Vick Vanlian’s treasure trove.

The Coca Cola mural framing the living area was once a garage door Vick found in the antique markets on Lebanon.

Lebanese designer Vick Vanlian’s downtown Beirut pad lives up to  its majestic neighbours, the sea and the Roman ruins.

The Beirut based architect and designer’s love for good design runs in his genes; a young Vick would often be found at his father’s furniture factory, spending his summer holiday learning from the ground up. Today he helms Vick Vanlian / V World SAL – one of Beirut’s leading interior design firms known for their daring take on design which is establishing a new design vocabulary in the region. His own home is a treasure trove of memories from his travels the world over.  From iconic design pieces to ones that would never be found on the beaten design tracks, his flair for colour and contrast runs through his private Eden.

Vick's Beirut pad lives up to his vibrant personality.

Vick’s Beirut pad lives up to his vibrant personality.

“I feel in love with the house the minute it walked it. It’s energy, the way the light filtered through… everything was just how I imagined my home to be.”

A mirrored console is full of Vick's favourite finds from markets the world over.

A mirrored console is full of Vick’s favourite finds from markets the world over.

Pop Art finds sit easy next to vintage finds like the grocer's scales (right) which Vick up-scaled to a one-off vase.

Pop Art finds sit easy next to vintage finds like the grocer’s scales (right) which Vick up-scaled to a shiny mantle piece.

“I always keep the main layout & key pieces simple. It forms the perfect backdrop for accessories from various cultures, styles and colour palettes!”

Accent pieces with strong personality & bright colors abound,

Accent pieces with strong personality & bright colors abound

Colours of the sea reflected in Vick's bedroom. Angels watch over from the bedposts.

Colours of the sea reflected in Vick’s bedroom. Angels watch over from the bedposts.

“I wanted to put all that I like and all that there is in my  dream head in one place – my home.”

Keep up with Vick’s fantastic world of design on twitter or visit his site to know more about his works.

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