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Siesta House

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Siesta House

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Zucchero Architects, in collaboration with the Dutch textile designer Antje Paul-Kessel from iDress, has created a pristine all
white interior design for these extremely colorful textiles played out in various shapes and forms. The fundamental color palette is neutral and monochromatic.
Pops of color are introduced trough the soft furnishings of the sofa pillows and curtains. The design and textile choices together bring an exciting statement of sophistication to this ultra modern house in Ibiza.
Built on an existing structure, this three-storey glass cube Siesta House, the interiors were redesigned by the Ibiza based Zucchero Architects who took inspiration from the breathtaking sunset of Santa Eulalia bay. In a small densely inhabited island such as Ibiza, it is a challenge to find a hilltop location near the sea that is free from daily tourist activities.
This tranquil feeling of seclusion was the first design objective when positioning the Siesta House. The second objective was to bring the feeling of the sea inside the house metaphorically painting the walls with delicate colors to reflect the sunlight.
Constructed with open concept interiors (kitchen, dining-room and living-room plus master-suite, all in the main floor) and joining rectilinear forms that seemed to float on a cliff, these spaces feature spectacular views from every vantage point in their interior. A massive fire place is the only division in this pristine space while maintaining perfect dialog with the
futuristic-shaped Moon System sofas designed by Zaha Hadid for B & B Italia.
A floor-to-ceiling glass wall expands the conceptual impact of the living-room while offering direct access to the open-air terrace which features a hanging-pool. The house entrance is accomplished from a small private street approached from behind and connected by a bridge, allowing total privacy to the inhabitants. In the evening, the home’s slat-style facade allows the interior light to permeate and merge with the exterior lighting system, bathing the house in a dramatic and glowing aura of its own.
Architect Zucchero has honored the unique style that is typically Ibizian.
This cosmopolitan approach to living in these exceptional spaces, presents an opportunity to truly realize an open and free experience leading the way to redefine the concept of the Mediterranean Maison.
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