Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan’s Most Famous Apartment

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan’s Most Famous Apartment

February 24, 2020

CovetED Magazine 14th Edition Interior Design Magazine

Friends‘ just announced the special episode that marks the reunion all fans have been waiting for. HBO has confirmed that the cast of Friends will reunite for a special on the streaming platform HBO Max next May. Keeping in mind that we all wish to have Monica’s tidy house and the amazing orange couch shown in the series, CovetED brought you the solution: How you can style Monica’s apartment in 2020. Keep reading and enjoy ‘The one with the Friends Apartment look’.

 

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment

FRIENDS — “The One with the Fake Monica”

 

How you doin’? In case you’re wondering, Friends is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman and presented by the television network NBC between September 22, 1994, and May 6, 2004, with a total of 236 episodes. The series revolved around a group of friends who lived in the neighbourhood of Greenwich Village, on the island of Manhattan, in New York City.

 

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment

FRIENDS — Sets — Pictured: Monica Geller and Rachel Green’s Apartment

 

Giving a special thought to all those friends fans (or just decor lovers), we show you how to get the modern look of the classic apartment we all recognize:

 

GET THE 2020 LOOK 

 

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment

 

What would Friends‘ apartments be like if they were decorated today? Monica Geller’s iconic home – shared with several roommates over the ten seasons of the series – has been rethought to gain a more up-to-date look on the online design site Modsy. While some classic elements remained, maintaining the identity of the spaces, new furniture gave way to the pieces of the 1990s that made up the scenarios.

 

 

LAUTNER
CENTER TABLE

 

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Lautner Center Table stands out for its curved edges, mixing earth-tone colours from the varnished walnut wood and polished brass. Its artisan quality and crafted work provide a striking centrepiece for your living room. It has a moody smoked glass on the top and a shelf at the base that offers additional storage.

 

 

DANDY
SIDEBOARD

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Sleek and stylish, it truly embodies the best from Scandinavian design roots.

 

ALICE
SUSPENSION LAMP

 

 

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Alice Suspension Lamp was inspired in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carrol’s masterpiece. It is a hexagon-shaped lamp that can be sold individually or within a set. It can be entirely customized according to the client’s taste.

 

ARMSTRONG
Floor Lamp

 

 

 



 

Inspired by the first person to walk on the Moon, Armstrong arc floor lamp has a minimalistic style with a clear usability, perfect for every single modern Scandinavian living room or office.

 

HELIOS
MIRROR

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment



In Greek Mythology, Helios was the personification of the Sun. It is said that each dawn, he rose from the far ends of the earth with the shining aureole of the Sun. This inspired the creation of HELIOS Mirror. With a finish in golden leaf, this decorative mirror will bring a charming touch to a blank wall.
BOMBON
TABLE LAMP
Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment
The Bombón table lamp will make any room glow with very organic light and a sweetened character. This charming table lamp features a stylish wooden monolithic base that is then lacquered in a soft cream colour.
MEDINA
RUG SOCIETY
Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment

Medina rug with a bold graphic design and a creation without limits, we have developed a very coherent collection where we can show through noble materials, graphics and patterns different and unusual. A 100% handmade product that transforms the comfort and beauty of your project.

 

PLUM
ARMCHAIR

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment



PLUM is a throwback to the past with a contemporary touch. With matte aged brass legs, this fully upholstered Armchair celebrates grandeur and opulence highlighted by the real leather that surrounds it. Place it in a living room set or an office and this lounge chair will instantly add a sophisticated feel.
LOREN
SOFA
Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment

Inspired by the ’50s and 60’s retro designs, Loren sofa combines the best of the modern flair with the contemporary lifestyle. Supported by an oval polished brass base, it is fully upholstered in leather and has two distinctive rolled arms, that can be used both as back and armrest. Its futuristic tub design is highly attractive and modern, making this a desirable piece for any home.

 

FLORENCE
STOOL

 

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A low stool both fun and practical, and a soft and comfortable solution for your living room.

 

VERSAILLES PILLOW
YELLOW CLASSIC

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment



 

This classic yellow pillow is an interlacement with the palace frames that surround the royal paintings and the refinement that characterises Versailles. It will fit any Classic or Modern interior home decor, giving a splendid pop of colour to your room.

 

A LITTLE EXTRA FOR YOU: HOW TO STYLE CENTRAL PERK SOFA IN 2020

 

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OTTER SOFA

Friends: How to Recreate Manhattan's Most Famous Apartment



 

Otters are known for being a playful animal, with a high capacity to adapt to the environment. Inspired by the nature of this animal, the OTTER Sofa can adapt to any room and be an integral part of your interior design. Its round shapes transmit both comfort and grandiosity, whether it is placed in a modern living room or a comfortable home cinema area.

 

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After getting our houses done we just have one solution: WAIT for the special episode they have prepared for us!

 

 


See Also:

ARKA DESIGN, WHEN CREATIVITY MEETS CULTURE

THE MODERN TRADITION OF ARCHITECTURE BY HOMECULT


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