If you have a luxury mansion and you want to make few changes in it in order to bring some fresh classic ideas inside, you’d better read our next article that will show you how Laura Umansky and Kristina Wilson of Laura U Inc renovated this lovely house. The interior designers found that the building has been built in the far 1929 by an honored Houston architect John Staub. Actually, the house has been in a perfect condition when the interior designers came upon it, but it was the new homeowners that wanted some significant changes. They desired an interior with an open plan kitchen and private areas that correspond exactly with their young lifestyle. As a result the spectacular mansion became a place of perfect balance between luxury and coziness, comfort and functionality, elegance and joyfulness.
Being located in a famous Houston neighborhood, the house couldn’t be able to differ a lot from the luxury appearance of the homes around. At first glance you will find it as an elegant place of mellow hues and black accents that grab the attention immediately. Full-in-height windows seems to allow enough daylight in the interior so, standing here at the front lawn one can imagine the shiny atmosphere inside. A nice small fountain adds a splash of brilliance in front of the mansion just like a tasty hors d’oeuvre prepares one’s curiosity for the main dish.
Inside the place the atmosphere opens its fantastic picturesque details for the visitors. Laura and Kristina kept the elegance as a leitmotif for feelings that grow when being in the room. They natural and neutral colors for the areas where adults are more likely to spend their day, while in the kid’s zones colorful accents live together with childish dreams in a different reality. In the living room you can find some very attractive luxury pieces of furniture and metal finishes. Of course, rich textures are a must in such kind of interior. As for the metals, Umansky explained that she and her colleague simply love metals in all shapes and sizes, like the nickel sconces of the golden framed chairs.
In this room, as well as in the rest of the house, the original size of the windows has been kept untouched. You simply can’t afford to change an element in its best state.
The dining room follows all rules of classic traditions in luxury mansions.An atrompe l’oeil ceiling design represents the heavenly realm, while the wooden flooring and a carpet by Kyle Bunting stand for the Earth reality. The designers’ passion for patterns manifests in the upholstery of the dining zebra chairs.
The interior of the family room has a definite masculine look. Brown nuances in different shades lend charm to the area for relaxation.Piling onto the sofa and spending the whole day watching interesting movies is not the best that can be done here, but is one fantastic way to kill some time.
Of course, a small home library stands at its right place, thus completing the feeling of man’s presence in the house.
Just next to the dark screening room, there is a colorful and vibrant living room with amazing huge full-sized windows that allow a huge amount of sunshine during all the day. Pay attention to the interesting floor. It follows the brown accents in the library and transforms it in a bold checkerboard pattern. Since this room is usually in kid’s possession, the carpet tiles by Flor are a perfect match for their needs for games.
Having a huge master bedroom is not the easiest to design task. If you are about to refresh your bedroom and you want such kind of classic touch, follow our advices. First of all, you’d better stuck to neutral colors because they look more mature. Then, you should think of a gorgeous classic chandelier like this one from Hudson. And because in luxury bedrooms there is not only a bed, pay attention the the additional pieces of furniture and think about placing such in your place.
Have you ever thought what can you place in your bedroom in order to make it a better place? An interesting solution is to use a writing desk, instead of a night table. In addition, you are that kind of romantic person, you can frame some old vintage love letters and they bedroom will start living its own life of charm.
Can a luxury bathroom be the same without Calacatta gold marble? And what about the refined company of Venetian mirrors? It is luxury, it is elegant, it is rich, it is posh, it is the perfect bathroom for VIPs.
Heading to the women dressing room we find a splendid feminine interior. The girls love to spend hours here preparing themselves for imaginary night parties or just trying dresses or makeup. The female room is an appropriate place where kids and parents can spend their time together – the dream of every adult. Cheerful notes can the spotted all over the room as awell as fashionable items.
And now, we would like to present the beautiful daughters’ room. The two beds are arranged accordingly to the location of the doors and windows in the room. That’s why they are situated in the middle part of one of the walls. The location actually provides enough light for reading or just in case the kids are afraid of dark.
In the boy’s room the typical colors immediately make an impression. You can find the professional match of dark blue background and lighter blue bed setting. But this is not a typical teenager’s room. It has some kind of mature appearance, because of the ceiling, the wardrobe, the windows, etc.However, a boy will love living there.
The other part of the boy’s reveal an unique and futuristic chair form the Philips Collection. Black and white curtains strengthen the grown-up look of the place. A glossy Black parson’s desk stand in one of the corners, ready to be used as a writing desk of a laptop station.
Another great room of joyful interior colorful patterns – this time in pale green and orange. In case you need such kind of environment in your place, we will be glad to help you with the following advice:
Use carpets! They create an unique cozy atmosphere. For example, have a look at this amazing striped carpet by Stark that warms the entire room. It follows the orange and green colorful hues of the sweet cushions and the comfortable Togo Chairs.
Wont you love spending your summer holidays there, sitting on the patio furniture and having a nice cocktail in the pleasant company of your dearest friends. The orange accents are actually ceramic Chinese stools.
This terrace looks very much alike a luxury hotel or restaurant with its outdoor areas. It is a perfect place for birthday parties, night cocktail or other official or non-official gatherings. Everybody loves breathing fresh air while being on gatherings.
The pool pavilion has been furnished in order to allow the visitors to feel the luxury atmosphere from the rest of the house having in mind that they would probably enter the place with swimming suites. This means a lot of water inside the construction which can damage a lot of surfaces. Of course, Laura Umansky and Kristina Wilson found the perfect solution.
And what do you think of such kind of house?