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Art House by De Leon Primmer Architecture Workshop

In Interior Design on August 15, 2011 by Yossawat Tagged: , ,

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Louisville, Kentucky based Art House is exactly what it sounds like, a project in architecture that combines the fine aesthetic of a gallery with the comfortable design of what it means to feel at home.

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Art House was built in 1970 but when the young couple who owns it now decided it was time to renovate, they a design that would showcase their art with a warm, crisp beauty.  De Leon Primmer Architecture Workshop achieved the couple’s desires with a subtle realignment of the existing interior spaces.

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The result is a light and airy home that feels bright through a carefully constructed filtering system so as not to expose the couple’s fine art to direct sunlight.  Central walls in the home create a new spine for art with veneer paneling and bridge elements designed to create a kind of uniformity between the staircase and partition wall between the kitchen and dining areas.

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These gallery spaces thread themselves throughout the home against a white, unifying color palette.  Adjustable lighting and hinged panels within the walls between the kitchen and dining room create a kind of versatility that’s craft-like in their own way.  Materially,

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Art House is restrained in the way that employs materials, but the feeling of the home itself is nothing but understated luxury.  This is a home where the art does the talking.

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Via..Art House, Design Fitt

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