ISSUE 9  |  Urban Lofts

Architect Visit: Fernlund + Logan in New York

March 04, 2011 11:13 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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New York architects Solveig Fernlund and Neil Logan founded Fernlund + Logan in 1992; their client list includes under-the-radar designers like Ted Muehling and textile company Maharam. One of their more recent projects is a loft on Hudson Street, featuring the firm’s trademark Scandinavian understatement–oiled oak floors, plenty of white space, and an eclectic mix of furnishings and art.

Photos by Dean Kaufman.

Above: The entryway functions as an informal art gallery.

Above: A crocheted wire sculpture by San Francisco artist Ruth Asawa anchors the entryway.

Above: The floors are matte oiled oak.

Above: A mix of Japanese (Noguchi Akari lamp), Danish (leather chairs by Borge Mogensen), and early American (Windsor chairs) elements coexist in the living room.

Above: Black lacquered Thonet stools add a curvy note to the otherwise austere stainless and marble kitchen.

Above: The bath is clad in sheets of marble; the frosted glass door allows light to penetrate the space.