To light the interior of the space, designers added a Gregorios Pineo chandelier and a Jamie Young steampunk floor lamp to help maintain the industrial, modern look the homeowners wished to achieve while helping to light the space.
When the home was built in the 1800s, a stove like this was essential for staying warm and cooking dinner. Now, the designers use it to maintain the integrity of the farmhouse -- and occasionally heat a tea kettle.
The wallpaper in the formal living room has been carefully preserved, which helps maintain the integrity of the house. A closer look at the design reveals beautiful blue-green peacocks, which the designers complemented with two floral sofas.
To maintain the integrity of this 18th century farmhouse, Bernheimer Architecture outfitted the older portion of the home with historically contextual windows. They then stripped the two additions, which were made by the previous owners, back to their frames and re-clad them in gray standing seam metal and painted boards and battens.
A light, yellow color and the new, open concept floor plan helped to modernize the dining room of this historic home, but the exposed beams and traditional furniture in the space maintain the integrity of the home's Tudor design. This elegant blend is highlighted by the natural light that pours into the home from the large French doors at the back of the space.
The modern living room of this guest house is reminiscent of a beach locale, with its relaxed furnishings, rugged tables and natural fiber rugs. To incorporate the modern, industrial design of the space, metal light fixtures were added to maintain the integrity of the design while helping to light the room. A sliding barn door cleverly conceals the entertainment center when it's not in use, and a Nano door opens poolside to open onto the patio where polished concrete floors continue out into the pool area help to make the seamless transition from indoor to outdoor.
The Durham is a downtown boutique hotel located in what was once a Home Savings Bank branch. The hotel’s design team, Commune, has maintained the structure’s midcentury modern architectural integrity, preserving the original exterior façade.
Gray walls highlight the beautiful white crown molding and trim, which maintain the original character of this home. Modern upgrades give the kitchen a fresh look without compromising its integrity. A purple settee in the breakfast nook brings a sophisticated pop of color.
The details in this kitchen are what truly brings the space together. The homeowners wanted a unique renovation, but were concerned with maintaining the home's integrity, so designers combined a few unique, more modern touches with traditional features to create this stunning kitchen. Wallpaper is used throughout the space to add color and warmth while maintaining the traditional feel of the home. The oriental rug between the kitchen island and the sink is another classic touch for the home. Even the gold accented light fixtures bring in the charm that the homeowners love about their home. The homeowners were opposed to white cabinets, so designers installed a countertop that had green hues, which inspired the green countertops in the space.