A loft in Barcelona that awakens the sensibility for vintage pieces. A challenge by Alex March Studio
16 diciembre, 2020
This loft in the Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona, is a fantastic corner in which we sense wrapped up by the most recent historical past of designer home furniture and decoration
The human brain requires to be stimulated to develop and not keep stagnant, so why really don’t we get started with our personal residence? In this Barcelona loft, designed by Alex March Studio, each individual attractive detail has a rationale, which generates a wonderful match to physical exercise memory and to awake the sensitivity to the most recent interior structure culture.
This classic dwelling with its own personality, accomplishes the double mission of waking up the neurons and generating you sense surrounded by an authentic home.
On a substantial canvas created by white walls and natural pine wooden flooring, this attractive challenge bears the unmistakable stamp of Alex March, who has offered an interesting example of the legacy of the 20th century European layout in just about every home. The admiration for Nordic designers is a continual in this residence.
Reliable wooden furnishings, just like ahead of
In the living home, natural light penetrates generously as a result of the huge ground-to-ceiling home windows. It is a massive room the place the furniture is the a single that defines the eating region, the residing room and the business. The kitchen, in a different adjoining area, seems very discreet through a substantial opening halfway up the wall.
Purely natural strong wood reminds us and highlights how home furnishings was created in advance of. In this perception, it is really worth highlighting items recovered from the 60s and 70s, this kind of as two Nordic armchairs and a pouf created by the architect and designer Gio Ponti in the 50s, or like the G-Approach coffee desk (60s). All these items variety a cozy reading area for two.
Similarly, present-day quality furniture these kinds of as the Through stable wood and steel bookcase by Objects intended by Carme Pinós has a spot in this space. In it, we obtain pick out parts of Spanish ceramics from the 50s and 60s, modest sculptures by the Barcelona-centered ceramist Mari Masot, the Somongo desk lamp by the designer Eduardo Albors, some textbooks and natural crops in ceramic pots, among other unique items.
Items of furniture and artwork from the 50s – 60s and 70s
Because of to its extraordinary geometric aesthetics, positioned upcoming to the window, it stands out an XL-dimension black brutalist sculpture from the 50s, acquired at the Paris flea current market.
From that market in the town of lights is, far too, a sturdy dim wooden chest of drawers that delimits this space with the eating space. Higher than it, the appealing eco-friendly of the plants and the Il Giardinetto lamp stand out, which in 2014 the Spanish designer centered in London, Jordi Canudas, created to honor the legendary Barcelona cafe.
The dining region is a genuine tribute to the Nordic inside style of the 2nd 50 % of the 20th century. Eating home chairs are the typical Fanett, intended by Ilmari Tapiovaa and the Tallasenstolen by Jan Halberg, each made in Sweden. The table is from Noak Area from the 60s and 70s and the lamp hanging in the ceiling was acquired in El Recibidor, from the 60s-70s, each items coming from Scandinavia.
A minimalist function place
An endeavor has been designed to give a differentiating switch to the interior style model in the ‘home office’ area. With a very clear minimalist trend, with pure lines in black and white, this space invitations you to focus and get dropped in your work.
The white desk, produced of metal tube and marble, Alex March’s own design and style and produced by Fugrup, kinds a best duo with the Dr. Sonderbar black armchair developed by Phillip Starck for XO (1983). From the ceiling hangs the suspended lamp by Danish designer Claus Bonderup for Fogh&Mörup (1967). The established is finished by an atypical and singular do the job on a spherical mirror by the artist Iñaki Moreno.
The home is a correct refuge, exceptionally cozy many thanks to the heat of the wooden present in the flooring and furniture and also to the tender white textiles. Over the mattress, a spherical ceramic painting, trencadís kind, made by Alex March and Mari Masot stands out. On the walls there are two mahogany and opaline sconce lamps. The cushions with geometric motifs are from Gancedo and the bed linen from El Corte Inglés.
In the course of the residence, the combine of items from the 1950s to the existing is uninterrupted. There is an fascinating existence of factors from the 80s, these as the black ‘Tresca” suspended lamp created by the Valencian designer Eduardo Albors found on the desk in the home.
A kitchen area amongst sophistication and discretion
The kitchen area, of an immaculate simplicity in white and gray, has distinct pieces, some in a brutalist design, which arouse curiosity and give it a exceptional appeal. For illustration, two substantial picket ‘Marbella’ stools and two ceramic pendant lamps acquired in Denmark from the 50s-70s that forget the dining location.
Protagonism of community ceramic artisans
Throughout the residence, the get the job done of area ceramic artisans performs a key function, with the incorporation of pieces and sculptures. In the rest room, the ceramic ground and the two marble sinks developed by the ceramist Julio Bono. The two wall lights in the bathroom are a Sergio Mazza style and design from the 80s for the Artemide agency.
The new music lover’s corner
This loft has a corner in the purest vintage model for tunes enthusiasts. An armchair upholstered in crimson implies settling in and love extensive afternoons listening to tunes as it was completed many years back. Much from Spotify or identical platforms, with an genuine stereo made by Dieter Rams for the Braun model in the 60s, appears like perfection.
A Willy Rizzo-style gold brass cupboard is utilized to retail store vinyl information and songs gear. The set is complemented by a a few-armed brass flooring lamp from the 70s. In get to make a a lot more intimate effect, to invite you to enable yourself be carried absent by the satisfaction of listening to audio, the wall has been painted in a very powerful dark environmentally friendly.
This Loft-design household in Barcelona’s PobleNou, created by Alex March, praises the lifestyle of design and the items of household furniture and artwork made in the 50s-60s and 70s.