19th Street Studio Remodel

Remodeling San Francisco, CA

Project description

Studio remodel.


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Project Q&A with the homeowner and pro

What was the homeowner's main goal or motivation for doing this project?

Architect Mason Kirby Inc

Architect Mason Kirby Inc The homeowner wanted to convert a second floor office into a livable space with lots of light and characteristics that were inherent to the original building structure. We tried to incorporate some of the raw materials into the renovated space – such as some of the original wood and beams.

How long did this project take?

Architect Mason Kirby Inc

Architect Mason Kirby Inc Project Duration: 1 year Design: 2 months Building Permits: 1 month Construction: 9 months

What's your favorite part of the new space?

Architect Mason Kirby Inc

Architect Mason Kirby Inc I designed and created a custom chandelier using mason jars for the living room.

Any advice for homeowners who are thinking about doing a home project?

Architect Mason Kirby Inc

Architect Mason Kirby Inc Invest in your relationship with the design professionals, and look at this as an opportunity to learn – an opportunity you'll probably only get to do once in your life. Make it special and take any chance to laugh.

What are some of the current trends you're noticing in the home improvement industry?

Architect Mason Kirby Inc

Architect Mason Kirby Inc People are looking for a sense of grounded-ness and meaning in their design that is unique to themselves. As a designer, we look for opportunities to create and establish a narrative in the way we use the space or in the materials we use.