Synergy. That is the best way to describe this apartment. A real ground up remodel of this apartment by Lapis Design Partners created something much greater than the sum of the parts. Whitewashed bamboo, a finish sample I stumbled upon during experimentation, provided an awesome face to this complete fit out. 3Form panels were used in many of the doors, while flooring, wall and counter materials all complimented one another. […]
Selecting materias that are beautiful but not overwhelming can be tricky. Here we used figured quartered anigre to give a warm architectural tone, contrasted with more graphic grey door systems. The veneers were custom layed up so everything matched flawlessly. Another crisp Lapis Design Partners design incorporated lots of storage space in built ins and more forward display areas on open cabinetry. […]
Sometimes we are given 50 design requirements and the head of a pin to fit them on. It’s hard for that not to get crowded. This was like an Egyptian tomb access tunnel that we turned into a powerful home office and wardrobe room. You can’t see the function but the door systems are telescoping providing amazingly simple function to dividing the spaces.
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Thank you for visiting Paiea Millwrights. We are a full service custom woodworking and finishing business specializing in design driven work. For over a decade we have taken diverse projects from concept to completion, providing outstanding vision, technical expertise and material knowledge throughout. If you have a project that demands originality, a strong sense of context and studied craftsmanship please contact us.
Two ways I think of design work are graphically and sculpturally. Graphics might strictly refer to the two dimensional but one clue to its true importance is our tremendous ability to remember and appreciate that identity. Logos, fonts, and design documents all capitalize on this. Great architectural drawings frequently say something beautiful of their own. […]