An abundance of colors can also balance the cold feeling of materials used to create the living spaces. For example colorful glass vases accentuated by expressive paintings cut through the cold atmosphere buried in the steel and glass staircase thus lifting the floating staircase to new levels of expression.
Brazilian walnut floors glossy marble surfaces and a large fireplace greet you as you enter the large and open living room. Extravagant use of glass allows for a seamless connectivity with the outdoors along with ample natural lighting.
Designed by DIALOG the residence is set next to a year-round stream and the lush green outdoors become an integral part of the contemporary interiors. Glass and wood have been used extensively in the design of the new home that replaced an existing structure on the lot. While glass provided seamless connectivity with the topography warm wooden tones offered both privacy and modern accents.
Giving a traditional home a contemporary overhaul is a task far more challenging than designing a brand new residence from scratch. The pre-imposed constraints often make the work of architects that much more difficult. Stephenson ISA Studio though has done a commendable job in turning an old and dull residence in Manchester UK into a fabulous modern home that exudes transparency and class. One of the major elements of design that altered the look of the existing structure was the extensive use of glass.
Interiors are clad in neutral hues with plush décor and captivating art work that adds a sense of playfulness and color. Now on sale this lovely Melbourne residence is for those who love an exquisite and unique fusion between the modern and the classic!