The architect and interior designer Marta Chrapka treated her new apartment  as an experiment. It was bought quickly, right after the pandemic, when there was no choice on the market. Until suddenly it appeared! Beautiful, from the 1950s, in Saska Kepa and with a garden.

Seemingly great, but actually … it did not meet any of the previous criteria and dreams of the owner. It wasn’t pre-war and looked “made from waste”. At the same time, however, it had a big advantage – a captivating, huge garden. Marta based the idea for this interior on the fact that it was supposed to be practically drowned in greenery. All decisions on changing the functional layout were aimed at creating the effect that greenery appropriates the space with a wide gesture. (via


Anastasia is the lead author of She has studied English Literature and Psychology in the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens as well as Interior Design & Architecture in AKTO College. She works in the field of Higher Education and has a special passion for cozy interiors.

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