One of my friends just bought a new property and he wanted to turn it into his new home. He had no knowledge with interior or exterior design, so he decided to arrange a consultation with modern residential architects; he explained what he expected from them and, as he was convinced by the free architect advice he received, he decided to choose one of them. Usually speaking, it is not easy to meet the very best of roofers in Chelsea. And my friend wanted to work only with the finest experts. For him, like for most of us, buying new house is a very important decision, and he wanted to make it his real home, for the rest of his life. It was a place where he planned to grow old and create unforgettable memories. The first meeting went really well and the free architect advice, which included general design ideas and basic advice, came out to be very useful. My friend had some ideas and expectations but a number of elements connected with interior and exterior design he had to consider really surprised him. He expected perfect solutions for he worked with carefully chosen, top London architects, and at the end he eventually obtained what he wanted. Those modern residential architects, most of them recommended by friends and associates, had shown a great sense of initiative and professionalism. He had chosen three of them and asked for projects. While talking to them he felt that they were on the same wave length, so he […]
Penthouse – Belgravia Fluidity of forms, elegance, luxury and big antagonism between the colors of the living room. The floor and part of the ceiling has kept black to enhance the difference of the interior architecture. All the corners on the rooms are curved, including the opening on the walls – so all the organic forms can work in harmony. The same painting has been used for the living and dining area, while the blue and yellow are “marrying” the monotone colors of the walls. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mt4cWni3wQg[/embedyt] Penthouse – Holborn The big feature on this design is the ceiling. The organic form ceiling, is giving a unique identity to the room. The lighting is hidden behind the ceiling, so to keep it clean. All the furniture are art-deco in order to enhance the difference between the organic and the more square shape forms. The high ceiling is making the space look big and phantasmagorical. From architect in london
[embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91rtsM1RESk[/embedyt] A side extension of an existing bedroom with a new en-suite bathroom and access to the garden. The roof has kept half transparent and half semi-transparent for maximising the natural lighting. The structure of the roof is visible from the outside – giving a contemporary yet traditional feeling
Renovation of an existing house in Islington. The client brief was to design a formal and an informal living room with a proposed conservatory. The informal living area has been designed with a signature shape library on the wall. The kitchen island is on a straight line with the tv set on the wall, giving the kitchen a focal point. The project is a real time proof that the size is not a design constrain.
Wandsworth Common – kitchen area The dining area is part of the kitchen, in this luxurious apartment. The material of the back-splash and the kitchen island has a unique pattern that illuminates the interior architecture. Wandsworth Common – sitting area A few steps down is an informal sitting area. The sitting area is at the same level as the garden. The architectural design involving bi-folding doors and roof lights bring plenty of light into the room. Wandsworth Common – sitting area 2 The focal point of the room is a large fire place, opposite the big sofa. A big tv set is standing on top of the fire place. The room is cosy and stylise with lovely views towards the garden.
Interior – inspired by ballet Coming from a ballet dance – the room has been designed for a bedroom of a 10 years old girl. The curved movement of the walls has influenced the fluidity and harmony of the space, inspired by a ballet dance. Interior – inspired by ballet 2 A small sitting area has been placed on the south side of the room, where the wall changes to become the wardrobe and drops down to become a low-height wall that transforms to a ballet barre. The dancer has all the equipment to practice ballet at her room.(mirrors, wooden floor, barre) Interior – inspired by contemporary dance 1 Contemporary dance room. The movement is dynamic and dramatic and it shapes the room in different directions. Even the lighting on the ceiling is part of the design. Interior – inspired by contemporary dance 2 The room has been designed for an adult contemporary style dancer. The material palette is changing to accommodate the different shapes. In the centre of the room the dancer can practice the routines while the room has been divided into 4 areas – sitting area, bedroom, walk-in wardrobe, desk/study area. Interior – inspired by street dancing 1 Street dancing room. Powerful and vigorous design, designed for a male street dancer. The panels are moving from floor to ceiling and then shaping the wardrobe and the study area. Close to the bed is a separate playstation area. Interior – inspired by street dancing […]
Apartment – London Waterloo The apartment is overlooking Thames River. The apartment has been designed with clear lines and a more minimalistic approach, in order not to compete with the great views. The color palette has kept soft and simple. Apartment – London Monument Open plan kitchen and large family-room. The comfortable sofa was a client requirement. The contemporary kitchen wooden cupboards are matching the family-room floor, while the kitchen floor is changing. While the design based on clear lines, small touches of orange color are brightening the space. Apartment – Cannon Street Small kitchen in a bright color shaping the end of the living area. Small but dynamic, the kitchen gives a special character in the room. Apartment – Wandsworth Bridge 1 Continuation of the pattern from wall to ceiling to enhance fluidity of the design. Simple shapes and contemporary design to help the client relaxing at the same time as giving the room a unique identity. Apartment – Wandsworth Bridge 2 Same continuation of the pattern from wall to ceiling. The client was looking for a touch of his country – Kenya. The design tried to match the requirement without losing the minimalistic approach. The design has kept lightweight with a “holiday” feeling.