The Venice residence is broken into two staggered volumes to maintain sightlines to the neighborhood and street. Its peaked roofs are a nod to Venice’s traditional craftsman-style cottages. Not only do they make the house less imposing; they afford extra-high ceilings in the master suite.
Their headquarters in downtown San Jose, however, reflected the aesthetic of the 90s, when it was built. In renovating it, our design team took cues from the history of the area and the company, and from the passion and excitement Adobe employees feel about their company and their products.
Located on the first floor of a 1960s apartment building in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Toorak, the Woori apartment has canopy views and a sense of privacy rarely found in such a location. The rooms are generous, but the 1980s renovation was looking tired.
In the heart of the city and on a 50’ wide infill lot, the South 5th Residence is delineated as a three-story volume that—with an open living room suspended on two piers— deftly negotiates the city of Austin’s zoning regulations and the Oak’s critical root zone, nimbly avoiding tree roots.
We were asked to look at renovating and extending an existing 4-bedroom house on a long north/south axis site in Surrey. The existing house had a very poor connection to a fantastic rear garden. The plot is on the bend of the road and makes the Oatlands Close house sit at an angle to the long rear garden, which for us created an interesting dynamic and great opportunity.
Rather than following the popular trend of industrial or Nordic interior style in China, Leaping Creative is inspired by fashion designers and their love for black and white as well as their trick of using dots, lines and planes. We aim to create a minimalist, intriguing dining space.