With the intention of evoking the feeling of the beach,
David Scott captures the colors of sand and sea in this Miami Beach apartment. Open spaces, floor to ceiling glass, and the sensuous lines of the contemporary furnishings are the perfect counterpart to the crisp shell of white walls and polished concrete. 66
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A comfortable enclosed niche was created for a daybed to act as a transitional space between the lounge and living room.
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On the wall that divides the main living room
from the lounge hang two 1960’s French artworks, one concave and one convex.
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A view of the Lounge through the custom Weathered Teak
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The main living room is furnished with a custom-made sofa
from Lost City Arts and a coffee table made of cut branches resembling
driftwood which contributes to the beach-like feeling of the apartment.
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A pair of egg-shaped silver leaf low tables are
nestled in front of a custom-made sectional sofa designed by Scott to follow
the faceted footprint of the building.
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The custom-made wool and silk area rug is from Edward
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The chaise in the seating area of the master
bedroom overlooks the Atlantic Ocean.
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A pair of oversized chairs and ottoman by Jens
Risom provide a comfortable reading area at one end of the dining room
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Scott was inspired by this photograph by artists
Mike & Doug Starn, of Big Bambú – a sculpture they installed on the roof of
the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY.
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The ottoman is upholstered in fabric with an abstracted
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Another view of the living room.
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: The white metal wall-mounted console for D
& A Labs, with its dozens of small cut-metal walking figures, is by Isolde
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A lounge chair from Ralph Lauren Home recalls Miami Beach’s
Art Deco origins.
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Scott designed the master bedroom in tones of
white, ivory and celadon. A modern tufted headboard is paired with inlaid bone
night tables from Homenature.
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The furnishings in the master bedroom were
selected for their organic modern shapes.
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The master bedroom features a cast resin mirror from Oly
Studio, a pair of free-standing fiberglass room dividers by Don Harvey, and the
classic Egg Chair & Ottoman by Arne Jacobson.