Private Residence 5 – A Reading Room

Private Residence 5 – A Reading Room

Architect
Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design
Location
Kentfield, CA, USA | View Map
Project Year
2017
Category
Private Houses
Joe Fletcher Photography
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Table, ChairB&B Italia
Floor lampDavide Groppi srl
Recessed DownlightPhilips Lighting Signify
PaintBenjamin Moore
Acoustical Stretched Fabric CeilingEurospan

Product Spec Sheet
Table, Chair
Floor lamp
Recessed Downlight
Paint
Acoustical Stretched Fabric Ceiling

Private Residence 5 – A Reading Room

Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design as Architects

Our clients asked to have an area of their home re-purposed for quiet work and contemplation. The space was pared back to the bare bones to create a simple, clean volume to maximize the beautifully soft daylight.

photo_credit Joe Fletcher Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography
photo_credit Joe Fletcher Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography

A special acoustical fabric ceiling system was installed to help bring the room to a quiet hush. Wall to wall illuminated shelving would become a framework and display for colorful books, prints and art.

photo_credit Joe Fletcher Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography
photo_credit Joe Fletcher Photography
Joe Fletcher Photography

Below the open shelving concealed flush storage cabinets and pull out desks were added for storage and flexibility. Facing a new minimally designed limestone fireplace, a large table was placed at the center of the room as a spacious work desk and library table.

 

Material Used:
General 
Paint: by Benjamin Moore
Custom Stonework
Custom Millwork

Acoustical Stretched Fabric Ceiling: by Eurospan

Lighting 
Recessed Downlight: Lightolier by Signify

Art 
“Grey Mouse” by Gottfried Helnwein

Furniture 
Table: Athos by B&B Italia
Chair: Husk by B&B Italia

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