Despite the lack of bold colors and vivacious prints the polished London residence still exudes a sense of inviting radiance thanks to the beautiful décor and the wonderful use of stacked wood to add textural contrast.
The original barn-style roof structure was retained to preserve the traditional vibe while the interior is draped in light gray neutral hues and filled with comfy modern décor to present a contrasting picture. Even the ceiling with its cool white plaster and beeswax finish adds to the polished appeal while large windows bring the scenic outdoors inside.
But as years have rolled on many of these homes have lost their distinct style and uniqueness because of substantial and poorly planned renovations and additions that completely altered the original structure.
Designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects the creative private residence is crafted in just glass steel and concrete and the focus here is firmly on the view outside rather than the décor indoors.
The weathered and metallic appeal of the Cor-Ten Steel façade does give the lovely residence a uniqueness that draws your attention instantly even as the rest of the house embraces a far more familiar contemporary style.
The revolution of Eichler homes in the 50s and 60s not only influenced the world of home architecture and design substantially it had a huge role in shaping and defining Midcentury modern style as we know it today.
The living room kitchen and dining room seem both spacious and cheerful as a flood of natural light coming through the skylights enlivens it. With a neutral color scheme and modern décor the focus here is more on framing the view on offer perfectly and ensuring that the interior plays supporting cast to the scenery.