Inside a Warm and Welcoming London Maisonette

As soon as the circulation of the house was arranged to his liking, Mathieu created the areas to be easy. The apartment or condo plainly reflects Mathieus frame of mind: sparse, yet abundant with timeless pieces and an extremely individual art collection.Mathieu has 3 stools by Charlotte Perriand throughout the house, each in a various wood. White Cube recently opened a lovely showroom in Paris, so Mathieu will return to his home town more often. From an appearance inside his own apartment, its clear Mathieu can effortlessly craft a clean yet comfy area, ideal for displaying art.A 1930s Belgian pendant hangs above a Marco Zanuso armchair and plywood cube, which is a tribute to Le Corbusier by designer Rick Owens. Mathieu sits in the living space surrounded by more art.

When the flow of the apartment or condo was organized to his preference, Mathieu designed the spaces to be easy. “I wanted white walls and a tranquil environment,” he explains. As a senior director at White Cube art gallery, Mathieu travels typically and wished to come house to something “visually peaceful.” He admits they did present some Parisian flair to the area: “It was a bit of a sacrilege, however we put in the wood herringbone French floor. It reminded us of Paris and we wanted to bring a little Paris with us.” In the visitor bedroom, a wall sconce by Gino Sarfatti and artwork by Sol LeWitt hang above a desk by Maurice Pré. The 1960s Italian floor lamp is by Arredoluce.
A work by Nikolas Gambaroff and book cradle by Carl Auböck are perched atop a nightstand by Rick Owens..
When it came to providing the rooms, Mathieu focused on timeless pieces. “Purpose should always come initially and if it is well thought out, style will follow. The apartment or condo plainly shows Mathieus state of mind: sporadic, yet rich with classic pieces and a highly individual art collection.Mathieu has three stools by Charlotte Perriand throughout the home, each in a different wood.
White Cube recently opened a gorgeous showroom in Paris, so Mathieu will return to his home town more frequently. “I desire the area to live beyond the normal gallery design,” he describes of the brand-new endeavor. From a look inside his own home, its clear Mathieu can easily craft a tidy yet comfortable area, perfect for showing art.A 1930s Belgian pendant hangs above a Marco Zanuso armchair and plywood cube, which is a homage to Le Corbusier by designer Rick Owens.
⚒ Do It YourselfPaint it white Take a hint from the art insider and keep walls easy and tidy when hanging works. Lean your art Artwork does not have to be perfectly hung on the walls.
The visitor restroom is embellished with a portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat by Andy Warhol and works by André Breton, Picabia, and Mona Hatoum.
Veerle Evens Shop It OutAkari 1A table lamp by Isamu Noguchi, $175, shop.noguchi.orgFlatiron patinated brass-and-cane bookends by Carl Auböck, $636, 1stdibs. comSiluro lamp by Angelo Lelii for Arredoluce, cost upon request, incollect.comMoroccan akhnif rug, $275, etsy.comThe rooftop terrace offers magnificent views of London …
… and a small perch for herbs and plants.
Mathieu sits in the living-room surrounded by more art. The ceramics on the mantel are by Georges Jouve and Alev Siesbye, and the little painting is by André Derain from the 1930s. The framed work behind Mathieu is by Cy Twombly from 1975.