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Echoes of Time
by Atelier Zúñiga López

Photo by Fabián Martínez

Atelier Zúñiga López has designed Echoes of Time in Mexico City, Mexico.

This project is the re-design of a Mexico City apartment that represents the history of its clients through light, furniture, nature and materials.

"One of the client's requirements was to blend the elements of their lives, a Mexican-Spanish antique collector, with those of her childhood, a Polish woman living in the postwar years," said designers Atelier Zúñiga López. "We solved the problem with what we called 'elementalism'."

The designers represented the couple's time by using elemental, natural, almost primary materials and reducing their intervention to a simple, but very detailed, minimalist bar. In addition, the team sought contrast by using an annealed natural partition in the heart of the apartment, perfectly modulated so that there are no cuts and no whitewash, an aesthetic that recalls the client's childhood in Poland.


This project has been longlisted in the apartment interior category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Atelier Zúñiga López

Project: Echoes of Time

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