||||||||||||A pink Eileen Gray chair in a suite inspired by a Parisian atelier|Chapter 5, styled as the fictional home of Covell’s daughter|The more feminine Chapter 3 is supposedly Covell’s bohemian Parisian apartment, shared with his lover Claudine, and features softer colours and textures|The first apartment is inspired by George Covell’s early life in Oklahoma|The materials are rustic, utilitarian, with a muted colour palette|“I tend to use more vintage than new; it’s usually better made unless you have a huge budget”|The eclectic kitchen and sun room in the two-bed Chapter 4 suite|Breer hand-painted the upholstery for this sofa herself|Cement tiles by LA firm Kismet have been used throughout|The apartments lie in a 1930s building above the uber-cool Bar Covell in up-and-coming neighbourhood Los Feliz|The entrance is recessed within a brick alcove, so Breer installed a gold door to counteract its anonymity||
30 Apr 2015

LA’s Hotel Covell inspired by a fictional muse

Words by Jenny Brewer

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