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FvF + Vitra = New Berlin Apartment

FvF in Berlin just teamed up with Vitra to create a gorgeous apartment that is now available to rent out for when you want to welcome friends for dinner parties, workshops and overnight stays. They’ve offered me a chance to use the space, so perhaps I will this summer (more info here) but until then, here’s a gorgeous view of the apartment they’ve designed. I just love the kitchen and the windows throughout the space. There is nothing like an old German pre-war building (particularly a Jugendstil altbauwohnung), that’s for sure…













From their press release, “Under the direction of Freunde von Freunden, the architect Etienne Descloux and the interior architect Katrin Greiling, the 65sqm “Altbau” apartment on Mulackstrasse was rebuilt and designed to become a flexible apartment, adaptable to the diverse scenarios of everyday life.”

Anything in particular that you like about this space? When I look at it I keep thinking of how much I want to get back into client work again – I’d love to design a commercial space – like a restaurant, office, even a hotel. Would be so much fun! Perhaps later this year…

(images: fvonf)

Posted by decor8 in Travel on March 17, 2014

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  1. porlasramasblog commented
    March 17th, 2014 at 8:39pm

    Nice place!
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  2. Emma commented
    March 17th, 2014 at 8:40pm

    I really like the lighting and all the greenery in the bathroom (where I imagine the plants enjoy the humidity)!
    Emma´s last blog post ..Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  3. Lisa-Marie commented
    March 18th, 2014 at 3:12am

    Too much fur for me! The place is beautiful and really cozy looking. I really feel they ruined it with all the dead animal pelts!!!

  4. Cate Lawrence commented
    March 18th, 2014 at 7:27am

    Really interesting. I teach cooking classes for small groups and I’m moving to Germany in July so….

  5. Angela - designhaus no.9 commented
    March 18th, 2014 at 11:06am

    Wunderbar! I love this style. And I’m a “Altbauwohnung” fan, with this fantastic ceiling height and the old wooden floors.
    Angela – designhaus no.9´s last blog post ..Handgefertigte Porzellanserie von Lukas Grewenig & Carolin Walch

  6. lily commented
    March 18th, 2014 at 11:26am

    this is beautiful! there is so much room inspiration as well!

    lots of love,

    lily from miaou or never
    lily´s last blog post ..025: to lily, buy yourself something pretty, love lily x

  7. Kate Scott commented
    March 21st, 2014 at 7:40pm

    Very cute , however, there is nothing attractive about dead animals/skins used for decor or warmth. Give it a thumbs down.

  8. Zandra Zuraw commented
    March 21st, 2014 at 7:44pm

    Oh my gosh! You can rent this place even for just a single evening to host an event??? I wish we had something like this in the U.S. (Well we probably do, I just haven’t heard of it). For our blog, my biz partner and I host a monthly party to cap off our theme for that month. (For example, this month our theme is “Bookish,” and we’ve hosted a “Vintage Librarian Social,” where everyone dresses up in their best retro garb and we talk books, books and more books). We’re always trying to find creative ways to use spaces available to us and it would be amazing to have this kind of place to play around with.
    Zandra Zuraw´s last blog post ..DIY: Book Spine Art

  9. wen commented
    April 11th, 2014 at 4:13am

    I love wooden hanger they use to hang the map/canvas in the kitchen/dining room! Any idea where you can find a similar one?

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