The embossed interior of the Skygarden pendant light, designed by Marcel Wanders, resembles a plaster ceiling rose—a nod to classical architecture. “We installed the fixture high in the space, so it gives the whole room a glow,” Falkenberg says.
are painted with Crushed Ice by Walls Sherwin-Williams, “a nice soft gray that’s
not overly cold.” Leather desk accessories by Belgian designer Michaël Verheyden add a refined masculine note.
“We wanted something that felt like library seating, or a big wingback chair,” says Falkenberg about the sofa, which is upholstered in a pewter gray bouclé from Mokum Textiles. Paired with the aptly named Silent Whisper side table from Materia, which has noisereducing rubber feet, it’s the perfect spot for the client to work on a laptop or curl up with a good book.
“Marble is super-durable, easy to clean, and easy to roll over on casters,” Falkenberg says. “The lightness, texture, and feminine feel was perfect for our client.” The chair is the Nulite Executive Chair from Luxy, selected for its comfort, prettiness, and narrow profile.
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The DESIGN MAGAZINE for the Pacific Northwest.