Four Seasons Residences occupies the top panoramic floors of the famed luxury hotel’s 30-story building. Its downtown location near the expansive Discovery Green and other green spaces, The Shops at Houston Center, many upscale restaurants, the Toyota Center, and convention center, makes it a prime location to call home. Residents enjoy all the perks of hotel guests such as maid service, room service, gym and spa access, and even the hotel’s car service.
Built in 1982, the original modern interior aesthetic of these spacious tower homes keep getting better with each architectural redesign. We were honored to be chosen by Laura Manchee Designs to design the warm contemporary kitchen of a recent remodel near the top floor.
Featured image: compliments of Four Seasons Hotel & Residences
Laura Manchee and her team envisioned a classic timeless appeal with warmth and solidness, almost masculine.
The openness of the kitchen to the rest of the apartment was to be maintained and the space utilization would afford plenty of thought for entertaining as well as daily living.
Andrea Villamarin of eggersmann Houston headed the kitchen design team to work hand-in-hand with the Manchee team to breathe new life into this high-rise luxury residence.
The ask: create a warm, inviting kitchen in darker tones with clean modern lines and a hint of glimmer.
While minimal in design, warmth and inviting interest were introduced using wood tones and stones of varying greys.
eggersmann’s German-crafted Esign handle-less cabinetry in Vancouver 3535 Smoked Oak Planked Brushed Vertical fronts accented with Vetro RAL 9017 Black glass on the upper wall cabinets above the cooktop and the bar.
High-end Thermador refrigeration, ULINE wine cooler, and Miele dishwasher were integrated behind the enchanting vertically-oriented smoked grain fronts.
Custom Boxtec drawer inserts added convenient functionality next to the cooktop and in the island.
The results: an open kitchen with perfect functionality for entertaining a crowd or an intimate dinner party with just enough “wow” factor to ensure guests accept the next invitation.
Architect and interior designer, Laura Manchee Designs, worked with eggersmann Houston designer, Andrea Villamarin, to design and implement this custom German kitchen.