An extensive renovation turned a previously unremarkable house into a relevant, modern and extraordinary residence, nestled in Raleigh’s prestigious Hayes Barton neighborhood.
Excessive elements were stripped away to create a restrained yet dynamic environment, where lustrous finishes are paired with handsome, crisp furnishings, perfectly suited to the clients—a jet-set professional couple with a young family. Though they travel often, the owners are firmly rooted in the area and have large extended families nearby. The home functions as a sophisticated, intimate enclave and a welcoming gathering place for relatives.
Topping off the layered tableau is the clients’ blue-chip contemporary art collection. Bold and kinetic works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Longo, and Donald Sultan are showcased throughout.
The result is a glamorous, feminine and subtly eclectic environment that evokes a cultivated but casual lifestyle.