jets house

Two busy professionals with a family found using a designer to bring together the materials and finishes for their new home a great time and stress saver. Working closely with the clients to understand the look and feel of the home made for a great working relationship that led to decisions in a timely manner.

An inviting walk way in natural slate leads up to the classic arts and craft style door featuring side lights and stained glass. Bronze hardware and light fixtures work well with the warm tones of the siding, cultured stone and wood shutters. A spacious porch features hanging planters and comfy furniture.

A mud room entry from the garage has natural tile flooring in a colour and texture that picks up the tones of the hardwood floors. Hooks and baskets for storage keep the space clutter free. The wood top bench offers storage drawers for each family member. Wainscoting details add to the design and durability of the this high traffic space. A 3/4 glass door allows light to fill the space.

A small space with a big impact is the design approach to the powder room. Glass mosaic tiles in chocolate box tones vertical on the wall takes your eye up and away. Furniture small scale vanity is the perfect scale for the room, while the metallic wall paper add light reflection.

A perfect family kitchen with island seating for casual dining. A pantry with glass doors and floor to ceiling cabinets provides loads of storage. The custom range hood and display lite cabinets along the top adds a decor touch and visual feature. Th stained dark wood island anchors this large space and gives it a cozy feeling.

KIM JAKOBSEN DESIGN specializing in commercial and residential interior design is located at 86 Prince William Street in the heart of uptown Saint John, NB .