The owner wanted a place where his family could enjoy meals together, so designers added a custom banquette to give the kitchen an eat-in space, while the fun upholstery makes the space lively and casual. Although the main function of the banquette is to provide seating for the family, it serves the dual purpose of hiding the radiator in the home and was built to be easily taken apart and moved in case repairs need to be made.
From dreary and dated to calm and sophisticated, designers restored the neoclassical plaster work in the living room to reveal a luxurious, yet comfortable space. They removed the old fireplace that was dark and too heavy for the space and replaced it with a monolithic slab of real marble and a fully functioning fireplace that is light and inviting. The room’s lower ceiling lends the space an intimate feel that is enhanced by the absence of a television, putting the emphasis in this space on face-to-face family time.
This master bathroom used to be dark and claustrophobic, so with the renovation, designers added plenty of light to the space with canned lighting and a modern light fixture. The modern tub gives the homeowner plenty of space to soak after a long day, while the double vanity gives the space plenty of storage.
The neutral color palette in this space gives this living room a bright, inviting feel, while darker tones on the sofas and the curtains help to make the space feel intimate, and with the absence of a television, this space is the perfect place for the family to gather for some face time.
The open architecture of this staircase gives a beautifully modern to the design. Wire railing keeps the structure even more open to the surrounding room. Three large pendant lights hang in the high ceiling to decorate the space and highlight the modern style.
A desk carved out beneath the eaves and a Barbie-pink door turn this architecturally interesting space into a playroom-slash-palace for a young girl. Kid-sized modern furniture and bursts of bright color create a space that's both whimsical and chic.
Spacious and fun, this foyer creates openness with it's vertical metal banisters and modern flare. Mixed with the modern is contemporary art that hangs about the stairs and rich dark wood floor adds warmth to the space.
Ensconced in Carrera marble, this luxurious bathroom shower area feels fit for the finest spa. An elegant, modern chandelier makes this feel less like a bathroom and more like a living room, as does the old Hollywood-style chair bench. White cabinets and ceilings add to the expansive look of the space.