The owner of the Nutcracker Home is a young couple with two young daughters. They wish to make the home into a space ideal for parent-child activities with a rich atmosphere for this theme.
Based in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, HAO Design is an interior design studio specialising in the residential and retail sectors. Their style is a combination of industrial rough materials and a colourful urban aesthetic.
Experiencing the Zen of lifestyle starts from learning to appreciate the DNA of each type of material: the sense of time conveyed by tree rings, the brushstroke textures reflected in the coating materials or maybe the resilience shown by twisting steel.
Bright Apartment overturns preconceptions about what a family home should be like; it shows that, even when you have children, your living space can still reflect your own personal taste and style.
Simplistic aesthetics is not about enforcing strict restraints on material desires. On the contrary, it is about training ourselves to internally reflect on what we really need and care about, and getting rid of the excess to achieve ideal practicality. We fully embraced the spirit of simplistic design.
In the original layout of the Scenic Ballade apartment, the kitchen faced south; we altered the floor plan by creating an open space combining the kitchen with the living room. We additionally installed a kitchen island to facilitate the preparation of cooking ingredients.
This light-filled courtyard house is a multipurpose space that combines a studio and exhibition space featuring furniture for sale. The property, a unit in a row of old townhouses, is located in Kaohsiung City’s Zuoying District.