Taking on a village church in Eastern Bohemia was something of a departure for the ultra modernist design studio Qubus.
Designers Jakub Berdych and Maxim Velcovsky eschewed the glossy finishes of previous projects, choosing to embrace the original stone of St Bartholomewâ€™s church in Chodovice.
Pews have been replaced by rows of Verner Panton chairs, each with a newly-carved cross in the back. The alterations cost the artists their warranties on the Vitra furniture but it was a small price to pay. The chairs sit in militaristic formation on Persian rugs, somewhat secularizing the buildingâ€™s purpose.
Still, the new interior manages to inspire awe and exude artistic merit in equal measure- in spite of it now looking a tad more luxury hotel than place of worship.
Designer: Qubus Design Studio [ Via: SwissMiss ]
via Yanko Design.
And: Yes it appears I featured it once already, but then I forgot to add the Panton attribution.
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more about qubus http://blog.verner-panton.de/en/raeume/raumdesign-mit-verner-panton/kirche-st-bartholomaus/
Ha Tagwerc…why didn’t you provide a photo?
Now this is one very stylish and modern lookign church….
I found 2 more pictures of the church here: http://blog.smow.com/2009/05/the-saintly-vernon-panton/
Thank you ctom!