Positioned in some of the prosperous post-war expansions of Turin, the house was initially constituted by two smaller adjoining items. The brand new house owners, a few younger professionals, known as for a whole renovation of the unique intricated ground plan so as to have a vibrant, open, versatile house that might adapt with the expansion of their household sooner or later.
The intervention centered on unifying and rationalize the 2 items a brand new, entire practical entity the place, with out interruptions, the house transitions from public to blended to personal areas with a easy, pure circulation that doesn’t name for pointless partitions however but ensures the required ranges of privateness for each house.
The open front room is crammed with pure gentle by the ample home windows and is enriched by a marble wall that turns into the hinge of the spatial distribution. The wall connects and separates on the similar time the evening areas and the examine, by big sliding partitions that permit for the house to be opened up or closed in accordance with totally different wants.
All the opposite areas of the home are nested round this public core, and a constant but variated palette of sunshine colours, treasured surfaces and delicate supplies create a pale, refined ambiance all through the home.
On this mushy background, few chosen Household antiques, reminiscences from totally different durations and Continents, play with different modern design items, in a dialogue that appears to attach East and West, previous and current, minimalism and decor.
Images by Beppe Giardino
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– by Matt Watts