This year, the Daniele Petteno Architecture Workshop took on the challenge of modernizing an old London flat into a gorgeous and truly unique space with a stylishly minimalist aesthetic that’s simultaneously streamlined and inviting. Small spaces are perfect for many different applications. While a tiny apartment is a natural choice for a bachelor, it may be surprising just how well a young family can fit snugly into a home that measures less than 75 square meters. Take a look and see how these disparate people manage to live comfortably with a little bit less in terms of space and a little bit more in terms of style.
According to the architects: “One primary emphasis of their design was to keep the family very organized and clutter free, allowing them to take advantage of the space they do have. To do this, they built storage upward, maximizing on the height of the apartment rather than wasting wall space. The living room, for example, features a tall shelving unit filled with sizable square cubbies that are perfect for storage and decor of all manners.
In terms of colour scheme, the designers kept things nice and simple in order to keep the space looking fresh and open, rather than dark and smothering. They chose slate grey and white for the walls, counters, and most furniture pieces. The white keeps the aesthetic bright to stop the space from feeling crowded while the grey, though not too dark, grounds the overall look so it doesn’t look too sanitized for comfortable family living.”