Tapping into this perennial fountain of decorating goodness Knock Architecture and Design transformed this dreary old home in California into a stylish and relaxing residence that is perfect for a modern family. Filled with pops of color and chic midcentury vibe the is both inviting and engaging.
There is no shortage of natural light here and once the sun sets a series of recessed lights and gorgeous pendant take over. It is the top level that holds the bedrooms and bathrooms with many of these offering unabated views of the rear yard and the landscape beyond.
There are a few occasions when even the darkest of clouds comes with a bright silver lining. Remodeled homes that have survived fires new structures built on bones of old residences that were brought down by earthquakes and revamped homes ravaged by storms definitely fall under this category.
One enter the top wooden level of the floor on street level and instantly notices the charm of Cape Cod and the surrounding landscape becoming a part of the overall design. With its unique silhouette the house seems striking and yet surprisingly non-intrusive even as the top level master suite and guest suites offer amazing view of the Bay area and beyond. A glass walkway connects these two wings with the lower level housing the stylish living space large kitchen dining and other public zones.
On first look the looks more like a fabulous residence with mid-century influence and contemporary vibe from a lovely neighborhood in San Francisco. Yet this exquisite contemporary home with brick walls and metallic sheen sits proudly in Perth and was crafted by Post Architecture to accommodate the needs of a modern family with active lifestyle. Despite a small backyard and a narrow footprint the house features an interior that is both open and bright with ample natural light.
It is the new living area that is the heart of the rejuvenated residence with the kitchen in white sitting on one side and the dining area on the other. A series of pendants in gray recessed lighting and a lineup of smart windows illuminate this area perfectly both during the day and after sunset.
The street façade of this polished contemporary home sets itself apart from others thanks to a gorgeous brick wall and design that seems to combine contrasting textures with ease. It is this bold and yet seamless blend of different elements that resonates throughout the house making it both inviting and inimitable.