Clean lines and the use of robust materials that require little regular maintenance and cleaning aim to make life at this island home as comfortable and easy as possible. An open living and dining area all-white kitchen and even bedrooms and bathrooms that take in the view on offer guarantee a lifestyle that seems like one endless pleasing and peaceful holiday draped in opulence!
With a steel frame a low supporting wall onto which the cabinets and workstation from bulthaup were fixed and sliding glass doors the new kitchen is a truly awesome setting that is both cheerful and functional. The old kitchen inside the home was transformed into a light-filled foyer that now leads the way to the kitchen even as the double-glazed glass walls help in temperature control.
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.
A gabled roof and the brilliant use of skylights create spacious light-filled living spaces where one flows into the next effortlessly. A neutral color scheme and an inherent industrial vibe that comes with the extensive use of metal complete the hip makeover.
Large glass doors and skylights bring in ample ventilation across the various levels of the overhauled interior with simple finishes in contrasting textures making an impressive yet understated visual presence. A space-savvy staircase with steel mesh connects the mezzanine level with Juno’s bedroom and the top level studio.
Instead of encroaching on an already limited backyard Thomas Balaban Architecte decided to give the modest home two rooftop volumes turning it into an elegant and spacious contemporary residence. Home to a young couple with three children the smart extension preserved and enhanced the small rear yard turning it into play area for kids and a relaxation zone for adults.
Some home renovations demand modern design solutions that replicate their existing style while there are others that go beyond the mundane and present a truly fascinating and exceptional marriage of contrasting styles.