Modern Family Home Perfectly Tailored To Its owners’ Needs

Close cooperation between architect and client is often crucial to the success of any project and one of the best positive examples in this sense is this modern single-family home designed and built by Zona architekci. The involvement of the studio started in the very early stages of the project, at the beginning of the investment process.

Structurally, the house is composed of two large main volumesView in gallery
Structurally, the house is composed of two large main volumes
The exterior design is very eye-catching and even a bit distracting in a senseView in gallery
The exterior design is very eye-catching and even a bit distracting in a sense

The team stood by their clients right until the end when the interior design was completely finished. The result was a very cohesive house, a home that’s perfectly tailored to suit its owners’ needs and lifestyle. The exterior of the building is quite eye-catching, being covered in these parallel wooden strips which definitely allow the house to stand out from its neighbors.

The owners wanted their new home to look and feel bright, welcoming and comfortable and that's exactly what this project was all aboutView in gallery
The owners wanted their new home to look and feel bright, welcoming and comfortable and that’s exactly what this project was all about
The family room features a cozy reading corner squeezed between the fireplace and the bookcaseView in gallery
The family room features a cozy reading corner squeezed between the fireplace and the bookcase
The custom wall-mounted bookcase and ladder really emphasize the double-height of this space but in a very pleasant and friendly wayView in gallery
The custom wall-mounted bookcase and ladder really emphasize the double-height of this space but in a very pleasant and friendly way
Although the social spaces are all interconnected, there are clear visual delimitations between themView in gallery
Although the social spaces are all interconnected, there are clear visual delimitations between them
The minimalist staircase and its metal rod railing seem to be inspired by the house's facade designView in gallery
The minimalist staircase and its metal rod railing seem to be inspired by the house’s facade design
The open kitchen looks very bright, fresh and inviting thanks to a careful selection of the materials and colorsView in gallery
The open kitchen looks very bright, fresh and inviting thanks to a careful selection of the materials and colors
The kitchen island has a built-in cooktop which is very convenient, practical and well-suited for the family home layoutView in gallery
The kitchen island has a built-in cooktop which is very convenient, practical and well-suited for the family home layout
The space underneath the floating staircase is put to good use, serving as an additional reading nookView in gallery
The space underneath the floating staircase is put to good use, serving as an additional reading nook
The indoor-outdoor relationship in very strong in the case of the master bedroom which has an accent wall reminiscent of the house facadeView in gallery
The indoor-outdoor relationship in very strong in the case of the master bedroom which has an accent wall reminiscent of the house facade
Dark blue surfaces are used in combination with wooden floors, furniture and white walls and neutral detailsView in gallery
Dark blue surfaces are used in combination with wooden floors, furniture and white walls and neutral details
The entire house was designed as a whole in the sense that everything is in perfect syncView in gallery
The entire house was designed as a whole in the sense that everything is in perfect sync
The master bedroom suite has a walk-in closet with carefully-planned storage systems which eliminate clutterView in gallery
The master bedroom suite has a walk-in closet with carefully-planned storage systems which eliminate clutter

On the inside, the house’s overall design was inspired by a desire for comfort, cohesion and freedom. As a result, the designers included elements such as a modern kitchen island which allows one to prep and cook meals without feeling secluded or disconnected from the rest of the family members, a cozy reading corner with a super comfortable armchair placed between a modern fireplace and a set of shelves which prove bookcases and staircases make a great combo. This is a house which reflects the individual needs and unique style of its owners, with a layout based on their lifestyle and inspired by convenience and freedom.

There's also a very welcoming and elegant-looking home office which seamlessly matches the rest of the houseView in gallery
There’s also a very welcoming and elegant-looking home office which seamlessly matches the rest of the house
Not surprisingly, the house enjoys a close relationship with its immediate surroundings and the outdoors in generalView in gallery
Not surprisingly, the house enjoys a close relationship with its immediate surroundings and the outdoors in general
The desire to avoid creating a gloomy and unfriendly environment inspired the designers to work with a select palette of colors and materialsView in gallery
The desire to avoid creating a gloomy and unfriendly environment inspired the designers to work with a select palette of colors and materials
The natural light is maximized throughout the house in various ways, including via large windows and mirrorsView in gallery
The natural light is maximized throughout the house in various ways, including via large windows and mirrors
The double-sink bathroom vanity also acts as a space divider, helping to achieve a custom layoutView in gallery
The double-sink bathroom vanity also acts as a space divider, helping to achieve a custom layout
On the other side of the mirror wall there's a walk-in shower elegantly separated from the rest of the bathroomView in gallery
On the other side of the mirror wall there’s a walk-in shower elegantly separated from the rest of the bathroom