The contrast between the white dormers and blue-green ceiling accentuates the architectural character of each space

Ann Bertelsen and Daniel Gregory

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Four 6 1/2- by 7-foot dormers—one on each side of the house—were the inspiration for four distinct project rooms. Pennington created a reading alcove, an artist’s loft, a photographer’s cataloging center, and a gift-wrapping space to illustrate some of the functional possibilities.

ARTIST'S NOOK
artist's nook
 
READING NOOK
reading nook
 
WRAPPING NOOK
wrapping nook
 
PHOTOGRAPHER'S NOOK
photographer's nook
 

Furnishings: IKEA. Chaise, floor lamp,
glass table: Design Within Reach.


Photos by Muffy Kibbey

 

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