When Thomas Rook stumbled across an original 1901 tenement apartment in Berlin, with all of its original details and features intact, he knew he was destined to make it his own. The German stylist has always been inspired by cultural history, which explains his knack for restoration and incorporation of old world objects and furniture. However, nothing here is too precious – his use of bright color, bold wallpaper and quirky decor makes it feel modern and relaxed . . . a perfect balance.