Supermodel Kate Moss has turn into the most recent celebrity to launch a layout occupation, producing interiors for a house that types part of a “luxury 2nd residences” development in the English countryside.
For her foray into interior layout, Moss has teamed up with Yoo – the architecture and design firm co-founded by residence entrepreneur John Hitchcox and prolific French designer Philippe Starck.
In accordance to Yoo, Moss has designed the interiors for The Barnhouse. The £2.5 million five-bedroom residence is situated in The Lakes – a improvement of Yoo vacation homes on a 263-hectare estate on a former quarry in the Cotswolds.
“John and I grew to become close friends via our enjoy for the English countryside (and the pub)…” explained the model. “When he advised me about The Barnhouse in the middle of the silver birch wood I was intrigued and then fired up to turn into component of the design crew. We have designed a luxurious haven in the woods, a ideal location to escape with family members and friends.”
The residence attributes brick and wood cladding, in depth glazing, a gabled roof and a huge raised deck with a personal swimming pool.
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Within, 5 bedrooms are arranged around a double-height residing space, with an open-strategy kitchen to 1 side. Among the highlights are the master bedroom, which functions a thick grey plush carpet and a mirrored 4-poster bed.
Other bedrooms are completed with wallpaper by London brand Residence of Hackney, based on Victorian types by William Morris.
A large Fold light by Arik Levy hangs in the centre of the residing room, the place furnishings are upholstered in velvet-like fabrics.
“The kitchen is a prominent focal level featuring indigo blue cabinets with Crittall glass, and outdated-college brass cup handles, producing an intense and moody ambiance central to the heart of the property,” mentioned a statement from Yoo.
“The kitchen also attributes a reliable concrete island and slate countertop important for intimate loved ones residing. This striking twist on previous-fashioned decor is extended into the living room with the use of prominent furnishings such as curved deep buttoned velvet Talisman sofas developed on brass bases.”
Bespoke furniture has been developed by David Haddock, a neighborhood craftsman who constructed Moss’ dressing room in London. The furnishings consist of a dining table with matching benches, the steel four-poster bed. A Television cabinet consists of a silver thunderbolt, which is an homage to pop star David Bowie.
Moss has also selected the artwork for the residence, which includes pieces by Damien Hirst, Allen Jones and the model’s collaborations with Dinos Chapman and Chris Allen. Yoo stated the art aided produce “a retro-glamour consider on the classic English house”.
“Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, within its own secluded 1-acre plot of personal woodland, the new five-bedroom home is a retreat away from the bright lights of the city and catwalk scene,” stated the company.
“The interiors have been very carefully considered by Kate – a displaced glamour within the woods – generating a juxtaposition of traditional elegance and modern day design and style.”
Moss has previously developed style collections for British high-street retailer Topshop, and has also offered inspiration for a range of designers and artists. Last year, a new champagne glass was modelled on her left breast.
Yoo has worked with a quantity of celebrity interior designers like Jade Jagger and Kelly Hoppen. Other collaborators have incorporated Marcel Wanders, co-founder of Dutch design brand Moooi.
A lot more and much more renowned men and women are dipping their toes into design, with recent examples including musician Lenny Kravitz who unveiled a 1970s-inspired collection of interior items. Kanye West has collaborated on clothing with sports brand Adidas, as has fellow musician Pharrell, who has also developed a chair referred to as The Tank and a trend assortment for G-Star made from ocean plastic. Will.i.am has developed a smart cuff, eyewear and a assortment of objects produced from recycled plastic.
Earlier this yr, actor Antonio Banderas also uncovered his plans to research style design and style in London.