modern take on classic Arts and Crafts styles and
are a perfect fit for the minimalist Asian oeuvre of
the renovated space.
The challenges for Flammia were many.
Her clients didn’t want to expand the floor plan
or change the roofline, but they did want the space
to be open and airy, with the sleeping and bath
1 water closet
2 bath area
4 sitting area
6 window seat
7 tv and audio
10 dressing area
CONSTRUCTION Alden Builders, Newton, Massachusetts
the built-in dressing area includes a vanity, closets, and drawers. The shoji screen at left slides to
close off the suite from the staircase. In keeping with the Asian theme, colorful textiles, such as the
50-year-old embroidered child’s dress from Pakistan, are displayed as pieces of art. The early 20th-
century Mongolian double chest is painted with traditional floral motifs.
Ambrosia Freestanding Bathtub
Ambrosia: Greek nectar granting ageless immortality.
Might as well start now.