Going back to the roots in a frame of contemporaneity is the interior design manifesto of a new and surprising suite concept designed by In Out Studio.

LE SUD SUITE is born from a very personal reflection of Nayra Iglesias, director of the studio, about the current situation we are living in: “Mother Earth is warning us that we have to change the way we live and, consequently, we have to redirect the way we design”.

Project: Suite de hotel – Le Sud
Location: Marbella
Design Design: Nayra Iglesias
Photography: Gonzalo Botet
Video: Séptimo Pixel Producciones
Execution: September 2020
Total area: 20 m2

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This 20 m2 space is the combination of sustainability and modernity, a small but complete demonstration that there is another way of designing, of generating a dialogue between two worlds that seem to be opposed, such as ecology and technology.

A visual and formal language used to solve the comfort and luxury needs of a hotel suite and that has been created from the contraposition of materials with a terracotta colour base, closely linked to the African roots of the studio.

The materialization of this spectacular space is possible thanks to Tattoo, a contract company that has assumed in record time the installation, the logistics and the coordination of all the participating companies while the production and construction of all the carpentry of the space has been entirely developed by Modifase, an expert company in luxury contract furniture.

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The entrance to the space is through two classic stone porticos that frame the suite from the outside. The material chosen to give shape to these unique elements is Cosentino‘s Dekton Laurent, which combines nature and modernity using the natural stone Port Laurent, of a singular color in the world due to its complexity and beauty.

The interior of the suite is divided into two distinct areas. The first space, oriented to rest, is headed by a spectacular bed and an organic headboard, in which there is also a reading corner and one for working. The second area concentrates the toilet and dressing room.

Claddings of different textures in natural colors, such as terracotta, compose the skins of this hotel room and turn it into a surprising space in which opposing materials speak the same language by overlapping them out as if they were a union of layers.

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The first layer, the primitive one, is the continuous flooring in natural materials. While the second, the modern one, is the ceiling in metallic panels; being in the intermediate layer of vertical elements where the fusion between them takes place.

In this way, the vibrant mirrored panel ceiling of Formica Group’s Hopamal Metal collection, which incorporates real metal sheets, is set against the organically shaped floor made of ecological decorative flooring by Cement Design, a Spanish company that is a leader in the manufacture, distribution and installation of continuous decorative coatings based on cement.

It is the walls that absorb the union between these two materials, all of which is framed by indirect lighting using the latest LED technology from Tecsoled.

In the bedroom area, we are recieved by the spectacular bed dressed by Gordon Imports textiles with wild terracotta silk cushions, and pillows in broken white linen and terracotta. The bed also has a base designed by

Nayra Iglesias and manufactured in VESSEL resins by Tattoo, a material that makes it possible to create the gradient that continues with the bicolor play of the floor.

The bedside tables are part of the base and there are two crystal ball lamps by Vical Home.

The headboard serves as a filter between the two areas of the suite. It is a unique piece made by Panespol, a leading company in decorative cladding, with an In Out Studio design based on the union of 3 petals. It is covered with terracotta paint made from crushed bricks and clay. The decorative wall light is a custom design of Vical Home for In Out Studio.

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The work and reading areas have been created in two curved panels covered in white glass aggregate, made by Modifase.

In the work area, a bookcase has been created in wood and metallic cladding, Copper Stratos from DecoMetal by Formica Group, in which there are several decorative elements made with natural materials from the brand Skala Scandinavia. The set is closed by a custom-made stool, designed by the studio, built with resins and produced by Vessel by Tattoo.

The reading corner is a small relaxed space with organic forms, where a point of disconnection has been created. It contains an armchair with Nordic lines and upholstery by Gordon Imports, produced by Tattoo. The lighting in this space is soft and calm, using a series of indirect light wall lights from Vical Home, special edition Le Sud Suite.

The bathroom area is divided into two zones, to the right of the suite is the dressing room and to the left the washbasin area, both built by Modifase using panels of different textures from Formica’s DecoMetal collection, bringing the metallic look of the ceiling closer to the natural floor.

The central element of the bathroom is a natural stone sink model Piatta by Miapetra. A timeless and elegant piece that pairs perfectly with the taps and custom elliptical mirrors of Azul blanco bagno, distributors of international brands such as Remer Rubinetterie. The unique copper and metal wall lights are an exclusive design of Nayra Iglesias.

Between the washbasin area and the dressing room there are two cabins, toilet and shower, with laminated cladding in a plain and textured metal design by Formica Group.

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The first cabin with futuristic touches is equipped with the AquaClean Mera Comfort bidet toilet by Geberit as it is a perfect solution for hotels that combines technique and aesthetics.

On the other hand, the shower space is solved with a monolithic piece in Marquina marble from Miapetra‘s Kanale series, opposed to the metallic coverings in terracotta colors.

All the bathroom accessories and complements are of Azul Blanco Bagno.

As in all In Out Studio projects, lighting plays a fundamental role in the definition of the concept and in this case, with the aim of improving the customer experience, automation is introduced by Niessen and Grupo Light Center.

Niessen, a leading company in its sector, is in charge of integrating the electrical mechanisms and home automation panels that, thanks to the programming of Grupo Light Center, will allow the creation of different environments in the suite, essential to guarantee comfort and personalization for the final client.

Le SUD SUITE is, in summary, a new concept of hotel suite designed with the mind in the future and the feet on the ground.


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