Cave Suite by Patsios

Superb boutique lodge redesigned by Patsios, situated on the Greek island of Santorini.
















Description by Patsios

The design and reconstruction of the Cave Suite is part of the prolonged renovation and restoration of the boutique lodge “1864 The Sea Captain’s Home” at Oia village within the island of Santorini. “1864 The Sea Captain’s Home” is sheltered in one of many largest and most luxurious, conventional Captain Homes (kapetanospita) of previous Oia having large view of Caldera and the volcano islands.

The inside design goals to create a way of consolation and rest in addition to a delicate feeling of luxurious giving out hints of the recognizable elegant type of the remaining lodge’s suite. Work has been carried out, in order that this new area brings out the simplicity and readability of native architectural traits, whereas integrating modern parts of design, based mostly on the identical two rules. Simplicity and readability.

White is chosen as the only and dominant shade, permitting the best attainable diffusion of bodily mild, whereas bringing out the distinctive conventional morphology and shapes of the cave home shell. White plaster of the inside shell, constructed-in furnishings, white deck flooring and cement screed, all work collectively to type a minimal and abstractive entirety. Synthetic lighting is designed as built-in as potential to the constructing parts, complementing the shortage of pure mild because of the cave-home construction. Further furnishings and objects of design have been chosen fairly rigorously. A few of these are two previous picket chests used as espresso and TV desk, some black metallic chairs that check with the inns vintage metallic furnishings, handmade metallic lights and a few pottery created by a well-known Greek artist. All these add depth, element and contradictions to the prevailing white background whereas additionally function a reference to the previous conventional inside of the Captain Homes.

Images by Paterakis Vangelis

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