Throughout the home one finds a healthy blend of neutral backgrounds vivacious color brilliant artwork and an ambiance that combines casual design elements with a hint of urbane sophistication. Bespoke décor inviting outdoor areas and a lovely backyard complete this unpretentious yet brilliant Kansas City home.
To call this all-glass kitchen designed by of Kitchen Architecture an ‘out-of-the-box’ solution seems apt even if the answer to the architectural conundrum at hand is a gorgeous glass box. Conjured up and brought to life as a classy extension to an in Cheshire Knutsford this brilliant kitchen looks surprisingly comfortable in an otherwise traditional setting.
The resulting home is a fusion of the very best from both design philosophies as timeless architectural features are combined with trendy modern overtones. Textured plastered walls false ceilings that showcase the warmth of wood and iron and stone features were added to the modern interior to give it a more traditional sheen.
One can easily see a blend of rustic elegance and industrial overtones that are so unique to the region inside this space-savvy cabin. It is the top floor that holds the open plan living space with an ergonomic kitchen a small dining space and a spacious deck that serves as an additional dining zone.
It is the front unit of the residence that contains the kids’ spaces home offices for the parents and additional utility units while the rear building houses the living area with kitchen and dining on the lower level and the master suite on the top floor.
Vivacious and colorful finishes coupled with modern Nordic style and comfy décor complete a casual resourceful and inimitable family home where every little detail has been tailored keeping in mind both the present and future needs of its denizens.
The choice of the finishing material for the front-façade was determined largely by the aesthetics of the home its specific requirements and of course the tiny budget on which Mork Ulnes Architects had to pull off the impressive overhaul.