What is the real luxury? What is meant by exclusivity when it comes to hospitality?
Being able to enjoy the maximum privacy but also the services of a five-star hotel. Living a personal and informal dimension and at the same time being able to participate in the activities of a hotel , with its restaurants, bars and food shops, its dedicated rooms, and its varied proposals open to the city.
That's what La casetta del giardino - Townhouse does, apartment with private entrance of the 25hours Hotel Piazza San Paolino in Florence. And if the hotel is an imaginative and histrionic universe reinterpreted in a contemporary key, the annex is a garden loft complete with a swimming pool.
What does ’ have in common? L ' creative inspiration of Paola Navone that with his team of Studio Otto has created in his own way, mixing vitaminic colors and raw materials, designer, vintage and recycled pieces, the interiors of all spaces.
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An independent convivial loft with all the services of a hotel
With large, bright and open spaces, furnished with large comfortable upholstered furniture and a large scenographic kitchen, La Casetta con giardino gives maximum privacy and set-up flexibility. In fact, it is also a perfect location for events, presentations and show cooking.
To make kaleidoscopic, lively and convivial the atmosphere the unmistakable Navone style, painted in warm and bright colors and studded with books, original objects and special collections, such as travel souvenirs from all over the world.
The bed, for example, is a simple sommier, surmounted by a large heart carpet hanging on the wall that acts as a headboard. Small tables/lamps such as bedside tables and a vintage chandelier with glass pendants complete the sleeping area, delimited by a curtain that also surrounds the bathroom.
Townhouse was designed to be lived as if it were a real home . Paola's house in Florence.
Paola’s house in Florence
On the Gobbetto resin floors, the padded items made by Gervasoni stand out, mixed with custom designed furnishings, as well as recycled furniture and chairs. Curious collections of bizarre objects and unique pieces from remote places decorate the different areas of the house.
What stands out is the large open kitchen, beautiful and functional, covered with a collection of concrete tiles by Carocim, whose symbolism was designed ah hoc for the Florentine townhouse, lit by scarlet chromatic counterpoints.
Tables with friends, inside and out
What makes this urban loft really special is the lush private garden, with swimming pool, pizza oven, barbecue and a long table, designed, like the one inside, for 14 seated guests.
Surrounded by an industrial/bucolic pergola, it is an invitation to organize large tables (and eat) with friends, in every season and occasion, both indoors and out.
The table is also laid out in perfect style - multicolored, multiethnic - Navone.
Perfect Navone style in every detail, inside and out
To complete the furnishing of the interior spaces are the lamps by Martinelli Luce, Gervasoni, Serax, Slide, Seletti and The Gentle Factory. The taps are by Mamoli, designed by Paola Navone herself, the bathroom fixtures and washbasins by Flaminia, while the round bathtub by William Holland.