Within the midst of the primary months of the invasion of Ukraine, the place uncertainty loomed over each day life, the 2BM Apartment in Kyiv grew to become a logo of creativity and resilience. Led by architects Volodymyr Petrunok, Roman Savchuk, and Olexandra Alioshkina of TOP LAB Interiors, the mission not solely defied finances constraints but additionally served as a testomony to the facility of experimentation and belief. The residence, spanning 560 sq. ft, was designed for rental functions, necessitating a considerate use of assets. Nevertheless, the workforce determined to concentrate on a daring experiment with shade and unconventional materials utilization, remodeling the area right into a vibrant haven.
The consumer leaned on the workforce’s experience concerning the kitchen’s shade: “I don’t like this inexperienced, however I wish to belief you! Subsequently, I’m able to depend on you and take a threat.” This sentiment grew to become the driving drive behind the 2BM mission, turning it into an exploration of range in shade and supplies.
All through the inside, brilliant major colours take heart stage, making a energetic and unconventional environment. The energetic inexperienced kitchen cupboards are juxtaposed with white sq. tiles framed in blue grout. Reverse the kitchen within the open residing area, contrasting curtains in a brilliant blue shade, present stability and depth to the area.
The bed room exudes calmness with warm-toned partitions and comfortable textiles, whereas a Yves Klein blue coloured shelf pops as a focus throughout from the mattress. Resourcefulness was showcased within the creation of a bedside desk produced from leftover tiles. A cherry purple shade is revealed when the floor-to-ceiling white curtans open to the closet.
A daring blue sliding door product of polycarbonate plastic welcomes visitors on the entrance, which is complemented by the same shade of tile grout.
Even the lavatory follows the mission’s colourful idea, that includes yellow glass for the bathe/tub, a purple cupboard housing the sink, and the identical blue grout seen all through.
Pictures by Uliana Vinichuk.