Spreading over only 47 square meters of interior space but showcasing a splendid 58 square meter terrace, this compact penthouse apartment in Stockholm is perfect to be transformed into a bachelor pad. With an amazing location overlooking city blocks, the small apartment is vividly decorated, composing a relaxing space that welcomes its owner with a slightly masculine feel. A corner bookcase in the main living space steals the attention with its collection of bottles on the top shelf. Brightly lit by sunshine, the living/dining space opening to the fabulous terrace continues with a modern kitchen. Deeper into the private space spotted on Delikatissen, a grey brick wall hides the bathroom and leads to the bedroom, where storage space surrounds the comfy bed. Lovely details throughout compose an intimate space contrasting with the spacious terrace, where simplicity reigns and a glass railing captures uninterrupted views of the urban surroundings. The large terrace makes up for the compact living space and opens out to the murmur of the streets. Perfect combination, right?
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings. Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past, specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.
Painting the walls might be the easiest way to add green to the bedroom along with bedding and accessories in matching hue, but think beyond the obvious if you want a truly captivating room. Painting the ceiling in green can be a fun alternative and by leaving the walls white, you will still have a neutral and versatile backdrop that will beautifully showcase wall art and sculptural décor additions. And for those who really want a personalized solution, mixing different shades to come with your own custom green hue is indeed an exciting and enjoyable alternative. This will assure that you are proud owner of a one-of-a-kind bedroom with a shade of green that you came up with.