It is the entrance courtyard with its traditional Mexican style coupled with Mediterranean goodness and tropical vibe that leaves you breathless. Everywhere you look there is a carpet of green and privacy is never an issue.
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.
It is amazing how jaded life makes us as we grow older and the fascination that we have for little things seems to fade away all too soon in the real world. Yet some things remain constant like our love all things that fly high in the air and a desire to find a quiet lonely nook that takes us away from the rush of the world.
A narrow entryway leads into the main home where nothing feels conventional! A sunken living area with home bar is surrounded by walls of books that extend all the way up to the ceiling. These floor-to-ceiling bookshelves give the home color personality and also showcase the homeowner’s love for books without confining it to just a single study room.
A spacious living area flows into the kitchen and dining space to create a large pavilion-style social zone even as the rooftop deck with minibar and outdoor lounge offers additional party space. The tall steel staircase a series of bridges and corridors wooden ceiling in various rooms and the striking wall clad in river pebbles combine to usher in ample visual and textural contrast. A tiny bridge connects the two different wings of the house where a balance and aesthetics are the key defining elements.
But the last decade saw a completely design and decorating direction take shape with gray heading the trends chart. If you thought that this was a passing fad then you are probably both surprised and delighted by the long-lasting nature of gray as a hot neutral. Embracing this phenomenon along with the warmth of wood the in delivers precisely what it promises!
Bustling with activity on some days and completely tranquil on others Northcote is a suburb of that has it all. It is in this fabulous setting that one stumbles across the seemingly modest yet exceptional designed by Aspect 11.