A PLACE TO CALL HOME

A PLACE TO CALL HOME

A Place to Call Home

Creating and Designing an Open Concept Bungalow for Entertaining

The Challenge:

This busy, travelling couple were looking for a place to call their own. They wanted a home to entertain their friends and family with minimal maintenance and up keep. They wanted a complete interior package and intended to add only their personal belongings to this new space. All furniture and furnishings to complete the look were to be purchased. As a seasoned artist the wife dreamed of an art studio, a place to call her own. Space to store the endless amount of creative supplies, canvases and works-of-art in progress or completed. She wanted to be able to enter her creative environment, be inspired then leave without care or consideration for its visual appeal.

The Design Solution:

An open concept walk-out bungalow with two bedrooms was a suitable choice layout. This left large open spaces for entertaining. A flow through kitchen with large pantry was anchored with a twelve foot granite topped island perfect to gather as the chef completes the meal. A spacious great room with a variety of comfortable seating to accommodate 10 individuals. All finishes reflect a quick clean solution with minimal long term maintenance. Prefinished hardwood is throughout the main floor. Porcelain tile accents the bathrooms, main floor laundry and front foyer. A dedicated art studio in the basement is washed with beautiful natural light, ample storage and cork under foot for maximum comfort. Inspiration is abundant in this artist’s dream studio.

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INNER CITY FOUR PLEX

INNER CITY FOUR PLEX

Inner City Four Plex

Calgary Inner City In-Fill Residential Custom Home

The Challenge:

The opportunity in the inner city in-fill business can be challenging. With a surplus of option available to the consumer your model has to stand out. The space planning needs to utilize each square inch, maximizing your storage and living spaces. One needs to provide the buyers the tools to visualize the finished product and see themselves living in the space. The modern family wants common areas where everyone is involved: kitchen, dining and living. Presenting value added suite that will sell fast was the mission.

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The Design Solution:

With the floor plans previously established an interior palette and finishes that were conducive to modern, low maintenance living were selected. Resale and appealing to a large portion of the buying community was always front of mind. A neutral warm grey with glossy cabinets and a wood floor keeps the spaces friendly. Carpeting on the stairs and basement reduces noise and maintenance. Staging a suite with furniture, artwork and accessories can be wonderful tool to help a prospective buyer visualize how the space can be furnished. The goal is simple: to portray the ideal space and ensure sales in a timely manner.

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RETIREMENT REALIZED

RETIREMENT REALIZED

Retirement Realized

Retirement Dream Home Comes True with Residential Custom Home Design

The Challenge:

The discovery of an ocean side lot in a secluded bay on Vancouver Island brought this couple back to create their dream retirement property. As satisfied previous clients of Decca Design, they knew the Decca Design team could accomplish the perfect custom plan and interior design that would include contemporary design – a departure from the classical styling of their previous homes. This retirement home required a guest suite to house the visiting family and friends. Individual rooms would become the backdrop to showcase years of international travel and the treasures that were accumulated along each journey. The finished project had to remain cohesive while reflecting the eclectic nature of years of travel.

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The Design Solution:

A large 6500 square foot seaside home with guest quarters above the garage, and ocean views from every room was realized. This contemporary design feels a part of it’s ocean environment with low maintenance stone block exterior construction and vast glazing windows and doors to integrate the outdoors with the interior design. Careful consideration was used to plan a large two way staircase with open treads and glass panel railings, while maintaining the panoramic ocean view only 120 feet away. Innovative design features enhance the casual retreat with outstanding water views. The resort like feel is complimented with low-maintenance materials – barefoot friendly cork flooring is found throughout the main floor. An open kitchen plan and integrated dining space makes for great entertaining and gatherings. Nestled I the corner of the great room is a baby grand piano. The voluminous room fills with beautiful music and makes any guest want to stay awhile. A primarily neutral palette lines the walls and mahogany accents are found in the trim, doors and built-ins off the library area.
The distance between the Decca Design office and the project site was not an obstacle for the builder. A comprehensive Decca Design trademark schedule binder was assembled to convey all the decisions made by the owners. The client, builder, trades and Decca Design all had access to the same package of information which minimized questions and provided overall vision for the challenges met along the journey. Retirement dreams indeed became reality with this project.

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