Entrance

The vibrant yellow of the front door works beautifully with both the Iroko wood surround and grey marble step, creating…

Staircase

The staircase is a design change of pace with the micro-cement steps in a white PU coating teamed with a…

Dining

The black-stained oak entrance opens up into the light of the apartment’s main living space. Along one wall is a…

CORRIDOR

The quintessentially Gozitan sheep wool carpets and the bamboo curtain-cum-blinds, better known as hasiras, dress up the corridor. Simple, bespoke…

Sky light

once an open courtyard, the space was covered in glass to allow light to filter in all areas of the…

DETAILS

Guest room vestibule …

Entry Hall

The original features of the ground floor, create a plain but elegant entrance…

ENTRY HALL

Beyond the austere building facade, one enters a grand entry hall opening to the pool and garden beyond. A cascade…

Entrance Hallway

The shade of green mixed by Francis can be seen around the woodwork.…

Detailing

The passageway from the kitchen dining to the bedroom…

HALLWAY

The corridor has a concrete finish on one side, and painted wood on the other. The doors are hidden for…

Entrance hall

Around the corner from the main living room area, the architect has created a spot for relaxing with a book…

Wood Effect

The central space in the house shows off the work of Chillis Chilli Alan Battista, the stained oak cladding and…

Entrance

Monique discovered this old straw riding horse in the house and decided to make it the main feature upon entering…

Hallway

The curving console separates the kitchen area from the entrance area…

ENTRY HALL

Paired down and minimal, the stairs and iron railing leading to the first floor follow the designer’s simple aesthetics for…

Hallway

The plastered walls of the hallway - perfect for a gallery wall - give way to the original limestone walls.…

UPPER FLOOR

The upper floor serves as a relaxation area with the Stingray rocking chair by Thomas Pederson for Fredericia. On the…

Spiral Staircase

On entering the home, a wide spiral staircase of black steel, walnut and slate that was designed by the architects…

Exterior

The materials chosen for the facade were selected to highlight the design and include a selection of woods, plastering, and…

Storage style

A key feature of the house, the sliding wall and storage unit act as a veil between the kitchen and…

Courtyard

The outside space is small but Maria and Lahcene wanted it to work hard - and it does. As well…

Stylish Storage

In the hallway, shelving has been neatly incorporated into the walls which here, too, are panelled. The rhythm of the…

Inner Courtyard

An inner, scented sanctuary of herbs and flowers that are planted around the olive tree that is in memory of…

Entrance

Eliza kept the lovely arched ceilings, which date back to the 1500s, to create an eye-catching entrance. ‘I wanted the…

Entrance Hallway

The start of the house is in the original Maltese townhouse and here the original tiles have been kept. A…

Stylish Storage

In the hallway, shelving has been neatly incorporated into the walls which here, too, are panelled. The rhythm of the…

Stairs

The date engraved into the wall marking the year of construction…

TERRACE

The room on the upper floor leads out onto a good-sized terrace with sweeping views…

Skylight

Throughout the day, there is an interplay of light through the staircase with the skylight above…

Hallway

The apartment’s wonderful feeling of calm begins in the hallway, with the panelled walls and marble floor. Paintings propped on…

Corridor

A hidden door and an art installation inspired by the artist James Turell gives the corridor a sense of identity…

Shelving Unit

A semi-solid custom unit made of the same materials as the staircase forms a buffer between the entrance and the…

Hallway

Throughout the house, doors have been positioned opposite each other, allowing for a sense of flow throughout.…

Upper Hallway

As with the downstairs hallway, the detailing is clean and light…

Entrance Hall

The series of stone arches, having been cleaned and re-grouted, beautifully lead into the heart of the home. The furniture…

Hallway

The heavy original stair railing replaced by a custom-made one, created by SAW. A small cloakroom and storage were added…

Art Gallery

Amazing pieces of art can be found throughout the palazzo, especially in the inbetween spaces.…

Entrance

Decorated with large panels that have been wallpapered, the decorative feature takes the eye beyond the room, not only making…

ENTRANCE HALL

The entrance hall is made interesting with an arresting piece of artwork…

Entrance hall

Off the entrance hall is the guest loo which has a micro-cement finish and is lit by a series of…

Entrance Hall

The stone carvings and entrance hall, together with the antiporta, were restored to their original state…

Courtyard

The central courtyard features natural stone flooring and the original external staircase. An olive tree brings in a statuesque element…

Another view of the entrance hall…

Hallway

The ceiling is barrel-vaulted; the frescoes were professionally restored and the last major job to be competed before the family…

Entrance Hallway

A pendant light by Andre Dubreuil hangs in the entrance. The shade of green mixed by Francis can be seen…

Hallway

The heavy original stair railing replaced by a custom-made one, created by SAW. A small cloakroom and storage were added…

Art Gallery

Amazing pieces of art can be found throughout the palazzo, especially in the inbetween spaces. These include a Jason Rhoades…

Corridor

The long upstairs corridor is flanked by the original stone walls on one side, and the decorative balustrade on the…

Entrance

Step into the house and the eye is drawn down the corridor, the curving glass wall giving way to window.…

Lower Hallway

Simple and clean, this hallway frames the light coming in from the window and onto the flagstone flooring…

Entrance hall

A stylish mix of lighting, artwork and decorative accessories create a smart welcome…

Courtyard

The entrance hall and the courtyard show the palazzo’s original features. The lime-plastered walls complement the decorative details and stonework…

Corridor

Puncturing the timber core are volumes of white that act like light, brightening the spaces. This Thassos White marble path…

Landing

Area rug, Bo Concept. Record player, Eclecticist. Plant, Sherries.…