In the event you spend your life making certain that different individuals have lovely locations to stay and timeless constructing the place they will thrive, it may be troublesome to seek out the time to make your personal area what you actually need it to be. For architect Dimitar Karanikolov from agency Meshroom and inside designer Veneta Niklova, it was a two-yr labor of affection that lastly discovered them with an area they might name their very own. After returning to Sofia, Bulgaria after a few years overseas in London, the pair was looking for a house the place they might put down roots once they discovered a singular attic condo in a brand new improvement. The area was small nevertheless it had character they usually knew they might flip it into one thing they beloved. With their very own experience and ingenuity, they mixed many artistic areas and customized items that resulted within the inspiring house you see right here.
The higher degree condominium grabs maintain of the old style aesthetic that’s presently in fashion and makes use of it to revolutionary ends. Although trendy know-how is central to each the architect and designer professions, the pair has gone to nice lengths to hide probably the most garish of recent comforts. As an example, an air con unit is hidden inside a customized picket drawer whereas bar edison bulbs dangle from magnets over the eating desk.
The most important customized creation within the small area is the massive black field that stands on the middle of the room. Although you’d by no means guess it, this room is perched atop the constructing’s elevator shaft and truly accommodates the condominium’s toilet. The outside materials is darkish concrete paneling which seems worn as if it has all the time been part of this constructing.
Storage is all the time a problem in smaller flats. However from an open-air coat closet to a wardrobe hidden inside what seems like a classic suitcase, the area doesn’t lack for sensible storage. Even the espresso desk, additionally styled as a suitcase, opens up for blankets and different comforts.
The constructing is located shut to a different, taller residential constructing, which meant the house was missing considerably in privateness. Moderately than assemble a big fence or wall, privateness shrubs have been added in aluminum planters that serve each sensible and aesthetic functions.
The second flooring bed room, up near the curved ceiling, serves as a visitor bed room in addition to a showering space, with an in-flooring bathtub.
Lastly, a slender outside deck serves as a bit of outside storage in addition to a soothing place to take pleasure in a espresso or two.