The open plan living area is all about a seamless fusion of contemporary sensibilities and industrial aesthetics as the lovely brick walls provide a captivating backdrop from both the living zone and the kitchen.
An essential part of the island’s heritage thanks to the stay of Boswell and Johnson in the late 1700s the original stone structure of this home was built in 1732. Despite being abandoned since 1810 the cracked stone wall of the ruins became an iconic part of Coll and it has been preserved carefully as the new addition is connected to this existing edifice with a glazed living room. The two wings are connected seamlessly to showcase the brilliant exquisite and unique blend of eras styles and contrasting materials.
While the first level of this seaside residence houses the kids’ bedrooms and additional service units it is the second floor that ends up becoming the true showstopper with its dramatic veranda infinity pool large deck space living quarters and the master suite.
By cleverly painting over most of the period features within the room the designers managed to give the old townhouse a sparkling inviting and fashionable makeover without actually splurging too much. This also does away with the necessity of any major renovations and definitely makes the revamp a lot more budget-friendly.
Raw concrete walls provide interesting accent features indoors and visually connect the interior with the façade while dark colors are shunned in favor of an all-white or gray backdrop. A contemporary kitchen and spacious dining area on the lower level complement the style of the living space while the top floors house the private quarters. This is a house that aims to present a stylish dashing and contemporary portrait at every turn.
The lower level family area is connected with the wooden deck and backyard outside even as the kitchen and dining space are flooded with ample natural light. With a design that allows the parents to constantly keep an eye on their three young boys this is a home crafted to withstand loads of activity!
Designed by HAO Design the interior of this contemporary home espouses a love for the natural and loads of activity! Instead of a living room one walks into a study and playground inside this nifty home in Taiwan where the homeowners placed emphasis on creating a space that was relaxing playful and expressive.