The apartments are 45-90 sq.m.

Interior of the week: Indian motifs and bare concrete in a Kiev apartment

In the able hands, even such prosaic andUnattractive material, like concrete, is able to acquire a completely new face. Today's interior of the week is the brightest confirmation of this. In this apartment, created by talented minds from the studio Pfayfer & Fradina, several taboos were violated at once. However, it only benefited her. Studio Pfayfer & Fradina Lidiya Pfeifer - student of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (Faculty of Theory and History of Art), Olga Fradina - Kyiv State Institute of Decorative and Applied Arts. M. Boychuk (Faculty of Graphic Design). They have been engaged in interior design for more than 10 years. The styles with which they like to work are modern French, minimalism with elements of ethnics, various ethnic styles, American art deco and others. The main thing is that in the interior there was a place for art and creativity. If they work with historical styles, they prefer to combine them with modern elements in furniture and decor.

Features of the layout

During the redevelopment of this apartment kitchenUnited with the living room, in the bedroom there was a dressing room. Since the space at the entrance was too narrow, one of the bathrooms was removed, and as a result, a place appeared for the comfortable movement of several people at once.

Color solution and lighting

The main color of this interior is gray, and complements its natural scale. The lighting is not bright.

Made to order

All cabinet furniture and kitchen are made to order according to the sketches of the authors of the project.

Living room and dining room

For a living room besides the mentioned cabinet furnitureDesigners chose a very convenient and inexpensive Baltic sofa. Coffee tables and a mirror on the column are brought from India. In the dining room there is a wooden table, vintage Hungarian chairs and a Vitra chair.


Most of the furniture in the bedroom was made according to the sketches of the authors of the project, except for an Indian table and an IKEA chest.


The toilet bowl and washbasin belong to the Kolo brand (Antonio Citterio).

Wallpaper, paint, textiles

All the walls in this interior are painted. So, for example, the bedroom was painted black, and the paint was applied directly to bare concrete. And in the living room completely washed the concrete on the ceiling. All textiles were purchased at IKEA.

Floors, doors

The doors in this apartment are of domestic production. As a floor covering, parquet from wenge is taken.