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Covered pavilions and porches added refinement to the exterior of this farmhouse-style home, updated by Burns & Beyerl Architects. See pages 38-45. Photography by Nathan Kirkman.





PROJECT PORTFOLIO On vacation Described by the architect as an urban beach house, this remodeled ’40s bungalow has been pushed up and out to cater to visits from an extended family


Gracious welcome A picture of classic Georgian charm from the street, this home now benefits from a light-filled, flowing interior


Nature study Remodeling this 1960s post-and-beam house has opened it up to the landscape and enhanced the guest entry and living spaces


To the manor born This remodel has transformed a farmhouse-style home into something more formal – the house now has balance and refinement


TRADITIONAL HOMES Design history revisited To rebuild this historic Tudor house after extensive fire damage, the architects refered back to the original architectural drawings by Hentz, Reid & Adler


In character Rebuilding the Colonial waterfront house was a lesson in restraint, from the understated exterior to the gracious, yet pared-back, interior


REMODELED COTTAGES Storybook ending Innovative design and serendipity ensured the remodeling of this ’50s house went exactly according to plan


Glory days Identity crisis resolved – the bungalow-style features on this house were altered to reveal the beauty of the original architecture


Out of the past The exterior of this 18th century home has been expanded in keeping with its origins, but the interiors tell a more contemporary story


Beside the sea Every detail in this remodeled 1940s cottage is designed to reference the architectural vernacular of traditional coastal homes



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In this issue of Home Renovation Trends we showcase a diverse range of projects, from an


18th century cottage near Salem, Massachusetts, updated for modern living; to the house on our cover, which has been refined and expanded, indoors and out. We take a close look at traditional homes in this issue – a Tudor and a Georgian from here in the United States, as well as a home from Auckland, New Zealand. Built in 1915, it’s known as a villa in its native country, and shares certain design details with American houses of the same period. As usual, our inspiring stories are augmented with a variety of goods and services aimed to equip you with the practical knowledge to complete your own project. We trust this issue of Home Renovation Trends exceeds your expectations. Lastly, our Trends publications are also available as eBooks. This exponentially increases the potential audience for our featured designers and advertisers. Our readers benefit from the enhanced multimedia experience that eBooks provide, and of course, the environmental footprint of our publications is minimised. Visit our website, www.trendsideas.com. Happy reading



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California sunshine permeates every room of this house. Originally a single story, it has been opened and expanded in all directions.

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Change of heart There are many different ways to remodel, but invariably the reasons are similar – there’s a need to maximize the location and open up family living spaces to better suit modern lifestyles

On vacation Described by the architect as an urban beach house, this remodeled ’40s bungalow has been pushed up and out to cater to visits from an extended family


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A renovation project is all about realizing the potential of a house on its site. And that invariably means maximizing views as well as indoor and outdoor living spaces. Architect David Montalba says the bungalow in this remodeling project was originally intended to remain a single-level house, but the views from the roof proved too compelling to ignore.

As is often the case, the project consequently grew up as well as out, with the house becoming an unrecognizable version of its former self. “This is a vacation home for the owners, who live overseas,” says Montalba. “They needed a home where they could host and entertain their large extended family. So we needed to provide a separate communal living space on

Preceding pages and above: California dreaming – this remodeled bungalow has been transformed into a contemporary urban vacation home for a family based overseas. The strong horizontal lines of the house are reinforced by the deep white-painted eaves. Left: A soaring gullwing roof extends out to form a sheltering canopy over the living room. It also draws the eye out to the view. A new roof deck is provided on the upper level.

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the ground floor, with private dwelling zones around the perimeter and on the new second story.” The remodel also provided an opportunity to bring light into the formerly dark house, and improve the connection with the outdoors. “Before the remodel, the division of the rooms and spaces was very choppy,” Montalba says. “The interior

Left: The two main wings of the house wrap around a grassed courtyard and pool. Fully glazed walls in the family room allow a view right through the house. The owners chose to retain the existing pool, as they like its California 1950s-style design. Legend to plans of ground floor: 1 entry, 2 kitchen, 3 family room, 4 dining area, 5 living room, 6 bedrooms, 7 laundry, 8 master suite, 9 new carport, 10 original garage.

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was more about cloistered functionality than it was about light and flow. Essentially, we needed to create a light-filled, urban beach house, where the owners could really feel they were on vacation.” In designing the remodel, the architect retained some elements of the original house, including some exterior walls, two bedrooms and the pool. “We worked with both


the perimeter and the existing footprint, but pulled the house out towards the view, and gave it a much more modern form.” The new roofline is defined by white banded soffits that emphasize the strong horizontality of the architecture. Above the living room, the roof soars to a dramatic gullwing overhang that helps to draw the eye out to the view. Trapezoidal clerestory windows

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heighten the sense of the roof lifting, enhancing the feeling of light and space. To open up the exterior, the original garage was replaced with a carport. “We utilized the concept of addition by subtraction to maximize space and light throughout the project,” says the architect. “This subtraction reinforces the facade’s horizontal gesture. It also meant

we could create an airy entry that brings natural light deep into the interior.” The link between outside and inside is also enhanced by the window wall at the entry, and by a pebble garden that appears to run right through the glass. A large double-sided fireplace provides another visual connection between inside and out, linking the living room with a terrace.

In the living area, a muted palette of materials continues the Californian urban beach house concept. These include whitewashed oak floors, a polished white marble mantel and hearth, teak millwork and seatoned glass tiles. “White walls and built-in teak cabinets define the different spaces within the communal living area, with the wood injecting an organic

Facing page, top: The remodeled entry is lighter and more airy than the original. Glass walls and an indoor-outdoor pebble garden blur the line between inside and out. Facing page, lower and left: Sleek wood cabinets and whitewashed oak floors balance crisp white walls in the spacious, open-plan family living area. Above: Clerestory windows help to draw the eye out to the view.

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element and warmth into the primarily stark palette,” says Montalba. “The clean lines and tranquil, reflective materials, along with the pleasant breezes and framed ocean views, all help to create the effect of a contemporary beach house, despite the hilltop site,” says Montalba. There are three separate guest suites on the ground floor – two of these have two


bedrooms each. And there is a master suite on the upper level, which offers expansive views. A second family room on this level opens out to a new roof deck, or urban cabana, that features a retractable custom sunshade. Ship-style steel wire balustrading rims the deck, furthering the nautical link. See video of this project at trendsideas.com/us2911p10

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Architect: Montalba Architects, Inc (Santa Monica, CA), David D Montalba AIA, SIA, Michael Knopoff AIA, with Josh Russell, Nathaniel Kean, Alexander Kith, Lori Marmolejo, Jennifer Fleming Interior design: Montalba Architects, Inc with ThinkPure Landscape designer: Polly Furr, Venice Studio Structural engineer: The Office of Gordon Polon Builder: Sarlan Builders Cabinet company: Wright’s Custom Cabinets

Doors and windows: Fleetwood Windows & Doors Flooring: European white oak from DuChateau Floors Paints and varnishes: Benjamin Moore Lighting: Elco Lighting, Modular International, Contrast Lighting, Philips Lightolier, Liton Lighting, Tokistar Lighting, Bartco Lighting; Hevi Lite exterior sconce Furniture in living room: Minotti Hamilton sofa, Design Around Objects Petrified Wood side tables, B&B Italia Harry ottoman in Koto leather

Furniture in family room: Minotti Nolan sofa, Phase Design Cyrus glass coffee table Furniture in dining room: B&B Italia Maxalto table and Solo chairs Art: Ruth Bachofner Kitchen cabinets: Refurbished existing Ovens and cooktop: Wolf Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Bathroom vanity: White oak wood veneer, quartz top with integral basin Faucets: Hansgrohe Axor Uno2 Wall tiles: Ann Sacks Mirror lighting: Artemide Bliss

Above left and far left: The master suite is now positioned on the upper level, with the bed placed to provide the best view. Bathrooms have a similar material palette. Above: A second family room on the top floor opens to a rooftop deck, which the architect describes as an urban cabana. The canvas shade canopy was custom designed. Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by John Linden

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Gracious welcome A picture of classic Georgian charm from the street, this home now benefits from a light-filled, flowing interior

Preceding pages: Built in 1912, this house has more than stood the test of time, especially on the outside. Peterssen/Keller Architecture undertook the remodel, which included excavating at the rear for additional basement space. Interior design was by Engler Studio. Above: The entry, like the rest of the interiors, is now lighter and brighter. An antique Japanese tea cabinet works well with the new stained oak floors.


A remodel of a classically styled house often has to address claustrophobic interior layouts, along with under-considered refits. Faced with such hurdles, remodelers typically aim to sweep away clutter, and open up the interiors to let the good bones of the original architecture shine. On this project, the owners had bought a Georgian house with a view to renovate. The Peterssen/Keller Architecture team of Gabriel Keller, Carl Olson and Lars Peterssen provided the architectural design, with interior design by Linda Engler and Emily Thull of Engler Studio. Keller says the house had an attractive, not

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too ornate exterior and a generous back yard. “While there was not much that needed to be done to the facade, inside the spaces felt cramped and lacked flow – for example, the modest, narrow kitchen was a dead end. Worst of all, an earlier addition on the rear of the home cut off the light and connection to the backyard. “Perhaps the most overwhelming issue we faced was the dark, oppressive nature of the interiors. The restricted size of the connections between rooms, combined with somber paint tones and woodwork that darkened over time made the heart of the home feel fairly gloomy.”

For the remodel, Peterssen/Keller removed the office and porch addition and introduced a new kitchen with an adjacent banquette breakfast area and a separate family room alongside. “We took out a disused service stair and powder room near the old kitchen and put a large butler’s pantry in its place,” says Keller. “This expands functionality and storage in the kitchen, and is also perfect for entertaining. Now there’s a relaxed circulation around the first floor, from the entry to the living room and kitchen, then back through the butler’s pantry to the dining room near the front door.”


Above: The dining table has an antique flavor but is actually a new Hickory White extension table that seats up to fourteen. A custom white-washed buffet complements the antique Swedish dining chairs and was designed by Engler Studio. Left: This powder room was replaced with a butler’s pantry, which doubles as a linking passage between the kitchen and dining room. The excessive use of dark wood had made the interiors feel oppressive.

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Peterssen/Keller also added a mud room on the kitchen side of the house, creating a logical access to the back lawn. Next to the living room, an original sunroom was restored. It now incorporates French doors repurposed from the original master bedroom. Other improvements involved replacing all the floors with stained oak, and introducing broad casements between living spaces to allow the light to penetrate right through the home. Rooms that experience the heaviest day-to-day wear – the kitchen, mudroom and sunroom – are finished in hard-wearing beadboard.

Left and top: Seating in the living room includes a Hickory Chair sofa, finished in a Stark textile, and a pair of Amy Howard fauteuils, covered in Travers cloth. The cocktail table and lamps are Mr Brown, while the footstool, corner chair and wall sconces are antique. Above: Two Formations chairs in an indoor-outdoor Perennials fabric take pride of place in the sunroom. The room had been compromised as part of an earlier renovation.

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Above: The new kitchen is light-filled and served by a spacious butler’s pantry. White cabinetry provides a compelling contrast to the richly stained floors. The absence of upper cabinets helps maintain the airy feeling. A large floor area paired with an efficient work triangle makes it easy for several family members to use the kitchen at the same time. Most surfaces are white unless they are constantly being touched – such as the kitchen counters and stair bannisters.


Bookshelves were added on the landing and some of the stained glass window panes replaced with clear glazing in this area to let in more light, says Carl Olson. “We repeated existing crown mouldings and other classic detailing in the reworked spaces. And most of the heart of the home is now white, including the central staircase. Darker colors are only seen on surfaces that are often touched, such as the bannister, which is black. With these light-filled rooms, larger cased openings and updated color palette, the look of the home has been completely transformed.”

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Interior designer Linda Engler says the owners wanted understated rooms with a sense of quiet opulence. “In the kitchen, the custom range hood and Moroccan tile backsplash form the centerpiece. While the paneled cabinetry has a traditional air, the large hood offers a more contemporary aesthetic. The non-directional stainless steel finish has the lustrous look of pewter.” With the inclusion of a butler’s pantry, it was possible to avoid upper cabinets in the kitchen, which would have blocked natural light. The white cabinetry and beadboard walls, along

with a solid walnut countertop that acts as a butcher’s block, give the kitchen a practical feel. But there are personal touches too, such as cabinet hinges modeled on icebox door clasps and antique posters sourced by the owners. Interiors finishes are an eclectic mix of the traditional and opulent, and the occasionally surprising. A uniform palette of gray, white and turmeric, and a sense of common scale for the furniture draws the rooms together, says Engler. “In the living room for example, the chairs have classically styled frames but are upholstered in hard-wearing materials. A coffee table

with a gesso finish makes a playful counterpoint to the formal seating and grand piano.” Understated contrast continues in the dining room. Engler custom designed the sideboard that sits beneath the stained glass windows, giving it a whitewash finish to complement the gray wash of the antique Swedish dining chairs. The rawness of these pieces is contrasted by the antique style of the extension table, the strongly patterned drapes, and the chandelier. The room’s original light fixture is now in the entry. The rejuvenated sunroom has also been a hit with the owners and visitors, says Engler.

Top: The breakfast table has a weathered finish, which contrasts the pristine paneled cabinets. Pendant fixtures above the island are from Waterworks and complement the curvaceous range hood. Above: The traditional stools at the kitchen island are from The Sterling Collection. The new family room behind features French doors that open to the garden. An office addition had previously blocked the rear of the home.

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Architect: Gabriel Keller Assoc AIA, Lars Peterssen AIA, Carl Olson Assoc AIA, Peterssen/Keller Architecture (Minneapolis, MN) Interior designer: Linda Engler ASID, Emily Thull ASID, Engler Studio Cabinet company: Braatan Creative Woods Builder: Bob Near, Streeter & Associates Structural engineer: Joe Cain, Mattson Macdonald Young Doors and windows: Marvin Windows and Doors; SP Windows; Simpson Door Company Flooring: Rift-sawn red oak Paints and varnishes: Benjamin Moore Lighting: Urban Electric Company, Waterworks, Rejuvenation, Circa Lighting, Currey & Company, Lamplight Designs Furniture, blinds and drapes: Engler Studio Audiovisual and home theater: John Deering Theater Design Kitchen cabinetry: Inset cabinets with exposed finial hinges, Cliffside icebox latches, Rejuvenation bin pulls Countertops: Soapstone; walnut butcher block on island Backsplash: Ann Sacks Medina field tile in Pale Blue; Marrakech border in White/Pale Blue from Fantasia Showroom Kitchen sink: Shaws Fireclay; Rohl Faucets: Rubinet Raven Range: Wolf Ventilation: Custom, with Vent-A-Hood insert Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele, integrated Bathroom vanity: Braaten Creative Woods, Calacatta marble top Basin: Kallista Barbara Barry Faucets and shower fittings: Kallista Hampstead Tub: Porcher Epoque Nouveau Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Karen Melvin

Above right: In the master bedroom, light patterns and textures bring a soft aesthetic. The bed is by Hickory White and the bench by Hickory Chair. A subtle Ralph Lauren drapery fabric finishes the room. Right: A fireplace formerly at the far right of this picture was removed, allowing the space to be reconfigured more effectively.


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“We initially drew a floorplan that included more furniture, but having decided it would make an ideal area for reading and reflection, the room now has just two chairs. The concrete tile floor is a departure from the rest of the home, and so is the ceiling. Porch ceilings are often painted pale blue – said to keep bees away – so I followed this tradition, but made a stronger statement, with a more intense blue.” Upstairs, Peterssen/Keller created a spacious new master bathroom off the existing master bedroom, allocating the old bathroom space to walk-in closets.

“We removed an open fireplace from the bedroom, allowing us to reorient the space more effectively,” says Keller. “For this master suite, one owner wanted a feminine, floral look and the other, some design punch. We were able to cater to both. The feminine side comes through in the furnishings, rug and drapery, while the bathroom is in a strong, punchy blue. This contrasts with the predominant white of the mosaic floor tiles, the marble countertops and the cabinetry. The chandelier and a clawfoot bath add to the resort-like feel of this space.”

Outwardly refined, the house now offers gracious functionality on the inside too, say the owners. Once gloomy spaces are now light, bright and open to the surroundings, and the wall of windows at the rear of the kitchen draws the eye through the home. “The banquette seating area is a favorite spot for family and friends. Whoever comes into the kitchen seems to automatically gravitate to this inviting corner.” To view plans and an image gallery online go to

Top and above: The new master bathroom is more clearly opulent in style. Wall sconces are from Waterworks and the ceiling fixture is from Currey & Company. Tiny hexagonal floor tiles add to the classical appeal, as does the freestanding tub. The W Van Deusen Blue color is an exception to the white walls elsewhere in the home, and provides the drama that one owner wanted.


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Nature study Remodeling this 1960s post-and-beam house has opened it up to the landscape and enhanced the guest entry and living spaces


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In the ’60s, prefabricated houses were beginning to make an impact in the new home market, with several companies offering customized variations on a range of standard architectural plans. This post and beam house, originally designed and built by Deck House, was such a project. The current owners, who bought the property in 2007, liked the woodsy Mid-century Modern feel of the house. An exposed cedar deck ceiling, and high-quality mahogany wood-framed doors and windows were key attributes.


Facing page, top and lower: Before-and-after images tell the story behind the transformation of this prefabricated post-and-beam house by architect Bill Waddell of Distinctive Architecture. To create a sense of arrival, the entry was moved closer to the front of the house and an etchedglass canopy cantilevered over a new terrace. Above, far left and left: To open up the interior, two non load-bearing walls were replaced with 7ft-high sapele mahogany cabinets. This cabinet in the living area (above) conceals a television above the fireplace. The original entry (left) opened directly into the formal dining room.

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Top: The freestanding cabinets also help to define different areas within the open-plan living space. This seating and table games area occupies the space formerly taken by the entry. Full-height glazing maximizes the leafy outlook. Above and above right: The kitchen was moved to the opposite side of the living space, so new glazing could open up the house to the best view. The cabinetry teams sapele mahogany with maple. Right and far right: In addition to removing walls, the architect took out an inglenook-style fireplace and a skylight in the area that is now the kitchen.


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But it was clear the house had never been designed to maximize this particular site, says architect Bill Waddell, who was commissioned to design a major remodel. “The entry was rather awkward, with guests needing to walk up a long path at the side of the house to get to the front door,” he says. “And the roofline of the garage, which had been added later, was 4in lower than the rest of the house. “The interior was also tired. The main living spaces were divided by walls and the house lacked the openness and flow

the owners required. The best outlook was blocked by the kitchen cabinets. The renovation needed to provide a more powerful connection with the outdoors and the leafy woodland landscape.” The entry was consequently moved back towards the street and clearly defined by an elevated wood terrace and a large, steel-framed, etched-glass canopy that provides shelter in wet weather. “To conceal the awkward gap between the roof heights, which was making the boards prone to rot, I added a thickened


wall structure that extends out from the house,” Waddell says. “This also helps to anchor the entry, visually. “We added an entry foyer, which had been lacking – in the original layout, guests walked straight into the formal dining room. Because the remodeled laundry, family entry and powder room are at the garage end of the house, the family now get to pass through the new foyer on a daily basis and enjoy the same arrival experience as guests.” Major changes are also heralded in the

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rest of the interior. Notably, the kitchen was moved to the opposite side of the large living area, and internal walls removed to open up the space. “At some period, former owners had replaced the original kitchen with more traditional cabinets that did not fit in with the era of the house,” says Waddell. “In moving the kitchen across the room, we were also able to introduce full-height fixed windows and doors to the side of the room with the best outlook, so there is now a private, unobstructed view.”

Facing page and left: The formal dining area remains in the same location, but is now quite separate from the entry. The exposed brick wall was one of the defining features of the original ’60s architecture. An LZF Lamps pendant light above the table adds a touch of drama. Above: A family living area, positioned at the far end of the house, is the main television room. This room also maximizes the leafy, woodland outlook.

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Legend to plans: 1 entry, 2 garage, 3 sauna, 4 bathroom, 5 kitchen, 6 living room, 7 informal dining room, 8 formal dining room, 9 table games area, 10 family room, 11 main bedroom, 12 office/ nursery, 13 closet, 14 bathroom. Above right: The master suite was also renovated and full-height glazing introduced. The bedroom now opens directly to the ensuite bathroom – the bathroom was originally across a passageway.


The new kitchen features sleek cabinets in light maple and dark sapele mahogany, which are teamed with Ubatuba granite countertops. The maple matches the color of the red oak floors, while the sapele mahogany complements the window and door frames, and new cabinets in the main living area. “Two walls that separated the formal dining area and original entry were also removed and replaced with freestanding, 7ft-high mahogany wood cabinets,” says the architect. “One of these incorporates a

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double-sided fireplace that opens to both the living and formal dining areas. The lower height of these cabinets provides a visual link between the spaces. It also means the whole ceiling is exposed, which reinforces the rhythm of the open postand-beam structure.” Removing a single skylight above the former kitchen also helped to restore the beauty of the ceiling. The formal dining area remains in its original position, beside an internal exposed brick wall. But the entry opposite

is now a seating area with a small table used for games. The former front door was replaced with full-height glazing so the owners can now enjoy the view out both sides of the room. Lighting was also changed, with new tracks installed to run wiring along the ceiling deck. The new lights make the interior much brighter, says Waddell. Other changes included the complete remodel of the master suite. Here again, windows were enlarged, and walls removed to provide a more coherent flow.

Architect: Bill Waddell, Distinctive Architecture (Durham, NC) Builder: Krichco Construction Cabinet company: Smirnov’s Cabinetry and Design Siding: Red cedar from Fitch Lumber Company Doors and windows: Jeld-Wen AuraLast through Restoration Woodworks Skylights: Velux Flooring: Quarter-sawn red oak Paints and varnishes: Sherwin-Williams Lighting: Halo; LZF Lamps pendants Kitchen cabinets: Maple and sapele mahogany with deep brown stain; clear matt lacquer to both woods Kitchen sink: Elkay

Faucets: Hansgrohe Talis in polished chrome Countertops: Giallo Ornamental granite on sapele mahogany cabinets; honed Ubatuba granite with antiquing sealer on maple cabinets; honed Nero Assoluto granite with antiquing sealer on fireplace Ventilation: Broan Rangemaster Provisa Refrigerator: KitchenAid Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Russell Abrahams

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To the manor born This remodel has transformed a farmhouse-style home into something more formal – the house now has balance and refinement

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Preceding pages: On this remodel project by Burns & Beyerl Architects, original elements such as tall windows, dormers across eaves and columned porches are repeated, creating a home that is wellproportioned and balanced from all angles. Above: A new family room at the far right continues the vocabulary of connected volumes. A stone base on the addition helps signal a change. The ring driveway is also new.


Fundamental architectural changes will bring improved functionality to an under-considered home. However, it can be the close attention to detailing that ultimately allows a house to really shrug off one personality, and take on another. This 1940s home started out as a modest farmhouse. Although it had good bones, it was short on detailing and suffered from an incongruous box-like addition in the ‘80s. A comprehensive renovation inside and out by Edward Twohey and Gary Beyerl of Burns & Beyerl Architects has given the house the grace and dignity of an English manor. Interior

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finishes were the work of Peyton Merrill Design. Initially consulted on the kitchen area, Gary Beyerl suggested removing the two-story addition, and introducing more appropriate elements and detailing to realize the home’s full potential. Taking inspiration from the front porch, the concept was to create two new pavilions – with a similar look on each side of the house drawing everything together. “In addition, we suggested adding a new family room at the end of the home, more in keeping with the original scale and style. The owners decided all this work would go ahead.”

First Twohey and Beyerl replaced the rather spindly columns on the entry porch with more substantial versions. These were repeated on the new pavilions at the rear and side of the home. “For the family room extension, we decided to continue the look of a series of distinct yet complementary volumes. To this end, the family room has a rustic stone base, which works as a differentiating factor and as a continuation of the material used for the chimneys.� New exterior detailing includes dormers breaking across the eaves to match the existing windows, a horizontal band around the facade


Top and above: One of the new pavilions is shown here from both sides. A horizontal band adds another detail and allows for water run-off from the gabled windows set over the eaves. The architects say the formal landscaping underpins the home’s new-found gentrification. Left: An unfortunate glazed, box-like addition was introduced in the 1980s. This was removed and one of the pavilions stands in its place.

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Above: The aesthetic in the family room draws the outdoors in, with a fireplace in the same stone as the exterior. There is also a new classic tongue-and-groove ceiling. Grasscloth walls add warmth and texture. Right: The dining room has a formal appeal – a silver-leaf wallpaper, ornate chandelier and large giltframed mirror all play their part.


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and engaged pilasters, says Edward Twohey. “With these changes, the house achieved a sense of cohesion and formality, and now looks its best from all angles. To reinforce this, we reoriented and reconfigured the approach. A looped driveway now leads up to the entry in a gentle swoop, allowing visitors to take in the length of the house at a glance.� Formal landscaping by Culliton Quinn adds to the visual drama of the covered porches. Interiors were also part of this project. Now a central corridor with a wet bar opens to the family room, existing formal living room,

dining room and office. Upstairs, rooms were also rearranged. A new master bedroom was created on the upper level of one pavilion, with the original master bedroom repurposed as the master bathroom. The upstairs hallway was set directly above the one on the floor below, and the two-car garage was extended in length. Designer Peyton Merrill says she wanted the interiors to reflect the more dignified look of the upgraded architecture. “However, for the new family room, a more rustic, relaxed feel was appropriate. I had been on vacation at Sea Island, Georgia, and took

inspiration from the local architecture there to introduce wood beams and a tongue-andgroove ceiling. The stone fireplace brings the rusticity of the chimneys inside, and the light fixture is made from oak wine barrels.” Merrill says she chose grasscloth for the walls to warm up the space visually. “I wanted a more formal look for the dining room and consequently specified a silver-leaf wallpaper with touches of pink and purple. The Suzanne Kasler/Hickory Chair dining chairs contrast the dark wood of the round table, while the chandelier sets off the scene.”

Above: The new linking hallway opens to the formal dining room one way and the family room and office the other. This improves the flow of the home and with a wet bar, has become a congregating point in the home. Doorways are aligned with tall exterior windows in adjacent rooms to provide sight lines right through the interior. Wood floors laid in a herringbone pattern are another feature of the hallway.

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House designers: Edward Twohey AIA, Gary Beyerl AIA, Burns + Beyerl Architects (Chicago, Illinois) Interior designer: Peyton Merrill Design Landscape architect: Culliton Quinn Landscape Builder: Kim Eriksen, Eriksen Armstrong Corporation Structural engineer: Hutter Trankina Engineering Bricks: Stone, blended to original, from Lurvey Roof: Cedar shake Doors and windows: Marvin Flooring: Plain-sawn red oak Paints and varnishes: Benjamin Moore Drapes: Family room drapery in Twigs, from Samuel and Sons Cabinetry and bathroom vanity: Glenview Custom Cabinets Basin: Evana, under-counter, by Villeroy & Boch Faucets: Low Level by Perrin & Rowe Shower fittings: Relexa Rustic shower head by Grohe Shower glass: Bartlett Bathroom floor: Carrara, herringbone pattern, from Tithof Tile & Marble Wall tiles: Glass subway tile Bathroom lighting: Sconces and gallery light fixtures from Circa Lighting Fireplace: Masonry Outdoor furniture: Restoration Hardware Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Nathan Kirkman

On the second story, the central hallway has the look of 1920s Hollywood, says Merrill. “Operable wall panels open to storage and a walk-in wardrobe. We chose hexagonal mirrors to add to the glam factor. Crown mouldings are repeated from existing detailing.� The original fireplace has been retained in the new master bathroom, where marble floor tiles and a freestanding tub add to the refined, resort-like aesthetic.

Facing page: The owners wanted a Hollywood-style glamour for the upstairs hallway. Operable wall panels push back to reveal storage and a walk-in wardrobe.

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Left: The covered rear porch looks over the sloping rear lawn, designed to facilitate water run-off.


Top left and above left: A central area of honed tiles laid in a herringbone pattern provides a subtle contrast to the surrounding polished tilework.

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Hidden benefits Now you see it, now you don’t – push-button technology and eco design are at the heart of the new Pandora and Cinetica kitchen collections from Bazzèo by NYLoft Space is often at a premium in lofts, apartments and city homes, and it’s usually the kitchen that’s compromised. However, all that is about to change, thanks to an innovative cabinetry line just released by Bazzèo by NYLoft – a multi award-winning USA manufacturer of high-end, eco-friendly designer cabinets. Bazzèo has teamed up with ODA – Office for Design and


Architecture – to introduce the Pandora and Cinetica collections. Bazzèo founders Ana Sternberg and Iko Aviv say Pandora rightly conjures up the mythological Pandora’s Box. Unlike that box, however, this Pandora’s Box opens up to reveal a host of good things, says CEO Ana Sternberg. “In many homes today, the kitchen is an integral part of an open-plan living area,

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and people want to conceal the more functional aspects. They want cabinetry that integrates with the entire space – and they don’t necessarily want to see appliances, faucets and cooktops. They also want to maximize counter space. Pandora and Cinetica provide an ideal solution.” It’s the ultra-modern design technology that makes it possible. At the simple touch of

a button, from smartphone, tablet or wall panel, entire shelves and small cabinets are concealed into the kitchen island or perimeter cabinets. Even faucets and cooktops can be installed with an automated system that allows them to vanish from view, freeing up space on the countertop. “Being able to conceal the more functional aspects of the kitchen means clutter can be

eliminated and the living space is not compromised,” says Aviv, the creative mind behind Pandora and Cinetica. In the Pandora cabinetry shown on these pages, a large wood tabletop can be pulled out at right angles to the island. And four stools can be wheeled out from within the island to provide an instant dining suite. There is also a swivel television stand that

can be raised from within the island, and the cabinetry hides drawers and shelving, so there is still plenty of storage. Aviv says elements can be raised or lowered individually, or all at once, with a one-touch button. Cabinets are customized, and are available in a wide variety of finishes, including wood veneer, Corian, natural stone and lacquer.

Facing page: This sleek kitchen blends seamlessly into the wider living space. But it’s what’s going on behind the scenes that spells the difference for the Pandora cabinetry line, designed in collaboration with Ryoko Okada of ODA and just released by Bazzèo by NYLoft. Above and left: The island opens up to reveal a concealed tabletop, four stools, hidden drawers and shelves and a swivel television stand. All images by Antony DiPrimo.

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Above: Entire shelving units can be raised at the touch of a button with the new Cinetica cabinetry collection designed by Yaarit Sharoni of ODA for Bazzèo by NYLoft, and seen here in the New York showroom. Cinetica’s raised shelving replaces conventional upper cabinets. Right: When the Cinetica shelving is lowered, it allows an unobstructed view within an open-plan living space. It also means the cabinetry can be placed in front of windows.


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Back to the future Even when disaster befalls a home, it’s possible to rebuild and recapture the original splendor, as these projects illustrate

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Design history revisited To rebuild this historic Tudor house after extensive fire damage, the architects referred back to the original architectural drawings by Hentz, Reid & Adler Preceding pages and above: This rebuilt Tudor house has retained its original character, but has been updated to better suit modern living. At the rear, the new basement terrace level opens up to a landscaped courtyard. The screened porch and garages were also rebuilt. Facing page: From the street, it is impossible to tell the new from the old. New clay roofing tiles were custom made to match the profile of the original tiles.


Rebuilding a home damaged by fire creates an opportunity to improve on what went before. For the owners of this historic Tudor house, it also meant they were able to build the house closer to the original architect’s specifications. Todd Pritchett and Craig Dixon of Pritchett + Dixon, the architects commissioned to design the rebuild, say they were able to source the original

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architectural drawings from the Atlanta Historic Center and noticed that some of the detailing had been omitted when the house was built in 1916. “In rebuilding the house, we have ended up with many details that are more closely aligned with the intentions of architect Neel Reid of Hentz, Reid & Adler – one of Atlanta’s most renowned architects,” says Pritchett.

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Top, above and far right: In the kitchen, a large bay window with banquette seating duplicates the original design. Most of the appliances are integrated to retain the traditional look. There is a second smaller kitchen (far right) on the lower level, which can be used when the owners are entertaining. Above right: The living room incorporates many traditional features as specified by the original architect, Neel Reid.


The architectural heritage of the house is a passion for owners Evan Lindsay and Dr Nancy Cox, so there was no question they would embark on a rebuilding program when the house was destroyed by fire and subsequent water damage. And as the house is in a heritage neighborhood, it was also a legal requirement that the exterior stay true to the original design.

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“The front and sides of the house were the only pieces retained,” says Dixon. “These facades were propped up, like a Hollywood movie set, while the rest of the house was demolished and completely rebuilt, from the ground up.” Working within the exact same footprint, the architects were able to almost double the floor area. Much of this space was gained by opening up

the basement, or terrace level, which opens onto a landscaped courtyard. This accommodates a guest suite, workout area, home theater, storage, and a small kitchen for entertaining. “We were also able to build an entirely new level in the attic space,” says Lindsay. “This houses another guest suite, a cedar closet, and an office for both of us, with a large partners’ desk.”

But it is on the main living floor where much of the new detailing is evident. “We copied the peaked arch detail from the front entry, and brought this inside,” says Pritchett. “It features in several areas, including the fireplace and on various openings. The new mouldings crafted to the original specifications provide another interesting detail, but the duplicating process was

not straightforward – new tools had to be made.” While the new windows, with their divided lites, appear to be exact copies of the originals, they incorporate energy-efficient glazing. “The house had to meet all the present-day building codes, while not sacrificing the heritage elements. This made it a very challenging project,” says Dixon. “But the owners

were very committed to the cause. All the lighting is low voltage and even the refrigeration was chosen for its energy efficiency.” Reclaimed oak features on the floors. This was specially milled so that the growth grain would look exactly like the oak boards dating back to 1916. The new stair balustrading also echoes Reid’s original design, although it is 6in higher to

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Architect: Craig Dixon, Todd Pritchett, Pritchett + Dixon, Inc (Atlanta, GA) Interior designer: Carol Swetman ASID, Swetman Design, Inc Landscape architect: Paige Shaw Lighting designer: Bryant Taylor Structural engineer: Skywark Engineering, Inc Builder: True Construction Cabinet company: Krough Cabinetry Roofing: Custom clay tiles to match original Doors and windows: Robert Bowden Flooring: Reclaimed white oak Paints and varnishes: Benjamin Moore Lighting: Circa Kitchen cabinets: Stained cherry Countertops: Calacatta Gold Extra and natural quartz from Marmi Natural Stone, Inc Backsplash: Calacatta Gold Extra Kitchen sink: KWC Faucets: Waterworks Range: Wolf Ventilation: Best Refrigeration: Gaggenau Dishwasher: Miele Bathtub: BainUltra from Renaissance Tile & Bath Vanity unit: Lacquered with Calacatta Gold top Basin and faucets: Waterworks Tiles: Calacatta Gold mosaics from Renaissance Tile & Bath Awards: 2012 Urban Design Commission Award for Excellence in Architecture; 2013 Grand Winner, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Bath of the Year Contest Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Galina Coada

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Top right: The stairs were rearranged to accommodate new stairways to the attic and lower level. However, the balustrading echoes the original design, but is slightly higher. Above right and facing page: White marble features extensively in the greatly enlarged master bathroom. To provide heritage detailing, the design team specified custom mosaic patterns for the flooring and shower walls.


meet the current building code. Not surprisingly, the kitchen retains a traditional flavor, with white painted cabinets teamed with cherry wood. Wherever possible appliances are integrated to retain an uncluttered look. There is also a butler’s pantry at the rear. For the owners, one of the key improvements was on the second floor. “We were able to construct

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a wonderful master suite with a very large bathroom and two walk-in closets,” says Lindsay. “There is also a porch where we can have a morning coffee overlooking the rear garden.” Pritchett says the original house had a much smaller Jack and Jill bathroom – it was shared with a second bedroom. The space taken by both these rooms was given over to the new bathroom.

“It is modernized, but we have kept the traditional character, with lots of white marble used in a heritage style. The floor has inlaid marble mosaics, and the shower walls also feature intricate mosaics.” The design team and the owners say the overall success of the rebuild is reflected in the fact that, for the most part, it is impossible to tell the new from the old.

Flowing charms Contemporary or classic, or both? The sculptural new Grandera™ collection from Grohe suits all decors Today, informed design doesn’t always fit one distinct category or another. An eclectic decor is also very much in favor. So it makes good sense for a faucet innovator to create a collection that melds gracefully with both traditional and modern looks, and designs that sit in between. Grohe products often attract international design awards on the strength of their stand-out form, attention to detail and the use of highend technologies, says Mike Purcell, director of product marketing, Grohe America. “And Grohe’s new Grandera™ bath collection is no exception. This refined product line merges round and square forms to create an individual ‘squircle’ shape – an harmonious look that suits a range of design styles. “The extensive, fashion-forward collection includes single and classic wide-set faucets, deck-mounted Roman tub fillers and floormounted fillers; coordinated overhead showers and hand showers.” Grohe has also created a matching range of white porcelain accessories – everything from soap dispensers and beakers to shower shelves. Products in the collection are available in two sleek finishes, chrome and brushed nickel. “Both finishes are scratch resistant and never lose their shine, even when subjected to heavy use and frequent cleaning. The collection features Grohe SilkMove® technology for a lifetime of smooth operation and precise handling.” Grandera™ is manufactured in Germany to exacting quality standards. “Grandera’s™ fluid forms complement any bathroom decor, whether it is clean-lined and minimalist or more traditional,” says Purcell. For more information, visit the website: www.grohe.com/us.

Left and above: The new Grandera™ collection from Grohe merges square and round profiles to create a distinctive, hybrid form. The soft, sculptural profile lends a sense of fluidity and grace to any bathroom. Options include Roman tub fillers, single-lever faucets and classic wideset faucets. The collection is offered in chrome or brushed nickel.

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In character Rebuilding this Colonial waterfront house was a lesson in restraint – from the understated exterior to the gracious, yet pared-back interior


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One of the best ways to help ensure the authenticity of a traditional home is to resist the urge to overembellish. This house, on an idyllic waterfront site, was rebuilt to capture the understated charm and character of a traditional American Colonial farmhouse of the 1830s. Glenn Gissler, the interior architect who worked on the project with architect Gregg

DeAngelis, says the original house had more of a 1950s suburban colonial look. “It was rather ordinary, with an outdated sensibility,” Gissler says. “The rooms were organized in a very traditional way that didn’t work for modern living. The owners, who are active emptynesters, wanted a house with all the charm and character of an older home, but with

modern conveniences. It was important that the house had a charming, friendly and inviting presence – it needed to reflect the personalities of the owners themselves.” Gissler says the footprint and some aspects of the original house were retained, including the basement and two large fireplaces. But essentially the house was rebuilt in a more authentic architectural

style that fits in with other historic homes in the district. “This project was all about restraint,” says Gissler. “In terms of curb appeal, the owners wanted an understated house, not one with a big ego. Although at 6000sq ft the house is large, it appears more modest. And it’s hard to date – it looks as though it could have been built in the early 19th century, with later additions.”

Above left: It’s the absence of ornate detailing that enhances the authenticity of this traditional American Colonial-style remodel. The house, which sits on a lakefront, has a simple clapboard exterior with a fieldstone base that helps to ground the building visually. The main roof features wood shingles, while the porch roof is raised-seam metal. Above: An informal flagstone path epitomizes the humble, understated design approach.

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Preceding pages: At the rear, the property steps down to the lakefront. Cape Cod chairs and green Charleston porch rockers enhance the sense of retreat. The living room has a desk at one end, and French doors that open to the terrace. The painting of the view is by Kevin Paulsen. Above: Simplicity rules on the interior as well. Shown here, clockwise from top left are the kitchen, breakfast room, living room and television room.


The traditional character is reinforced by the materials – painted wood siding, a base of fieldstone that helps to ground the house visually, wood shingles and metal raised seam roofing. Dormers, galvanized metal lights and a large porch entry also reference the era. “It’s a very unpretentious design approach, which suits the location,” the designer says. “The driveway is gravel

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and even the pathway to the front door is informal, with flagstones set in grass.” From the front entry, there is a spectacular view straight through the house to Long Island Sound beyond. The view of the water is framed by mature trees and enhanced by the traditional double-hung windows and French doors. “The layout of the house was determined by the view,”

says Gissler. “The rooms where the owners spend the most time all open out to the water. “The breakfast room, for example, pops out and has windows on three sides, so the owners can enjoy the view while they are having breakfast. Two columns create a sense of separation from the kitchen. “This room is almost Shaker like in its simplicity. There are

no window treatments and no ornate mouldings – the chandelier is the single decorative element in the room.” The breakfast room, kitchen and television room all feature traditional painted beadboard ceilings. While not structural, large beams add to the authenticity. The beams and ceiling have a glossy paint finish so they appear to shimmer in the natural light that floods inside.

“The owners spend a lot of time in the kitchen, which also has a cozy seating area with a fireplace,” says Gissler. “A great room would have been too monumental in this house. And it would not have been as friendly or welcoming.” The formal dining room projects out one side of the house. Because this volume is a single story, the room has a vaulted ceiling that is painted,

like the walls, in a rich earthy red shade and contrasted by cream trim. “Painting the ceiling the same color as the walls was a way to add a little drama,” says the designer. “The lightcolored trim and the white mats and glass on the antique framed leaves on the wall all help to reflect light. This room is all about intimacy, rather than the view.”

Above: The dining room, within a single-story part of the house, has a vaulted ceiling painted in the same earthy red tone as the walls. The dark shade is offset by cream-colored trim and a collection of antique framed pictures featuring pressed leaves. To ensure the lighting would be in keeping with the character of the house, the fixture was custom designed to resemble lamp light. This room does not have a view; rather it was designed to put the focus on fine dining and entertaining.

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Above: Antiques feature extensively in the house, and include this 18th-century bureau imported from England. The mirror, lamp and bowl are also antique, and are arranged to evoke the past, rather than to faithfully re-create an era. Above right and far right: The master bedroom and guest rooms are in keeping with the architecture. The rugs are reminiscent of handmade quilts, while the wicker chair and iron bed are antiques.


The living room continues the restrained approach, but with an added element of refinement. Like the entry, the room features wall paneling with simple mouldings. Gissler says local building codes prevented raising the ceiling heights. While initially this was of great concern, the end result gives the house a more humble, authentic look that is consistent with the

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historic colonial character. The interior also features many antique furniture pieces and accessories. These are arranged in a very edited way to evoke the feel of a bygone era, rather than to re-create a particular period, says Gissler. “We looked high and low to find these pieces. They give the house a very comfortable, lived-in feeling as opposed to slick, new pieces that would

not have been in the spirit of the house. Similarly, the upholstered furniture was custom designed and manufactured especially for the house. “Essentially, it’s a very tranquil, private residence that expresses the personality of the owners – the warmth comes directly from them.” View, save or share this story at trendsideas.com/us2911p60

Architect: Gregg DeAngelis, DeAngelis Architects (Mamaroneck, NY) Design director, interior architect and interior designer: Glenn Gissler, Glenn Gissler Design (New York, NY) Kitchen designer: Paula Greer, Bilotta Kitchens Landscape designer: Billie Cohen Builder: Taconic Builders Cabinet company: Rutt Handcrafted Cabinetry Doors and windows: Marvin Garage doors: Designer Doors Rugs: Martin Patrick Evan; Tai Ping

Fireplace surround and hearth: Belgian Black granite from Studium Drapes: Travers Bazaar in Charcoal in dining room; Rogers and Goffigon Putti Cigar in family room; Jed Johnson Home Pushkin in Bronze in living room; Travers Southport Check in master bedroom Upholstered furniture: Jonas Front porch lanterns: Barton Sharpe Box Barn Other porch lanterns: Graham’s Lighting Companion Lantern in hallway: Charles Edwards

Lighting in living room: Circa Siena, Dorchester and Windsor Twist Lighting in kitchen: Daniel Berglund pendants; Ann Morris St James sconces Chandelier in dining room: Custom by Daniel Berglund Kitchen cabinets: Satin lacquer Countertops: Uba Tuba honed granite Range: Wolf Ventilation: Best Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Gross & Daley

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Warm hearted Healthy, cozy and highly energy efficient, radiant heat paneling presents an intelligent home heating solution. Warmboard offers advanced options, including a hassle-free retrofit product for remodels Above: This home looks the part in a winter wonderland, and its occupants enjoy comfortable, even heat due to the inclusion of Warmboard-S, a modern radiant heating system. The water-bearing tubes in the high-tech panels are coated with aluminum for rapid conductivity, which translates into highly responsive home heating.


Family health and comfort rank high on the list of priorities for any remodeling project. Thanks to technological advances, retrofitting an interior with radiant heating is one way to ensure both – and save money at the same time. Warmboard is a leading provider of radiant heating panels in North America, says brand manager Ross McCord. “Radiant heating has been popular around the world for many years, but until recently it had attracted only a small market in the United States,” says McCord. “However, times are changing and Warmboard’s high conductivity

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and ease of use make it easier to install and enjoy this efficient heating solution for both remodels and new builds.” The company sells two products, one for each scenario. For new homes and additions, Warmboard-S serves as a primary subfloor and radiant heating panel, installed in one easy step. Warmboard-R is for remodels where it’s easy to install over an existing subfloor or slab, as well as on walls and ceilings. “People choose radiant heat primarily for the levels of comfort it offers,” says McCord. “An added benefit of radiant heat is that

homeowners can expect a reduction of about 25% in heating bills. With Warmboard, they can see this figure improve by another 15% or more, due to our products’ superior conductivity. “Radiant heating is also ideal for those who live with allergies or asthma. There are no noisy fans to blow allergens, dust or pathogens through an otherwise healthy interior.” Instead of heat collecting on the ceiling and making upstairs too hot while downstairs remains cool, radiant heating ensures an even temperature throughout the home. It is easy to control and adjust on a room-by-room basis.

By using the zoning feature, occupants can optimize comfort in some rooms, while turning down the heat in others to conserve energy. McCord says this means Warmboard offers an eco-friendly heating solution for your home. “There are several radiant options available. For warming small areas, like bathrooms, electric mats under tile keep your feet warm. But when you want that cozy comfort throughout your home, along with the lowest heating bills, Warmboard’s patented water-based technology, delivers both by combining high conductivity with fast responding, low mass panels.

Above: Well-suited to new builds, Warmboard-S is a code-approved structural subfloor, which means it is part of the building process. This saves costs as there is no need to buy additional subfloor material. The warmth emanates evenly from the floors – there are no irksome hot and cold spots. In addition, the system can be set up as zones, so you only heat space as required.

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These pages: Looking to remodel but not sure how to get the efficiency, consistency and enjoyment of radiant floor heating? Radiant heat specialist Warmboard has released a product that makes updating existing homes a simple, hassle-free project. The Warmboard-R is a panel specifically designed to be fitted over existing subfloors or slabs, as well as ceilings and walls. Facing page image by Alan Brandt.


“Each Warmboard panel has a thick layer of aluminum bonded on top and tubing is pressed into the channels in this surface, “ says McCord. “The flow of warmth from tubing to aluminum to the floor surface – whether it’s wood, carpet or tile – is extremely efficient, creating a highly responsive heating solution.” In addition, homeowners are able to set water temperatures lower, saving on energy, and wear and tear on the system. Warmboard homes run water between 80-120ºF while other radiant systems operate between 110-180ºF. “The lower temperatures also mean that

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Warmboard products are ideal for integration with alternative forms of energy, including solar and geothermal systems which have limitations on water heating temperatures,” says McCord. “For warm, healthy interiors, modest energy bills, and convenience, Warmboard is a solid option for rebuilds and new builds alike.” Warmboard is located in Aptos, California, phone tollfree 877 338 5493. Email: info@ warmboard.com. Web: www.warmboard.com To view, share and save this article online go to trendsideas.com/go/42156

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Better than ever Renovating an older home provides an ideal opportunity to improve on what went before – perhaps even introducing an entirely new aesthetic

Storybook ending Innovative design and serendipity ensured the remodeling of this ’50s house went exactly according to plan


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Once upon a time there was a young couple who outgrew their home, but they loved the neighborhood and didn’t want to move. With twins expected, they knew they needed more space. The solution? A major renovation that would add more space to their 1950s house and better equip it for modern living. Having seen an interior

they loved in a magazine, the pair approached the interior designer Cynthia Schoonover, who in turn introduced them to architect Joshua Youngner. Working together with builder Royce Flournoy of Texas Construction Company, the designers came up with a plan, which effectively gutted the entire house and rebuilt it from the ground up, adding an extra 15ft to the rear.

With a new steeply pitched roof, arched windows, gabled ends and front porch, the house now has a character that was missing before – that of a much older home. “To reinforce the cottage look, we added copper roof vents, a box window and a simulated dovecote at the top of the large gable,” says Youngner. “There is also a dormer window in the attic

space, which can be made into a large room at a later date.” Flournoy says the mix of siding materials also enhances the detailing. These include stucco and Hardie plank walls, as well as the copper trim. “On the inside, the ceilings were raised from 8ft to 10ft, and the living, dining and kitchen areas opened up to flow from one to the other, with the kitchen positioned in

Preceding pages: A steeply pitched gable roof and traditional detailing have transformed this ’50s house, giving it a character and charm that had been missing before. Facing page: At the rear, the house was extended by 15ft, providing space for a much larger kitchen and an enclosed porch with French doors opening to the garden. Above: Decorative white mouldings enhance the height of the ceilings.

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the new addition. This ensures the owners can look right through the house and enjoy the view of the rear garden from the living room.� Schoonover says that while the owners like a traditional look, they wanted their home to be equal parts practicality and luxury. “The interior also needed visual continuity. I specified a natural linen color for the walls

in the living areas, contrasting this with pure white trims.� For most of the window treatments, white painted shutters, rather than drapes, were chosen. The white oak flooring features a polyurethane finish that is two parts satin to one part gloss, which provides durability and gives the floor an attractive waxed look. The traditional ambiance is further enhanced by the

Left: The new kitchen features traditional cabinets with inset panels and beading. All the cabinets are drawers, providing easy access for china, pots and pans. Top and above: Although the dining room is an internal space, being open to both the kitchen and living room ensures it is flooded with light. Furniture in this room includes a drop-leaf table that can be rectangular, round or oval, and two tall custom-built wire cabinets.

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Above: The master suite opens to the enclosed porch in the addition at the rear of the house. Here again, all the window trims, doors and mouldings are pure white. Right: The guest bedroom has a similar color palette. Facing page: White subway tiles line the shower walls and tub surround in the master bathroom.


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kitchen cabinets, which are a little more decorative than a straight Shaker style – there is beading around the inset panels. White subway tiles on the backsplash, and a farmhouse sink reinforce the look. The three bedrooms and bathrooms continue the theme. Walls in the bedrooms are painted a very light blue – a color repeated on the ceiling of the bathrooms.

“Although the furnishings are not strictly symmetrical, there is a balance to the interior design that makes it very serene and welcoming,” says Schoonover. “At around 2200sq ft, this is a charming house, with a level of design and specification that make it a truly unique jewel, meeting the owners’ requirements, both now and in the future,” says Youngner.

Remodeling architect: Joshua Youngner, Dunwody/Beeland Architects, Inc (Saint Simons Island, GA) Interior designer: Cynthia Schoonover, Cynthia Schoonover Interiors Structural engineer: Feldt Consulting Engineers Builder: Royce Flournoy, Texas Construction Company (Austin, TX) Siding: James Hardie Roofing: CertainTeed Hatteras Doors and windows: Jeld-Wen custom Flooring: White oak

Paints and varnishes: Sherwin Williams; Minwax Lighting: Visual Comfort; Restoration Hardware Furniture: Halo Styles Blinds: Custom plantation shutters Kitchen countertops: Carrara marble Backsplash: DalTile White Sink: Herbeau Faucets: Newport brass Oven and cooktop: Five Star Ventilation: Viking Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel

Bathtub: Kohler Mendota Handbasins: Kohler Caxton Bathroom taps and shower fittings: Newport Brass Floor tiles: DalTile Octagon and Dot Wall tiles: DalTile White Accessories: Restoration Hardware Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Coles Hairston

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Glory days Identity crisis resolved – the bungalow-style features on this house were altered to reveal the beauty of the original architecture


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Not every house fits a precise architectural period – sometimes they can be a hybrid. Take this project, for example. Andrew Peat of Andlyn Industries, the firm responsible for the remodel, says that at first glance the house appeared to be what New Zealanders know as a villa. On closer inspection with architect Jane Aimer of Scarlet Architects it was obvious there were many features more closely aligned to the bungalow style. “The house was suffering an identity crisis,” Peat says. “While it had the verandas, gables, fretwork and beautiful, high pressed metal



Above left, top and above: Extensive renovations have transformed this house, built around 1915. Many original features have been reinstated, the entry changed and the site excavated to accommodate a lower level. Far left and left: As these before images illustrate, the verandas either side of the central gable had been enclosed. The original windows were smaller and out of keeping with the traditional architecture.

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Top: Traditional leadlighting was retained, and replicated where necessary. Above: Pressed metal domed ceilings were fully restored – the decorative pressed metal in the entry hallway had been hidden behind a false ceiling. Above right, facing and following pages: Windows in the formal living room were replaced with versions incorporating the original leadlights.


ceilings of a villa, it also had the small windows and leadlights of a traditional bungalow.” But what the house did have was good bones. Peat says it was structurally sound, built of solid materials and on a prime site. “It was easy to see the potential, although it did not appear as though any work had been done to the house for 40-50 years.” Working with Scarlet Architects, Andlyn Industries project managed and built the renovation, which required extreme attention to detail and precision craftsmanship. The project not only reworked existing elements, including

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the formal entry and the entire northeast facade, but also involved an expansion into the attic space and the basement. Aimer says one of the priorities for change was the height of the windows, which seemed out of proportion to the size of the gabled ends. “The windows were short, so they appeared rather stunted,” she says. “However, they did incorporate attractive leadlights at the top. The solution was to rebuild many of the windows, making them much taller, but we reinstated the original leadlights to the new windows, so the character remains.”

Above: The kitchen-family room opens to a new semi-enclosed loggia that replaces an old sundeck. While the kitchen is on the same side of the room as before, it now features a large island that provides ample space for food preparation and serving, and can double as a casual eating area. Right: Before the remodel – the kitchen was well past its use-by date, and a large pelmet overpowered the French doors to the deck.


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Aimer says that while the style remains somewhat ambiguous, there is a sense of visual continuity and history. Another priority was the need to create a sense of arrival for the house, which sits on a corner site. It was also essential to maximize the outdoor area and landscaping. “The original entry featured a path and a gate right on the corner,” says the architect. “The path cut the site in half. The entry was also confused on the inside – you entered a wide room, turned right to an entry-style hall and then left again to another passage. To improve

the flow, we removed the walls enclosing the two original verandas, which we rebuilt. The entry was moved to the veranda on the right.� The front door, which replicates the original door, now opens directly to an entry hall and the main passage through the house. All the pressed metal ceilings were restored, including magnificent domed ceilings in the larger rooms. Craftsmen made exacting plaster replicas for small areas where the ceilings had rusted due to leaks in the roof. “One of the unexpected finds in house, was the discovery of the beautiful pressed metal


Top: The dark-stained oak flooring that features in the hallways and living areas is echoed by the dark oak kitchen cabinets. A door on the far side of the refrigerator leads to a scullery and laundry. Above and left: The new outdoor room features a glass roof, white painted wood battens and bifolding shutters. With its gas fire it can be used all year round. It replaces an exposed deck.

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Architect: Jane Aimer, Scarlet Architects Interior and kitchen designer: Rachyl Abraham, Tesori Design Builder and kitchen manufacturer: Andlyn Industries Roofing: Dimond by Summit Roofing Louvers: Santa Fe Blinds: NZ Window Shades Drapes: Tesori Design Doors and windows: Wood by Westpine Joinery Door and window hardware: Absolutely Handles Skylights: Velux Tiles: Porcelanosa Lighting: Light Plan Gas fireplace: Rinnai Kitchen cabinetry: Lacquered; oak wood veneer Countertops: Italian Stone Oven, cooktop, refrigeration and dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel Shower fittings: Hansgrohe Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jamie Cobel

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Above: Two new bedrooms, including a master suite with a dressing room, were built into the former attic space – and skylights and dormers added. Above right: The master bathroom features contemporary fittings and a cantilevered vanity in light-stained oak veneer. With plenty of natural light from the skylight, there is no need for artificial lighting by day.


ceilings in the hallway,” says Peat. “These had been completely covered over by a false ceiling with bungalow-style beams.” In rebuilding the north facade, the team removed a deck with an unattractive fibrolite balustrading. The new kitchen-family living area now opens to a covered loggia, complete with glass roof, white-painted wood battens overhead and white shutters. The battens allow filtered sunlight to penetrate, and with an outdoor gas fireplace, the loggia has become an outdoor room that can be used all year round. “With its long row of shutters, the loggia

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also works as a screening device for the family area beyond, creating an intervention between inside and out,” says Aimer. New garaging was added below this area, along with a television room, bedroom and bathroom facilities. Peat says the lower level could be a teenagers’ retreat or guest quarters. “We also built two bedrooms within the attic, one a master suite with dressing room and ensuite bathroom,” says Aimer. “We added skylights and dormer windows, but ensured the raised roof elements were the same pitch as the original – so it looks as though it belongs.”

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Out of the past The exterior of this 18th-century home has been expanded in keeping with its origins, but the interiors tell a more contemporary story

Preceding pages: This Cape Cod-style residence was built in 1768, with the twin gables added 100 years later. A room was added to the left of the front door in the 1960s. The latest remodel adds a level above that. Above: The new dining area features chairs by Robert Allen. The herringbone floors are American walnut. Facing page: Previously the den, the breakfast room features the original fireplace and mantel woodwork.


It is often the graceful exteriors, with their attractive symmetry and detailing, that appeal most to the owner of a classic home. However, while traditional looks are celebrated with roof tiles, windows, gables and sidings, concessions to modern living are likely required indoors. This gracious home, which has been expanded and remodeled by interior designer and owner Patricia Finn-Martens, has a long, colorful past – it was built in 1768 for a sea captain who was subsequently lost at sea. Over the years, the modest Cape Cod-style home has been extended from its core form,

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with new wings introduced on either side and Gothic gables added to the roof. In 1991, the house was moved back from its street-front location, which at time of building was just a meandering lane, says Finn-Martens. At this point, a garage was tucked in under one wing and a deck added. “My first step in this remodel was to build a new master bedroom over the single-story room added in the 1960s. We matched all sidings, window treatments and roof shingles to the existing exterior elements, except for a bay window that is of its own style. This faces the

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Above: This area was stripped right back to the studs to make way for the spacious new, openplan living room. A pair of Marvin French casement windows more than double the amount of natural light and take maximum advantage of the southwest exposure and wooded lot. Furnishings are a mix of contemporary and classic. The steel coffee table is from Perry Design and the sconces are from Objet Insolite. Attention to scale and a simple color palette draw the elements together.


woods at the side of the house, so its individual look doesn’t detract from the historic frontage.” A snaking brick path has also been added as a fitting approach to the cottage-like home. Indoors, Finn-Martens made more dramatic revisions. The original interiors had comprised a rabbit warren of small rooms, designed this way to conserve heating. Three fireplaces feed into one substantial chimney, which is the anchor stone of the original structure. “Initially, I was happy with the interiors,” says the owner. “However, after a design education in New York City, my tastes evolved. In

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pursuit of more generous, open living spaces, I removed two internal walls and shuffled rooms around, stripping most areas back to the studs.” The owner turned the existing living room into the dining area, and reinvented a den as the breakfast room. The old dining area, with walls removed, has been transformed into a spacious, clean-lined living room with open connections to the reconsidered, light-filled kitchen. “In some areas, we retained the original mouldings; in others we stripped them out. The modern living spaces and master bedroom have detailing on the base boards only.”



Top and above: A 13ft by 2ft by 8½ft high bay was added to the kitchen and the raised hearth was removed, making way for the large island. The end windows are operable to provide cross ventilation. Countertops are honed limestone and the cabinetry has a subtle Asian aesthetic. Far left and left: The kitchen fireplace, part of the original home, had been clad in brick during an earlier remodel. The owner removed this and applied a limestone finish.

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Above: The guest bedroom is on the opposite side of the house to the master bedroom and has remained unchanged. Both the bedding and window treatments are made of toile deJouy, purchased by the owner on a trip to Paris. The antique dresser completes the picture. The ceiling follows the line of the gabled roof.


With various detail treatments in the home, it is the light tan color scheme and floor finishes that give the interiors cohesion. American walnut floors were laid through the public spaces. In the living room, breakfast room and kitchen the boards are set diagonally – partly to lead the eye between the adjacent spaces. In the new dining room, by the entry, they are set out in a herringbone pattern. “The intricate patterning offers a dramatic feature and works particularly well in this selfcontained space,” says the owner. Using this throughout would have been too busy visually.”

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Two pairs of wide Marvin French casement windows double the amount of natural light in the new living room and at the same time take maximum advantage of the wooded outlook. The kitchen has also been transformed. Finn-Martens extended its footprint by adding a substantial bay window at the rear of the home. The original fireplace in this room was refaced in limestone, replacing the tired brickwork that had covered it previously. And an obstructive raised hearth was removed, freeing up room space for the introduction of a new island. “The kitchen has a light Asian aesthetic, a

style I admire for its simplicity – the Smallbone by Devizes cabinetry is called Mandarin. There are no wall cabinets, because the ceiling height is only seven feet. Instead, cabinets are either undercounter or full height. The countertops, like the fireplace mantel, are honed limestone.� Upstairs the original master bedroom has been turned into a walk-in dressing room for the new master bedroom. As head height was limited, the latter has a shaped ceiling that corresponds to the roofline. Extra volume has been gained for the room by dropping the floor slightly, so that you step down into it.

Above: The master bedroom was the first part of the recent renovation tackled by the owner. This was built on top of the single-story addition made in the 1960s. The original, smaller, master bedroom is now a walk-in wardrobe. A feature of the room is the expansive window that takes in the woodland views. Left: A toilet cubicle was added to the bathroom and the space was lined in limestone for a more luxurious feel.

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Interior designer, kitchen designer and owner: Patricia Finn-Martens, Finn-Martens Design (Beverly Farms, MA) Builder: Stueve Contracting Roof: Asphalt shingles Siding: Weatherboard Flooring: American walnut; carpet; limestone in bathroom Rugs: Tufenkian in breakfast and living room; Landry & Arcari in dining room Doors: Marvin Paints: Benjamin Moore Furniture: Dining chairs by Robert Allen Kitchen manufacturer: Smallbone of Devizes, UK Cabinetry: Mandarin by Smallbone Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Jamie Cobel

Above right: The garage was added when the house was moved away from the street in 1991 and this entire wing was added well after the original construction centuries ago. The residence has been resited to blend into the mature trees. Right: The recent renovation added the master bedroom over a rear deck, turning the deck into a covered porch. Every aspect of the home is designed to take in the leafy setting.

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The modest bathroom was also addressed in the remodel, albeit within the same footprint. A toilet cubicle was added, and the space is now finished in limestone for a luxurious feel. In keeping with the interiors’ contemporary sensibility, the furniture is eclectic, modern and understated. The various elements are pulled together by tonal harmony and a balanced scale. Ultimately this is a classically styled house with a contemporary, open-plan heart. For a video and gallery online go to trendsideas.com/go/39641

Beside the sea Every detail in this remodeled 1940s cottage is designed to reference the architectural vernacular of traditional coastal homes

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While a seaside cottage that serves as a vacation home may be charming – if a little rough and ready – there comes a time when more comfort is called for. Architect Robert Hidey says this was precisely the case with his own family’s vacation home, which dated back to 1946. “With its solid redwood construction, the house had served us well over the years, and we still appreciated the smallscale cottage detailing. But many of the rooms were substandard, including the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen, which

was in a separate room. And the flow was not ideal – the rear bedroom was reached through a second bedroom-office space.” Hidey says the position of the front door, at the side of the house, was also awkward – guests were squeezed into an unappealing 3ft-wide alley space. The architect consequently moved the entry to the front right side of the house, where he created a transitional lobby space. The entry now lines up with the stairs leading up from the street, and creates a much stronger sense of arrival.


Above left and left: This beachside bungalow has undergone a major transformation that has greatly improved its curb appeal, as well as its functionality. The original entry (left) was out of sight around the side of the house. This has been moved to the front, with the front door now perfectly aligned with the stairs leading up from the street. The renovation was designed by architect-owner Robert Hidey. Above: The front door now opens to a small transition zone, or lobby, lined with wainscoting and decorated with an antique railway clock and antiqued lighting sconces.

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Above and right: Before-and-after images highlight the huge change to the kitchen area. Originally a separate room on the other side of the entry, the kitchen is now an integral part of the great room. The painted brick fireplace, on the left of the before image, was removed to open up the space. Facing page, top and following pages: The interior furnishings and art were specified by interior designer Cee Atcheson of Objekt Design. Facing page, lower: 1 foyer, 2 great room, 3 kitchen, 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 6 laundry, 7 office, 8 master suite, 9 garage, 10 carport.

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“Fortunately, the structure of the house had not deteriorated, nor had the exposed beams and tongue-and-groove ceilings on the interior,” says Hidey. “There was a character and a quality to the framework and form that I could work with.” On the exterior, siding was replaced as required, with new horizontal clapboard at the front, and vertical batt and board at the rear. “There had been several additions to the house over the years and there was a subsequent mishmash of window styles

with many inconsistences,” the architect says. “I felt it was better to start over, with new doors and windows, and whitepainted shutters that enhance the coastal aesthetic. It’s a very clean, fresh look that complements the cottage style of the houses in the neighborhood.” On the interior, Hidey removed a central fireplace to open up the great room. The existing bay window – the only original window that remains – was remodeled and is now a key feature of the room. The kitchen area was also absorbed

into the great room to provide a social center for the family. “The island may be of a small scale to suit the proportions of the house, but it is very effective at creating a buffer between the living area and kitchen,” Hidey says. Shaker-style cabinets teamed with gray quartz countertops and traditional hardware complement the authentic cottage feel. And new radius-curved openings to the hallway provide another nod to the traditional vernacular. “The ceiling in the hall is much lower

than in the great room, and this difference is disguised behind radiused openings,” says the architect. “The curves also add character and introduce a little nautical attitude.” The architect extended the hallway to link up with the end bedroom, which is now the master suite. The office is open to this passage, with double French doors leading directly out to an outdoor living area. Similar doors open from the master suite, which was enlarged with a new bathroom addition.

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Above, facing page top and lower: A new passage addition links the original hallway to the master suite at the end of the house. French doors in this passage and in the master bedroom open out to a tranquil outdoor living area. A wide opening in the office effectively borrows space from the passage at the side. Right and far right: The leafy alfresco dining area was formerly a side yard that the owners passed through on their way to the garage at the rear.

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Interior designer Cee Atcheson of Objekt Designs was commissioned to furnish the interior for a tenant. “Everything had to be of a scale that would work with the proportions of the rooms,” she says. “I chose a lot of soft white and off-white linens, so there would be no distraction from the architecture – it is all very light and airy. I introduced bright color accents through the art and accessories. There are a few oversize items also, such as the butter leather ottoman, which ensure the look is also very cozy.”

Architect: Robert Hidey, Robert Hidey Architects (Irvine, CA) Interior designer: Cee Atcheson, Objekt Designs Builder: Robert Hidey Architects Cabinet company: Hartmark Cabinets Structural engineering: Amid Engineering Group Siding: James Hardie Doors and windows: Sierra Pacific Furniture: Custom slip-covered sectional sofa and bed in white linen Flooring: Provenza white oak in Tumbleweed Kitchen cabinets: Painted Shaker style Countertops: Quartz Backsplash: Daltile Brick

Cooktop, oven and ventilation: Viking Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Bosch Kitchen sink: Kohler Faucet: KWC Paving: Flagstone Outdoor furniture: Crate and Barrel Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Toby Ponnay Photography

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index Abraham, Rachyl 82-90 Absolutely Handles 90 Aimer, Jane 82-90 Amid Engineering Group 109 Andlyn Industries 82-90 Ann Morris 67 Ann Sacks 19, 28 Artemide 19 Atcheson, Cee 102-109 B&B Italia 19 BainUltra 4, 56 Bartco Lighting 19 Barton Sharpe 67 Bazzèo by NY Loft IFC-1, 46-48 Benjamin Moore 19, 28, 45, 56, 100 Best 56, 67 Beyerl, Gary AIA 38-45 Billie Cohen 67 Bilotta Kitchens 60-67 Bosch 109 Braaten Creative Woods 28 Broan 37 Bryant Taylor 56 Burns + Beyerl Architects 38-45 Cain, Joe 28 California Closet Company OBC Certainteed 81 Charles Edwards 67 Circa 56 Circa Lighting 28, 45, 67 Cliffside Industries 28 Colourplus 90 Contrast Lighting 19 Crate and Barrel 109 Culliton Quinn Landscape 45 Currey & Company 28 Cynthia Schoonover Interiors 74-81 Daltile 81, 109 Daniel Berglund 67 DeAngelis Architects 60-67 DeAngelis, Gregg 60-67 Design Around Objects 19 Designer Doors 67 Dimond 90 Distinctive Architecture 30-37 Dixon, Craig 50-57 DuChateau Floors 19 Dunwody/Beeland Architects, Inc 74-81

Elco Lighting 19 Elkay 37 Engler Studio 20-29 Engler, Linda ASID 20-29 Eriksen Armstrong Corporation 38-45 Eriksen, Kim 38-45 Fantasia Showroom 28 Feldt Consulting Engineers 74-81 Finn-Martens Design 92-100 Finn-Martens, Patricia 92-100 Fisher & Paykel 81, 90 Fitch Lumber Company 37 Five Star 81 Fleetwood Windows & Doors 19 Fleming, Jennifer 10-19 Flournoy, Royce 74-81 Furr, Polly 19 Gaggenau 56 Gissler, Glenn 60-67 Glenn Gissler Design 60-67 Glenview Custom Cabinets 45 Graham’s Lighting Companion 67 Greer, Paula 60-67 Grohe 45, 58-59 Halo 37 Halo Styles 81 Hansgrohe 19, 37, 90 Hartmark Cabinets 109 Herbeau 81 Hevi Lite 19 Hidey, Robert 102-109 Hutter Trankina Engineering 45 Italian Stone 90 James Hardie 74-81, 109 Jed Johnson Home 67 Jeld-Wen 37, 81 John Deering Theater Design 28 Jonas 67 Kallista 28 Kean, Nathaniel 10-19 Keller, Gabriel 20-29 KitchenAid 37 Kith, Alexander 10-19 Knopoff, Michael AIA 10-19 Kohler 81, 109 Krichco Construction 30-37 Krough Cabinetry 56 KWC 56, 109 Lamplight Designs 28

Landry & Arcari 100 Light Plan 90 Liton Lighting 19 Lurvey 45 Lutron 7 LZF Lamps 37 Marmi Natural Stone, Inc 56 Marmolejo, Lori 10-19 Martin Patrick Evan 67 Marvin Windows and Doors 28, 45, 67, 100 Mattson Macdonald Young 28 Miele 28, 56 Minotti 19 Modular International 19 Montalba Architects, Inc 10-19 Montalba, David D AIA 10-19 Near, Bob 20-29 New Zealand Window Shades 90 Newport Brass 81 Objekt Designs 102-109 Olson, Carl 20-29 Paige Shaw 56 Perrin & Rowe 45 Peterssen, Lars AIA 20-29 Peterssen/Keller Architecture 20-29 Peyton Merrill Design 38-45 Phase Design 19 Philips Lightolier 19 Porcelanosa 90 Porcher 28 Pritchett + Dixon 50-57 Pritchett, Todd 50-57 Provenza 109 Rejuvenation 28 Renaissance Tile & Bath 56 Restoration Hardware 45, 81, 109 Restoration Woodworks 37 Rigidized Metals 101 Rinnai 90 Robert Allen 100 Robert Bowden 56 Robert Hidey Architects 102-109 Rogers and Goffigon 67 Rohl 28 Rubinet 28 Russell, Josh 10-19 Rutt Handcrafted Cabinetry 67 S & S Bartlett, Inc 45 Samuel and Sons 45

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