Virtually everything within this Hamburg apartment was designed by the owner, a furniture, textile and interior designer who works in both the domestic market and commercial and retail clients. Her well-proportioned rooms in a building on the Alister are all painted white, but there are plenty of contrasting colors, numerous textures and original ideas. She is influenced by India and Asia and uses mostly sustainable tropical hardwoods for her furniture. She like to punctuate bright, white spaces with dark, low tables, floor-cushions in mohair or linen from Dominique Kieffer, and natural or embroidered leather. Great care is taken to set various scenes that invite relaxation and calm.
Numerous tea-lights, set in a hand-painted glasses by an artist called Gosha, are grouped to set the mood for intimate conversations. There is little pattern, just a bold stripe for the kitchen blind and a quiet is little pattern, just a bold stripe for the kitchen blind and a quiet print for the generous-living-room curtains. This is decoration aimed specifically to relax the owners and bring balance to their busy lives, and is a style that has been eagerly adopted by many people who require a bolt-hole from the outside world.