The 400-square-foot space has an open living-dining area with a kitchenette and a small bedroom and bath. Even though the rooms are compact, Lin chose pieces with strong silhouettes, such as the Ami Sofa, Pacha Chair, and outdoors, the Voido Rocker. “We selected pieces that had character and design merit but felt timeless,” she notes. She hung Jaime Hayon’s rug/tapestry as unexpected artwork to bring color, texture, and life to the living room.
Sight lines were kept low, giving the space an airy, lofty feeling. From the compact USM Haller Console to the armless Pacha Chair, it was important to “give each piece room to breathe,” says Lin. The airy frame of the Ami Sofa, the open bases of the Symbol Coffee Table and Haller Console, and the reflective surface of the Slit Side Table all allow light and air to flow through the room and reduce the visual weight of the furniture.