light and well-chosen lamps can dramatically alter the ambience of various spaces, increase functionality, and highlight furnishings and focal points.
So naturally, her home in Huntingtower Road in Melbourne, Australia, takes into consideration all of these qualities, and more. Working in collaboration with architectural and interior design firm Studio Goss, Green sought to give her 2,637 sq ft apartment a layered aesthetic built upon a neutral palette and brought to life by the play of illumination and shadow.
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“I engaged Studio Goss as David has designed each of our Articolo showrooms so innately and intimately understands my aesthetic and my desire to showcase a selection of our fittings in the space,” says Green. “I have always loved the less is more approach. A timeless design that combines only a handful of different finishes, gently layering one upon the other to provide a subtle canvas to dress the interior with carefully selected furniture pieces.”
The living, dining, and kitchen areas comprise the heart of the home; these spacious zones are built upon a neutral, tactile backdrop of textured plaster, stone, and pale oak which lends warmth and evokes calm. These materials demarcate the main zones, add depth, and pick up the shadows that pass through the home over the course of the day, cast by the deciduous trees that grow along its northern boundary.
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