Sometimes it’s love at first sight.
In this case, they were a cute couple who had just purchased a typical 70’s style apartment, which had old and neglected vibes. It was located in central Tel-Aviv, near the Ichilov hospital. As an architect, one must be both highly creative and very analytical, in order to create a final result that embed both aesthetic and practical qualities.
It was a perfect match for WE Architects, since this couple was the perfect example of such a combination – the husband has a very creative and unorthodox skill set, while the wife is a prominent entrepreneur in the intelligence-tech industry (with a very good taste in shoes, if I might add). The type that you will one day find in a Forbes magazine’s 40 under 40 article.
Since they both come from warm-hearted families, in which hospitality is key, designers wanted to challenge the conventional seating arrangement options.
Their approach was to find an elegant way to both accommodate a large number of people while entertaining, but without sacrificing a large portion of the living and storage spaces.This led them to design a solution which consists of a birch bench, which allows both chilling in front of the TV and hosting a large number of guests comfortably.

Photography : ITAY BENIT

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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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