What was a Seventies nunnery for six nuns is now a contemporary, Scandinavian-inspired residence for a younger household in Toronto, Canada. Designed by Sansa Interiors, a boutique structure and inside design studio, the brand new household residence has been fully renovated to accommodate a contemporary household’s wants.
The unique residence had a really conventional structure with a tiny kitchen, partial partitions and rooms that made inefficient use of the house. Sansa Interiors determined one of the best strategy was to open up the interiors, and maximize the dwelling areas whereas sustaining a clear, cohesive look all through. Two principal wants had been to create a good looking house for entertaining visitors and an open structure that offered better visibility when the children play within the different room.
With a 350K finances, the studio was in a position to reconfigure the principle and second flooring, design a brand new lavatory, create an additional bed room bringing the entire depend to 5, and remodel the principle bed room to develop into extra full sized with an ensuite.
The kitchen options built-in home equipment which are hid to create steady traces and plenty of storage to accommodate for baking, pantry, rubbish and recycling, cleansing provides and extra. From there, you possibly can see into the lounge the place the show-stopping central piece is the hearth wall with its slatted wooden body. Constructed-in open shelving shows treasured objects and household images.
One particular request that household had was to honor the household’s 8-year-old daughter who had handed away from a uncommon blood dysfunction, so an image ledge was created to show Abbey’s adventures and recollections. All through the house, Abbey’s art work is showcased proudly.
A ten-feet-wide bi-folding wall opens up the house much more and permits pure gentle to movement by the house. Sansa Interiors additionally introduced the outside inside by utilizing primarily pure supplies, earthy tones and customized millwork.
Authentic stained glass home windows pay homage to the house that was and function a good looking piece of artwork.
The loos have a black and white aesthetic that’s softened with pure wooden, making a spa-like surroundings.
The ultimate accomplished design is unrecognizable from what was a darkish, cramped and closed off residence. The household is ready to totally get pleasure from their dream residence having all areas maximized to its full potential.
Pictures by Bruno Belli.