There’s no denying the romantic allure of the Italian countryside. From the rolling green hills punctuated with proud cypress trees and the medieval hilltop towns of Tuscany, to the rugged shoreline of the Amalfi coast and its pastel-hued fishing villages, the Boot has an irrefutable charm. For many, owning a villa nestled amid such great beauty is a dream come true. However, challenges can arise when it comes to making your mark on the interiors of your fantasy home.
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Ukrainian designers Iryna Dzhemesiuk and Vitaliy Yurov of Kiev-based Diff.Studio were enlisted by a couple in that very position; they wanted to impart a modern-luxe aesthetic without compromising the grandeur and elegance of the architectural structure. Indeed, the canvas that the design duo inherited was already incredibly impressive, and they strove to improve on it, adding intarsia parquet flooring to endow a sense of elegance and tactile panelling to enhance the magnificence of the soaring vaulted ceilings, introducing a contemporary facet to time-honoured practices. The interiors throughout are dominated by white, with gold and other vivid accents applied to delineate the space.
Ukrainian designers Iryna Dzhemesiuk and Vitaliy Yurov were tasked with creating a luxurious atmosphere using extraordinary pieces from the likes of Minotti, Poltrona Frau and Kristalia in a historic Italian villa.
Sculptural statement suspension lights from Delightfull and the rich burgundy walls add more than a touch of glamour to the dining room.
Dramatic pieces by Portuguese design company Boca do Lobo fit the brief of this dynamic project.
Marble and intarsia parquet flooring connect the minimal kitchen to the rest of the opulent abode, while at the same time maintaining a clean and contemporary look in the kitchen.
The bathroom beguiles with its illuminated blue agate wall and spectacular fittings by Maison Valentina and Boca do Lobo.
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Images courtesy of Diff.Studio