Staying true to the mid-century charm of this home while also honoring the homeowner’s passion for beautiful, functional architecture inspired its transformation in a truly unique way. In addition to doubling the living space by converting the garage into a comfortable family room, period-appropriate hardware was selected to complement the brass inlays, concrete tile, and mid-century finishes. Original wood panelling was then matched throughout the kitchen for a cohesive whole-house design.
Engaging multiple senses was the aim of this unique and innovative design. The kitchen and living room were designed with exceptional beauty in mind. From the glass display cabinets to the hand-glazed Motawi tiles, every detail was designed for visual beauty. But this visual beauty is rivaled only by the meticulous sound room added to the home. This room was designed from the ground up to exact acoustical precision, which produces sound that only true audiophiles can fully appreciate. Both sight and sound were melded together to create a perfect harmony.
A Perfect Harmony
1940s Period-Style House
Built in the early 1940s, this house has all the charm of a film noir. Vintage appliances, linoleum countertops, and Art Deco style fixtures all contribute to the sense of stepping back in time. Salvaged metal kitchen cabinets were restored to give the home a truly authentic look and feel while appearing as brand-new. One of the most striking features of the home is the kitchen. From the original period-style wallpaper to the linoleum floors, every detail was intended to transport visitors to the post-war era.
Restoring the original beauty of a person's home is a great honor. To accomplish this, great care was taken in this home to preserve and restore the original woodwork that speaks to the exceptional craftsmanship that created this house years ago. This was done alongside the creation of a custom stone fireplace, incorporating elegant custom fixtures, and designing/installing a one-of-a-kind stair railing that simultaneously honors and complements the home's existing timeless elements.
A home with a spectacular view deserves to have space that matches the beauty. This mid-century house needed a whole-house overhaul, so we started completely fresh inside and out. A brand-new kitchen featuring a blend of classic and modern, opened up space for increased functionality and comfort, and a fully-furnished outdoor living space, all oriented toward the incredible water view completely transformed this home to a beautiful home, both inside and out.
As frequent travelers to Europe, this couple wanted to fill their home with treasures from their travels. From the German stained-glass to the French stove, this house serves as a monument to this most beloved continent, while the live-edge island countertop serves as both a centerpiece and gathering place. Their love of good food, good wine, and great friends led them to design a spectacular gourmet kitchen.