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Meals can be taken al fresco or in the dining room. Locally sourced ceramics and wood pieces are found throughout the home.
For Tea Bar, Swanson chose lighting from local outfit Schoolhouse Electric, including the Isaac Pendent.
The communal table was designed by Bright Designlab and fabricated by Reed LaPlant.
Above the bar, a large photo of Keith Richards floating in a swimming pool is juxtaposed against the pale colors and caramel leather scheme, conjuring a fun, rock-and-roll vibe.
Handmade leather Fernando chairs by Jayson Home surround a live-edge custom walnut table by Ben Riddering in the dining area.
Double-glazed windows open the home up to the permaculture garden outside and northern sunlight. The kitchen is visible from nearly every room in the home.
Indoor/outdoor living was a priority in the redesign, and the interior was reconfigured so that views of the backyard and the majestic gum tree can be immediately seen as soon as the front door is opened.
Recycled timbers are used throughout the home from the curved bench to the joinery in the kitchen. The kitchen also connects to a cold-store walk-in pantry that’s cooled with an in-slab ventilation pipe funneling cool under-house air.
In the kitchen/dining area, the range hood and cooktop are by Fisher & Paykel; the Navy chairs are by Emeco.
The courtyard’s board-formed concrete retaining wall extends indoors and has niches for growing herbs.
The communal area enjoys a close connection to the outdoors through a Duratherm lift-roll door. Beneath artworks by Christopher Flach, Cherner armchairs are paired with a Tulip table from Knoll.
An overview of the first-floor living space. Despite the dark color palette, the home is still able to find plenty of light with the full-height sliding doors.
Perforated black panels became a recurring theme throughout the home. For instance, here they are employed on the walls of the kitchen.
The full-height sliding glass doors have been added to mediate the threshold between the garden and house.
Entry courtyard to the right and dinning room in the front flanked by covered glass patio.
Dining room with a covered patio and fabric curtain(open position) for privacy and harsh south sun.
A chandelier by Lindsey Adelman hangs overhead. The floor-to-ceiling windows throughout are by Fleetwood Windows.
In the open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room, the materials palette was kept very simple and restrained, with a burnished concrete floor, kitchen island composed of unfinished concrete block, and plywood cabinets. A pantry sheathed in vertical planks of contrasting wood anchors the open space.
On the ground level, the kitchen is reached by stepping down toward the back of the home, ultimately leading out to a rear yard.
The main entrance to the house is located off the street through a vestibule that leads into the main living area, which includes the living, kitchen, and dining rooms.
A former factory for Alexander Thomson & Sons Pattern Makers—a company that made wooden forms which were then cast in metal for propellers—this old building now has a new second floor and an excavated cellar, which has increased its floor space from 3,500 square feet to a whooping 8,500 square feet.
A fire pit and small courtyard lie directly adjacent to the dining space.
Mainly open in plan, a two-sided fireplace with an open flute quietly divides the spaces on the main floor.
The open-plan living area on the ground floor of the new building is fitted with large windows that frame tranquil views of the lake.
Operable full-height glazing opens the dining room up on both sides.
Nakada works from an Alvar Aalto table in the living and dining area, adjacent to the kitchen. He saved on some elements, such as the plywood cabinetry, and splurged on others, such as the Finn Juhl chairs and Vilhelm Lauritzen lamp. A skylight beneath the angled roof allows in a sliver of constantly changing light.
A dining table fits into a nook on the side of the kitchen referencing the mess area on the yachts on which the owner works. Above the table is a sleeping platform accessed by a long ladder also adding a ship-like feel. <span style=
The fireproofing material that the architects used to cover the steel girders give them the textural appearance of roughened concrete.
Within the open plan living-dining-kitchen space, they created a second ceiling in the form of three brick arcs that extend from one girder to the next, with each gentle arc rising over one of the functional zones.
The apartment’s floor plan consists of two parallel spaces, so the architects designated one section for the common areas, and the other for the two bedrooms, dressing room, and bathroom.
Passageways were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
The ground floor consists of two zones—a northern wing where the open-plan kitchen, dining room, and living area are located, as well as a western wing, which houses the four bedrooms.
This 7,072-square-feet, two-story house consists of 80 tsubos, which were re-organized to accommodate modern living.
In traditional Japanese architecture, spaces are divided into "tsubos," a Japanese unit of floor area that’s the equivalent to approximately 35.58 square feet.
Now, the remodeled staircase features pine paneling and is painted white.
The built-in bookshelf was salvaged in the renovation, painted white, and now serves as a backdrop to the dining room area.
The concrete wall mimics the slope of the hill outside as a reference to early Maori structures that were dug into the land. The simple kitchen has strandboard cabinetry and an MDF island that conceals a fireplace at one end. The ceramic works on the built-in seat at right are by Raewyn Atkinson and Robyn Lewis.
Filled with natural light and air-purifying plants, the two-bedroom abode boasts clean and contemporary character.
The dining area connects to an expansive viewing terrace.
A view from the kitchen. The use of white on the walls and ceilings combined with the glazing provide a great sense of space throughout.
Inside, white paint lightens up the middle of the building. A vintage Danish dining set and Cloud pendants by Frank Gehry for Vitra define the dining area.
Hans J. Wegner Wishbone Chairs surround the large dining table on axis with the grand, exterior windows.
The extensive glazing provides a strong sense of the surrounding nature.
Each line is in communication with every other line: ceiling lines align with glazing patterns, while in the dining room the windows open together, a reference to the idea of a “machine for living.”
In the kitchen, a built-in timber breakfast booth is the perfect spot to enjoy the dappled morning sunlight.
The open kitchen features a Richlite island countertop; the faucet is by Chicago Faucets. The draperies are from Restoration Hardware.
A Peter Ivy pendant hangs over the dining table and benches, also by Taku. At one end is a collection of candlesticks, prototypes for Tortoise that will be manufactured in Hokkaido.  The simple wood treads on the open-riser staircase complement the unfinished ceiling beams.
Sliders open to a deck and beyond to a 1960s Airstream once owned by sculptor Alma Allen in Joshua Tree. The couple use it for guests.
Rich’s wife, Andrea Hotere, is the daughter of New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere. A piece from his 1982 “Mungo” series hangs above a Hawke dining table by Simon James. The chairs are by Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra.
The kitchen/dining room is lined in knotty cedar planks. A pair of Danish modern chairs face  a cowhide rug—a family heirloom.
An Alvar Aalto table is surrounded by a quartet of the designer’s Chair 65.
The living room, kitchen, and dining room sit below street level in an open, communal area. A large, operable skylight measuring six by three meters allows light to stream over the dining table—the four glass panes had to be craned over the neighboring buildings.
In the open living area, interior surfaces are clad in knot-free oak, which creates a warm contrast to the exterior.

The modern dining room is where the universal ritual of breaking bread brings us together. The projects below showcase elegant configurations and designs that encompass chairs and tables, bars and stools, lighting, flooring, and fireplaces.