Small spaces present a unique design challenge. How can you capitalize on cozy while still keeping things light and airy? Here are links to some good takes on the subject.
I recently came across the following quote in my studies. It seems to me an indisputable truth all designers and architects should honor.
Every building deprives a portion of the earth of sun, wind and rain and probably plant and animal life as well. It must redeem this sacrifice by the healing quality of its architecture.
I always marvel at the light in Tucson. For about 1/2 hour every evening this is what the living room at the Arthur Brown house looks like. Mornings are pretty as well . . . But there is something magical about the evening. The colors are saturated, the reflections in the glass walls playful. Yes, this house has stood the test of time . . . Since 1966.
Programming is underway for la finca minor (so named by my architect and nephew Forrest Kirkpatrick of forK design). While he is quick to keep me in line (let's understand what we can build and where on our 3 acre "farm" before we design furnishings) I still am looking for great concepts that tie to La Finca major without being BORING. If this image does not fit the initial bill nothing does... It's all about the tile ... And the color ....
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