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PROJECT FEATURE: PLAYFUL HOME FOR A YOUNG, FAMILY OF FOUR | AUSTIN INTERIOR DESIGNER

PROJECT FEATURE: PLAYFUL HOME FOR A YOUNG, FAMILY OF FOUR | AUSTIN INTERIOR DESIGNER

A more traditional home at first glance, this home houses a young family of four, ready to skillfully challenge the typical expectations of its façade. With a boldly patterned wallpapered foyer, this home welcomes visitors with a solid wink of the eye.

Our consistent aim in any project is to partner with and play up the architecture of a home; for young families we see it as necessary to do this playfully. The tongue-in-cheek touches create opportunities for child and grown-up play to coexist.

Project highlights:

  • We capitalized on storage, giving the home organization and functionality in the way its spaces are used.
  • In a study requested for both dad and his boys, we accommodate everyone comfortably and harmoniously through the design of custom built-ins.
  • Plush, joyous area rugs ensure parents and kids can linger for lots of down-on-the floor amusement.
  • Rounded, well-chosen pieces encourage ebullient flow so no one bumps into pieces at play. In this home we created spaces which feel both mature and non-intimidating, suiting the needs of this more youthful family.

My favorite moments:

  • The curved crescent-shaped sofa in the living room; 
  • color palette in the entryway;
  • textures and built-ins in the study;
  • light fixtures throughout.
Wanting to incorporate color back into your home now that it’s “in style” again? Read this first.

Wanting to incorporate color back into your home now that it’s “in style” again? Read this first.

DESIGN DILEMMA: DO ALL OF THE WOOD TYPES IN MY HOME NEED TO MATCH?

DESIGN DILEMMA: DO ALL OF THE WOOD TYPES IN MY HOME NEED TO MATCH?