Standal completed the design of the "Paris" apartment, a private residence located in Eixample Esquerra, Barcelona. The project included the total renovation of the three-room apartment with two bathrooms and a terrace inhabited by a couple and their children.
Before the renovation, the apartment's atmosphere was characterised by antiquity and obscurity. It was also hosting plenty of corridors and doors. The owner wanted to convert the segmented flat into various connected open areas in order to receive more natural light into the living space.
In order to achieve the objectives, the interior designer Sandra Gonzales chose to eliminate the doors and replaced them with more practical sliding doors in Japanese style. This allows the family to hide specifical areas from the visitors' eyes.
The architects decided to raise the ceiling, eliminating the attic while creating closets for storage instead.
Furthermore, they wished to equilibrate the asymmetry of the apartment by organising a redistribution of the rooms. The lighting was adapted in order to provide amplitude to the entire space.
The modern design, in slight lines, was adapted to
the entire apartment. The simple furniture was custom made of noble wood, contributing to the colour contrast of the flat and its personality. The minimalism was interrupted at some point by introducing several decor elements such as the modern appliances in the kitchen and the bathrooms.
The terrace opens up to the incredible view of the city in three distinct areas: the solarium, the relaxing area and another area for the open air kitchen. The decor is dominated by the dark wooden floor which contrasts with the tiled travertine marble. The special lighting accentuates the entire decor of the terrace.