When designing a space for myself or clients, I always start with the basics, and then–as things
build a bit more–look at places to add unique twists. Sometimes the creativity
comes out of necessity, like… say a poorly placed window…
Or maybe the sink was put there first? Either way, I love this solution to an awkward space. Simply float the mirror in front
of the window and it doesn’t seem so strange anymore! It also makes it more
functional – such great natural light to get ready by!
Sometimes creativity comes out of an aesthetic challenge. For example, this type of piece wouldn’t normally be something I’d
gravitate towards, but by mounting the antique storage it takes on a more
modern appeal as a media center! A great compromise if designing for two
opposing aesthetics, and proof that there’s always a solution!
Another great solution to window storage–floating a thin piece of glass for shelving. I love having my desk face the
window, and having that little bit of display area just adds more personality
to the workspace in a clean, non-intrusive way.
Another example of floating an antique – maybe for a space that is historic in nature, but needs to be renovated? I love the
idea of repurposing the old cabinet for display in this modern kitchen. The
contrast is totally unexpected.
And finally–one of my more recent favorites–floating a nightstand! Although I’m not sure I’d want to place my water glass
on this one (no doubt it’d go flying at some point) this is a
unique way to open up space below for baskets or just keeping things clean
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