/ A perfect balance between design and art, classic and contemporary taste in the restyling of an apartment in the center of Milan
Large period double windows, salvaged friezes, a discrete terrace for the most intimate dinners and a interior decoration in dialogue with the art works. Overlooking Parco Sempione in Milan, the refurbishment of this apartment in an early twentieth-century building has in the mixture of different styles and materials, his peculiar mood.
The 420-square-metre surface area spreads among the spaces intended for the 'public' life of a family working in publishing – the gallery representing its beating heart, the extension of the study/fumoir with herringbone parquet connecting each area of the house, making it a fluid thoroughfare.
The green-hued accents and the large custom-designed bookcases usher guests from the entrance to the sleeping area with the intent of making the study of interiors unique and tailor-made.
The simple, contemporary custom-made furnishings are in dialogue with the art collection in the living rooms and in the second study – both enjoying full natural lighting – where a perfect balance between design and art is achieved. Characterised by ceramic-tiled flooring and geometric wallpaper, the kitchen and pantry area is highlighted by the dualism between the kitchen’s technological-contemporary style and the floor, with its traditional black-and-white design.
Finally, the remodelling of the sleeping area, aimed at solving space and equipment problems caused by previous interventions, has resulted in three large, comfortable, habitable rooms with as many dedicated bathrooms.