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Charles Schlessinger

Situated in South Austin, this 940-square-foot remodel project represents a harmonious blend of creativity and construction, driven by a commitment to practicality and straightforward functionality. Designed with a clear focus on enhancing usability, the multi-purpose space required a thoughtful expansion to seamlessly combine versatility and efficiency.

By extending the ceiling to its vaulted limits, we not only created more usable space but also uncovered the authentic beauty of exposed wooden rafters. This design choice aligns perfectly with the homeowner's vision of incorporating a functional workshop within the home's confines. 

The kitchen, marked by its sleek and uncluttered design, serves as the hub of the home. Clad in plywood and steel, it effortlessly bridges the gap between the homeowner's work and personal life, resulting in a practical and adaptable space that caters to their evolving needs.

Throughout the house, meticulous craftsmanship shines through. Handmade clay tiling graces the bathroom, adding a touch of artisanal elegance, while an upstairs reading nook discreetly integrates into the overall design. The finishes throughout the house strike a balance between aesthetics and functionality, culminating in a space that not only appeals to the senses but also serves as a functional and efficient living environment.

This South Austin remodel project represents a marriage of creative vision and sound construction principles, where every design element is thoughtfully aligned with practicality and functionality, creating a space that is both inspiring and highly usable.