Modern Dining Room Features Brick Walls & Exposed Beams in Barcelona

Dazzling dining room lighting designs shine in the modern house of the Creative Director of Minotti London.

With stunning architectural details and some serious stylish furniture, this modern dining room we’re about to show brings light and contemporary style to the heart of Medieval Barcelona – Barrio Gotico. Not surprisingly, considering the home’s occupants: Anke Summerhill, the Creative Director of Minotti London, and her husband John Summerhill, MD of Minotti London.

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They renovated the apartment to create open space and rooms that flow into one another while taking advantage of original assets like the existing exposed brick walls and exposed beams.

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The dining area features a circular white marble dining room table underneath a contemporary descendant of retro sphere lightingAtomic suspension lamp by DelightFULL. With a set of spotlights all arranged much like molecular forms, this modern ceiling light comes to redefine what mid-century lighting is all about. Handmade in brass and steel by Portuguese artisans, Atomic ceiling light boasts an exquisite gold-plated finish on the body, while the shades are lacquered a glossy black on the outside and a gold powder paint on the inside.

On the opposite side, the living area is filled with envious array of furniture and accessories from Minotti. There’s also a DelightFULL’s standing lamp and a soothing neutral color palette that make the apartment a comfortable yet sophisticated place.


DelightFULL’s designers have decided to pay a tribute to the iconic jazz musician Miles Davis and create Duke floor lamp. With a short silhouette and a single swing, Duke floor lamp is a retro-styled accessory for every single mid-century modern interior design. Each cone lamp shade is conducted by a brass arm and its counter-weight. The matte black shades drape on the sides to reveal a white interior and have gold plated accents at the sockets. The three-cone shades that adjust vertically and horizontally have an overall height of 63.7 inches.

Light wooden floors and white walls create a bright backdrop for this apartment’s contemporary style.  The kitchen flows easily into a stylish dining space, which is perfect for grabbing another bottle from the large wine fridge during dinner.

The design preserved much of the structure’s character while updating its look. The Summerhill exposed original beams and brickwork in the dining room, giving the contemporary space historic charm.

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