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We created volume by utilizing several elevation changes to incorporate the raised spa, water feature and swimming pool. Photographs courtesy of Outvision Photography —James D. ” —James D. Atlas Right: Riders of the stone-textured and epoxy-sealed concrete slide pass by custom fire features as they plunge rapidly into the pool. Our custom design blends into its naturally wooded acreage and unites the outdoor living experience with the indoor pool house. Flagstone deck areas, natural stone coping and boulder accents create a serene oasis complete with water features in the backyard for private sunbathing, swimming and entertaining.
My sense of appropriate scale and proportion along with room-delineating columns and a redesigned fireplace mantel bring a bright and clean, yet familiar traditional feeling to the home. Architecture by Stuart Cohn and Julie Hacker. ” —Stephanie Wohlner Above & Facing Page: All of my creative interiors tend to be quiet and peaceful environments, but with a few dark elements and interesting shapes to create tension. Refinished oak plank floors reflect the home’s rich history. I layered the space starting with white built-in cabinetry and restored the home’s original carved mantel; dark wooden antique chairs add sharp contrast and wonderful wicker textures enrich the bath and bedroom spaces.
I layered the space starting with white built-in cabinetry and restored the home’s original carved mantel; dark wooden antique chairs add sharp contrast and wonderful wicker textures enrich the bath and bedroom spaces. We designed a built-in bar with its oval mirrored window as a new architectural detail that blends with the home’s aesthetic and serves as a useful piece when entertaining. ” —Stephanie Wohlner Left & Facing Page: I layered an Astor Street residence overlooking Lake Michigan with color and texture to emulate the shore, muted sky and blue-hued water.