Wednesday 03 Aug 2016
Mies changes the scale of architecture adding detail within the house; repetition becomes a pattern, a texture. It is based on the simplification of decorative elements to define a timeless, neutral and valid resource for different rooms, and at the same time it is different enough to not go unnoticed. This idea was inspired by skyscrapers and geometry found in contemporary urban areas, more specifically in architectural façades based on a repetition of elements.
There is an interesting sequence of clear dark colours to be found at both ends of the headboard, giving stability, balance and elegance.