To design a low-maintenance, dog-friendly space that incorporates the beautiful artifacts collected by the owner from his extensive world travels. The high ceilings in this home, while beautiful, created a design challenge by creating a massive volume of empty space.
-Creating soffits in the ceiling and incorporating beautiful wood panels and enhanced lighting plans into the ceiling provided a feeling of intimacy in the large room.
-Custom millwork not only adds a design element, but also a space for the television and additional display space for the home owner’s treasured artifacts.
-Rich Venetian plaster treatment to the walls creates depth and shine to reflect the beautiful river views.
-Custom moldings with antiqued mirror insets adds visual interest while still allowing art to shine.
-Use of solution dyed Indoor/Outdoor fabrics ensures durability even with pets and heavy sunlight.
-Asian artifacts and furnishings balance the contemporary architecture and reflect the home owner’s personality.