A bright red door greets you at the entrance and leads the way to a sculptural staircase that connects the various levels of the expansive residence. The living area features some of the best midcentury classics like the Papa Bear chairs Hans Wagner ottomans and a plush couch from Knoll.
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.
The first floor is where the new family area sits with its rejigged floor plan that provides more space for the living area moves the powder room away from the kitchen and gives the interior a more open and spacious appeal.
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.
It is the top floor that holds the master suite and additional bedrooms. Each level flows into the next in terms of both style and ambiance as the wooden staircase and series of light wells create a sense of continuity. Bright color is kept to an absolute minimum inside the house with wall art and lighting fixtures adding hints of liveliness and energy.
But both the architects at Elding Oscarson and the homeowners of this stunning home dubbed felt that this desire to explore the edge of life was subdued and overpowered in the last few decades. Hence they decided to fashion a brilliant modern home in an attempt to rekindle this lost flair for life at this scenic Swedish harbor!
If you have already flipped through the breathtaking Spanish Peaks Cabin that we featured a few weeks ago then you will quickly realize the trademark style that brings to these magical mountain homes.