Jane Hope Reimagines a 1960s Ski House in Saint Sauveur

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/jane-hope-reimagines-a-1960s-ski-house-in-saint-sauveur/ski-house-jane-hope-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/Ski-House-Jane-Hope-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Jane Hope Reimagines a 1960s Ski House in Saint Sauveur" /></a>
                                High up Mont Suisse in Saint Sauveur des Monts, Quebec, Canada, resides a <a href="http://janehope.com/design-ski-chalet/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">1960s ski house</a> that was in desperate need of an update. <a href="http://janehope.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Jane Hope</a> reimagined the dated interior with a focus on the surrounding views seen through the many windows that frame the lush greenery in the summer and the fresh white snow in the winter.
The main living space was designed as open concept for large family gatherings. The double-height pitched ceiling and walls are clad in wood that’s painted white with large porcelain tiles covering the main floor from the front entryway to the back deck. The staircases features glass in lieu of the typical spindles and banisters helping to keep the sight lines open. The living room is three steps down with cozy hardwood floors that extend into the bedrooms. Before:

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Studio Ulanowski Designs a Penthouse Apartment for a Jewelry Designer in Hong Kong

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/studio-ulanowski-designs-a-penthouse-apartment-for-a-jewelry-designer-in-hong-kong/home-for-a-jeweller-studio-ulanowski-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Home-for-a-Jeweller-Studio-Ulanowski-1-810x546.jpg" alt="Studio Ulanowski Designs a Penthouse Apartment for a Jewelry Designer in Hong Kong" /></a>
                                Located in London’s Covent Garden is a playful penthouse <a href="https://www.studioulanowski.com/covent-garden-penthouse"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">apartment</a> designed by <a href="https://www.studioulanowski.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Studio Ulanowski</a>, who gutted the interior for a fresh start. The homeowner, a jewelry designer based in Hong Kong, wanted a more open space and for the design to work for her family&#8217;s evolving needs.
The layout was redesigned while new windows and doorways brought about new views and a light-filled interior. The custom kitchen cabinets continue down the long wall in the living room to form a storage cabinet with the same bright blue color, which helps ground the room. Additional cabinets in white create a sophisticated juxtaposition. A perforated staircase was made by Joseph Waller Fabrications and it leads to the upstairs master bedroom. Underneath the stairs is a piece of neon art designed as a collaboration between Jochen Holz and Malgorzata Bany. The master bathroom is outfitted with cedar wood walls and slatted screens
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Fun House: A Dated, Traditional Home in Taiwan Is Updated by IIMOSTUDIO

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fun-house-a-dated-traditional-home-in-taiwan-is-updated-by-iimostudio/fun-house-iimostudio-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Fun-House-IIMOSTUDIO-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Fun House: A Dated, Traditional Home in Taiwan Is Updated by IIMOSTUDIO" /></a>
                                Hired by a young couple returning to Taiwan to raise their baby, <a href="https://www.iimostudio.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">IIMOSTUDIO</a> renovated a dated, 25-year-old house that was traditional in style and not the owners&#8217; taste. The original layout was too broken up into smaller spaces and there weren&#8217;t enough windows making the interior dark and drab. To top it off, there were walls outside that were blocking what little views they could enjoy from the few windows. All the issues led to the freshly designed <a href="https://www.iimostudio.com/fhouse"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Fun House</a>, which was completed on a budget and within the constraints of older construction.
The interior was opened up and given a modern transformation with the use of bold colors, a mix of materials, and contemporary furnishings. The kitchen was given a wooden island for additional storage and counter space. Large windows now frame the lush green views surrounding the home. The dark bathroom transitions into a white alcove where
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An 11-Foot-Wide Row House in Brooklyn by Office of Architecture

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/an-11-foot-wide-row-house-in-brooklyn-by-office-of-architecture/oany_rowhouse-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/OANY_RowHouse-1-810x618.jpg" alt="An 11-Foot-Wide Row House in Brooklyn by Office of Architecture" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.oa-ny.com/littlehousebigcity/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Little House. Big City.</a> is a renovation project by <a href="https://www.oa-ny.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Office of Architecture</a> that&#8217;s located in Brooklyn, New York, for a young couple – an architect and jewelry designer – and their two children. The row house spans a mere 11-feet-wide and after eight years of living with it the way it was, the owners decided to renovate and expand it so they could stay in the neighborhood they&#8217;ve grown to love. The original home, a two-story, 1,000-square-foot residence, was gutted to make way for the new four-story, which now includes a bedroom suite on the top floor and an urban mudroom in the freshly dug out basement.
The home’s narrow footprint meant creative uses of space to ensure every inch was used and that every bit of it was as functional as possible. Every wall, window, and door was thoughtfully positioned to maximize each floor’s layout. The new basement level
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