The lower level of the first structure contains the living area dining space and kitchen in an open floor plan. Warm wooden surfaces trendy Tom Dixon pendant lights and large sliding glass doors give the home an abundance of textural contrast.
This vibrant and beautiful home located in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn is one such space where a multitude of colors textures and patterns come together to shape a lively setting. Designed by Marks & Frantz the charming home has a distinct feminine vibe that also gives it an inviting cozy appeal.
Sophisticated modern homes with a minimalist edge are often portrayed as ultra-sleek structures using just glass and glossy stone that are a touch bland and monotonous. Yet this gorgeous contemporary home in will change your view about embracing minimalism and how it can be altered to create a nature-centric home.
The exterior of the house is clad in black to set it apart from the other homes in the area. A gives the façade its unique look while keeping the sun away. Designed by David Edelman Architects the L-shaped home is spread across two different levels with the lower level housing the public spaces and the top floor containing the private quarters.
A lovely outdoor deck and lounge extend the living area outside while the soothing interior is dominated by white and other gentle neutral shades. Despite using the traditional pitched roof the interior is contemporary at every turn and the high ceiling actually ends up adding to the majesty of the home.
Despite embracing a contemporary style an indoor-outdoor interplay is the defining feature of the house and ensures that the homeowners are always connected with the natural goodness that surrounds the house. Even the living area is extended outdoors with a that is connected with the rest of the house visually. Sliding glass doors and clear story windows usher in ample ventilation while decor additions like the Eileen Gray side table elevate the overall ambiance of the home.
The decor itself is kept simple and elegant with pops of black being cleverly utilized to create a sense of drama and sophistication. The lower floor houses the informal living dining and kitchen areas along with a lovely playroom that can also be converted into guest quarters.