Makoto Tanijiri of Suppose Design Office has released images of his latest work, completed in December of 2010, of a private residence in Saitama, Japan.
The home looks like something that would have resulted from the ancient druids erecting an oversized trailer-park home on top of Stonehenge, in the best possible way (don’t get me wrong. I think the home is gorgeous). It features a generous sum of concrete, mainly in the kitchen, which of course looks amazing against all the wood.
What’s interesting is that, as you move up to the second floor, the wooden floors turn several shades lighter, to create a visual contrast as you peer down through the large openings surrounding the stairs.
I love the look of the wrap-around transparent glass bathroom and vintage heating stove (both of which were quite popular last year) but not sure how crazy I would be about them in practice.