casa radas / MisMAS
Five years ago, Cecile Carré founded MisMAS, an interior design studio, and adopted the concept of interior design for everybody. Based in Barcelona, the company provides a tapas-style “menu” with a lot of “plates” to choose from, depending on your budget. As with Cecile’s own home, “Casa Radas,” MisMAS mixes contemporary design with old things, while always respecting the existing structure and bringing new vision to spaces. The result is really interesting, and they love to work that way (check out Lisi and Adam’s sneak peek, which is also a result of MisMAS). Personally I love that, in order to achieve their style, they travel a lot to Morocco and France to find specific pieces of architecture and furniture. Thanks, Cecile! — Anne
Image above: Our house is still in a bit of a state of construction because we are always changing things — color, materials, doing it better and adapting it to our ideas of the moment. That’s the fun of our job! And with the addition of each member of our family, we’ve changed the spaces around.
Image above: This is an old architect’s table that was Bruno’s 30th birthday present. It is combined with a stool by Pepe Cortes, a famous interior designer in Barcelona. I love the Katagami on it, which was from my grandmother’s collection.
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Image above: Louise painting in the lunch room with a lot of drawings on the wall made by her and her brother. The light and chairs are originals from Vigo Magistretti, from my good friends Sophie and Didier’s shop.
Image above: The living room opens on a “patio” where we plant a lot of vegetation. The orange tree is as old as Louise. It’s a wonderful place to eat and play in summer. In Barcelona, it’s really a pleasure to have this kind of patio, because you can use it six months a year. There, we mixed a classic Moroccan carpet made buy the Azrout, in Moyen Atlas, with simple but BIG paper lamp. The sofa is a very, very old Ligne Roset . . . but still alive!
Image above: This is the kind of stuff I like to do with my daughter. She cuts the pieces, and I sew them. Together we decide on the design! This fish is inspired [by] the Japanese ones, but this is made with Liberty and silk ribbon.
Image above: Louise’s room — really girly!
Image above: Gaspard and Gabriel’s bedroom. Upstairs, Gaspard plays peacefully with his animals and playmobiles and downstairs, Gabriel is free to go where he wants without a problem! We love carpets — this one is from Afghanistan.
Image above: This is one of Bruno’s paintings on the kid’s wall. It’s like the continuation of the vegetation of the patio coming inside of the house.
Image above: In our home there are two different zones: the day space and the night one, and in the middle there is the patio. We didn’t try to put the kids on one side. We like when they are in the living room, playing and around us. It gives lots of life to the space!
Image above: The kids’ rooms have the view on the garden. They also can stick their drawings on the wall. The curtains are made of saris we imported from India.
Image above: View of the patio from the terrace. We use concrete with natural pigment to give this special color to the floor. That’s the good thing when you restore your own place — you experiment.
Image above: Our house is a “true house” as Louise says — it has a staircase! Upstairs is our bedroom, and downstairs is the children’s.