Mexico City - Mexico
The concept of this work was based on respect for the original construction, since it was previously a medical laboratory, and this condition represented a great challenge for the Margaret Bissu Interior Design office. The fact of using natural materials, such as concrete, red clay bricks and the steel structure, as well as leaving the facilities appearance, allowed them to create a harmonic environment that achieves the perfect balance between the previous architecture industrial and the new interior design; We can even say that it has a great influence from the classic New York lofts, eliminating the dividing walls to generate sensations of spaciousness and comfort, as well as a look that overflows with urban airs.
The electrical installations were left apparent, which allows continuity to the double-height spaces.
In the room, the Ralph Lauren floor lamp stands out. Opposite page (top) All the wood used for furniture, floors and ceilings is of the tzalam type. Down In the main bedroom, the buttress lamps of the headboard are from the Pablo Lighting brand.
As users are admirers of art, paintings, sculptures, photographs and textiles, as well as supporting both emerging contemporary artists and indigenous Latin Americans, the creator carried out an exhaustive study of all the focus points to determine where each piece would look best. Hence, the few openings that exist were painted in gray and neutral tones so that they would not compete with the colors of the paintings.
It is also important to mention that 90 percent of the selected furniture was custom made and it is manufactured by exclusively Mexican labor, with few exceptions.
Finally, it was possible to conceive an avant-garde home where the functional and the welcoming could coexist naturally. “Seeing that the final result exceeds the expectations of all the parties involved is a great satisfaction for me and my team.