Widawscy Studio Architektury have just lately finished an apartment in an previous tenement house in Warsaw, Poland.
From the designers
The apartment is positioned in Warsaw, old Mokotów, in a developing of 1954. Classic functional interior from the 50 ‘s and substantial 280 cm space required functional arrangement that would offer comfort and pleasure of residing. The prior owner of the apartment has ready its interior in a very intriguing way and that was the reason why the current proprietor – Gregory purchased them and want to continue the arrangment with the recent fashion. With the help of the architecture studio “Widawscy studio architektury” was created an intriguing room inspired by styles of the 60′s and Scandinavian minimalism.
The architects determined to depart old wooden floors painted white, which is a classic of Scandinavian type. The colour ideal expands the area and introduces a whole lot of light. The owner was extremely affectionate to the remarkable colours in the interior and want to preserve them in the bedroom, living area , and also tiles in the bathroom and toilet.Getting into the apartment we are directly in the kitchen with a dining spot. The architects determined to separate from it “a tiny interior” making use of sliding, openwork, white panels and making zone with sneakers lockers and a coat hanger. On the walls there are the concrete and mirror. By making use of a mirror on the ceiling beam interior acquired spaciousness and lightness.
Kitchen colours and dining spot refers to the style of the 60′s. It is based on 2 primary colours : orange and yellow with background of white contrasted with black. Powerful accent of the interior is a floral layout painted on the ceiling, inspired by Finnish style brand Marimekko. In reference to this pattern architects determined to yellow kitchen cabinets, completed with a black stone worktop . On the wall subsequent to the table maintains its unique, red brick. Directly from the kitchen we go into the living area and bedroom, which are also interconnected with double doors .
Colours of residing area are 2 opposites: stimulating orange and calming olive. With this statement developed fascinating, energetic background for interior design and style.Area area combines 2 functions: living location with a comfy sofa and armchairs and office location like working studio. Lightweight desk with glass best discreetly blends into the area of the room. On the wall with kitchen door was constructed irregular bookcase in white colour. Architects also utilised present wardrobe in the wall adopting it on shelf with paperwork and books. The total building furnishings binds wall in black, which is the excellent backdrop for the composition of books and CDs .
Unique colours of the bedroom in which mixed colour of dark chocolate and scarlet red offers it a distinctive character. In the central level of the interior towards the dark wall is a bed. Its type resembles the layout of the 60′s. Bedside tables on each sides of the bed architects replaced with the seats of the 60′s held by the owner. Carry out the perform of cabinets white cubes on the walls, offering the interior of lightness. Prior to bed, in front of the window with balcony there is a couch called “relaxation machine” developed by Le Corbusier. The bathroom and toilet have been lined with black mosaic which enhanced interior proportions and gave them the spaciousness.
In the bathroom architects have proposed alternatively of the traditional cabinet below the sink – special wooden chest of drawers in colorful stripes . Thanks to her bathroom has gained style and character. In a niche on wall of the toilet architects proposed intriguing, suprising “installation” of the black hand emerging from the wall.
Design: Widawscy Studio Architektury
Photography by Dariusz Majgier