Sabine Marcelis’ vibrant overhaul of VitraHaus is so scrumptious you will want you may transfer in

by Editorial Team

Sabine Marcelis created a vibrant overhaul for VitraHaus, the German firm’s jumble of stacked house-shaped volumes in Weil am Rhein, dwelling to its showroom and café. Following the footsteps of Jasper Morrison and Studio Ilse, Marcelis (who had beforehand collaborated with the Vitra Design Museum on the 2022 exhibition ‘Color Rush!’) has remodeled the constructing’s high flooring, often called the VitraHaus Loft, right into a colour-drenched dream dwelling.

A collection of buildings and areas by main architects, designers and artists, the Vitra Campus is just not wanting star points of interest, from its Frank Gehry-designed museum, Piet Oudolf backyard and convention pavilion by Tadao Ando, to the Schaudepot showroom and flagship VitraHaus, each by Herzog & de Meuron (who hail from neighbouring Basel, simply throughout the Swiss border).

Sabine Marcelis’ vibrant VitraHaus interiors

(Picture credit score: Clemens Poloczek)

Not like her predecessors, to revamp this huge, rectangular area she has not taken inspiration from imaginary characters however from her personal home setting, a spacious former paper manufacturing unit in Rotterdam’s superbly named Coolhaven neighbourhood.

‘The philosophy behind the design carefully mirrors how we created our household dwelling,’ explains Marcelis. ‘It options a big open area divided into practical ones, delineated by color. We then blended my creations with these of different designers, artists, and naturally, Vitra furnishings to create a cohesive entire.’

Sabine Marcelis colourful interiors for Vitra

(Picture credit score: Clemens Poloczek)

Neatly organised but extremely imaginative, the area harnesses the ability of seven colors and a wealthy layering of various supplies to create actual heat and persona. Dotted with artworks by the likes of Maria Pratts and Carlijn Jacobs, the ensuing area actually feels each elegant and homely. ‘The colors used within the VitraHaus Loft are private favourites,’ Marcelis says. ‘I like these colors and by no means tire of them, which makes them timeless for me. I feel this angle is vital for anybody creating their very own dwelling.’

Sabine Marcelis colourful interiors for Vitra

(Picture credit score: Clemens Poloczek)

‘The tones and hues Sabine has used are recognisable from the pure, natural world and so they have a wealthy interplay with the assorted areas – issues are linked however don’t all completely match,’ explains Until Weber, inventive director of interiors & scenography at Vitra.

Supply: Wallpaper

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