Unlike many other bachelor hubs that rely on the excessive use of dark hues leather and minimalism this contemporary home takes a completely different approach while delivering a stylish refined and functional living space. Crafted by Antonio Martins Interior Design along with Zack/De Vito Architecture this San Francisco home has an industrial flavor that can’t be denied.
In a neighborhood like every inch of housing space is an absolute premium and you often do not come across homeowners who want to minimize the construction area in favor of a lovely front and rear garden.
But the resident of a landscape architect and physics professor wanted a contemporary home where the connectivity with the outdoors was an essential component and this led to the unique design of this Vancouver home that thrives on unassuming style and simplicity! Designed by Measured Architecture this modern-minimal hub is defined by clean straight lines and a neutral color scheme.
It is the lower level of the house that holds the living areas while the top floor contains the master suite along with additional bedrooms and guest spaces. An opening in the top level fashions a spacious double-height kitchen and dining area that adds to the cheerful breezy character of this modern coastal residence.
The rear face of the house has a similar style and finish with the lower level kitchen and dining area extending into the large wooden deck outside. This becomes a hip and spacious family zone that is perfect for hosting friends and family over weekends and holidays.
The idea of a relaxing holiday and an idyllic sunny beach are almost intertwined with one another and many of us find styles such as coastal and nautical both pleasant and relaxing. It is barely surprising then that these two styles along with beach-inspired décor sit on top of decorating styles perennially!
Lighting fixtures like the 85 Lamps Chandelier enhance the underlying industrial flavor of the home while custom décor pieces in the bedrooms and guest spaces add to the sophisticated atmosphere indoors. Color is kept to a bare minimum and the backdrop is kept as neutral as possible with edgy elegance becoming the predominant theme.