Anton, a designer
Kate, a decorator
Number of rooms: two
Metric area: 55 m²
Ceiling height: 2.7 m
Floor number: two
Anton, a designer, and Kate, a decorator, utilized to reside beyond Moscow Ring Road, but on coming back from Bali final year they sold their old flat and bought a new one particular, closer to the city core. Regardless of the clear need to have for total overhaul and layout changes, the hosts were not confused. Dealing with interiors is Anton and Kate’s job, and they know really effectively how to change a space beyond recognition on a little spending budget.
For a commence, Kate made a handful of sketches in her notebook, and Anton transformed them into 3D-pictures. With time they have been supplemented with press clippings and images of tips.
Regardless of their plans to travel more in the future and rent the flat out, the hosts approached the renovation correctly and made everything like for themselves. In the lodging with reasonably priced, but high-top quality, finish the emphasis was placed on interior décor. The designers didn’t bound themselves with frames of a single style and had a good time playing about with textures and colors, and locating the matching stuff for the interior.
A lot of decorative things had been gotten from a show-space of “Details” designer college, which is statedly refilled with brand new things from a French exhibition “Maison & Objet”. By the way, Anton and Kate are graduates of “Details”.
The guys often bring new interior stuff from their many travels. A image hanging in the entrance hall arrived from Bali.
Regardless of a well-liked opinion, not only light-colored walls expand the space visually. The very same impact can be obtained by dint of dark hues in wall and ceiling décor complemented with point lighting. A bathroom can be faced with coarse texture plaster.
A lace-glass from Bali types a contrast to wood, a piece of forsaken country-home fence. A pebble-shaped sink is produced by Castorama.
Originally the ceiling could be very easily reached by stretching a hand. Its height was somewhat enlarged by signifies of removing wood beams and lift slabs, and battening.
By virtue of uniting two previously adjoining rooms and a corridor, the guys managed to get airy lounge, kitchen and dining zones and preserve 5 windows along the perimeter.
Flooring — larch, walls — brick masonry. The residence is a accurate monument of architecture: it was built back in 1903. 1 of the corners even had a missile marking.
Kate’s trick for visual knock-down of a sole blank wall is dummy French windows. Apart from interior design, Anton is engaged in furniture manufacturing — a frame for classic square mirrors by IKEA was developed on his factory.
Reflecting the light, the mirrors visually turn out to be windows, and this solution proved to be equal to expectations each in decorative and functional context. Pin-up lamps by the mirrors, decorated with red IKEA shades, came from a show-area of “Details”.
Chairs were developed on Anton’s furnishings mini-factory. Ordinary IKEA lamps were brought to perfection by Anton’s favored method – finishing inner surface with copper leaf.
A dining table, which the hosts noticed in a luxurious interior store, cost a sight of cash. In fine they ordered its copy of pine wood for a fair value.
A leading of IKEA coffee table was replaced with a silver dish. A new rest for the former table prime was bought in “Details” show area.
As a substitute for a classic fireplace arranged was a candle a single.
Padded stools, an arm-chair, a kilim and metal-framed coffee tables of aged teak came from “Details”.
The black flip side of the bedroom wall is grapholite .
For bedroom décor chosen was complex tint of blue, which looks specifically snazzy in the rays of sun coming through wood Venetian blinds.
Chest of drawers — IKEA.
The bedhead was erected of common doors by the inventive hosts. Bed — IKEA, pillows and bedspreads — Zara Property, “Details”.
Bedside tables arrived from Bali.