The client requested a dream kitchen filled with today’s best amenities that would continue to look modern and up-to-date for years to come.Thyme & Place Design fulfilled those wishes with space-gaining strategies that included a six-foot bump-out, a new pantry, and a dual-height island which houses a microwave drawer, generous storage space, a food prep area customized for the 5’ tall wife, and a dining bar. Ceramic tile floor and backsplash offset by glass mosaic tiles in a simple geometric pattern add a classic touch. Electrical outlets are cleverly concealed in the recessed plug molding that runs along the bottom of the wall cabinets.
In a family room with a series of related areas for comfort, conversation, and fun, lacewood walls accented by wenge wood details create a glamorous backdrop to showcase the client’s extensive collection of French Art Deco prints, indigenous art, and sculpture. Hand-painted halogen pendants over bar and billiard table repeat the patterns in the Kandinsky rug. The beautiful marble floor is wonderfully warm, courtesy of the radiant heat system underneath; a meticulously planned sound system provides excellent, echo-free audio quality.
Beautiful reflective surfaces, including opalescent glass tiles, blue glass and mirror countertop, hand-blocked silver wallpaper, diffused glass inserts in the mahogany French door, and a stunning Art Deco mirror, make one forget that this powder room is a totally interior space.Very modern accoutrements include a radiant heat floor, wall-hung stainless steel European toilet with dual-flush system, recessed halogen lights, free-form white bronze vessel sink, and linear faucet.
In this award-winning project in an Historic Register home, the custom farmhouse kitchen draws on turn-of-the-century Victorian charm and vintage details while meeting the demands of today’s lifestyle. It received triple honors: Grand Prize, 2005 Carl Schaedel Viking Contest, First Place, 2005 Broan Design Contest, and 2006 ASID Silver Design Excellence award.
A master bath fit for a king and his consort: regal touches include a travertine marble floor, elaborate moldings, stenciled ceiling, and cabinetry with furniture details. A free-standing Baleno air tub, situated perfectly for viewing the flat screen TV, is flanked by a cherry armoire that provides storage for towels, conceals the air pump for the tub, and houses a small coffee maker. A separate shower-for-two boasts three shower head options and three body sprays.
Flush panel, stained walnut wall cabinets are interspersed with opaque glass doors, open shelves and floating shelves. On both side of the stove, industrial roll-out shelves provide open storage for pots and pans. Pull-out pantries on either side of the refrigerator allow easy access for cooking staples. The flush soffit detail adds to the linear quality of the space. A set of small apothecary drawers are nestled into a corner between countertop and cabinets to provide inventive storage for small items.
This serene spa retreat is filled with luxurious amenities including a two-person shower with multiple shower heads and sprays and a free-standing air tub that floats under a cathedral ceiling. Opalescent glass tiles enhance and define the limestone floor and wall tiles, while the frameless glass shower enclosure allows the beauty of the wall tile to be reflected in the vanity mirror.
With stunning cherry cabinets from Greenfield, one end of a long living room is transformed into a home office that melds beautifully with the balance of the room and allows the client, a busy ad executive, to be both creative and productive without being isolated from the rest of the family.