Contemporary chalet in the Swiss Alps
This modern looking chalet has been a challenging project for me. It was the ideal « playground » for testing a large range of decorating ideas. The clients, a couple with 3 children, were demanding, perfectionist and at the same time very open to new ideas. The beautiful architecture naturally helped when designing the interior. The layout of the rooms is efficient and allows putting a bed, a desk and a seat in each bedroom. The clients were keen to have lots of integrated furniture such as cupboards, shelves and bed heads. A carpenter made these. The main colors beige, brown and red were used throughout the chalet with the furniture, the fabrics and the accessories. My goal was to mix traditional things that you can find in mountain chalets such as hunting trophies with more modern pieces of furniture such as the Verner Panton chairs from Vitra or the lean table light from Tom Dixon. The result is a spectacular interior but cozy at the same time!
Photos: Werner Gryffenberg