A relaxing lakeside retreat in the woods that lets you escape the mundane city life and its constant rush is an absolute dream indeed. Located in Canada the Cross-Laminated-Timber Cottage was designed by Kariouk Associates to replace an old dreary cottage that already occupied the lot.
Yet there is a wonderful twist in the tale as the architects added an oak-lined curvy structure that steals the show and gives the residence a touch of playful charm. It’s no wonder then that it is dubbed the
A section of the wall is clad in brick and offers textural contrast even as a lovely reading nook completes the space. The kitchen is the true highlight of the house with its gorgeous island sleek shelves and a design that effortlessly marries form and functionality.
It is not very often that you come across such an energizing use of color in contemporary homes but this gorgeous NYC loft manages to pull off the look with panache. A full-colored couch in blue along with ottomans in bright fuchsia steal the show in the living area and the gorgeous use of brilliant blue in the kitchen adds to this exquisite look.
Designed by Casamanara to meet the needs of a modern family the loft is spread across and with large windows that bring in plenty of natural light and a neutral backdrop it exudes a chic refreshing ambiance.
With a steel framework on the outside beautiful lighting and a captivating design that gives the home room to evolve down the line this definitely is a transformation that moves away from the mundane. Yet the Cut Paw Paw Residence accomplishes all this without sacrificing functionality or energy-efficiency at any point…
While most modern homeowners tend to prefer a more gallery-style display for their curated art collection this is the case of using artwork to set the mood for a cheerful and eclectic home where every little detail surprises and enthralls you.