A contemporary extension that expands the living space of your traditional home and gives it a modern makeover is often the best way to alter your existing house to suit the needs of a growing family. Located in the vibrant suburb of Sandringham in New Zealand this cottage is the home of renowned Melbourne pub owner and his family with two children.
It is the airy living area in black and white that acts as the intermediate zone between the new kitchen and the outdoors and bright pops of red purple orange and yellow give the interior a playful twist. A crisp black and white color scheme (a visual reinterpretation of salt and pepper) sets the backdrop while colorful décor and brilliant wall art provide the necessary sparkle.
This definitely makes their lives a lot easier while allowing the kids to move around the house without restrictions – a concept that most home designers seem to neglect while focusing on picture-perfect aesthetics!
Yet every part of the home is still stylishly contemporary in its aura and the bedrooms and private quarters offer a more snug and comfy appeal when compared to the living zones. The Scandinavian-style farmhouse setting is all about living life at its unabated best!
Sometimes even the tiniest change can make a big difference to your home in terms of style and functionality. Nestled on a beautiful green lot in the is a perfect case in the point as a brand new pergola structure and revamped interiors are all it took to turn it into a fabulous modern retreat.
Along with various shades of blue it is the presence of gray in the living room and the dining area that gives the home its distinctly contemporary flavor and helps it move away from the typical beach house ambiance.
Glass doors and walls connect the kitchen and dining spaces with the courtyard outside and this revitalizes the interior and gives it a bright and cheerful ambiance that the homeowners desired.