Guest houses are quite common and most of the times since it sees a steady inflow of people, the design needs to be simple yet classy. Another important aspect of designing such a space is the fact that less attention needs to be put on frivolous design elements. The emphasis clearly needs to be on functionality with a purpose. The architects of SMSTUDIO, Mumbai have achieved this and more with this wonderful guest house. This guest house more than a place to get some restful sleep. You can rejuvenate and relax before you start another day in a new city.
Being situated right on the road, challenges of creating a home which does not reflect the pace outside is critical. A simple building but exposed to the noise and pollution could have been a challenge.
Simplicity is the central theme here in this guest house but none of the chosen elements are low on style. The tall wingman chairs on the side look regal and comfortable as well. Choosing a darker colour palette for the walls always works in any kind of a design scenario.
Creating individual seating areas for four, six or more groups can be challenge when space is an issue. The designers have intelligently managed to transform this space into industrial-style dining area without a divider.
This room encompasses everything you would need in a room especially when you are away from home. Designed modestly, an L-shaped sofa to entertain, compact dining table to catch up on quick meals and a comfortable bed to retire for the night. Extra lighting all around the room keeps the room bright and cheerful.
Covered in wood, this area has a pleasing and contented appeal. A small nook holds the microwave oven and cutlery that you may need. Smaller spaces such as these look neat and organized. The modern lighting chosen for this space have an old-world charm which adds beauty to this room.
Having a comfortable bed is just a small part of enjoying the rest of the evening after work. Creating an ambience that suits such a space only accentuates the feeling. The wooden façade in this modern bedroom continues throughout the space contributing a continuity to the design. The simple drapes and the subtle colours for the walls makes this space inviting and tranquil.
This room works great if you are sharing a room and would like a space that is great for sharing but provides some privacy as well. Simple and light colours combined with drapes that are not too heavy or elaborate keep the room light and airy. Simple lampshades at the side of the bed are functional and decorative too.
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