rotem guy blends old features with new furnishings for house in moshav rotem guy blends old features with new furnishings for house in moshav
feb 18, 2015

rotem guy blends old features with new furnishings for house in moshav

rotem guy blends old features with new furnishings for house in moshav
all photography by peled studios / yoav peled

 

 

 

a house in a moshav, israel — originally built in 1951 for a jewish immigrant family from libya — has been reimagined by porat-based interior designer and architect rotem guy. the existing structure was a tiny unit, typical of the residences built in those years. as the family living there grew, the house was enlarged to suit their needs. in its renovation process, guy preserved the abode’s central elements, which embodied it throughout the years and became an integral part of its form and content. the weaving of new content accommodates the for its new lodgers – a cook and a designer.

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
dining room, kitchen and bedroom

 

 

 

exposed walls and a ceiling created a unique visual quality which leads to a clear distinction throughout the house. the oldest part, which belonged to the first unit, contains the kitchen, dining area and bedroom. the room at the entrance, which was a later addition, is now singled out by a ‘carpet’ of grey floor tiles. on the other end of the home, wooden roof beams and old book-shelves belonging to the original house have been exposed and preserved — important cores of the original dwelling’s design.

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
dining room and kitchen spaces

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
view from the living room

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
dining area and kitchen

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
entrance hall

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
apartment view

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
living room

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
living room

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
interior and exterior

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
office space

rotem guy interior design a house in a moshav
the bedroom

 

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