Best Interiors by 1508 LONDON and Other Elegant Projects – 1508 LONDON is a London based interior design studio that creates exceptional residences and interior spaces. The studio represents a truly holistic approach to interior architecture. With an in house team of certified architects and designers studio reforms spaces to suit the individual and intricate requirements of each client – no matter how unique or challenging. Studio realizes a diverse scale of projects including conservation, redevelopment and new builds, designing furniture and custom-made surfaces.
Take a moment to admire some of their stunning residential projects:
Grade II listed Regents Park Terrace is a marriage of subtle modernity and timeless classicism. The designers have inserted rich rosewood with understated contemporary detail whilst being truly respectful to the buildings original features. It is a reinterpretation of the old – a present day translation. Modern panelling sits against the classic marble, separated by inlayed bronze trim that also acts as a handle detail – a striking collective of materials that sit beautifully together.
This Knightsbridge property is focused on light and dark. The studio created this design to dictate and sculptor light within the space and marry the conflict of function and aesthetic. Light responds to dark volumes clad in smoked wood and leather, which seamlessly conceal and reveal a function. A continuation of natural light is suggested through the lights intimate response to bespoke antique mirror – illuminating the space.
This striking apartment is situated on Grosvenor Square. This interior combines unobtrusive modernity with understated elegance – a timeless mix of classical detail and modern sophistication. Light is captured and reflected by a solitary central piece, which was clad in an antique mirror. The principal rooms peel away from this, taking on a classical tone by introducing hand-painted and fielding panelling with gold leaf detailing. The designers contrasted the rosewood timber and rich herringbone floor with furniture and fabrics in peaceful tones of blue, gold and ivory.
This Istanbul Duplex Penthouse was inspired by the city and the extensive views of the Bosphorus. 1508 London created a home that could host artwork, friends and family. The studio worked with local craftsmen to select materials to create statement features. Blue Onyx was sourced for the kitchen island. A protective screen hides a junction of beams – patterned in a modern interpretation of an ancient Selcuk design that was repeated throughout the space. Minimalist frameless windows expose the river view and reflective mirrored walls further enhance the sense of exposure.
This Penthouse occupies the 6th and 7th floor of a contemporary mixed-use building, designed by architect James Stirling. The St James Park and Mayfair location is breathtaking – as is the view of London, which was emphasised with an open plan layout. The limed oak panelling which wraps the walls and ceiling provides a simple, elegant light-filled interior to showcase the art, furniture and soft furnishings. A contrasting mix of palettes, art and soft furnishings create this distinguished interior – with eclectic tones at its heart.
Lennox Gardens Triplex, Exploring key ideas derived from the Pont Street Dutch architecture, we distilled the architectural principles and applied them to our interior language and design. In a rebellion against classical principles and Gothic influences, we have created a new eclectic aesthetic, taking inspiration from cultural influences and refining them into a harmonious design, placing great importance on the quality of materials and the details of the design.
Chelsea Barracks Concept, Traces of the Chelsea Barracks heritage shine through even in this most modern expression of the development. Providing a seamless transition between outdoor and indoor entertaining, the residence offers the perfect stage to admire this unrivalled location in the heart of London.
Montpelier Square Townhouse, the language of the hardscape is developed by exploring form, order, proportion and scale, simple geometric forms and framework. The Dutch influence is carried through to the panelling language. The hierarchy of spaces is reflected in the complexity of the wall panelling, cornice and ceilings with interlocking square motifs typical of the ceiling decoration.
The Lanesborough Club, World’s Best Hotel Spa, the design concept is based on the Hotel’s principles of ‘Bespoke, Intuitive, Discrete and Intimate’. We have sought to develop the Hotel’s key directive for achieving a ‘home from home’ service environment; extending these inherent qualities to new facilities within which members can reinvigorate, relax and socialise. The Concept Design creates a distinctive Club and Spa facility that maintains a tangible connection with the operations and stylistics of the renovated Hotel.
Sloane Square Pied-A-Terre, the redesign of The Draycott reflects a period of transition and offers the opportunity to reinterpret classical styles to create a bespoke, beautiful and functional property. Layering a period-inspired envelope, with clean contemporary forms, beautifully crafted detailing and rich materiality will create a timeless property of character.
Other Inspiring Interiors
Modern classic sofa design perfect for a luxurious apartment. The Odette Sofa by Boca do Lobo tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse, inspired by the Swan Lake Op. 20, ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Its sweeping silhouette is accentuated with a polished brass structure and an asymmetric back that offers a sophisticated design and timeless appeal.
Luxury reading area with dark walls and elegant furniture pieces. In this ambiance, the Imperfectio Armchair, by Boca do Lobo, is the expression of imperfect aesthetic, the appeal of that which is authentic art that is truer to life.
Luxury living room design with gold details. The center piece, Supernova Chandelier by Boca do Lobo was born from the cataclysmic explosion of a massive star. The instant of a bright star burst that was suspended into a fascinating lighting design. Supernovas can briefly outshine entire galaxies and radiate more energy than our sun will in its entire lifetime.
Luxury sofa design with a unique design. The creativity and rich decoration of the Versailles Palace contributed to the inspiration of the creation of this exuberant sofa. Boca do Lobo opens the way to freedom and the need of bringing extravagant creations to life. Versailles Sofa is made in a wood structure and panels in a manual sculpture, produced in resin and finished with restoration techniques similar to stone.
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