Industrial design is the keyword to this interior design project, by BWArchitects, a design firm led by founding partner Basil Walter and managing partner Brenda Bello. Headquartered in New York City, with satellites in Los Angeles and London, the design firm has a multi-disciplinary team that creates unmatched architecture and interior design projects. Versatile, elegant, and functional, they are incredible and you can find in their repertoire from eclectic projects to industrial design, being a true design inspiration!
The design firm began its work in the late 1980’s in New York, restoring highly detailed interiors at the historic Dakota Apartments on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. To this day, their historical knowledge and appreciation for craftsmanship continue influencing their practice, as we can see in this industrial design project.
Since then, BWArchitects has built a reputation for themselves are now one of the most influential design firms in New York. Involved in a wide variety of project types, from residential and commercial architecture and interiors to hospitality and large-scale special events, they master luxury design, and their design projects are an ode to craftsmanship. BWArchitects maintains an active workshop for prototyping, model making and fabrication of key design elements for many of the projects it undertakes.
Basil Walter, BWArchitects founding partner, has been an innovative force and influential voice in the cultural conversation around architecture and interior design for over 30 years. His work in historic preservation and edgy contemporary design is well known and recognized. Brenda Bello is the managing partner at the design firm, and with over 20 years of experience acquired all over the world, she has a unique take on architecture and interior design, focusing on implementing innovative ideas regarding current world issues.
West Village Townhouse in New York is a perfect example of BWArchitects concept and work. The versatile design firm creates the ideal synergy between historic and industrial design in this project.
Located in historic Greenwich Village, New York, this extensive reconstruction of an 1840s townhouse fuses past and present, traditional and contemporary design, into a new, luxurious 4,000 square foot home. The design firm achieved perfect harmony between historical and modern elements, creating a design inspiration meant to be lived and admired.
Fun fact: the industrial design project is also the first townhouse to earn a LEED for Homes Gold rating in downtown Manhattan.
BWArchitects created a great balance between classical features and industrial design details such as steel and glass windows which draw in natural light and air from the garden and, structural steel, and exposed manually geared hardware.
The furniture and furnishings are also a beautiful combination of mid-century and contemporary design elements, making the connection to the central aesthetic – industrial design. The design firm managed to create a layered design in every room, harmoniously balancing textures, patterns, and colors. The use of art brings an almost gallery-like feel to the spaces, highlighting some architectural features.
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BWArchitects is one of the best design firms in New York City, creating unprecedented design projects that are not only meant to be enjoyed but also admired. West Village Townhouse in New York, with its industrial design vibes, is a perfect example of their versatility, combining classical and historical elements with an eclectic and industrial design, creating an unmatched design inspiration.