Contemporary homes that combine smart design with a touch of energy-efficiency and innate simplicity are quickly becoming the norm across a world that is increasingly eco-conscious. Showcasing this trend in a captivating fashion is the refined in which aims to serve the needs of a young urbane family.
Located on Mercer Street in Manhattan’s trendy Soho area this 5000-square-foot penthouse puts you right smack in the middle of New York’s hottest shops restaurants and nightlife. You can also save some of the budget you put aside for barhopping by heading up to your own private Sky Bar to grab drinks while enjoying a 1500-square-foot lanscaped terrace with its own rooftop kitchen.
Rustic modern relaxed functional cheerful and charming; the in is all that and a whole lot more. Designed by KEM Studio for a homeowner who is a creative spirit this budget residence does its best to create a soothing setting that aids in the writing and musical enterprises of its owner.
The interior also does away with unnecessary partitions as one long living space serves as the new social zone where the family can comfortably spend a relaxing evening. An all-white kitchen with marble backsplash and a smart workstation sits on one end of this extended living area while a relaxing family room occupies the other end.
There are few places in the world that can match the charm of Greenwich Village in as a crucible of art culture innovation and rebellion! This place has it all and has seen everything from the explosion of bohemian style to the famous 60s counterculture trend that changed the course of the world.
Of course turning an old mill clad in stone into a modern holiday home with understated minimal style does take some work and it is precisely here that WT Architecture stepped in. Transforming the discarded mill into a stylish hub the architects turned to an insulated timber building that was “slotted into the stone structure”.
Glitz and glam are great but if you’re searching for a pad with some character these West Village digs fit the bill perfectly. With whimsical touches around every corner from mid-century modern furnishings to verdant terrariums to a vintage Italian foosball table this spacious abode gives you a glimpse into the owner’s tastes…and you can literally taste some of his award-winning wine collection for a small additional fee.