When it comes to designing urban homes located on a compact lot in a busy neighborhood one key factor is the balance between privacy and the smart utilization of available space. Located in the iconic city of the is a stylish private hub that combines a touch of minimalism with contemporary aesthetics and inviting warmth.
We often are so obsessed with designing the perfect home that we forget about making it a fun cheerful and at the very least an inhabitable space. The catalog look with super sleek surfaces simple straight lines and bland neutrals is not a look that works for everyone.
While the exterior of the house is draped in dark hues the interior surprises you with a sense of light and airy cheerfulness. White is the predominant color used indoors and light wood floors wall paneling and kitchen cabinets usher in a sense of coziness while sticking to the semi-minimal appeal of the.
The colors are kept as simple and neutral as possible to ensure that the focus remains firmly on the furnishings used and the style that they bring in. The classic Barcelona daybed and the cozy Eames lounger bring in that unmistakable mid-century flair even as a walnut wood accent wall and artwork add visual and textural contrast.
When it comes to the classic Victorian-era homes in and the surrounding suburbs many homeowners are opting for modern renovations that bring together the best of both worlds. The gorgeous by Nobbs Radford Architects is one such product that blends old world charm with contemporary style and elegance.
An open-plan living area complete with a dashing contemporary kitchen and an ergonomic dining space make up the heart of the top floor. Connected with the balcony outside through sliding glass doors this entire space offers unabated views of the distant ocean. A master suite en-suite and walk-in closet are neatly tucked behind this living area.
The interior is connected seamlessly with the large deck outside and the panoramic views become an organic part of the indoors. Blurring this line between the interior and the outdoors played an important role in giving the small house a ‘vacation retreat’ vibe.