Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the stairs. Victorian, square section columns supporting the lantern transform to octagons with a wink to the Roman Doric Order.
All of the trim, brackets, balusters and columns were custom designed and then fabricated by millwork craftsman.
This completely custom guest cottage was built in only eight months time.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior.
The design of the central stairwell as an atrium allows natural sunlight to penetrate through the interior of the entire home.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior. Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the staircase.
The "triple bead" beadboard paneling was inspired by paneling found in an old structure on the property.
Alternating courses of brick and stone at the foundation initiate a theme of layering and wrapping the building envelope that continues up through the terrace and chimney. This detail is carried further through variation in clapboard siding and culminates in the colors and patterns of the slate roof crowned by ridge-cresting.
The field stone was all found on site.
The client’s fascination with the colors and detail of period Victorian homes was the impetus for this more modern interpretation of a Second Empire Victorian. The client always loved the style of the house from the "Adams Family" television show.
Custom-designed, Pennville cabinets, combined with playful, Moroccan mosaic tile and exaggerated brackets and screens make this kitchen both modern and traditional.
The mosaic tile was found on a trip to Morocco and imported back home.
The interiors reflect a strong connection to history and place, drawing upon the past for inspiration. Custom, Pennville cabinets complement the simple, painted wainscot paneling and hexagonal mosaic floor tile. All of the vanities in the home were designed as free standing furniture.
Victorian, square section columns and arched screens emphasize room thresholds. Traditionally inspired wall covering designs and paint schemes provide the backdrop for the intimate dining room.
Collaboration with the interior designer introduced period wallpaper designs, colorful mosaic tiles and rich fabrics and furnishings, adding texture and depth to the home’s enticing character.
A tiny guest cottage nestled behind this historic Savannah home stands ready to welcome visitors. The cottage has a red roof that matches the main home, with both structures nestled in the shade of a large tree.