Well if yes, you would certainly fall in love with his newly refined and elegant apartment. The house is filled with everything you would love- shades of white and grey with pops of black, modern pieces, classical elements, and mix of chrome and gilt. A solid foundation esthetics, state-of-the-art use of space plus an ultra refined taste for detail- Raul Martin, the famous interior designer showcased in his Madrid home, examples of high dose creativity and sensitivity.
Excited to know the intricate details of the apartment? Well, hold your horses, there is a lot more coming up! The floor reflects unique classical elegance, and spreads in whole and in every corner separately, with notes of character modernized. The apartment initially had a less functional space. Surprised? Yes, that is certainly true! Raul Martin changed the internal structure to create more airy, spacious and larger areas.
Do you know that the original structure of the apartment was compartmentalized into several small rooms? Yes, the designer renewed the outdated layout as well as the the nineteenth century floor, without altering the original elements! The constructive elements like the soil and checkboard marble were preserved and surfaced with new materials in his delineation and image.
The moldings, plasters, trims, and railed ceilings were made classic and sober, the doors were restored, and new shutters with new patterns were installed. Wondering where did the originals go? Well, all of them were preserved! The interior was then self created -full of design, antique furniture acquired from Europe, atrezados with details and memories, and all the beautiful things that Raul Martin has created over the years.
Because of the mix of new and old, the apartment presently has an electric interior decor. It reflects a suggestive poetic charm, curtained by a palette of very intricate, and meticulously chosen textiles in gray and white tones. Wondering if there is anything vintage in the apartment? Well, there are a lot of antique pieces and items that were brought from antique shops from all across the globe. And yes, they truly make the transition between new and old!
The lightning exhibits chary touches of drama in a set marked by gray and white. Decorative fixtures and spot lamps have been used with discreet focus on the ceiling to give intenseness. And, do you know wallpapers are his passion? Yes, for a more revamped look, he chose wallpapered walls! Furthermore, he added an extra decorative element, and enriched the decoration with mirror- creating an illusion of space, and multiplying light.