HGTV Design and style Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore pulls no punches in the irreverent, iconoclastic and exclusive design and style of his downtown LA loft. From a fully DIY reclaimed wood kitchen with a bright lipstick-pink feature wall to a lounge area pinball machine and custom built sectional, Ballatore betrays a brazen contempt for the mundane in the presentation of his 3,300 square feet residence.
Anachronistic Modern day Loft Living
Sharing living space with a 6 year old british bulldog, Ballatore draws heavily upon his fifteen years of knowledge in set style to manifest his personality all through his residence. A walking tour via the higher ceilinged rooms of this idiosyncratic pet project offers a wealth of insight into his personal life, represented by means of a surfeit of antiques, gifts, artwork, and more intimate displays such as funeral cards and mementos of previous lovers portraying a surprisingly candid individual insight.
Ballatore’s distinct style aesthetic is visible all through the loft, with a handbuilt staircase rising to the upstairs bedroom and bathroom, each erected by the style celebrity himself. The dining space, overseen by a Native American tribute art created by his father, is replete with a throne chair from Melrose Gallery and a genuine human skull, also a hand-me-down from his paternal inspirator. A second, larger 17th century Spanish throne projects an authoritative tone into the space from the head of the Table, sourced from Environment.
Distinctive & Private Design and style Aesthetic
By far the standout space in the loft, however, is the living room. Fans of Ballatore’s show, The Antonio Remedy would recognize a wall mural adapted from a photo taken from a 1980’s Slayer tour. Other notable pieces such as a Willams Road King Pinball Machine and a storied Bison Head orbit an 18’ sectional couch produced particularly for the room by Blueprint Furniture, with a studded chair from Suburban Property in downtown LA offering a stoic counterpoint.
Ballatore’s living space is a testament to the distinctive inventive talent that has made him into a driving force in the modern interior style world. Displaying a deep insight and worldly perspective, the Ballatore loft makes it straightforward to realize his international design and style achievement.
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