More Pages from Redd's Play Book
This Miles Redd-designed city apartment is a petite 700 square feet with low ceilings. But Redd made it oh-so-appealing with his signature touch of cozy glamour.
Since the space has little woodwork, the decorator went for a seamless quality; he completely enveloped walls and ceilings in a glossy blue (Benjamin Moore's "Faded Denim") and used crisp, dramatic black on baseboards. Black was continued on doors and kitchen cabinets too. Mirrored panels on the black-and-white painted door, above, and a large mirror above the sofa infuse the residence with light.
It's a very Miles Redd thing to go bold with walls -- whether through paint or mirrored surfaces -- but keep big investment furniture classic. Interesting art, often hung salon style, seems to be another "Redd move." I rarely see a Redd-designed home where art isn't a big player.
BTW: The images above are from Benjamin Moore's very affordable little edition, Interior Style. Look for it at your local paint dealer. Another New York apartment done up by Redd (has to be the former diggs of Chassie Post) is featured in the book. Actually quite a few top designers, such as cover boy Steven Gambrel, are included.