Large steel and glass windows open up the new dining area and kitchen toward the backyard and create a seamless indoor-outdoor family zone that is both refreshing and spacious. Cabinets in beautiful blue in the kitchen add color to an otherwise muted setting even as the multitude of textures and cool floor tiles give every room a personality of its own.
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.
A contemporary fireplace becomes the focal point of the conversation zone with twin leather chairs and a simple coffee table even as large windows bring in a flood of natural light. It is fun accessories throw pillows and eclectic art pieces that bring color and creativity to this exquisite loft where style meets substance.
That is something you would find on the wish list of many across the planet. And sometimes in order to realize this dream you might have to work with an awkward lot a small cliff and a lack of expansive space. But all that is well worth the hassle if you end up with a home like in Australia!
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.
Another highlight of the home is the office pod on the top level that seems to be draped in wood and contains plenty of storage space. Both its placement and design ensure that disturbance here is minimal even as the greenery outside and the view beyond add to its charm. Efficient and graceful this is a home that has been fashioned to meet the specific needs of its residents to absolute perfection.
Nestled in this Eichler home though was in need of an urgent and intelligent makeover that not only restored its fading form but also offered a new lease on life. This challenging task was taken up by the innovative folks at Klopf Architecture who transformed this aged creaky home into a cheerful modern delight.