In 1963, renovation works began on the top floor of a 17th-century Venetian palazzo that would see it transformed into a sprawling residential and office space for a lawyer named Luigi Scatturin. The result—a modernist masterpiece whose many attractive attributes include pearwood walls, a set of narrow, two-tone stairs that stack upward like building blocks, and bespoke furniture—took three years to complete. It was only following Scatturin’s death more than 50 years later, when Casa Scatturin was placed on the This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Design Issue 50 Frama The creative company where community is more than just a mood board. Arts & Culture Design Kunio Maekawa A new exhibition at Kinfolk’s Case Study Room in Tokyo. Design Partnerships Through a Glass Lightly An experiment in transparency, in partnership with Marset. Design Issue 49 At Work With: Muller Van Severen How a home renovation birthed one of Europe’s most distinguished design duos. Design Fashion Issue 49 Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung An inquiry into costume design. Design Issue 49 Good Enough The case for plainness.