This East Indies inspired built-in, with it's louvered doors and warm mahogany finish, anchors this master bedroom suite. The central gas log fireplace is flanked by two large cabinets with pocketing doors that house a TV and other general storage. The louver doors allow increased ventilation and create the East Indies feel. The large rope braid turnings add dimension and character.
Matthew's design for this lobby establishes a professional looking interior with beautiful reverse diamond wainscot panels punctuated with engaged floor to ceiling pilasters. The engaged columns are capped with beautiful book and butt olive ash burl capitals.
This studio library environment is full of rich architectural details. The room is beautifully balanced as the walls and ceilings are covered with mahogany paneling and moldings. The library features pocketing doors, arched passageways, a built in credenza, and fluted pilasters.
A beautiful blue print matched ribbon stripe mahogany veneer adorns the walls, cabinetry and valences of this contemporary den. The wall panels and wooden architectural elements are separated with 1/4" reveals. No fasteners are exposed leaving the curious to wonder how the wall panels are attached. The TV mounted within the wall has a simple wooden frame and removable panel.
This entertainment center has a unique 30' bow front radius. The lower band of lacewood louvers allows air flow to the large returns located under the unit. The large middle doors with handmade pulls pocket to allow access to the TV and AV equipment. The open display compartments are ebonized cherry.
This buffet was designed by Woodleaf Studios to compliment the client's existing dining room furniture from Century. The buffet incorporates lion head ring pulls, black lacquer engaged pilasters with gold leaf capital, and base elements. The primary door and drawer panels are banded with ebonized bead. The unusually deep niche allowed for an elevated upper tier at the rear for additional serving surface.
New meets old within this fully wrapped mahogany library/drawing room. Woodleaf Studios took two rooms from this historic home and made them into one. The original wall separating the two rooms was replaced with a balanced group of columns and pilasters. The coffered ceiling provides elegant character and depth. There are concealed wall panels engineered to allow access to mechanical systems. This elaborate room also has integrated cabinets and bookshelves. The north end of the room is tailored around a large flat screen TV(see image 03).
This elaborate wall system engineered by Matthew Smith consists of a series of twenty-four operable door panels. There are also double acting pass-through doors on each end of this thirty two foot long facade. The facade is comprised of a blueprint matched sequence of pamele sapele veneer schedule. The middle four doors break into two sets of bifolding pocketing doors to create a fully continuos niche (see view 2). The doors on either end conceal built-in linen and silver storage (see view 3).
This cherry castle-like fireplace surround houses the TV and AV equipment in the living room of a private residence. The cabinetry sleeves back into a dry stack stone veneer that climbs up more than twenty feet. The wrought iron hardware was designed especially for this cabinet (see view 2). There are two large decorative speaker compartments with fabric and wire covers.
This mahogany cabinet is loaded with features tailored to a wine lover's needs. It is part of the tasting room in the client's wine cellar which Woodleaf Studios also designed and built. The upper cabinets have interior lighting and are made with German glass and lead came dividers. The left glass doors pocket to reveal a sink. There is ample storage and display room in this cabinet. The liquor display cabinets employ rope braid carvings and dadoed shelves for adjustability.
Any aficionado of wine and cigars would love to keep track of his or her collection in this finely tailored environment. The built in humidor, equipped with a humidifier and monitoring equipment, is completely lined with Spanish cedar which helps bring out the very best flavors in all tobacco stored there. The fully adjustable shelves (including pitch options) are slotted for increased circulation and also are made with Spanish cedar. The glass door panel is hand carved and etched with tobacco leaves and cigar motifs. All the wall surfaces in the office are covered with alder paneling and cabinetry. There is a concealed door behind some of the paneling. The door's lever is also concealed. The entire room has a slightly distressed finish using a dark glazing to accent the panel framing.