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The kitchen is spacious, open, and bright, overlooking a more casual eating-and-sitting area.
Workroom director and architect John Bornas has worked with AGUSHI on several projects, and both teams are much in agreement when it comes to design sensibilities and attention to detail.
Dining Room
Dorchester Interior Dining Room
This result is an energy-efficient, eco-friendly building that has a minimal impact on the environment.
The original staircase in the northern section was demolished, and a new staircase with a skylight was built in the center of the house.
On the second level, maple floors connect all the rooms together, unifying the composition.
Dinning Area
Dining Room
The climb up the stairs culminates in a breathtaking, glass-wrapped kitchen/living/dining space at the fourth level.
Dining Room & Kitchen
We designed a custom walnut bar that is intended for storage, but also serves as a buffet and bar when they have guests over. They like to set it up so guests can help themselves, so we designed it to include two refrigerators: one for wine, and the second for water, soda, and other beverages.
The entire apartment is outfited with Sangaré’s UNITÉ lighting, which has been inspired by the rectangular, prefab building blocks of Habitat 67.
Sangaré kept the material and color palette minimal to enhance the unit's striking light quality.
The couple enjoyed the renovation process so much that they have since launched an RV design and remodeling business called The Arrow Anglers.
Oak floors and millwork throughout unify the spaces.
The houseboat was fabricated in Hardenburg and then transported west to Amsterdam.
Jens Martin Skibsted salvaged an 1890s house just outside of Copenhagen, reworking it with architect Jürgen Mayer H. The structure is a retreat for Jens, his wife, Naomi, and their children. The dining table was designed by him to accommodate 18; the legs were produced by HAY, as were the Shanghay molded plywood chairs. “The house has so many things,” explains Jens. “Every corner has a story.”
In undertaking a gut renovation of a town house in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, husband and wife Jesper Meyer and Rimjhim Dey drew upon design elements from their respective roots in Denmark and India to create a home that’s wholly serene and accented with subtle pops of bright color. American white-oak planks, finished with lye and pigmented with whitening oil from Danish company Junckers, line the staircase and floors throughout; the dining area is furnished with Ant chairs by Arne Jacobsen and a PH50 pendant by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen.
Gravasoni Gray 23 dining chairs and a Flos Smithfield black pendant in the dining area.
At the Perch Cafe, the Clé Tile backsplash is a striking focal point behind the tulip tables and chairs from Cru. The cafe menu incorporates offerings from local women-owned companies.
View from Kitchen
A breakfast booth that looks out to the street.
On the upper level, underneath a domed roof, sleeping areas and a bathroom allow guests to once again enjoy views of the mountains—this time from under a rain shower.
Exposed pine wood trusses support the roof structure.
Indoor and outdoor spaces are seamlessly connected.
Detail of Dining Room
Dining Room Looking into Kitchen and Family Room
In the dining area, a Campo d’oro table from De Padova is ringed by vintage Michael Thonet Bentwood chairs. The kitchen features b3 cabinets by Bulthaup and custom stainless-steel countertops. The red Stool_One counter stools are by Konstantin Grcic for Magis.
The wood-burning stove keeps the home warm on cool nights.
In contrast to the dark, almost monolithic exterior, the interior is full of light, thanks in part to the whitewashed woodwork and floors. “Because the space is so small, I felt I needed to allow the light to travel all over,” says Samantha. The undercounter refrigerator and freezer are by Summit Appliance. Much of the furniture, like the dining table, is built-in.
Detail of undulating wood ceiling panel
Mostly they restored original elements, like the buffet and the staircase. Cherner chairs sit at the head of a Design Within Reach table. The armless Series 7 chairs are by Arne Jacobsen; the third pair are Juliana chairs by Aristeu Pires.
A set of Eames molded-plastic bar stools line the Caesarstone countertop in the kitchen.
Architect Chris Fein’s family home in Kansas is a showcase for modern design pieces, including a Le Corbusier LC6 dining table, chairs by Maarten Van Severen for Vitra, and a Louis Poulsen pendant. The sideboard is a Florence Knoll design from 1952, about the time the house was built.
Architect James Jeffries crafted the kitchen table by joining a birch plywood surface with the base of a collapsible catering table, purchased at a furniture sale held at an old office building.
Cabinetmaker Allan Luster designed the dining table, which sits beneath a George Nelson pendant.
A custom whitewashed oak mirror, White paint by Benjamin Moore, and a lighting program by Melanie Freundlich carry the brightness throughout the loft. The Grid sofa is by Resource Furniture. The public spaces are separated from the private bedrooms by the new Sheetrock addition.
Among the Anderssons’ wishes for the micro-dwelling was the ability to host a Thanksgiving feast. Garneau’s solution delivers: Folding the pivot wall flush with the apartment’s perimeter opens up the space for entertaining a sizable group.
The Drop Hat pendants are by Plumen and the convertible sofa is by Resource Furniture.
“We wanted something less Euro.We used felt on one wall, herringbone floors,and walnut shelving to give it some color,” Graham Hill says.

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.