桔．蘊 Orange Sentiment
This project is the renovation for a newly constructed single-storey residence, with an actual indoor area of merely around 45m2.The core concept of this project is how to actively create optimized compound functions, degree of comfort and fun of life with nothing left unused for the user via a rational and precise unit arrangement under the existing spatial criteria.
Considering the simplicity of the family members, the custom variation limits of authority of a new house is first adopted to reduce the three rooms into one, attempting to decrease the possibility of blockage from walls and the result of awkward spaces while enlarging the usage range of the public domain, including the integrated design of the customized kitchen island in the kitchen and the dining room. The next part is merely keeping the original sink area in the master bathroom, whereas other spaces are transformed to become the changing room, the dressing room and the leisure area in the master bedroom to actualize the customized design.
Details and personalized aesthetic exquisiteness can be seen everywhere in the space, which come from the different aspects of meticulous performance, including the colors, the materials selection, the ergonomics and the compound functions. First of all, the base tone of the public domain is in gentle matte white and cream, with beige color on some of the walls, the kitchen island, the dining chairs and the splash-proof wall in the kitchen, where the dynamic contrasting colors fully liberate vitality and taste, while the polished, matte and frosted textures demonstrated by the different materials also allowed for an abundant and exquisite sense of layers. The thoughtful ergonomics include the ceiling-height storage cabinet in the kitchen, the multi-functional kitchen island and dining table, as well as the changing room with a wash basin in the master bedroom, especially the round and cute kitchen island and dining table with a height difference and the added functions of electrical appliance socket and storage, which also introduces fun in life as a desk, a work station and a leisure bar at the same time.
Moreover, the mature application of arc forms is also the key element connecting the entire project, including the mirror cabinet by the foyer, the arched ceiling with the objective of decorating the central beam, the aforementioned kitchen island volume, the dining room suspended light fixture and the end view cabinet hanging on the wall in the dining area…etc., allowing users with a pleasant experience.