1960s carport conversion
Do you have a 1960s house with an unused carport currently used to park the bins? Why not enclose it with brick and wood cladding, put in a barn door, fill it full of memorabilia, install a wood burner and create an American bar?
The couple knew they wanted to convert the carport into a outside room, but unsure how to do it. We held a creative zoom session to debate how a concrete rectangle with limitations and no real view could transform into a relaxing space. Richard and Nicola are great travellers, love the US and and it didn't take long to come up with the idea of a combo of cabin in the woods and hidden American bar. Instal a cosy, wood burner, beaten up furniture, barn door, source stuff from ebay and use all your memorabilia. Exit kitchen door and straight into your atmospheric getaway space!
Had a quirky project wanting to do something with a 'dead space' underneath a side house extension on stilts (i.e. no ground floor). Simply could not picture how this area might look as we'd just known it as the 'dead space under our bedroom where we keep the bins'. Annie's support was essential and allowed us to visualise what could be done with the space.
She was very friendly at the start, taking time to get to know us and what design elements were important to us. A few Zoom meetings followed and the 3D representation she developed was stunning - a 'dive bar' type area with a real warm, nostalgic and cosy feel to it.