Flow and connectivity have been created in this urban space. Transformed from an unloved tired building to an entertainers delight. The client was looking to breathe new life in a derelict set of flats by raising the building and transforming it into a new double storey home. The owner wanted to create a living space that would embrace her lifestyle of entertaining friends and clients and her love of the outdoors. Regularly catering for up to 15 guests on a weekly basis she required a larger than normal oven and wanted to be able to stay connected with guest while cooking and for an island in the kitchen that would form the centre piece and hold the whole space together.
The key feature of the spaces is the booth seating on the back of the centre island that that is matched with an illuminated dining table made from a piece of Caesarstone’s Concetto range. This table is fully backlit with RGB LED strip lighting. Colour controlled with an app that can be used on your iphone or ipad. Just this feature alone gives this space a really sense of luxury and diversity. The client was also going to build two luxury town homes at the rear of the block so this needed to be taken into consideration when planning window placements.
Another key feature of the spaces is in the integration. The wall that separates the ancillary spaces of the powder room and pantry from the kitchen is clad in textured laminate. The doors to enter these spaces are designed to sit flush with the surrounding panels so they conceal the opens. On this wall also sits the Liebbher fridge that is integrated.