Hegel Street Apartment in Mexico City: Full of Color and Character


There is absolutely no doubting the fact that your home should reflect who you are, your taste, choices in art and needs to clad in a style that you are comfortable with. This was precisely the message passed on to Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop by the young graphic designer, who is homeowner of this vivacious and bold Hegel Street Apartment in Polanco, Mexico City. The existing fetaures of the apartment were completely altered to reflect the more ‘vibrant lifestyle’ of the new resident with captivating splashes of color and textural contrast leading the way in the living room.


Polished concrete flooring and walle slab inside the renovated apartment in Mexico


Revitalized living room of the gorgeous Hegel Apartment in Polanco, Ciudad de México, México

Banquette styled breakfast zone full of color

Old wooden boards reclaimed and revamped to dress up the columns inside the apartment

Small conservatory inside the modest apartment in Mexico City

Colorful wall mural and seating for the breakfast zone

Aubergine-purple polyester cabinets and recycled timber breakfast bench inside the small kitchen

Contemporary bedroom with custom wooden flooring and concrete walls

Dash of greenery enlivens the small modern apartment

The old carpets and wall finishes were peeled off to reveal lovely concrete surfaces that were preserved and enhanced to give the apartment a more edgy appeal. The waffle slab adds another interesting visual element as one notices a subtle blend of industrial flair, modernity and eccentric flavor at every turn. Décor is kept largely neutral and modern while an old, dusty room in the corner was transformed into a cozy conservatory that brings in a flood of natural light. A breakfast nook with a multicolored wall mural steals the show as its bright blue seating only accentuates the uniqueness of this ingenious interior.


Revitalized living room of the gorgeous Hegel Apartment in Polanco, Ciudad de México, México


Banquette styled breakfast zone full of color


Old wooden boards reclaimed and revamped to dress up the columns inside the apartment


Small conservatory inside the modest apartment in Mexico City


Colorful wall mural and seating for the breakfast zone

Kitchen next to the features a breakfast bench crafted from reclaimed timber that sits next to contemporary cabinets clad in glittering aubergine-purple polyester. The combination of contrasting textures continues in the bedroom with custom-crafted tongue and groove flooring sharing space with walls in concrete slab. Bespoke lighting and discarded materials enlivened with a new lease of life find space inside this exceptional Mexican apartment. [Photography: Rafael Gamo]


Aubergine-purple polyester cabinets and recycled timber breakfast bench inside the small kitchen


Contemporary bedroom with custom wooden flooring and concrete walls


Dash of greenery enlivens the small modern apartment


Small bathroom sink and vanity idea


Floor plan of the Hegel Apartment in Mexico City

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