Get the look: How to achieve the perfect balance for an eclectic interior

A heterogeneous interior reflects the character of the homeowner and this Maisonette P155 apartment (belonging to an architect and a textile designer) shows how a blank canvas can be turned into a museum of sorts — a savvy collage of meaningful furnishings and art. Their interior combines a highly-considered mix of mementoes, keepsakes, artworks and inspirational pieces that were collected and sourced from the pair’s travels around the world. With a cabinet of curiosities behind every arched, glass and mirrored door, the running eclecticism throughout the home creates a consistent eccentricity and ties together the labyrinth of compelling fascinations.

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Be sure not to correlate ‘eclectic’ with an anything-goes ethos. While this interior may seem like a mish-mash to the untrained eye, it pays to remember that each piece should retain its purpose and tie into the context.

Clockwise from top left:
Bell pendant lamp 
by Marcel Wanders for Moooi from ECCRandaccio mirror by Gio Ponti for Gubi from CultArkad small check rug by Gunilla Lagerhem Ullberg for Kasthall from TrenzseaterPlatner Easy Chair by Warren Platner for Knoll from Studio ItaliaRaviolo chair by Ron Arad for Marcello Ziliani from ECCBoa sofa by Campana Brothers for Edra from Matisse

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