This project was a modern townhome on Capitol Hill. The owners, chemistry professors at UW, had moved into the home several years prior, but hadn’t felt completely successful in their own interior design efforts. They lacked proper storage, were living with damaged furniture, and were ready to refresh the spaces. These clients were so easy to work with and trusted us throughout the process to bring some more sophistication & function to their already-awesome & groovy sense of style.
LIVING ROOM – In the living room, we added a dramatic overhead pendant light, re-positioned one of their favorite art pieces, installed new window shades, and reconfigured the layout for a more open flow. For furniture, we were able to re-use the coffee table, and replace the rest of the furnishings with a fresh new look.
KITCHEN – The main cabinets and layout of the kitchen was left untouched, but we added a unique glass tile backsplash, new cabinetry configuration in the peninsula, new overhead lighting, and new furniture.
CUSTOM CABINETRY – One of the major features of the project was a new cabinetry unit spanning the stairway between the living room and kitchen. This full-height unit now houses their collections, hobbies, books, as well as essential everyday items. The mix of opened and closed storage provides a mix of function and aesthetics, keeping clutter out of sight, but breaking up what could have otherwise been an overpowering monolithic structure.
GUEST ROOM – The guest room served as a part time teenager’s room, and also as a guest room for other visitors. We installed a photo collage on one wall, new textural window shades, and new furnishings all around.
PERSONALIZED DETAILS – The fabric panel above the bed held special meaning for the owners. It was a piece of the same fabric that served as the aisle runner for the couple’s wedding.
BETTER USE OF CLOSET – Since the closet wasn’t being used for much hanging storage anyway, we created a more functional solution for that area using more custom built-ins. Now they have a great place to store what they need to store, while still having a smaller hanging area on the left.
The rich walnut colors in the room perfectly compliment the cool green accent wall and natural textures throughout.