These clients imagined their kitchen and family area transformed into glamorous spaces with eye-catching traditional design elements. Premier worked with the homeowners, using their initial inspiration to conceptualize and develop a home renovation plan, with Project Manager Shay Stimpson overseeing direct communication between team members from the very first step.
In the entryway, an exquisite cascading crystal chandelier introduces the welcoming elegance of the home’s design. Sourcing building materials from Premier’s Design Centre in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, Lead Designer Charles Kimball employs classic colours and textures for a high contrast colour palette in the design, applying bold horizontal and vertical lines and cohesive material pairings to create feelings of familiarity and refined luxury. A simple, tasteful handrail forms a path for the eye to follow from the second floor down along the stairs — freshly carpeted in gray Deer Valley Luxury by Engineered Floors — toward the lovely Matte Porcelain tile in the foyer.
In the kitchen, Brown Concrete flooring tile identical to the foyer provides a foundation for custom stained, imperial style Altima cabinetry, matching that of the bar in the adjoining family room. Functional under cabinet lighting allows the homeowners an improved workspace for preparing meals as well as entertaining. Unobtrusive Caesarstone Emperadoro quartz countertops pair perfectly in colour with the kitchen’s dark cabinets, with the same countertop style used for nondescript shelving above the family room’s fireplace.
The Artifacts vibrant stainless Kohler faucet is centered gracefully above the attractive, practical Whitehaven Self-Trimming Smart Divide sink. The faucet matches the kitchen’s appliances, including the Miele stove and wall steam oven, Electrolux Fridge, and Inverter microwave, working together with modest accents of matte silver to bring hints of delicacy to the space. Within the laundry room, the brand new Samsung washer and dryer create corresponding color and finish uniformity with the home’s other appliances.
A trio of lustrous polished nickel Chadwick light pendants suspended above the island bestow an alluring, sophisticated sense of beauty. The custom live edge backsplash and island countertop in New Azul Aran Granite set off the clean, solid decor, bringing an understated glamour to the space with its abstract speckled texture. The bar, hearth and laundry room counters, in the same granite by Western Marble and Tile, complement and create consistency across different rooms of the home.
The entrance space between the kitchen and the family room was opened up by Construction Lead Warren Regier and his team by realigning walls in the laundry room. The fireplace was installed, and the bar was reconfigured to better suit the new space and install the new sound system. The ceiling beams were stained to match the rest of the home’s dark trim.
The homeowners’ children also envisioned a Winnipeg Jets theme for their bathroom, with enough design flexibility for the theme to be easily altered in the future. Unique Winnipeg Jets knobs line the vanity’s grey thermofoil cabinets. The Aquabrass Madison brushed nickel faucet, resting atop the Caesarstone Concrete countertop, matches the brushed nickel linear Kichler bath light. Simple dark gray vinyl sheet flooring creates a pleasing contrast against the bright white walls and Accord White Wall Set bathtub.
Rich, dark hardwood flooring from Mirage’s Admiration Collection in the family room and bedrooms creates symmetry with its orderly lines and has strong contrast against the white walls, freshly painted throughout the home. Bright round pot lights in neat rows across the bedroom, kitchen, and family room ceilings cast bright white beams, forming a calming, vibrant atmosphere.
From start to finish of this project, Premier’s Integrated Project Delivery methods meant open discourse between design and construction teams was maintained throughout, removing the possibility of any miscommunication oversights. As a result, these clients achieved the traditionally rooted, luxurious design they sought after for their home in the Tuxedo South area of Winnipeg, with the renovation timeline and budget staying true to the plan throughout the full process.