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Palazzo Rucellai Story by Flos Palazzo Rucellai
Thomas Pagani
Palazzo Rucellai Story by Flos Palazzo Rucellai

HN Headquarter

Studio Blend as Interior Architects

HN Headquarters by Studio Blend is located in a wing of Palazzo Rucellai, one of Florence's most famous palaces. The renovation adapts the company's needs to the historic interior spaces by inserting greenery and nature to create spatial divisions. Natural light also plays a key role, alongside the use of deliberately dramatic lighting concepts.


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HN, a Tuscan green building construction and renovation company, has chosen, for its new Florentine headquarters, a wing of one of the most famous palaces in Florence: Palazzo Rucellai.

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Thomas Pagani
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Thomas Pagani

The lucky and untouchable historic building imposes on the architectural intervention a work of adapting the needs of the company to the interior spaces.
The spatial division of the main hall is done by forcefully inserting greenery and nature within this environment, creating separate areas. Although the concept may appear intrusive at first glance, it actually manifests itself in a deliberately respectful manner.

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Thomas Pagani
photo_credit Thomas Pagani
Thomas Pagani

The numerous plants remain a still and silent presence within the space that accommodates them and which, from the 1400s onward, tells its own long story. The tale unfolds among the various rooms, each of them characterized by a large table designed and conceived as a small architectural project.

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Thomas Pagani
photo_credit Thomas Pagani
Thomas Pagani

Natural light plays a key role in the perception of spaces: especially when it is not there. The meeting rooms, bathed in strong light thanks to the presence of the palace's round mullioned windows with two lights, revolve around the heart of the apartment where the presidential office is located, a completely dark room. Here the original frescoes chase each other in the walls and ceilings, leaving no room for any windows. The interior design traces the austere atmosphere, emphasizing it through the use of deliberately dramatic lighting, in pure contrast to the other rooms.The design tells a precise identity, which speaks of nature, history and beauty.

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Thomas Pagani

Palazzo Rucellai

Flos as Manufacturers


Infused with light and nature, the renovation of this 15th-century palazzo by Milan-based Studio Blend emphasizes lighting as a central feature. Alongside lush greenery, Flos lighting concepts create dramatic moments of sculptural interplay between light and space and integrate harmoniously with the palazzo, providing the light needed for this new context.


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In the heart of Florence, a 15th-century masterpiece is infused with light and nature, breathing new life into its storied history. One of the city's most iconic palazzos starts a new chapter as HQ of an innovative Italian company. The project is respectfully steered by Milan-based Studio Blend, with a particular emphasis on lighting as a central feature.

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THOMAS PAGANI

 

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THOMAS PAGANI

Nestled among lush greenery, Arrangements creates a unique sculptural interplay of light and space. Super Line Pro and Taccia, on the other hand, integrate harmoniously into the palazzo, providing the light needed for its new context.

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THOMAS PAGANI

Studio Blend plays on the absence of windows in the Presidential Office with deliberately dramatic illumination. The Running Magnet provides architectural lighting both directly over the desk and indirectly toward the ceiling to illuminate the original frescoes, while Coordinates Floor and Taccia perfectly complement the overall design.

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