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Quay West Penthouse | Interior Design by Ioanna Lennox Interiors | Private Residence, Quay West in The Rocks
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Quay West Penthouse - Interior Design

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With uninterrupted panoramic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Quay West Towers are perfectly positioned in one of the most idyllic enclaves of the city.

Despite its ‘penthouse’ persona, this apartment had low ceilings. We sought to maximise the height, light and views by keeping the walls white and using a tonal palette of moody greys, charcoals and dusty blues inspired by the colours of the harbour on a cloudy day.

The envelope of the apartment was stripped, walls repainted and floating sheer curtains installed to add softness and light to the bedrooms. ILI created joinery to disguise, if not hide, the large TV that had to be an exposed part of the living room. Art also played a big role in the overall aesthetic, and with the owner having left his previous painting collection overseas, he was happy to start afresh.

The overall result is a refined apartment perched high above the Sydney skyline that envelops, nurtures and revitalises its residents. It’s contemporary and paired back without feeling too minimalist or modern, and feels masculine but has warmth and softness.

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We design spaces that inspire, replenish and provide joy - and create a new footprint for living.

Since its launch in 2014, Ioanna Lennox Interiors (ILI) has been dedicated to the creation of sophisticated, timeless and life-enhancing interiors in the areas of residential, hospitality and aged care design. The practice offers an end-to-end design service for its clients, from concept design, documentation and material selections through to construction administration and design management, as well as interior decoration.

With projects spanning from penthouse apartments to sprawling waterfront mansions and rural farmhouse estates in Australia and Paris, ILI have designed not only aesthetically beautiful but liveable, functional homes for families of all shapes and sizes.
As the Creative Director, Ioanna Lennox’ passion for design and drive to create better living environments have infused the practice’s values and design philosophy. ILI conceives beautifully layered, emotionally rich spaces, where colour is celebrated, every detail is considered and customisation plays a key role. ILI works with the best builders and artisans to produce exceptional quality, refined craftsmanship and considered interior design and create a world of ‘accessible luxury’ for our valued clients.

ILI’s work has been featured in the Australian Belle and House & Garden magazines and the international design et al’s Style Bible. ILI won the House & Garden’s Top 50 Rooms Award in 2017 and was shortlisted for the International Design & Architecture Awards in 2019 and again in 2020, amongst some of the world’s most acclaimed interior architects and designers.