A congruence of neo-classical and traditional elements drapes this sumptuous penthouse residence in Gurgaon for a family of four. Designed by Chromed Design Studio, this 6500 sq ft penthouse residence aims to offer an evocative appeal layered in contemporary flair with subtle opulence. Superheaded by Ar. Abhigyan Neogi, Founder, Chromed Design Studio, this residence comprises lounge space of a living room, bar area, study and open terrace in addition to bedrooms, all of which are spatially arranged across two levels of this residence. The brief was crisp; a modern dwelling with hints of traditional elements that aligns with the design sensibilities of the homeowners.
Entering the lobby, the house divides into distinct nodes leading to separate spaces such as the living room, dining space and bar area with a guest bedroom on the side. The walls of the living area are coated in nudes with sleek mouldings—a modern interpretation of classical design.
The design layout is an expression of the inhabitants' personality that is reflected in the quality of living and user experience. A myriad of materials and finishes have been used to create diverse accents and statement pieces that embellish the home. Various elements and materials used in this project include mouldings, cornices, Duco coated wainscoting and metal (aluminium, stainless steel), bevelled glass glazing, sliding folding doors, and Duco coated wooden panelled door, fabrics, wood wall panelling, wallpapers, texture paints, and stone flooring.
The bedroom on the lower floor was designed with the intent of day-to-day use and guests’. Designed with lighter elements like wicker and wood for wardrobe shutters and headboards, the design of this space honours the age-old craftsmanship of cane, lending the room an earthy tone.
Bestowed with a scele of expressions, the bar back consists of a distressed mirror giving it a sense of understated vintage luxury. Similarly, the bar front holds a looking mirror embedded in a zig-zag fashion with the bar top handcrafted in stone inlay work. Art-meets-design is showcased when the bar counter is paired with leather armchairs, standing in perfect harmony.
The outdoor spaces on the seventh-floor feature Jaisalmer stone flooring throughout with planters occupying the space and indigenous seating with a toughened glass pergola to withstand all weather conditions, creating a perfect open space ambience for the family to enjoy and unwind. Whereas the indoors have hard wooden planks flooring throughout lending a warm and earthy ambience. The master bedroom is crafted as a distinctive signature featuring an expansive layout of private seating, leather-finished wardrobes, a luxurious washroom with inlay flooring and a steam room. The study is in grey Duco paint with polished American oak for the wall inset bookshelf. A concealed murphy bed is installed in the bookshelf shutter so it can transform into a makeshift bedroom when required. The kids' room is spruced up in all white with flamingo and foliage printed wallpaper with hints of green to establish an inherent connection with nature.
A captivating design with a splash of colour to keep the home lively and fascinating, with an eye for detail; we at Chromed Design Studio are dedicated to developing designs that are practically functional and visually pleasing.
Location: Laburnum, Sushant Lok Phase-1, Gurgaon
Area (Sq.ft): 6500 sq ft
Completion date: May 2021
Initiation date: September 2020
Design Team: Abhigyan Neogi, Nikita Narayan, Akankhsita Ray, Kanika Gupta, Radhika Agrawal and Vikas Singh