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Friday
May182012

Reader's home - Lucyna's home in Poland

I have a FABULOUS reader's home to share with you today. I adore this one. Dark and dramatic and edgy. And that concrete wall! YESSSSS!

My name is Lucyna Kolodziejska and i am an interior designer from Poland, Gdansk. My web site: www.fabrykawnetrz-fw.pl This is my flat, i live there with my husband Jarek, dog Pele and daughter Nathalie. It is 300 metres by the seaside. I design mostly apartments for private investors, I like to connect old things (etc. doors, old polish oak floor) with new design, also like to connecting very decorative elements with primitive concrete. As you see this in my apartment. (Photos: www.agencjanegatywna.com)

Reader Comments (19)

I love everything about this home!

18 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGreendrv

I adore the contrasts of this interior- those mod dining chairs with that ball and claw table are poetic !

18 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEs

I am in love with your flat, it is dramatic, elegant, calm...I could live there!

Beautiful place! I love the contrast between dark and light, old and new, the rough concrete walls (absolutely love them) and glamorous wallpaper, etc. I adore the kitchen, with a special mention to the splashback (medium grey subway tiles - wonderful choice for this space) and great choice of light fittings. The bathroom is not of my liking ( a little too "commercial" for me - it could be the wet room of a nightclub or trendy bar) but it is well done too. The only two little things that "bother" me are the rug in the lounge, which I found too small for the space and not the right size for the couch, and the dining table which is a little too big for the room, and the fact that it's pushed against the wall is a little awkward... I know, I'm very picky... Well done, Lucyna!

18 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNelly

Well, the bathroom impresses me! And the bed cover is gorgeous. The balance of old wood against mod lighting, bauhaus industrial against soft curves and ancient wallpaper prints, is perfect. Your color choices are darkly dynamic, which is very hard to achieve without wandering into ponderous - it's a beautiful place.

18 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenteroregonbird

Adore those squiggly dining chairs!

18 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjulie

LOVE this house - everything about it. Excellent use of black and texture. The wallpaper is awesome, as well as that tile splashback.

I really need to know what those chairs are!
We've just got a huge new dining table (2.7m solid Jarrah, trestle style) and we're on the hunt for chairs. The current choice is the Eames Eiffel but everyone seems to have those. Would really like something a bit more unusual. These would fit the bill nicely.

18 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEsz

More! Details! Sources!

18 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTricia Rose

One word: marvelous. Oh, and the pink ceiling in the little girl room... WoW !
This blog is Desire to INSPIRE. Well, I am very inspired by your home.
Louise in Ste-Adele, Québec, Canada

19 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLoulou Ste-Adele

Thanks for all of You! it is very nice to read all of yours post. Esz - the chairs is Masters by Kartell - Phillipe Starck :-)

20 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenterlucyna kolodziejska

WOW! This is so lovely and fabulous. Perfection. And those dining chairs are divine.

21 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLeone

Loved the dinning chairs!!

22 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNadia

Wow, it's like a showroom! How dreamy

23 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenterthecitygourmand

Thanks for replying Lucyna! I should have known they were Stark chairs. Thank you :-D

23 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEsz

soooo looooove the place!!!! quick question though... how do you get that concrete wall? is there like somekind of special treatment for it or just plain cement??? thnx a bunch guys :D

25 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenterezra

it is true concrete wall - 4cm thickness - made for my by my building team. The concrete ceiling is construction of the building. Thank you for your nice opinion :-)

26 May 2012 | Unregistered Commenterlucyna kolodziejska

love it, adore all your design for this flat..

18 Jun 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAM

Where did those gorgeous dining chairs come from? Such a beautiful space!

18 Jun 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGinny

Could you please give the details of tiles in the kitchen?
Thanks.

4 Oct 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJim

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