A WHILE AGO we ran a feature waxing lyrical about the charm of a particularly well-designed new chair. An instant classic. It was just the sort of piece to anchor a space for the long term. Here's a space where another armchair is the star turn -- at architect Madeleine Blanchfield's two-bedroom apartment are a tan leather Womb chair and footstool by Knoll as the cornerstone pieces that will never wilt in a simple city pad.
The apartment is to be found inside The Grid by Ian Moore Architects (the company was known as Engelen Moore at the time). The layout of the apartment is uncomplicated -- "basically a rectangle," says Madeleine, with a dee[...]