Monday, March 17, 2014
Style Musings | Décor Desires: A Modernized Mid-19th Century Madrid Apartment
Space is luxury, that must have been expert interior designer, Luis Puerta's, motto when envisioning the outcome of this Madrid apartment, housed in a mid-nineteenth century building, now full of possibilities for scenic lightness and eloquent empty spaces.
Discovering this bright apartment is comparable to a breathe of fresh spring air as one wanders through the crisp, clean spaces, natural to simplicity.
The look of less has ultimately been achieved through a calculated balance of white space and tonal variations. Ironically, though the use of empty spaces is more than modest here, many textiles, including horsehair, silk velvet, and Belgian linens detail the surrounding items ranging from refined pieces of furniture and fine antiques from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. And yet, there's undeniably a true testimony of utter maximalism, with the mix of timeless pieces and contemporary spacing.
Much more below.