A younger household with 4 youngsters lately approached architect and designer Mihail Kurnosov, of the college/studio Artwork Depo Studio, to conceptualize their new 1,300-square-foot house in Minsk. “Their want was to reorganize the house intelligently,” Kurnosov says. The problem required not simply eradicating a wall right here and there, however rethinking the function of a wall itself.
In lieu of conventional partitions, glass partitions carve the kitchen and dwelling space from the hallway. “It’s made in keeping with my sketches,” he says. “This resolution permits the utmost quantity of pure gentle to enter the hallway.” For the same consequence, he constructed a partition within the youthful youngsters’ bed room with perforations resembling polka-dots. Portholes in an association of recent panels rework one other youngster’s bed room from what he calls an “unlucky trapezoidal form” right into a “descending cascade.” An adjoining closet boasts a big mirror framed with a mosaic smalt gradient, behind which flows an Italian textile curtain to cover storage.
Within the main bed room, a skinny line picks up the colour of the customized pillows atop the customized mattress; it incorporates the overflow of the grey ceiling paint and types a sort of cap on the room. Kurnosov additionally designed the bulbous bedside tables. “It’s good that I used to be capable of work out the house intimately, not solely as an inside designer, however an object designer,” he says. He didn’t simply rethink the house intelligently, ultimately—he reorganized it completely.