This project is a renovation of an 8th floor, 80 square meter, pent-house apartment located on Ethniki Aminis Street in Thessaloniki, with a White Tower view. The apartment consists of a living room, a guest/ TV room, a dining room, a bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom.
The apartment building is decorated in the Art Deco style and has clear influence of French architectural motifs, all of which were integrated in the design of the apartment. A variety of elements that already existed, such as some metal pods, were reserved and used as space dividers in the dining room. The owners’ old furniture were also restored and placed in the apartment and any new furniture was chosen to be in the Art Deco and executive style.
The color palettes used were the following:
– Oak wood for the flooring (fishbone and parallel layout)
– Grey shades for seating
– Pink shades for the couch and demo (closet wallpaper in the guestroom)
– Gold and Bronze for accessories (metal tables, lights and door knobs)
– Calacatta marble for details
– Walnut wood for furniture
A new TV room was created as an extension of the living room which is consolidated/ separated through a hidden sliding door with white lacquer. With the relocation of the walls we created a walk-in closet/ laundry room in the hallway, so as to insure storage space as well as make an aesthetic statement because the result creates the illusion of the wall retreating outwards, since the lacquer has the same color.
The intension of the bathroom design was to create a living space for two reasons; firstly to create enough space for the large furniture the owners chose and secondly to refer to a scenery.
Lastly, the kitchen is designed with feminine lines, avoiding sharp edges in order to facilitate movement, especially because the kitchen is an axis of three paths. Also a round table is integrated in the kitchen bench which creates sitting places for three people without cutting off any movement direction.