the b wall

It all started with ‘we need storage space’ !

This apartment interior project is about providing storage with an integrated bed and study desk, plus adding personality to an otherwise standard saddleback bedroom.

Saddleback bedrooms have a corridor at the end of which there is a window to gain access to natural light and ventilation. Taking advantage of the existing bedroom-corridor configuration, the design is a full height custom-built cupboard of varying depths. A niche is created where the bed is. The recess forms a cosy surrounding to the bed and bedside nooks, while the yellow sparks brightness into the room. The bed frame is also custom built, and the lift-up mechanism allows access to more storage underneath the bed.

Bookshelves break the solid appearance and mark the transition between the deeper and the narrower joinery side. Playful open shelves and a desk find their place near the window. The corridor becomes alive with its new function of study corner, maintaining the access to natural light.

The design originates from a practical need and it is enriched by the choice of materials, colours and fine detailing.

designed by Paola Provinciali
made by Woodcraft Mobiliar
photographed by Hilary Bradford Photography