Old meets new in this eclectic, multimedia library. Industrial lighting climbs concrete and wood panel walls, while retro accessories (hey, that's a typewriter!) accompany more modern hardware.
The space was designed by Brazilian architects YTA, who converted a spare room into one for work and entertainment. Their thinking behind the design:
high-tech contrasts with raw matter, returns to its origins, creating dialogue and balance.
The space is made up of juxtaposed layers: the concrete base, the wooden shell, the metal wrapping. All these elements are exposed, made evident and work together.
It's certainly a unique multi-purpose space (I especially like the pine boards that are creatively angled to create bookshelves and a television stand. Here's a shot of the rest of the room:
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