Laurelhurst MidCentury by mw|works architecture + design

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Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Area: 4,800 sq ft

Year: 2017



Architects: mw|works architecture + design

Interior: Inform Interiors
Photography: © Jeremy Bittermann


Designed by Ibsen Nelsen in 1961, the layout of this home was very well considered but the character and flow between spaces wasn’t a good fit for the daily patterns of the new owners. High on the owner’s wish list were increased physical and visual connections between rooms and to the outdoors. A central feature of the original design was a courtyard garden, experienced primarily through the living room. Careful reconsideration of the openings surrounding this space reframed it as a tranquil organizing element of the house, central not just to the living room but also to the entry, the daily circulation paths and the more informal spaces of the home. Single pane windows were replaced and extended floor to ceiling. Upgraded insulation and high efficiency radiant floor heat allowed the removal of ductwork and low ceilings, dramatically reducing the home’s energy consumption. The new project is updated and more livable but still respectful of the best elements of the original design.

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Formed in 2007, by Steve Mongillo and Eric Walter, mwworks is a Seattle based design studio offering architectural and interior design services to residential and commercial clients. more


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159 western avenue west
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Bridgehampton Residence | Amy Lau Design

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Location: Bridgehampton, New York, USA

Design: Amy Lau Design
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Vibrant colors and textures inspired by the sea and sky invite entertaining and relaxation at this Hamptons summer home embellished with artisanally crafted and vintage pieces.

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Founded in 2001, Amy Lau Design creates interiors known for their warmth, expressiveness and impeccable attention to detail. Amy has a reverence for the inherent beauty of natural materials, landscapes, and thoughtfully incorporates elements of each into every project. Lauded by Architectural Digest for her “All-encompassing vision of inspired, artful living that elevates mere finesse into the realm of pure magic,” Amy’s aesthetic embraces both art and design, where each personalized space is enlivened with dynamic mixes of vintage and contemporary pieces and site-specific commissions.


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