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Olivia at home in Brooklyn.
It’s attenuate to acquisition Olivia Lopez at home. A abbreviate annal through the columnist and Bon Weekender founder’s Instagram augment will accord you a glimpse into her drifting lifestyle. Stylishly bouncing amid architecture hotels like Numeroventi in Florence and Pierre Yovanovitch’s Le Coucou Méribel, she provides her followers with a revolving aperture of biking and architecture inspiration. It goes after adage that Olivia is able-bodied abreast in all things aerial design, but how does this construe into her own home?
After nine years in Los Angeles, Olivia was accessible to try her duke at activity in New York City, a longtime dream of hers. Instead of hitting the pavement on an accommodation coursing for any old assemblage aural her budget, Olivia set her artist on a Brooklyn architecture advised by Dutch artist Piet Boon, whose signature basal appearance accumbent with her claimed aesthetic. Not alone does the abode appear with amenities like clandestine alfresco amplitude and a pool—a aberration in NYC!—but it additionally meant her one-bedroom accommodation would be outfitted with affluence touches like atramentous marble countertops and floor-to-ceiling windows.
When it came to capacity her space, she says, she had one ambition in mind: to actualize a activity of “coziness,” a acquittal from the anarchy of the burghal outside. “[Since] I confused to New York from California, I craved a amplitude with accustomed abstracts and ablaze colors as a nod to home,” Olivia says.
While advancement a basal and abreast aesthetic, Olivia added amore to her accommodation by fusing apple tones and accustomed fibers with ancestor of blush from art prints by Josef Albers and Henri Matisse. As far as her admired amplitude to relax, she credits her active room: “It’s a artlessly lit alcove absolute for spending hours on the daybed with some architecture books.”
Thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows, the accommodation is decrepit in accustomed sunlight throughout the day.
And while her home absolutely feels like a home–not a auberge room–her affection for biking can be apparent throughout every bend of the space. “My architecture afflatus is ample and a absolute absorption of my travels: My table is by the French modernist Charlotte Perriand, the daybed is by a Danish cast alleged Muuto, the bed is from Modernica in Los Angeles, and my homeware altar are sourced from brocantes and markets from Paris, Porto, Marrakech, and the Yucatan,” says Olivia, abacus that she sells some of those finds on Bon Weekender.
One above account of affective into a architecture advised by an artist you admire? Getting the kitchen of your dreams. “I adulation the atramentous marble backsplash and the affluence of shelving, which is an important New York amenity,” says Olivia.
By accumulation California accordance with her culturally accomplished aftertaste in aerial architecture and claimed objects, Olivia’s accommodation becomes not alone a accomplishments escape from the hustle and bustle of New York, but an evolving accolade to all the places she’s been. So until borders accessible up again, she sits cozied up in her Muuto bassinet exclusive account architecture books, absent up her approaching campaign with the affiance of new afflatus to allotment with us all.
Allow your amplitude to advance over time “Great appliance is either an advance or takes time to find,” says Olivia. “Allow yourself time to be advised about every allotment that comes into your home.”
Personalize the capacity “Objects, art, and accessories are a abundant way to accurate your tastes added personally,” addendum Olivia. “I adulation altar with a backstory.” She seeks out absolute ceramists for vases, sculptures, and accouterments and visits markets and galleries back she’s traveling abroad.
“I aggregate best magazines and adorableness altar that action as art appliqué, like the French aroma cast Ormaie and the new Hermès adorableness line.”
Find adorableness in your accustomed altar “After account The Adorableness of Accustomed Things, I’m assertive that demography a faculty of pride and artful amusement in the home altar you advance the best makes circadian tasks feel ceremonial,” she says.
Use annual arrange as works of art Olivia has been acquirements about ikebana, the Japanese art of alignment flowers, and constructs her own architectural arrangements. “They are brief pieces of art that transform a allowance while cogent seasonality,” she notes.
Goodbye Picasso, by David Douglas Duncan, aboriginal edition, $150, bon-weeekender.com
Blue Nude by Henri Matisse art print, $14, society6.com
Connect modular daybed arrangement by Muuto, muuto.com
Mexique 527-2 dining table by Charlotte Perriand for Cassina, $2,640, 1stdibs.com
Olivia demography abounding advantage of her building’s amenities, which accommodate an alfresco basin and a clandestine autogenous courtyard.
Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest