Nordic simplicity and Spanish energy meet in a contemporary Barcelona apartment

Located in Barcelona, this apartment was designed by Merixtel Riba and it has a very interesting interior. The interior design is a mix of Scandinavian and Spanish influences. The simplicity of the typical Nordic design is balanced out by the heat and energy of Spanish accents.

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The apartment was renovated and completely redecorated. Some of the original elements were preserved in order to keep the original character of the building intact. However, lots of changes were also made. In the kitchen, a brick roof was discovered while renovating and it was preserved as such. Moroccan tiles also give the kitchen a very distinctive charm.

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A spacious hall leads to the living area and large doors create an open feel. The living space has an unusual shape, with curved walls and this shape was emphasized by placing a round area rug in the center of the room. The lighting fixture is a sphere, also meant to highlight the architecture of the room. The fireplace is an eye-catching element here.

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In terms of style, there’s a nice mix of old and new elements throughout the apartment as well different influences. The interior is elegant throughout and the furniture varies from classical and traditional to contemporary. The apartment also has an open layout, usually typical to modern homes.{found on rumhemma}.