Viruta Lab blankets former fisherman's house in Valencia with chequerboard tiles

Spanish interiors studio Viruta Lab has renovated a compact house in El Cabanyal, Valencia‘s traditional fishing neighbourhood, using geometric blue-and-white tiling for an understated nautical aesthetic.

Built in 1946, the humble two-storey building once belonged to the grandparents of the current owner but had been boarded up for many years.

Viruta Lab has renovated a former fisherman’s house in Valencia

Viruta Lab was brought on board to transform the small 85-square-metre home into a modern holiday residence while respecting its great sentimental value to the family.

“Emotion was a very important starting point,” the studio told Dezeen.

The interior is dominated by chequerboard tiles

“The house is a family legacy and the image they

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