Entrance

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

Entrance Hall

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

Hallway

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

ENTRY HALL

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

ENTRY HALL

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

Corridor

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

Another view of the entrance hall…

Entrance

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

Courtyard

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

Courtyard

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

Entrance Hallway

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

Sky light

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

Wood Effect

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

Stairs

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

ENTRANCE HALL

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

Spiral Staircase

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

Hallway

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

Shelving Unit

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

Hallway

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

Hallway

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

Entrance

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

Skylight

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

Corridor

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

Detailing

The passageway from the kitchen dining to the bedroom…

Entrance Hallway

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

CORRIDOR

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

Landing

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

Entrance

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

Upper Hallway

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

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.…

Inner Courtyard

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

DETAILS

Guest room vestibule …

Hallway

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

Stylish Storage

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

Stylish Storage

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

Entrance Hall

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

Entry Hall

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

Courtyard

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

Storage style

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

Hallway

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

Lower Hallway

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

Art Gallery

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

Exterior

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

Corridor

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

Entrance Hallway

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

Staircase

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