Formerly the head office of a fashion brand, located in the centre of Stockholm, there were traces of 19th century splendour including worn wood floors and ornaments in the form of stucco and carpentry. However all these beautiful, old characteristics were painted in thick layers of white with modern spotlights in all ceilings, which reinforced the feeling of an impersonal office.
During this process,
Do you notice the subtle patterning of crossing lines in squares on the walls? This veneered surface was taken from a beautiful patterning in the original parquet in one of the corner rooms of the apartment. Much care was taken to prevent disturbing the original features. New elements were placed between the old ornaments, while all cabinets designed for the apartment hover on the walls between base boards and stucco or are free sanding on the floors.