For a Hudson Yards Apartment, Elena Frampton Goes Bold with Pattern and Contrast

PROJECT NAME Residence
LOCATION New York
FIRM
SQ. FT. 2,200 SQF

“The creative energy in Chelsea has always captivated and inspired me,” Elena Frampton says. Though her eponymous firm  has developed a signature blend of quirk and luxury in residences throughout New York City, it’s this model apartment for  and 's 15 Hudson Yards high-rise on Chelsea’s north edge that might be its boldest work yet.

A chandelier illuminates the dining area’s dining table and saddle leather chairs by . Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.

The 2,200 square feet embrace juxtaposition: in the living area, for example, she covered minimalist lounge chairs with maximalist faux-malachite upholstery and placed them near a space-age floor lamp by Brazzoli & Lampa for Harvey Guzzini. “We used a high-contrast between colors, textures and art elements to create a fresh way to live,” she says.

And because it’s Chelsea, art is a main focus, with pieces by and , mixed with eye-popping wall coverings, such as the study’s expanse of peacocks by , a work of art in itself.

Dieter Rams’ Universal system defines the study, with a  rug designed by Frampton, sofa, task and arm chair by , and bench by . Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.

’ silk screens on paper brighten the kitchen, with Reza Feiz stools from Property. Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.

In the master bedroom, three monotypes by hang beneath a ceiling with custom wall covering by ; Vico Magistretti glass lamps on nightstands bookend the custom bed. Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.

A rug from gives direction to the marble-clad master bathroom. Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.

A wall covering blooms behind a custom bed. Photography by Scott Frances for Related Companies.
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