Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC

Axis Mundi is a small, interdisciplinary design firm in New York. Since 2003, Axis Mundi has been providing personalized and distinctive solutions to a wide range of clients, with a particular emphasis on residential interior design. “While we have obtained awards and recognition for our creative work, we are most proud of our relationships with clients, and repeat clients, who are making this a better world. We are passionate about design that informs, clarifies, persuades, and communicates the possibilities of working together for positive change.” say Axis Mundi

One of the best design project of Axis Mundi – is an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by an inner staircase.light-floorplan Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC light floorplan

Axis Mundi was in charge of a complete gut renovation of a one-bedroom duplex (675 sq.fr) in the Meatpacking District, Manhattan. One of the outstanding features of the space is the dramatic arched window which fills the space with light.modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_7 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 7The space were reconfigured, a new kitchen and powder room was designed, new  plank flooring was installed on both levels.modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_4 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 4modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_5 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 5 modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_2 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 2Axis Mundi designed a custom folded and cantilevered steel staircase which leads to the upper level. modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_3 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 3A sandblasted glass railing preserves privacy yet allows light to filter into the upper bedroom level. On the upper level the entire façade of the master bathroom is sandblasted glass. modern_apartment_Manhattan_NYC_6 Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC Light-filled Duplex apartment in Manhattan, NYC modern apartment Manhattan NYC 6

Project Team: John Beckmann, Nick Messerlian and Richard Rosenbloom.

Photographer: Mikiko Kikuyama

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