Wood-Paneled Living Space in Basement Featuring Earth Tones and Global Prints
The wall paneling in this exotic basement space is Hawaiian ohia wood, which gives the space the look of either midcentury modern or Asian design. The earthy tones of the contemporary sectional sofa and leather chair and the global-inspired prints of the ottoman and side table create a chic space for the homeowner who loves to entertain.
This clever Japanese shoji panel closet runs along an entire 20-foot wall and has no side panels, so there’s plenty of room for clothes, a home theater, boxes, household goods and more. It was designed by Hanson Hsu of Delta H Design Inc., who used natural tone basswood with “Synskin” as a new technology substitute for delicate paper. The classic shoji design allows a beautiful contrast to the exposed wood trusses and concrete floors of the modern residential structure.