Transferring the North American style to Germany, Robert Stephan Interior bridges the Atlantic to create a mix of different styles
Robert Stephan Interior is an interior design studio based in the Bavarian capital of Munich. It specializes in impeccable residential projects, both nationally and internationally, with projects in the base country of Germany, as well as in Italy, France, and Austria, among others across Europe. Robert Stephan Interior’s work is famous for the way it manages to combine vintage pieces with contemporary design.
Robert Stephan is the head of this design firm, as you can tell from the name association. With more than ten years of experience at the head of this organization, Robert has built a solid reputation as a highly versatile designer, whose work is fully characterized and molded according to the needs of each client and project.
We will present some of the magnificent projects of Robert Stephan Interior, all located in the German country, and all of them share a characteristic style of the design studio. We will understand how they work and all the traits of these remarkable spaces and environments.
A family home project located in Munich, we present Robert Stephan Interi4or’s project dubbed Bungalow. Undoubtedly what stands out most in this project is the contemporary style that the studio has achieved. Employment of open spaces, with great use of natural light, modern lines and bold styles. Let’s explore each room of this house.
Right at the entryway, we can understand the contemporary traits that Robert Stephan Interior presents in its design and style. With a combination of wood and stone, we have the used the first one in the surroundings of the base of this division, from the floor to the walls.
As for lighting, we have built-in lights between the wooden slats on the wall. When viewing this first room of the house is understood as a first touch of the minimalist style in the works of Robert Stephan Interior, but this is something that we will explore further.
As we move on to other areas of this project by Robert Stephan Interior, we can already see a few more traits of his design style. In the dining room and the two living rooms, we have more extravagant and daring pieces of furniture. In the example of the dining room, which is connected to the kitchen, we can see a magnificent suspension lamp that stands out for that very singularity.
Throughout the rest of this project by Robert Stephan Interior, this same intention on the part of the studio to create a glamorous and eye-catching space for everyone is noticeable. The minimalist characteristics are continued in the other environments, however, this minimalism is not extreme as we are used to seeing in projects of this style, the designer plays with some spaces with a more intense presence of details and putting this minimalist tendency aside, as we can see for example in the bathroom.
We continue in the city of Munich, and we are going to another project called Bachelor Pad, where the style that we found in the last one is extended, a contemporary style. However, this one with some differences, as we will present below.
We also see the continuation of the use of open spaces, as we can see in the main living room, an ample space that connects both the kitchen and the dining room.
A great highlight is the suspended salamander in this space, facing the social area of both brown sofas. We observe the continued use of wood, following the brown color that dominates the environment. So we have a place where Robert Stephan Interior was concerned with making the space pleasant and conducive to good moments of conviviality.
In this project by Robert Stephan Interior we have a different intention from the previous one presented. We have a desire for darker and more closed environments in different rooms of the house.
As we have seen, in the main living room we had a clean and airy space, however, in divisions such as the kitchen and the bedroom, we already have more closed environments. We see the presence of the black color both in the choice for painting the walls and also in some furniture elements, such as the countertop and mirror in the kitchen, as well as the bedside table in the bedroom.
Regardless of all the characteristics explored by Robert Stephan Interior, the studio always wants to create a space of glamor and luxury. We have presented traces of refinement explored in items of details of the room’s decoration. Bold and extravagant pieces stand out in the details of each division and bring the life that each area needs, bringing the unique characteristic to which Robert Stephan Interior is committed.
Finally, let’s go to a project by Robert Stephan Interior, which is no longer located in the Bavarian capital. We traveled to Stuttgart to see the Villa project, a project that more vividly evokes the style of Robert Stephan Interior and all the characteristics that it conveys. A beautiful and majestic project where luxury and splendor are more present than ever.
The use of light is nothing new in Robert Stephan Interior’s projects, as we saw in the previously presented projects. However, in this one, the charge for this use has a different expression, taking into account that it is possibly the main characteristic of this project.
Throughout the house, the walls are entirely occupied by giant windows, which bring these same open and bright spaces. It still manages to convey a feeling of grandeur to this house, taking into account that all this open space manages to make the house overcome the standard barriers of a place, that are the walls. In this, the home expands to what is the surrounding landscape.
The minimalist tendency extends to this project, and is something we can expect from a space as conformed to the contemporary style as this one. In the living room, we see the same penchant for minimalism, with a light space, where we only have a few furniture items that are mandatory in this room, such as sofas, center tables and some chairs.
For the rest, we only have a huge rug covering the meeting place. In this project, we see the extreme minimalist style used by Robert Stephan Interior, where the studio wanted to carry all the characteristics of this style to the maximum, something that can be associated with the intended modern style.
Finally, there would be no other project more perfect than this one to demonstrate how Robert Stephan Interior seeks a creation that contains spaces and environments of total astonishment. In this one, we have a place focused on the pretense of luxury and surprising area.
The use of simple furniture converges all the intention of the minimalist style in this project, and the furniture with traces of refinement and extravagance completes the grandeur of the environment. With all the search for contemporary style, the designer and his studio manage to transport a design of excellence and create exemplary spaces when it comes to interior design.
We present several projects by Robert Stephan Interior, where we have examples of contemporary style and how it is applied in different spaces. There are three unforgettable projects from the studio, where we can be inspired by all the styles used. If you are looking for more inspiration, visit our project page or visit TAPIS Studio and browse all the products we have available.
Photography: Wolfgang Stahr, Daniel Schäfer and Barbara Maurer