Worn interiors, small rooms and lack of light were ruining the potential of this 3,000 sq. ft. apartment on Barcelona’s Avenida Pau Casals. Due to its elongated shape, the biggest challenge we faced was bringing natural light into the middle section.

Project Name: Pau Casals Apartment
Studio Name:
Ana Engelhorn Interior Design Ltd
Project size: 330 m2
Project Budget: €150
Completion date: 2014
Building levels: 1
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Photography: Hector Jensen Pie

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Dining Space ©Hector Jensen Pie

By changing the apartment’s internal layout, we were able to create a large, bright apartment with three bedrooms. We increased the master bedroom size and designed a multi-purpose space that includes a bedroom, dressing room, lounge, yoga room and bathroom.

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Three small rooms were transformed into an airy open-plan kitchen that flows directly into the dining room. When choosing furniture, fixtures and decor, we sourced quality pieces from across Europe.

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Bathroom ©Hector Jensen Pie

The overall appearance, however, has a decidedly English flair. We decorated each en-suite and the guest bathroom with Drummonds’ utilities and all the artwork is from Spanish artists in Madrid and Arco. The result is a bold, contemporary living space, full of drama and character.

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