Step inside an opulent modern classic villa in Riyadh

Set in luxurious Riyadh, the villa was designed by Karim Abdul Muttalib, from K. A. Interior Design in partnership with Covet House.

Founder and CEO of K.A. Interior Design in New Cairo, Egypt, the young designer has already built himself quite the portfolio, working as an interior designer with brands such as Covet House, Abou Samra Group, but also as an architect with Al-Roukn and Touch Studios. Highly skilled, and with expertise in producing exceptional designs, principally in 3D designing, Karim thrives for new challenges and new opportunities, with the ability to transpose client’s ideas into creative, exciting visions.

His work in this villa showcases 10 different deluxe rooms, in a modern classic aesthetic where both architecture and decor blend together in perfect harmony, providing a luxury allure, with golden details appealing and paying homage to the affluent city.

The opulent villa combines the luxurious and unique Arabic aesthetic, where the modern classic vibe is felt throughout all the rooms. Golden details and artsy pieces define the overall look, and the magnificent architecture of the space complements the decor. Gathering inspiration from the city itself, with the most elegant furniture, lighting, and accessories pieces.

Dining is a stately affair with an artistic twist

High-ceilings provide this modern classic dining room on a grandiose scale, leaving room for every masterful piece to breathe. A very contemporary feel of the decoration, using mostly monochromatic tones on the finishes and the fabrics, leaving the gold to crack over the aesthetic of the room to ultimately become the epitome of luxury to this project. The massive Fortuna Dining Table is an eye-catching piece for this space, culminating and embodying the same earthly-inspired elements used in the living room, creating a cohesive and deluxe look.

Artisanal furniture at the foyer gives a stunning greetings

Connected to the dining room, the entrance is the welcoming zone to an open space luxurious experience. Right from the start, the modern classic vibe is present throughout all the elements, where the contemporary artistic decoration clashes with the classical boiserie paneling in the walls. The showstopping Lumiere Round Mirror is sure to make an astonishing first impression of the house.

Cooking is a glamorous affair in this kitchen

Modern by design, the kitchen is fully equipped with the latest and state-of-the-art amenities. Classic ornamental lighting and organic shapes of the counter stools create a powerful statement. A small marble kitchen island for a quick meal is the perfect place to start the day.

An open plan living room with plenty of cosy corners

The living room adopts an open plan layout that combines both the kitchen, hall, and dining room. With a very clear design, the living room contrasts the softness and richness of the fabrics, with the harshness of the materials and finishes of the furniture pieces. Earthy colors and elements compose the pieces in the living room to contrast with the architecture and modern esthetic of the space.

Photography by Covet House

A small powder room that is big on glamour

A smaller space but gigantic in the details, the powder room which doubles as guest bathroom is yet again a mix of textures, shapes, and materials. Using the marble for a glamorous feel, this bathroom mirrors the modern classic aesthetic throughout the house in a smaller, quieter tone.

Master bedroom and walk-in closet

Using very sober colors throughout fabrics and textures of the bedroom, stunning lighting, and the other accessories. A mix of classic touches like the boiserie in walls and the decorative pieces, but a very contemporary feel from the golden details scattered all over the room and the overall architecture of the bedroom.

Sleep like royalty in the master bathroom

An open space deluxe bathroom, granting an even wider sense of the space, the Diamond bathtub takes the center stage (literally). A true statement piece for a statement project. The lighting pieces offer this space a glamorous and rich aesthetic.

Cosy corner in the master bedroom

A small refuge space set inside the massive master bedroom, this space features a built-in tv over the contemporary fireplace. Calm, soothing, and beautifully decorated, this sitting room doubles as a reading corner with the comfortable Isadora Dining Chairs.

Guests are treated like royalty too

Although a guest bedroom, this impressive room is not short on detail, richness, or character. With a hint of eclectism, this room is one of the most complex in features: classical walls, earthly inspired details, and colors, contemporary furniture, and accessories with a small twist on the mid-century modern lighting pieces. Exquisite, this guest bedroom also features a built-in wardrobe, a sitting room, and a powder area with the mid-century modern Monacles Dressing Table.

Bedroom fit for a princess

Dreamy and magical bedroom, the girl’s bedroom is heavily inspired by dreams, where no goal is too far to reach, but still a very exquisite and powerful aesthetic. A cloud inspired bed is the perfect little refuge for a peaceful and calm sleep, where all the other elements will unfold to another far away and otherworldly adventure.

Home office

Following the same esthetic of the other rooms, the office is the area that most earthly elements are used like the woods and organic textures. Gold accents add an understated elegance without compromising on style.


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