Classical Asian Addition

Japanese Reading Room
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“FAILEd effort. Clearly not Japanese sukiyazukuri” — markedward7
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“japanese reading room” — Tanya Aynessazian
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Custom desk and hidden filing cabinet in Japanese Reading Room & custom Art Gallery for the client's collection of Japanese and Asian art.
“color of cabinetry” — rags2blues
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These pocket doors are repurposed authentic antique gates that were restored before installation. The antique tiles framed in the pilaster are from the client's collection that he wished to display permanently.
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The antique tiles framed in the pilaster are from the client's collection that he wished to display permanently. The pilaster face behind the tiles is gold paint.
“wall panels” — gwnorth
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This Cabinet of Curiosity doubles as a hall between two rooms and a lobby for a residential elevator. The obelisk is painted a faux lapis lazuli, and the paneling is stained walnut with gilded trim. Photo by Bill Meyer Photography
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Exterior view of addition with new cedar shingle siding. Porcelain tile panel incorporated within exterior trim to add detail to the elevation. Bill Meyer Photography
“Dice shingle siding.” — beatrizfloody
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Exterior view of new addition and house spanning the creek. Bill Meyer Photography
“Ravine” — awhite1972
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Detail of corner trim with 3/4 round bead, painted Chinese Red. True cedar shakes fill the panels. Bill Meyer Photography
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Exterior view of new Asian addition. Left side is the three season porch. The right paired windows at top are blind because there is an elevator behind them. Created to balance the elevation. Bill Meyer Photography
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Japanese reading room shelving with traditional Japanese rough hewn wood post on the corner. Bill Meyer Photography
“use of logs” — jjhallowell53
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Sitting area inset in bay window. Bill Meyer Photography
“mix of planed and uncut woodwork” — kkirti
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Built in desk area of the reading room with custom shelving for sculptures. Bill Meyer Photography
“细节” — jeff_zhou91789
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This Hallway doubles as a Cabinet of Curiosities, finished with solid walnut and marquetry panels for which we gilded the frames. It also leads to a hidden elevator. The elevator door is on the left side behind the faux lapis lazuli painted obelisk. Photo by Bill Meyer Photography
“Light” — hontienchun
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Chinoiserie sitting room with murals on the ceiling and walls. Bill Meyer Photography
“Wall - Asian” — alisa1ann
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Chinoiserie display and reading alcove with built in pull out drawers and side shelving. Bill Meyer Photography
“hex lattice work (found everywhere) but "asianed".” — hajimeru
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This hall doubles as a Cabinet of Curiosity and residential elevator entrance. It has custom walnut cabinets with glass doors to display the client's unique collection of art. The walnut has selected gilded profiles. LED lighting in the cornice uplights the cove ceiling. Solatubes installed in the roof let natural light in through the laylights in the ceiling. The Obelisk is mo...More
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This hall doubles as a Cabinet of Curiosity and residential elevator entrance. It has custom walnut cabinets with glass doors to display the client's unique collection of art. The walnut has selected gilded profiles. LED lighting in the cornice uplights the cove ceiling. Solatubes installed in the roof let natural light in through the laylights in the ceiling. The Obelisk is mo...More
“Exquisite...!” — reginachic
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This hall doubles as a Cabinet of Curiosity and residential elevator entrance. It has custom walnut cabinets with glass doors to display the client's unique collection of art. The walnut has selected gilded profiles. LED lighting in the cornice uplights the cove ceiling. Solatubes installed in the roof let natural light in through the laylights in the ceiling. The Obelisk is mo...More
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Three season porch with traditional Chinese ceiling grid work. The gold trimmed branches stem from a "tree of life" and have gold leaf gilded crystal petals. Bill Meyer Photography
“wooden grid for covered patio” — Linda Handman
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Three season porch with traditional Chinese ceiling grid work. The gold trimmed branches stem from a "tree of life" and have gold leaf gilded crystal petals. Bill Meyer Photography
“Lights in Bird cage” — papee99
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The three season porch has removable screens and removable glass panels for use during the winter and summer months. Bill Meyer Photography
“sunroom with painted woodwork picked out in blue...note chin lattice at lower half of "windows"” — cboe
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The tree of life. Bill Meyer Photography
“chinoiserie” — rola2
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A heater adds to the usability of the porch during the winter months. The heater screen was made to swing out for future heater servicing. Bill Meyer Photography
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A detail of the lower panel lattice and screens. Bill Meyer Photography
“Qindow” — woaimama2013
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A detail of the tree of life branches incorporating gold gilded leaves, and stone rondels. Bill Meyer Photography
“Wall” — sebrinamx
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The view of the dressing area and closet space. Dark green painted trim work. Built-in bookshelves and hidden drawers. Bill Meyer Photography
“Use of book shelf as a wall.” — Sylvia Augustus
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The view from the kitchenette into the Chinoiserie, Elevator Hall, and Reading Room. Bill Meyer Photography
“Gorgeous! Love the colors” — Excelsior Watts
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The Chinoiserie storage and reading alcove. Bill Meyer Photography
“Altarish display or exam table” — ebseybolt
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A detail of the second floor kitchenette with hammered copper sink, and matching marble countertop. Bill Meyer Photography
“small pictures mounted above counter in servery/bar/desk” — gwnorth
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The view of the kitchenette with storage above the counter for books and microwave. Bill Meyer Photography
“Lemari dapur” — nonafebii
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The Chinoiserie sitting couch. Bill Meyer Photography
“Pink” — pinkyperegrin
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This hall doubles as a Cabinet of Curiosity and residential elevator entrance. It has custom walnut cabinets with glass doors to display the client's unique collection of art. The walnut has selected gilded profiles. LED lighting in the cornice uplights the cove ceiling. Solatubes installed in the roof let natural light in through the laylights in the ceiling. The Obelisk is mo...More
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A detail of the elevator hall trim work and paneling. Bill Meyer Photography
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The keystone above the doorway between the elevator hall and reading room. The walls are walnut and stained a deep brown. The pocket door is inlaid with custom marquetry panels and gilded edges. The roundels at the corner of the frame are custom carved and gilded. Bill Meyer Photography
“Study?” — Monique Jacqueline Design
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A faux painted Lapis Lazuli obelisk mounted on a custom cut mirror and surrounded by walnut panels and cabinets. We incorporated the client's unique art collection into every opportunity and corner. Photo by Bill Meyer Photography
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The inset hand painted porcelain tiles in the Chinoiserie show the process of making porcelain tiles. They are very literal. The Green Man at the top looks on, signifying Nature's role in the process. Bill Meyer Photography
“Bulletin board” — rachit
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A detail of the reading room ceiling and display alcove (known as a tokonomo). Bill Meyer Photography
“woodworking” — tdettrich
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A detail of the reading room ceiling and bay window with hidden rice paper shades. Bill Meyer Photography
“I like the window shades” — fischer0812
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The corner rough hewn maple post in the reading room. We actually sourced this personally, from the woods of Northern Michigan, for the project. Bill Meyer Photography
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A detail of the shelving in the reading room. Bill Meyer Photography
“bookcase” — Sol Structures, Inc
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The rolled up hidden blinds in the reading room bay window. Bill Meyer Photography
“THE BLINDS” — msflex1
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The shelving over the reading room built in desk, showcasing antique art. Bill Meyer Photography
“Shelf” — chingobingo
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A detail of the Chinoiserie cove ceiling with elliptical oculus. Bill Meyer Photography
“Ceiling” — alaly2009
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The lower level elevator hall was designed to display some of the client's beautiful collection of art. The stone carvings weigh 250 pounds each and the pedestals were reinforced to handle them. The hall also incorporates a new window seat with buit in bench storage and seating and fold out paneled wood shutters. Bill Meyer Photography
“Window” — pratibhapraful
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