For her the latest collaboration with Crate and Barrel Athena embraced the strategy through the assortment: in the A Coste glassware, the Pompeii pedestal, the Cannelée vase collection, mugs, and linen lamp shades. It all begun in the fluted portal entry of her Brooklyn rest room, a room in her house that available tiny utility—or as most designers might see it, an prospect to make an region as impactful as probable. “On my master flooring, architecture knowledgeable the place,” Athena explains in her reserve Stay Wonderful. “Grand double doors led to the grasp rest room, boasting an old-entire world design bathtub, plaster partitions, and a marble fire, but the hallway in involving served no function,” she carries on.
The alternative lies in classical architecture. “Obsessed with amassing plinths and pillars for the house, I was captivated to historical Greek marble columns, but it wasn’t until eventually I saw a wood-paneled room at the College of Padua made by Gio Ponti that I uncovered what I was right after. I wrapped fluted plaster up the partitions and above the ceiling…,” she claims. Athena introduced in Kamp Studios to carry her eyesight to daily life and the search has soared in acceptance ever considering that (not to point out cemented their status as the chief in the previous-earth plaster strategy).