The Study Vaimberg Salvadó has been entrusted to carry out the renovation of a home in the neighborhood of el Raval, in Barcelona, in a protected building of the early TWENTIETH century, which is situated in one of the sites with the longest history of the city. In the decoration have been counted with the collaboration of the designer and decorator, Majd Bazerji.

The apartment of 120 square meters and with a style barcelona very marked, with soil hydraulic, wood-beamed ceilings and original drawings that were hidden in a floor completely shattered and abused. In the study described it as “a hidden gem among the small streets of the barrio del Raval”.

The owners are a couple with a great aesthetic criterion that reflects your personality, whose goal was to retrieve the original amplitude of the housing through a reform, seeking to recover the original distribution of the stay for the light to enter every corner of the floor. Thus, the range of the housing chain spaces and linked materials with a lot of character in a pursuit of rooms with different uses.

Common areas

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Common areas

As in the living room, the items included in the common areas are treated with a great minimalism and sensitivity with the idea of incorporate and integrate them into the spacebut avoid competing with the original colors and textures that reflect the true charm of the house. Highlight the soft colors in the furniture (white, wood, dark blue) that manage to seamlessly combine with the old elements of color as are the beams of the ceiling or the patterns of the floor. The shelves of the library will blend in with the walls to generate textures and volumes that create space.

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Kitchen

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Kitchen

In the case of the kitchen, this is hidden behind a dark box that hides your use and opens up to the rest of the floor so that it is part of the dining room, creating an open plan room. Both the cabinets as the doors that go from the floor to the ceiling, are made with walnut wood and have the function of separating and hiding the storage and stays high.

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Bathrooms opposites

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Bathrooms opposites

Transporting us to the spaces and the more private, as are the bathrooms, and is working with the duplicity of opposites: day and night, darkness and clarity. How? Use the same materials, but in different finishes, to create a whole different effect. So, the master bathroom is dressed in light and clarity, while in the secondary realm of darkness and the comfort.

It plays a lot with mirrors, because they are a perfect item to play with the reflections. And is that the reflections are an essential element in the project: reflecting materials, mirrors, textures… and they do it from the rooftops, from the panels that divide the rooms and the views crusades.

Photo: Marcela Grassi

Master bedroom

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Master bedroom

In the bedroom, queen of peace, being a stay dressed with the light tones such as brown, which contrasts with the white of the walls and the peculiarity of the floor and ceiling, generating a space for total relaxation and rest.

In short, a house, to dream, to read a book, have a cup of tea or to relax on the couch of the room while the light comes in through all the windows, providing a peace of mind that often is lacking in a city such as Barcelona.

Photo: Marcela Grassi

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