Using distinctive materials like polished, warm woods and metals the design principle, Charles Allem has created a cool urban palette. In approaching the bath and kitchen design of 254, Allem married durable organic materials like stone and wood with innovative chrome fixtures to achieve a look that's sophisticated yet accessible. Stainless steel appliances harmoniously merge with sleek stone countertops in the kitchen. The baths combine rich and harmonious materials to have a striking effect. The surface and fixtures at 254 are impressively extravagant. Look beyond the subtle color nuances, complementary textures and ambient lighting and you'll discover that every space is also designed to work intelligently. Form, after all is nothing without function.