Luxurious Spaces That Take Wood Paneling to the Next Level
Sleek and sumptuous in its finish, wood paneling is a stunning design statement that adds a touch of warmth and refinement to any room. Warm, polished wood panels add an organic feel to the starkest of interiors. Some of New York City’s towers refine their amenity spaces with wood paneling so that residents would instantly feel cozy and comfortable. With all of the attributes of a cozy cabin, these exceptional buildings also include expansive space for indoor activities whether it be a glass of wine by the fire or a card game. 150 East 78th Street Designed by the award-winning Robert A.M. Stern Architects, 150 East 78th Street is the boutique building that redefines classical architecture on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The building features interiors and curated amenity spaces designed by AD100 interior designer Robert Couturier, including the beautiful walnut-paneled residents’ Parlor. The space features a custom billiards table and en suite catering kitchen for private gatherings. Illuminated by floor-to-ceiling arched windows, the room is furnished with pieces selected by Couturier, including upholstered seating and a dining table. 200 East 83rd 200 East 83rd, the new Upper East Side residential tower by Robert A.M. Stern Architects with interiors by Rottet Studio, features multiple amenities spaces with wood paneling. The state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio feel fresh and timeless with custom white oak millwork panels lining the walls. The building’s custom millwork library on the ground floor offers direct access to a serene landscaped garden and features beautiful custom white oak shelving wrapped in leather panels. In the private cinema, a striking wood-paneled ceiling creates a moody ambiance. Waterline Square Spanning 100,000 square feet, Waterline Square‘s extraordinary shared amenity center, the Waterline Club, is one of the largest and most comprehensive in New York City. It features every sports, fitness, creative and leisure amenity one could want. The dedicated card parlor is decorated with sleek wood paneling, making it the perfect place to host poker night this winter. Vandewater Designed inside and out by the celebrated INC Architecture & Design, Vandewater is located in Morningside Heights – one of New York City’s most vibrant and intellectually lively neighborhoods. The 33-story tower boasts 24,000 square feet of programmed indoor and outdoor space, including a stained white oak-paneled Salon inspired by the connection to the academic and literary legacies of the surrounding neighborhood of Morningside Heights. The sophisticated room offers a cozy and quiet space for reading, crossword puzzles, or board games during the winter months. 505 W 43 At 505 W 43 – the new Midtown luxury condo featuring architecture by ODA and interiors by Andres Escobar & Associates – raw, natural materials are combined with sumptuous textures. The pool room features a wood-paneled feature wall that compliments the flooring around the lap pool and extends seamlessly outdoors into the 6,000-square-foot open-air courtyard garden. Wood paneling can also be seen on the ceiling of the fitness center and exposed beams grace common areas like the lobby lounge and bike storage corridor.