Today We’ll Teach You How To ‘Be Strandkai’!

Probably you already heard about the Hamburg City of Strandkai. A peculiar city with a unique lifestyle. Today, Inspirations blog will teach you how to Be Hamburg, how to Be Strandkai!

“With the waves of the Elbe and the pulse of city life, with the harbor on the horizon, Speicherstadt as a neighbor and the Elbphilharmonie in sight.” This seems like a dream life, doesn’t it? Strandkai is the stage of an innovative design project that puts together all the different beauties of the hanseatic city. From cheap hotels to luxury properties, from high-end stores to exquisite restaurants, being Strandkai is a way of living.

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Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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Hamburg is one of the most residential cities in Germany, and this particular area seemed the perfect place to start an ambitious luxury project with a mid-century modern touch.

FIFTYNINE

Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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This presidential tower called FIFTYNINE was designed by the worldwide renowned architect, Hadi Teherani. The design expert did many other projects in Hamburg, so we can tell that the German city already has his unique signature style.

Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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The building has 16 floors and a rooftop with an amazing view over the Elba. 76 luxury apartments inspired by the shape of ship decks with 53,89 m2. The client can customize their own home, based on their personal taste, however the mid-century modern ambiances won our hearts!

Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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This open floor plan does its best to connect the interior with the exterior, creating the sense of infinite. Having the right balance between natural and artificial light can emphasize volumes and shapes, adding contrast to the room. This is one of the main parameters of mid-century modern design.

Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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Today We'll Teach You How To 'Be Strandkai'!
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But what is mid-century modern style? As a result of economic changes in Germany after the second World War, several Bauhaus architects and interior designers migrated to America, starting a design movement know as Mid-century modern, characterized by elegance, simplicity and functionality. These apartments have a neutral and solid color palette with a range of different shades of grey that pair up perfectly with the curved-line shaped furniture.

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It’s easy to understand why so many design expert idolize mid-century modern style: clean lines, gentle organic lines, neutral color palettes, and the love for different materials and textures.

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The juxtaposition of different materials and the minimal ornamentation are key to get a cozy and elegant bedroom décor that will make us feel relaxed and ready to recharge the batteries for the daily basis. The windowed walls makes us feel out in the world without leaving the house – something quite important nowadays due to the pandemic crisis we’re facing.

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Bathtubs are the ultimate trend of 2020. Can you imagine taking a relaxing bath at the end of a stressful day with the beautiful view of Hamburg?

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One of the most complicated tasks when creating an interior décor project is to find the perfect lighting and furniture. To furnish in mid-century modern might seem difficult, however buying vintage is one way to do it. The team of design experts being this luxurious project work alongside with some of the best design brands of the world, able to provide curated customized pieces that will suit any apartment! Generally, one large piece can set the tone nicely and, in this case, the chandelier on the dining area is definitely the center of attention! As you can also check on the images, the designer decided no to go for many patterns, and stayed within a color range. Navy blue was a great choice for two reasons: first, it’s Pantone Color of the Year 2020, and second, it resembles the tones of the sea.

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