Architect Kathryn Anderson transforms a downtown Salt Lake City penthouse into a sky-high minimalist gem.
By Natalie Taylor, Photos by Scot Zimmerman
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Architect Kathryn Anderson transforms a downtown Salt Lake City penthouse into a sky-high minimalist gem. East and south-facing terraces provide spectacular views of the Wasatch Mountains and downtown city lights. The table and chairs are by Gandia Blasco.
Kathryn Anderson designed this minimalist penthouse as well as Salt Lake’s Sequel Salon and the renovated O.C. Tanner Flagship store.
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Gallotti & Radice polished stainless steel and glass tables, a Maxalto table Lange Production stainless steel and leather chairs and Werner Weixler mohair sofas join the owners’ baby grand piano in the spacious living room.
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In the gallery hall, lighting by Specialty Lighting Industries cascades a waterfall of light on the owners’ private art collection and Persian rug.
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The Cosmopolitan granite hearth looks as though Anderson took a rectangular slab from the wall and twisted it to create this dynamic composition. The Montigo fireplace features a brushed nickel frame. Warm, quarter sawn walnut floors flow throughout the open living area.
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A tulip design embellishes the white tiles in the guest bathroom shower. The Agape toilet and mirror and Cambria countertops add sophistication.
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The striking kitchen is outfitted with Poliform cabinets, Calacatta Borghini countertops, a Gaggenau stove and oven, and a Kohler sink with Dornbracht fittings.
Stainless steel bars set into the marble countertop function as a cooling rack.
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An Absolut bird light creates playful light art in the office.
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Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the living area on two sides.
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Modern staggered shelves, a Werner Welxler chair and a Ligne Roset side table furnish the office.
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Doors lack frames and casings making them appear to be part of the interior’s wall planes.
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Symmetry and clean-lined design shape the minimalist style of a double vanity.
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East Indian rosewood and brushed nickel dining table, red leather B&B Italia chairs, and neon, gas-filled tube lighting design from Paul Cocksedge Studio furnish the dining room.
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In the master bedroom, suede and velvet Flexform chairs overlook sky-high views of downtown Salt Lake City.
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A glass wall with reed design suspended from the ceiling performs as the entrance to the master bathroom. The graphite grey-book-matched Italian marble slab floor contrasts with Thassos white countertops. Custom cabinets and Kohler sinks pair with the black and white bidet and toilet from Agape a Kos bathtub, and Dornbracht fittings.
Design architect: Kathryn Anderson
Construction: Duane and Nathan Marsala, Marsala & Company
Architect: Ed Merrill, Bertoldi Architects
Drywall Contractor: McKean Drywall & Construction
Electrician: Taylor Electric
Tile Contractor: Lawrence Tile

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