Collection by Patrick Sisson

Minimal Home Recreates Nature in the Heart of Amsterdam


Amsterdam’s de Pijp neighborhood, which means “the pipe,” gets its name from the low, narrow homes that dot the area. When architect Jaspar Jansen and his colleagues at i29 Interior Architects were commissioned to renovate a former garage in the central part of town, he sought to bring the outdoors in with natural finishes and colors.

Jaspar Jansen and his team at i29 used strategic touches to bring nature indoors while renovating this former garage,...
“We wanted to create a natural mood, like you’re in a forest,” he says.
Furniture adds a dose of texture and color to the minimal space.
A black accent line stretches across the space like the horizon, a feature Jansen utilized to connect the living room...
The kitchen features custom cabinetry and a large sliding door, both made from oak, that provides recessed storage...
A Foscarini Gregg Pendant hangs above the kitchen table. The island is made of oak with a thin, black stone countertop.
The custom rug adds a mossy, green color pattern and texture (without the need for regular watering).

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