A Craftsman Home by Eneia White That Will Make You Want to

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Immediately after a youthful household purchased a recently current Craftsman-fashion property in Washington, DC, they promptly understood they’d will need a additional purposeful initially flooring to accommodate their new child infant, puppy, and no shortage of visiting relatives and mates. The homeowners enlisted the assist of New York–based inside designer Eneia White to help determine the open-thought key degree, like the kitchen, eating space, living home, and entry.

“It was exciting building zones for this job,” says White. “They essential the furnishings and finishes to help build definition. Open up strategy areas can be somewhat hard for new home owners, as we have to weave picks from every single space in a way that feels cohesive—with the illusion that it was gathered and created above time.”

Although the household gets a balanced dose of natural light, the present decor lacked definition. White landed on an sudden black-on-black coloration palette that designed what she calls a “softer, far more approachable” facet to the shade.


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“We tend to lean on much more uplifting colors to make spaces dynamic, so we took a threat heading dim,” she claims. “But I enjoy the boldness of this tone-on-tone relationship.” Thanks to an abundance of fascinating textures, quirky shapes, and the cozy scale of the furnishings, the dwelling continue to feels heat and inviting.

“We took a hazard heading dim, but I adore the boldness.”

A personalized sectional by Kravet was fabricated with entertaining in mind: enough seating, deep cushions for lounging, and a overall performance material. It “ate up the budget” and had a 30-7 days guide time, White studies but “The wait around was truly worth it. It’ll be a staple in their home for many years to arrive.”

The home owners asked for a lengthier kitchen area island for web hosting, and rather of possessing a new island designed, White shopped for a cabinet type to mimic the current body of the island. It was additional onto a single close prior to the new countertops were being templated.

White kept added kitchen renovations to a minimum by portray cabinets—Sherwin Williams Caviar—and swapping the backsplash for a higher gloss tile by Nasco. “The a little bit textured and reflective backsplash tile reflects light-weight, and the brass pendants more than the island incorporate a hint of tradition,” says White. “Playing with a normally significant coloration was a definitely enjoyable challenge.”


kitchen designed by eneia white dc project

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Black Sherwin Williams Caviar cabinetry and a black Nasco Stone + Tile backsplash build dimension. The cream midcentury counter stools by Rove Ideas incorporate distinction, and brass pendant lights by Shades of Light reflect normal mild to retain the appear from straying much too dark.

Eating Area

dining room designed by eneia white dc project

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White painted the brick hearth in Sherwin Williams Added White, then established a tuxedo-like outcome with a black eating table and black eating chairs, both by Nuevo Living. The graphic black-and-white artwork is by Leftbank. The partitions and tray ceiling are painted Sherwin Williams Present day Grey.

Dwelling Space

living room by eneia white dc project

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The star of the area is an excess-deep custom made sectional by Kravet in a neutral effectiveness cloth great for a young household. The media credenza is by Common Home furniture, and the espresso table is Ballard Layouts.


entry way by eneia white dc project

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Textural parts attract the eye in the entry, like a console by Hooker Furniture, desk lamp by Circa, and mirror by Ballard Models.

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