Haute design for all the family
Architecture / Design
Countertop, backsplash and island
Versatility as a home philosophy
A house for everyday life with children, spaces for meeting friends and a vision for the present and the future in every corner. These were the requests of the owners of this house located in Madrid, whom Laura and Enrique of Gärna Studio accompanied throughout the entire process, from the purchase itself, in which they took into account the architectural potential of the house, to the final creative touch.
The structure of this large house fitted perfectly with the classic contemporary style that the family was looking for, which aimed to create versatile spaces with a vision for the future.
“We try to create homes and spaces that can easily evolve, with well-designed and timeless elements that serve as a base on which to add decorations that adapt over time: wallpaper, cushions or a lamp”, says Enrique García, project manager and architect at Gärna Studio.
The first floor is very spacious and bright and features interconnecting rooms. This area is devoted to daytime living and includes the living-dining room, which has a small bookcase on one of its sides and a fireplace clad in natural stone that helps to create a cosy and homely atmosphere.
The centre of attention: the kitchen island
From the living-dining room we can see the centrepiece of the kitchen, a large central island in Dekton Kelya. The majestic island was designed by Gärna Studio, who relied on the versatility and uniqueness of Dekton for its successful design.
“We were looking for a powerful element that would be able to reflect our connection to art”, says Enrique.
The kitchen was key for this family, as they were looking for a place to share time, eat, welcome guests or do homework with the children. In addition, its visual perspective from the living room and the terrace offered the possibility to show its importance, both in terms of functionality and design.
“The fabricator recommended Dekton for the kitchen island, as it is a very easy material to work with. Thanks to its strong personality, the Kelya colour was perfect for us.``
Architecture and interior design studio