Elemental materials such as bamboo, aluminum, lapis stone and translucent or softly reflective finishes give this well-appointed kitchen a sense of delight. Bold horizontal shapes and meticulously planned spaces defy the modest square footage.
The resulting galley kitchen seems deceptively large and connects magnetically with adjacent living spaces.
Maximized Space and View:
A vibrant urban place was created by removing the wall separating the living/dining space and the former second bedroom to create an alcove for enjoying the new media room equipment, reading, and intensifying the downtown views and sense of roominess of the living spaces.
Literally working from an ill-proportioned white “box”, an impressive human-scaled media room was created to provide a family friendly environment in which to watch high definition videos, enjoy gaming, dining , listening to music or visiting with friends. The diverse lighting assists the many different venues of the room.
Our visual perception of this space is redirected by the skillful use of the horizontal line. The eye sweeps along the sections of the exotic poured glass bricks and the wooden inserts, focusing on the shimmer and beauty of the rich materials, the unique sconce and the uncommon vanity design.
With a clear vision of how to maximize this compact space for a comfortable urban life, the designer's plan offers a sense of spaciousness, vibrancy and stylish simplicity. Fewer but more important pieces were selected, allowing them to play a supporting role to the million dollar view out the window and the wondrous art works wit