While the color scheme of the backdrop is largely white additions such as the black accent wall in the family room plush rugs colorful couches and décor breathe life into the setting. The focus here is on loads of natural light and a breezy ambiance that seems like an extension of the world outside.
In order to reach the entrance residents and visitors cross a bridge that traverses a moat surrounding the residence. Reconstructed on various occasions the present building’s oldest section dates from the baroque architectural period in 1670.
A new extension and a cheerful refurbishment of the interior was carried out by OB Architecture who played with the original elements of the structure and combined the home’s rich past with aesthetic modern elements. The central social zone of the revamped home is most obviously the gorgeous landscape that is visually connected with the kitchen and dining space indoors.
A large wall-to-wall bookcase in the living area ends up becoming the focal point of the social zone and also adds plenty of color while the all-white dining space and the black and white kitchen strictly stay away from brighter hues.
Even though the color palette veers away from using any bright hues and largely employs white pleasant wooden elements in the dining room kitchen and at the entrance provide all the textural and visual contrast necessary. This also creates a bridge between the existing home and the modern extension aesthetically and allows for a blend of contrasting eras.