Elevated Casual

Photos By: Sumaira amber

Property: Split-level Single Family Home

Style: Contemporary

Scope: Kitchen, Dining and Living Area


  • Update the first floor to meet the needs of the family and to ensure the optimal spatial flow.
  • Transform a narrow, dark, and outdated space into a welcoming, comfortable, and functional home
  • Create a usable fireplace and a deck with leisurely dining and lounging areas


  • An open floorplan with abundant natural light
  • Abundant storage, additional seating, and a comfortable kitchen area
  • A custom bi-fold window that completely opens to create an indoor outdoor feel and continuity
  • Incorporation of patterned wallpaper that brought the right amount of drama with the custom bench/cushions
  • A cozy family room with a modern linear fireplace and custom cabinetry shelving in a soft muted palette
  • Warm neutral palette — accentuated by blue and green hues, woods, and complimentary textures to make the space come to life