January 5, 2022
Suzanne Stefan of Studio DIAA Takes an Atmospheric Approach to Interiors
Suzanne Stefan, cofounder of the two-year-old practice, imbues its residential projects with a heightened awareness of place that draws on her childhood, spent on three continents, and experiences working for established architects such as Rick Joy, whom some call a “desert modernist.” Similarly, DIAA “aspires to move the human spirit,” Stefan says.
“The fixture’s designers, LucidiPevere, took what’s perceived as a heavy material and achieved the opposite effect.”
Custom dining table with Thonet No.811 Hoffmann Chairs
“Mixing authentic artifacts like these vintage chairs with our new designs creates the perception that a home’s interiors developed over time.”
Shaggy Loop rug
“The neutral rug introduces a tactile quality that is important to the spaces we design. The rug relates to the tone of the floor, deck, and sofa to diminish contrast.”
Warp & Weft
“The marine rope chair’s composition is both comfortable and a reference to ropes associated with sailing.”
“The sofa appears grounded with a slight shadow that lifts the sectional, yet it is welcoming and soft.”
“Stainless steel is a material that amplifies natural light. The finish helps obscure and soften the glow.”
“Knot 346” by Mayme Kratz
“We like to introduce art that relates the opposite of what you may be experiencing inside a space. This was for a floating home.”
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