Studio Zoe Volkova was given the task to make the interior simple, natural, calm. Look what came out of it.

The exterior of the house. The architectural project was carried out in partnership with Architectural Bureau 2.0.Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Designer Zoya Volkova believes that she was lucky with this house: she knew in advance what kind of space she would have to work with, because she was a partner of Architectural Bureau 2.0, which completed the project. Not only the composition of the premises, but also every node and corner were familiar to her, as well as the personal preferences of the customer — at his request, a little space was allocated for the bedroom on the second floor, but the bathroom was made large and with a window.

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Living room and dining room. The sofa according to the designer’s sketches is made in the carpentry workshop Something Good (Koechtohoroshee); a table for books along the sofa, Ferm Living; an armchair, La Redoute; a carpet, Calligaris.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the living room. The sofa according to the designer’s sketches is made in the carpentry workshop Something Good (Koechtohoroshee); a coffee table and a multi-level structure along the wall according to the designer’s sketches – in the carpentry workshop Grafium Interiors; a table for books along the sofa, Ferm Living; an armchair, La Redoute; carpet, Calligaris. 

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

The layout of the house is clear and clean, without corridors and turns. On the ground floor there is an entrance area, a dressing room, a boiler room and a laundry room. On the right is a portal that leads to the dining-living room. The kitchen is part of the same room, but it is a little to the side, behind the stairs. From the kitchen and from the living room you can access the terrace and garden. 

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the living room. Table lamp, Kartell; on the console is the work of Elena Prozorova.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the living room. The sofa according to the designer’s sketches is made in the carpentry workshop Something Good (Koechtohoroshee); coffee table and multi-level construction along the wall according to the designer’s sketches – in the carpentry workshop Grafium Interiors; armchair, La Redoute; carpet, Calligaris. 

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Armchair made of small yarn, La Redoute Interieurs, 68 499 51 375 rubles.

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On the second floor there is a bedroom with access to a balcony, an office, a children’s room, a dressing room and a bathroom. A small hall connects all these rooms with a staircase, under which the kitchen equipment is located. The area of the house is small, so every centimeter is important. 

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

View from the living room to the dining room and hallway. A bench in the hallway, Zara Home; above it is the work of Andrey Serkov. 

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Dining area. The oak table is made to order according to the designer’s sketches; chairs, Kartell; hanging lamps above the table, Showroom Finland (Small Table Lamp); Zoya Volkova’s work on the wall. Phoroterm ceramic building blocks are preserved along the perimeter of the wall.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Labidy chair, AM.PM, 34,397 rubles.

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Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Dining area. The oak table is made to order according to the designer’s sketches; chairs, Kartell; hanging lamps above the table, Showroom Finland (Small Table Lamp); Zoya Volkova’s work on the wall.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Blown glass vase B29. 5 cm, Kamen, AM.PM, 6761 rubles.

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It so happened that the customer turned to Zoya Volkova for the design when the house was already built. It was logical to invite a specialist who knows both the space and the tastes of those who will live in it well. “No one set me the task of making an interior at the peak of interior fashion, I myself would not want it,” explains Zoya. — A house out of time, a house that will not go out of fashion— is one that has never been fashionable. This is a house where you don’t have to re-glue wallpaper all the time, change tiles and rearrange furniture with enviable regularity because it’s all outdated.” 

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Kitchen. The island and the kitchen are made according to the sketches of the designer in the carpentry workshop Grafium Interiors; the lamp above the island, “MDM-Light”.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the kitchen.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A staircase made of oak, tinted in black, leads to the second floor. The handrail is painted in the color of the wall. 

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

3-legged stool Oreus, AM.PM, 17,639 rubles.

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The very place where the village is located does not have any extravagances and delights. Quite far from the noisy city, in the silence of the forest. A place to live, at least for the weekend. The interior of the house fully corresponds to it: it’s just as simple, calm and natural. 

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Office. The table is made in the Suzdal carpentry workshop; chair, Kartell; shelf and storage cabinet on the right are made according to the sketches of the designer in the Furniture of Kings company; table lamp, Flos; carpet, IKEA; battery, Arbonia; two works by Alexey Kuznetsov on the left. San Marco decorative plaster (TDecor company).

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the cabinet. 

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the cabinet. The shelf and storage cabinet are made according to the sketches of the designer in the company “Furniture of Kings”; table lamp, Flos; poster, Sofia Lind.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

There is no color as such in it: there is black, which is responsible for rigor and graphicity, and white, which gives lightness. Plus wood on the floor, in the decoration of doors and furniture. The only color that is administered very dosed is terracotta red. And it is not accidental. The house is built of a ceramic block of exactly this color, but usually this is not visible in the interior. And here the designer left part of this block bare, without plaster. It forms something like a portal and becomes the visual dominant of the dining area. The coffee table in the living room area is covered with glossy lacquer of the same red-terracotta color, which adds an oriental note to the overall scheme.

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the bedroom. The bed and console tables-curbstones are made to order according to the designer’s sketches; chair, Ethnicraft; sconce, Barcelona Design; textiles, Zara Home; curtains, Ashley Group; on the wall is the work of Alexey Kuznetsov. There is an engineering board on the floor, Zarya Parquet.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of the bedroom. Chair, La Redoute; wardrobe, IKEA; textiles, Zara Home; curtains, Ashley Group; on the wall the work of Alexey Elena Prozorova; on the ceiling wallpaper, Marburg, under linen.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Bathroom. Furniture and mirror are made according to the sketches of the designer in the company “Furniture of Kings”; pendant lamp, &Tradition; faucets, Grohe; electrics Levit, ABB; radiator, Arbonia; wooden window sill, shower partitions, Storonkin.pro ; San Marco decorative plaster (TDecor company); porcelain stoneware, “Artisan”.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

“It is always a great success for an architect to bring a house to the end: to the decor, curtains, furniture handles,” says Zoya Volkova. — But even more luck is to meet a client who clearly expresses his wishes, does not distract with guardianship, a client with whom it is simple, free and easy to work”” And these are not just words: it took a year to design the interior, and during this time the designer and the customer met in person only three times. But all the issues were solved with lightning speed.

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Childish. The design covering the battery is made according to the sketches of the designer in the company “Furniture of Kings”; elephant chair, Elements Optimal; table lamp, Flos; tent, IKEA; painting San Marco (TDecor); engineering board, Zarya Parquet.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Tent/wigwam for children, La Redoute Interieurs, 11,465 rubles.

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Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

Guest bathroom. All furniture is made according to the sketches of the designer in the Furniture of Kings company; stool, Zara Home; pendant lamp, New Works; faucets, Grohe; toilet and sink, Berges; shower partitions, Storonkin.pro ; porcelain stoneware “Artisan”; decorative plaster San Marco (TDecor company).

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

A fragment of a bathroom.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

The exterior of the house. The architectural project was carried out in partnership with Architectural Bureau 2.0.

Photo: Evgeny Kulibaba; stylists: Elena Sereda and Alyona Bukanova

Дом в поселке Радость, 130 м²

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