Designed by Feldman Architecture for a couple with three boys much of the residence reflects the personality of the homeowners and their desire to live in an open functional and modern setting where ergonomics are intertwined with effective design. Spread across four different levels it is the two lower floors that contain the public spaces while the third level houses the kids’ bedrooms 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.
Bringing work home is one thing but when you start working from home you need an environment that combines privacy with a cheerful living environment in a smart fashion. The owners of in turned to Tal Goldsmith Fish Design Studio in search of this elusive balance as they started working from home.
Keeping an eye on the little ones was the priority as the living area was custom crafted using aluminum and glass partitions that offered a peaceful workspace while keeping it connected with every other area on the lower level of the residence.
The holiday season might be well behind us now but there are plenty of reasons to celebrate throughout the year as you await the arrival of the next frantic Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Area rugs and the clever arrangement of furniture is used to delineate individual spaces while the overall style links one with the other. Edison bulb lighting in the kitchen and bold black pendants further accentuate the industrial heritage of the loft while the trim dining space has more of a contemporary appeal thanks to its light gray backdrop.
It is easy to notice the blend of contemporary and classic throughout the residence as the more modern kitchen cabinets in white floating shelves in the living room and open cabinets in the dining area offer stark contrast when compared to the original brick walls that constitute the backdrop. Comfy furniture with a hint of color adds to the breezy and cheerful vibe of the extension that charms with its efficiency and simplicity.