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New Life of a Small Apartment: Modernizing Moscow’s Mid-Century Spaces

Contemporary living room with neutral tones and minimalist decor.

Discover the transformation of a Moscow apartment by designer Katya Vladimirova. Set in a 1960s building, this small apartment has been redesigned for a unique blend of modern flair and historical charm. From ingenious decorative techniques to preserving vintage architectural elements, this project exemplifies a modern and airy living space in Russia’s vibrant capital.

Brigadeiro Apartment: Inside Curitiba’s Modernized 1970s Gem

Modern living room with minimalist furniture and white curtains.

The Brigadeiro Apartment in Curitiba, Brazil, revitalized by Leandro Garcia in 2023, exemplifies a harmonious blend of nostalgia and contemporary design. Originally a vibrant family home in the 1980s, it has been transformed into a spacious, light-filled dwelling. The renovation preserved its 1970s essence, such as original parquet floors, while introducing modern materials and an expansive social area. This real estate piece now serves as a creative retreat for its architect residents, showcasing a unique blend of vintage finds and custom-designed elements.