SCEG Architetti Creates a Working Environment for Lawyers Inspired by Surrealism

The blue sculpture is by Michele Rizzi (Saatchi Art) and the white artwork on the wall is by Enrico Castellani. Both are Italian artists. Photography by Barbara Corsico.

In Turin, Italy, this 1,291-square-foot law office was designed as an interpretation of classicism in a contemporary way based on the idea of agorà, which refers to “a place of gathering” and was the center of the political, religious, and economic life in ancient Greece. Colors—such as dark blue, grey, and black—cover the entire space as well as pieces of furniture, playing with light, forms, and different materials such as metal and resin. "We wanted to create an experience of a public space like an agorà and we did it in a surrealistic way,” Eirini Giannakopoulou, cofounder of SCEG Architetti. “The metaphysical landscapes of Giorgio de Chirico and Ramon Enrich were our main sources of inspiration.”

The Iola chairs surround the Illo table, all by Miniforms. The String Lights Cone Pendant Light was designed by Michael Anastassiades for Flos. Photography by Barbara Corsico.
The Wireflow pendant lamp is by Vibia and the Iola chairs are by Miniforms. The pink sculpture on the Barry table by Miniforms is by Roger Coll (Saatchi Art). The colorful painting is by Giuliano Sale (Crag Gallery). Photography by Barbara Corsico.
SCEG Architetti designed the desk with Alpi wood. The chair is by Normann Copenhagen, the Ex Libris wallpaper is by Cole & Son, the Aaro wall by Simon Schmitz is by DCW éditions and the artwork on the wall is by Luca Coser (from Crag Gallery). Photography by Barbara Corsico.
The tiles are from the Biscuit collection by Italian design studio 41zero42. Photography by Barbara Corsico.
The pendant light on the right is from Flos. SCEG Architetti designed a polyurethane and lacquered metal bicolored piece, which is placed on the floor. Photography by Barbara Corsico.
The shelves are made of a metal structure and Carrara marble. The Alouette wall light is by Atelier Areti and the artwork on the left is by South Korean artist Yoon Il Kwon (Craft Gallery). Photography by Barbara Corsico.
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