N Street Residence contemporary-bedroom
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N Street Residence Contemporary Bedroom, DC Metro

When man's aspiration is the sky, the ground is only a resistance. - Sverre Fehn In this renovation, a conventional masonry row house is opened up to the sky, with a light, airy interior. The original floor plan was completely transformed for more efficient function and a greater sense of spatial connection, both vertically and horizontally. From a grounded lower level, with concrete, cork, and warm finishes, an abstract composition of crisp forms emerges. The kitchen sits at the center of the house as a hearth, establishing the line between dark and light, illustrated through wenge base cabinets with light anigre above. Service spaces such as bathrooms and closets are hidden within the thickness of walls, contributing to the overall simplicity of the design. A new central staircase serves as the backbone of the composition, bordered by a cable wall tensioned top and bottom, connecting the solid base of the house with the light steel structure above. A glass roof hovers overhead, as gravity recedes and walls seem to rise up and float. The overall effect is clean and minimal, transforming vertically from dark to light, warm to cool, grounded to weightless, and culminating in a space composed of line and plane, shadows and light.
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Inspiration for a contemporary dark wood floor bedroom remodel in DC Metro with beige walls — Houzz

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quinones_a@yahoo.com wrote:
Love the wardrobes! - Where are they from?
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KUBE architecture
Custom designed by KUBE.. doors are 3/4" MDF - laminated
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ushakapoor
Bed is beautiful
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Martha Welsh wrote:
Great Small Bedroom ! Who the manufacturer of the bed ?
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KUBE architecture
Bed is from Poltrona Frau - not sure of manufacturer (purchased by Client).
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Lisa Frederick added this to How to Choose the Perfect Bedsheets
Egyptian, pima and Sea Island cottons are the gold standard, so look for those terms on the packaging and check to be sure the fabric is 100 percent that material. Some growers use the term "Egyptian cotton" loosely, however — true Egyptian cotton is grown and processed according to specific stipulations. Be sure you're buying from a quality manufacturer and again, feel the material for softness.

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bHome added this to Townhouse Rental
The bed is cool. Never considered having a colored base before

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