e are in Berlin, in Kollwitzplatz, north of Alexanderplatz, in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods of the German capital, inhabited by many young people, artists and families. We are now taken to a period building, which faces a large tree-lined square dedicated to sculptress Käthe Kollwitz. And it’s here that an artist has found his ideal home.
The owner is a bachelor, and at the moment, he has these 180 square metres, which are arranged over two floors, all to himself. Our owner asked Dopo_domani, an amazing interior design store based in Berlin, to oversee the building project and to design a comfortable fuss-free home, refined and simple without any excess. Here, the essence of our bachelor is clear. In fact, we only need to highlight that this apartment has no doors, spaces flow seemlessly into each other with hardly any obstruction.
The decor chosen by our owner is minimalist in style, with a few key pieces and a small selection of bold colours in contrasting tones. White walls and ceiling, the floor is in dark timber, brought back to its original sheen. A bright red wall, which houses the kitchen units, separates kitchen and dining room. In the background, you can catch a glimpse of the spiral staircase.
In Berlin, there’s definitely something for every taste: be it alternative, classic, luxurious, trashy or elegant. Therefore, this home, with a composed and severe aesthetic, doesn’t surprise us one bit. What’s more, with its restrained minimalism, it is the new safe haven for our creative bachelor. He’s extremely happy to wander around this rigorous and essential apartment, doing exactly what he pleases.
In Berlin in a period building, a maisonette arranged over two floors.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Size: 180 sqm
Interior design project, furniture and colour study: Dopo_domani, International Interior Design, Berlin, Germany
Photos: Courtesy Dopo_domaniin