A sofa inspired by Donald Judd has cushions covered in a Schumacher linen, the steel cocktail and side tables are custom designs, the vintage floor lamp is Danish, the paintings, from left, are by Howard Hodgkin and Conrad Marca-Relli.
The former owners had tried to polish the loft’s pitted concrete walls; Mill and Jones chiseled them further to give them back their industrial, dynamite-blasted texture.
“I wanted a more soulful space,” explains Mill. He and Jones both know that you can’t design a space around everchanging artworks: The trick is to provide a versatile setting. This dynamism is not just crucial to Mill’s aesthetic, but also to his philosophy of living with art.
Too often, he says, “We design our space and don’t look at it anymore. I never want to stop looking.”