"Bond" Wall of Doors

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).

Houston "Castle" Entertainment Center

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.

A "Taste Full" Cabinet

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.

The Wine and Cigar Aficionado Office

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.