This great converted factory space is done by British architect William Tozer. I really love the combination of wood and concrete, and seriously envy the large and beautiful windows… And what a nice working space! Via Ideas To Steal.
The Berlin home and studio of fashion photographer Magnus Reed is truly amazing; unpolished but so beautiful! I love the light and air, and the room details. The 500sqm apartment is used as both work and living space, and is shared with others for collaboration projects, exhibitions and parties. Read the interesting interview with Reed and see more images over at FreundevonFreunden.
This autumn Victoria Günzler and I have worked on an exciting project doing furniture and interior work for Kunstnernes Hus, which is one of the biggest contemporary art institutions in Norway. The foundation and gallery is located in an incredible modernist building from 1930, designed by architects Gudolf Blakstad og Herman Munthe-Kaas. Earlier this year the building was actually named Norways most important public building, because of it´s great architecture.
In the entrance hall there is a front desk along with a restaurant and bar, and we were asked to do some work in this area. The room itself is really beautiful, with window bands along the top of all the walls, a characteristic red roof, patterned marble floor, and enormous glass sphere lamps. Our goal was to make the interior of the big space more connected, to add warmth, and to create an atmosphere that encourage people to use the room in a more laid-back and relaxed manner.
They wanted to change the bar counters, but limited time and budget made it necessary to keep the construction and just work on the visual appearance. Our work included designing new covering for the counters, with a composition of big tiles made of white and gray pigmented plywood. We also designed a new wardrobe, a bookshelf on wheels, and bar tables, and chose new sofas and bar stools. It was fantastic to get to work with such an amazing space, and to try to come up with solutions that highlight and underline the existing architecture.
We had the sofabench and barstools reuphostered in “Remix” fabric by Kvadrat, in different shades of grays and black