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can pull out cubes of shelves on wheels
without destroying the look of the ‘sculpture’.
Each cube can be moved independently,
revealing multi-purpose elements, such as
book shelves and a TV/stereo.
This black wooden kitchen benchtop
adds an element of drama to the otherwise
spartan, but elegant, loft where small
vignettes and collectables are displayed to
theatric effect. A flea market enthusiast,
the actor’s minimal furnishings are simply
a large wooden table from a ship-making
factory, rattan dining Basket chairs by Swiss
designer Gian Franco Legler, which won a
design award from New York’s Museum of
Modern Art in 1953, vintage industrial-style
wooden chairs, a 1920s office desk and a sofa
by Italian company Minotti.
“A holistic approach is very important
to me,” explains the architect. “Even when
projects are finished I like to see my clients
enjoying their new homes or workspaces.
I am very happy to see that Wolfgang can
totally identify himself with the atmosphere
and the functionality of the space.” We say
it’s a piece of art with lashings of comfort. I
Wolfgang brings personality to the sparse space through the use of
vintage pieces and curios, such as a 1920s desk, a vintage chair and
taxidermy bird in the office (find similar pieces locally at Hunters &
Collectors Interiors and the Academy of Taxidermy).
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