We present you an exciting project for house renovation – two town villas became a modern, spacious single-family house with a large garden. The talented architects from K2A were commissioned with the task of making the best possible use of the existing floor plan and at the same time redesigning the rooms according to the family’s needs. In the end, the WW house scores with a functional living space with an open living area, a modern interior in anthracite color and furniture in a country house style. Let yourself be inspired by the excellent facility and join us on a virtual tour.
Room design in anthracite color – the project at a glance
The two houses urgently needed renovation – the windows on the second and third floors were replaced with new ones, and a small, minimalist building volume was added on the ground floor. Its completely glazed walls offer a view of the large garden, the sliding doors seamlessly connect the indoor and outdoor areas and enable the living space to be expanded to the outside. A modern dining room has been set up in the new extension – and a comfortable dining area in the garden invites you to enjoy pleasant evenings outdoors. The fairly large property also houses a cozy lounge area.
The dining room itself is designed in anthracite color – the expressive wall color looks modern and offers the perfect background for creative wall decorations. The long dining table made of local wood attracts attention with an attractive gray pattina. The chairs – with tone-on-tone covers made of gray linen fabric complete the furniture program. Three large pendant lights in the trendy industrial style set accents in the otherwise simply furnished room.
There is a small bar counter with wooden stools right next to the dining area. A floor made of exposed concrete creates a seamless transition between the various seating groups. The floor-to-ceiling glazed southern side allows a view of the backyard, where trees in raised beds loosen up the minimalist garden image.
Room design in anthracite color makes the living area look classy
On the ground floor, right next to the dining area, there is the spacious living room, where nothing is missing. A wood fireplace creates a cozy atmosphere and invites you to relax on cold days. The three-seater – again with upholstery made of linen, as well as the extra long coffee table and rocking chair with Scandinavian design form a seating area designed according to the latest mix-and-match trend. The short-pile carpet in petrol blue visually separates the group from the rest of the living area. Decorating was rather sparse – a modern painting decorates the wall behind the seating area, a small indoor fountain adds the finishing touches to the design.
Rooms that are flooded by sunlight can be painted in dark colors – this is how the furnishings appear expressive. Usually, the industrial style interiors are predominantly designed in gray and black. In contrast, the interior designers opted for country-style furniture – the very successful combination of unconditional modernity and timeless chic transforms the house into a real masterpiece of contemporary interior design.
The dark wall design in anthracite color creates a seamless transition between the rooms
A hallway leads from the living room to the concrete staircase – the former basement has been converted into a dressing room. Furnished with several oak wardrobes, a large mirror and a small rustic bench, the room offers more than enough storage space for family clothing.
A former residential community has been completely renovated
Hard to believe, but true – before the renovation, the house was divided into several one-room apartments or rooms – and mainly rented to students. Creating a transition between the many small rooms was perhaps the greatest challenge facing the architects. Ultimately, the room distribution should above all be functional.
The specifics of the property – namely the many trees in the garden – inspired the architects to design stairs with a rustic look. The tree trunks loosen up the minimalist living space and form an attractive contrast to the concrete stairs with metal railings.
The monochrome color scheme dominates the sleeping area
The sleeping area on the second floor houses three bedrooms and the bathrooms. The monochrome color scheme makes the rooms look elegant. The plank floor creates a homely atmosphere and the many works of art bring variety and elegance.
As far as the choice of materials is concerned, the typically minimalist concrete, metal and glass were loosened up by the use of wood and linen. The combination looks casual and natural.
The bathroom is gray-brown
In the bathroom, the unbeatable color duo gray-brown lights up the room. The wooden details can be found everywhere in the bathroom – sometimes above the free-standing bathtub with rounded edges, sometimes on the wall shelves next to the shower cubicle, sometimes on the wall cabinets above the double washbasin.
Wood can be presented in a particularly elegant way in front of a dark wall and a dark floor – the shiny bathroom fittings behind the glass wall are skilfully staged. The dark wall design gives the room depth. In this way, the different areas can be optically separated from one another depending on their function.
The exciting project from Belgium is definitive proof that the anthracite color is a real all-rounder – the color blends harmoniously into any furnishing style and can be staged with various home accessories and furniture. Anyone who chooses this should above all ensure that there is sufficient sunlight in the room during the day. So let yourself be inspired by the excellent renovation concept of the K2A architects and create a stylish ambience in dark nuances in your own home.
Project by K2A