We not too long ago found the work of Menorca, Spain–primarily based Quintana Companions (thanks, Megan, for clueing us in) and have been poring over their portfolio ever since. The agency was based by Escat Benito Diaz, a watchmaker turned inside designer who honed his expertise restoring homes in Frankfurt, Miami, and Venezuela earlier than transferring to the island of Menorca. Diaz recruited two compatriots, Benito Escat Velez and Pol Castells Segarra, to affix him, and now the three designers work collectively creating a few of the most charmingly eccentric and revolutionary interiors we’ve seen shortly.
Living proof: the agency’s Sa Calma mission, a reimagined 150-year-old townhouse within the heart of Mahon, artfully outfitted with flea market finds.
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Above: The bottom-floor entry, with unique stone flooring and tiled partitions. The agency’s distinct design vocabulary attracts on the island’s structure, a mix of midcentury Spanish and British colonial.
Above: The tiles, from the early 20th century, are unique to the home. The army uniforms are British, present in an vintage store in Menorca, and framed in double glass.
Above: To unearth the unique partitions, the designers eliminated the painted frescos of previous renovations.
Above: The lounge has the unique tiled flooring, fire, and refinished wooden paneling.
Above: Solid concrete wash basins, a design most frequently present in laundry rooms, perform because the kitchen sink with a wall-mounted dish rack overhead. The kitchen is provided with a blue Smeg 50s-Fashion Fridge, Smeg 30-Inch Freestanding Gasoline Vary, Smeg Victoria Air flow Hood, and a dishwasher from Spanish firm Corberó.
Above: “The kitchen was divided into three rooms with Formica parts,” says Segarra. “With the shopper, we determined to take the partitions down and create one large area.” They discovered a home made wooden and marble countertop and repurposed a conventional Menorcan garments rail as a pot rack.
Above: A door with an unique stained glass arch results in a slender patio and steps to the outside area.