The house on the Greek island of Mykonos that we are highlighting here is one of the recent projects of Ukrainian interior designer Yevheniia Kudria. Creating a calming and serene atmosphere was very important, with neutral tones and natural materials leading the way.
Yevheniia Kudria is a Ukrainian interior designer who draws her inspiration from architecture and minimalist modern design. She tries to make every space she works in as beautiful and lively as possible. This was no different for one of her recent projects, 'Kairos', which literally means 'the opportune moment' in Ancient Greek. This name was chosen deliberately. No matter what time of day you spend in this house on the Greek island of Mykonos - whether it is a sunny morning or a cosy dinner with some guests at dusk - every moment will feel completely right. The simple lifestyle of the island is reflected in the house through straight lines and natural materials. Creating a calming and serene atmosphere was the main goal for this project. After all, in today's age of technology and information overload, we need a place where we can fully relax and unwind. At the same time, the interior also had to be functional. For this reason, a lot of attention was paid to the kitchen. With its closed kitchen cabinets, there may seem little in the way of functionality at first glance. But nothing is less true. Behind the swinging doors, a large kitchen with all necessary equipment is hidden. A perfect marriage between minimalism and functionality!
Creating a calming and serene atmosphere was the main goal.
For the interior, Kudria opted for natural materials, which give the house a timeless elegance. The neutral tones, in turn, give each room a sense of luxury and style. Clay plaster is the main material throughout the house, contrasting beautifully with the dark wood. The brass and marble in the kitchen and countertop serve as accent materials. The natural stone wall in the living room provides a sense of authenticity. The hanging lamp above the kitchen island is the perfect eye-catcher in the open space. The kitchen has an elongated shape and is visually separated from the living room by some steps. In this way, the kitchen rises above the rest of the of the room. Warm colours bring calmness and comfort, despite the large space. The living room is a cosy seating area with a view of the panoramic windows. Wide sliding shutters offer shelter from the intense sunlight. The olive tree brings freshness and a sense of life to the space and serves to connect the outdoors with the indoors.
Images courtesy of Yevheniia Kudria