Denis, a drummer in Saint Petersburg Ska Jazz Assessment band, a DJ
Number of rooms: 2
Metric location: 63 m²
Ceiling height: 3.8 m
Floor number: two
Denis Kuptsov, a musician and a DJ by profession, established himself in an old historical constructing of St. Petersburg in 2008. The new acquire was a classic instance of post-Soviet tenement: shabby wallpaper, dingy ceilings, holes in the floor and several 3-liter jars on all windowsills. The main portion of renovation was complete more than 9 months. Correct, Denis was engaged in rehearsals and tours all that time, and all the performs were coordinated by his acquainted foreman. The host only made a few sketches of his vision of the future flat beforehand.
Most of the time was spent on concrete blinding coat, which is obligatory for old housing funds ahead of laying new floor structures. Undersized dividing walls and window frames have been dismantled and replaced with new ones. Out of small tile pieces Denis arranged a mosaic on the floor, which resembles the functions of Gaudi, a well-known architect.
The interior style was created by the host with the aid of a professional artist Viacheslav Mogilevsky. For the sake of New York loft feeling, the whole brick masonry in the corridor was peeled and covered with mat varnish. The next step was coating Gyproc partitions with rough pastel paint. But the pride of the property is an old stone oven, which is covered with 3 layers of exterior paint. Its reconstruction was entrusted to a skilled restorer Andrew Lvov. He removed the heavy coating to discover out that the stove is terra-cotta.
The lodging characteristics a rather long corridor top to the boxroom. A Russische Kolonie tablet was provided to Denis by his German pal, even though vintage posters have been searched out on flea markets.
Restoration of the fireplace took 1.5 months. Collecting feathers from all more than the world is the owner’s hobby. A mini-bar was made of an old gay-colored iron cabinet for medicines. A capacious leather sofa is a sleeping berth for guests.
A enormous wall-to-wall shelf stand is custom-created. It is utilized for storing vinyl records, music decks, sound intensifiers, a mixer board and other music gear. Quite a few boxes hold CDs, digital cassettes, microphones and cartridges. A fantastic ceiling height gave an option of creating a space multilayer and arranging a loft bed.