architect’s in-house interior design department, M Square Lifestyle Design, run
by Phia van der Meulen was responsible for the interior design.
The use of
exterior louvers influenced the design of the horizontal groove lines on the
double volume plaster wall in the dining room, to create interest and character
to an otherwise boring wall, which was further enhanced by low horizontal ledges with built in feature
fireplace and selected works of art. The paint colours were chosen carefully to
complement one another as well as rusted corten steel which added creative
leading up to the first floor was further enhanced by the Floss hanging pendant
lights leading the eye vertically towards the double volume ceiling, creating
an overall and pleasing integrated area.
pool patio/braai area is encapsulated by a timber horizontally slatted feature
wall, which wraps up to the underside of the ceiling, beautifully lit and intentionally
reflects back into the black painted swimming pool with timber decking surround,
which creates an illusion of enclosing this space.
purposely selected to compliment the architecture and interior design, and the
brief by client of minimalistic opulence, supplied mainly by Molteni and C,
Floss, Kundalini and Royal Botania outdoor furniture.
building system was foreign to the local builders in the area, the architects
had to coach them through the construction to ensure the vision created would
team involved in this project as well as the clients, are extremely proud and
happy with the superb end result of a project well executed!