Recently, our partner OKYO renovated a beautiful farmhouse called Project DD. Imagicasa is happy to take you through the design style of managing director Jochen Magyar. The client wanted the house to overwhelm, but the character of the farmhouse could certainly not be neglected. In addition, they also had to work with natural and simple materials, which makes peace and intimacy central.
With a close-knit team of just three people, the OKYO agency joins forces every day to turn interesting ideas and wishes into reality. The three words they are attracted to as a team are understanding, designing and realising. His most recent design, an impressive farmstead, proves this once again. The owner of the farm is very fond of art and wanted it to be beautifully presented throughout the house. Because flexibility was also a requirement, the living areas were mainly designed with loose elements instead of lots of custom-made cupboards. This way, the owner can still customise the interior. The challenge here was to let the works of art speak for themselves as much as possible, to retain the flexibility of the rooms and yet integrate all the functionality such as the kitchen, without the kitchen being visible at first glance. The island could also be a presentation cabinet or sideboard.
Because flexibility was also a requirement, the living areas were mainly designed with loose elements instead of lots of custom-made cupboards.
Thanks to the peace and simplicity that you feel in this design, it fits totally in with the design language of OKYO. The sobriety and only a few warm materials that can be found in each room also contribute to this. In addition, they always design for the person or persons who are central to the project. In the first place, they find it very important to perfect all the layouts and to work from the inside out, to develop the architecture from the interior and to partly integrate the garden in order to be in direct contact with nature. The typical design of OKYO can be found in the details and lines. They accentuate the overall widths and depths of the house from different places in the space and play with volumes. The beautiful location of the house, in the middle of the woods, the personality and lifestyle of the client were the inspiration for this project and you can see it all in the farmstead. We are already fans and look forward to future projects!
Images courtesy of OKYO