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.
A large living space clad in pristine white welcomes you inside even as several levels of private quarters are beautifully tucked away above it. The indoor pool and the lounge area offer an element of surprise and the floating spiral staircase with glass railing brings a sense of magic and excitement to the setting. Large floor-to-ceiling glass windows provide visual connectivity with the world outside. Green spaces and carefully placed plants bring in some natural freshness to the interiors.
Plush décor is coupled with antique additions and fabrics with chic print to create a lovely blend of styles. Pendant lights that seem to be partially inspired by in the home office. Aan open fireplace in the backyard with ample seating space around steals the show.
Were entrusted with a similar job when home owners of an eight-decade old residence in Noordwijk Netherlands opted for a modern overhaul. Bringing together its original ‘rustic’ elements with contemporary extensions is an example of a renovation that keeps the character of the home intact.
Nestled 10 feet above the ground level of the home the deck promises unabated views of the backyard and the scenery beyond. But that is just one of the many perks offered by this laid-back and luxurious outdoor setting.
It is not often that you encounter a deck space that is as appealing as the home itself. But in case of the it is the fabulous and fascinating deck area that has everyone’s attention. Presenting a perfect blend of form and functionality the place sports a remarkable hangout that comes with a stylish pool and ample room for an entire family.
The open living plan ensures that all the areas of the house are connected with one another in a flowing fashion. The main level features a luxurious master suite along with a spa-like master bath a beautiful dining room and an ergonomic gourmet kitchen equipped with the latest gadgetry!