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Casaimaginata

Casaimaginata

Modern Interior Design Meets Architectural Innovation in a Home Where Imagination Thrives

Nestled on a precipice overlooking the bustling urban landscape of Cincinnati OH, Casaimaginata is a beacon of modern design and architectural innovation. This landmark residential building has been meticulously crafted to not only meet the demands of contemporary urban living but also to transcend them, offering its inhabitants not just a place to live, but a space to thrive.

At the core of Casaimaginata’s design philosophy is the seamless integration of form and function, wrapped in a cloak of aesthetic elegance and sophistication. The project harmonizes a palette of monochromatic tones, natural materials, and strategic lighting, creating environments that are both visually striking and inherently functional. Each space within the building—from the panoramic living rooms and serene bedrooms to the sleek kitchens and vibrant rooftop terraces—has been designed with the intention of fostering comfort, luxury, and a deep connection with the urban setting outside its walls.

Luxury Urban Bathroom “Oasis”

Stepping into the first bathroom at Casaimaginata is like entering a serene oasis amidst the bustling city. This space masterfully blends luxurious materials and thoughtful design to create an atmosphere of sophisticated calm. The expansive use of white, from the sleek countertops to the elegant freestanding bathtub, amplifies the natural light streaming through the panoramic window. This not only enhances the sense of space but also spotlights the cleanliness and purity of the design.

The room is strategically adorned with elements of biophilic design, such as delicate orchids and an artistic moss wall, bridging the gap between the urban exterior and the natural world. These touches introduce a tranquil, green contrast to the crisp white decor. Additionally, the innovative lighting design, both functional and aesthetic, casts a warm glow, ensuring the space feels welcoming at any hour. This bathroom doesn’t just serve its functional purpose but stands as a testament to how design can enhance quality of life, reflecting the skyline it overlooks.

Features: Tiles: Porcelanosa  Vanity: Idea Group

Panoramic Living Room

Panoramic Living Room

Adjacent to the kitchen, the living room at Casaimaginata is designed to maximize the impact of panoramic city views through expansive windows. The interior design is intentionally subdued, featuring a muted color scheme that complements rather than competes with the external cityscape. A modern fireplace integrated into a textured concrete wall provides not only warmth but also a secondary focal point, enhancing the room’s cozy yet sophisticated atmosphere.

Modern Fireplace Wall with Mid-Century Modern Furniture
Features: Key elements include a modern fireplace and mid-century modern furniture

The furniture selection includes classic mid-century modern pieces like an orange chair, which injects a vibrant pop of color and a hint of retro flair. This strategic use of color and timeless design elements ensures the living room is stylish yet functional, ideal for relaxation or entertaining guests. The overall layout and choice of furnishings speak to a thoughtful design that values both aesthetics and comfort, making the most of the room’s stunning urban backdrop.

Monochromatic Modern Kitchen

Monochromatic Modern Kitchen - Matte Black

The kitchen in Casaimaginata is a masterpiece of monochromatic modern design, where functionality meets aesthetic precision. Matte black cabinetry and countertops create a sleek, unified look that is both striking and contemporary. The consistency in color not only enhances the visual flow but also emphasizes the clean lines and minimalist design ethos that define this space.

Monochromatic Modern Kitchen - Matte Black
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Key features like integrated appliances and a central island with bar seating demonstrate the kitchen’s commitment to practicality without clutter. The island serves as a social hub for casual dining or morning coffee, perfectly blending usability with style. Natural wood flooring provides a warm foundation, softening the starkness of the black features, while a simple bowl of green apples adds a lively touch of color, symbolizing vitality and freshness in this modern culinary arena.

Contemporary Minimalist Bathroom

The second bathroom presents a stark contrast to the first, embracing a minimalist aesthetic that speaks volumes with less. Dark, matte black walls and fixtures set a bold backdrop, sharply contrasting with the pristine white sanitary ware. This choice not only makes a dramatic visual impact but also resonates with modern design trends favoring monochrome palettes and clean lines.

A circular mirror and a stylish pendant light soften the room’s sharp angles, adding a layer of sophistication and modernity. These elements, along with the streamlined cabinetry and fixtures, showcase a commitment to contemporary design that values simplicity, functionality, and the power of contrast.

Contemporary Minimalist Bathroom
Features: Tiles: Porcelanosa Vanity: Idea Group

Elegant and Tranquil Bedroom

Elegant and Tranquil Bedroom
Features: Custom elements include integrated shelving and a bespoke wood wall feature

The bedroom at Casaimaginata serves as a haven of tranquility and elegance. Positioned to take full advantage of the natural daylight, the design strategically uses the incoming light to enhance the soothing ambiance. The bedroom features a textured wood wall behind the bed, which acts not only as a compelling visual focal point but also introduces a tactile contrast to the room’s otherwise minimalist aesthetic.

The furniture choices are understated yet luxurious. A low-profile bed sits on a plush rug, anchoring the room and reinforcing the sense of calm luxury. Integrated shelves and nightstands exemplify efficient use of space, providing functionality without sacrificing style. This bedroom is not just a place to rest but a carefully curated space that respects the need for peace and personal retreat.

Sophisticated and Personalized Closet

Sophisticated and Personalized Closet
Features: Custom Closet System from Pianca

Adjacent to the tranquil bedroom, the closet at Casaimaginata reveals a space where sophistication and personalization converge. It is designed to display the homeowner’s personal style through open shelving that showcases an impressive collection of designer shoes and luxury accessories. This layout not only makes it easy to view and access these items but also turns the closet into a gallery of personal treasures.

The closet’s lighting is strategically placed to accentuate displayed items, adding a warm, inviting glow to the space. Light colors dominate the design, enhancing the feeling of openness and continuity from the bedroom. This closet is more than just a storage area; it’s a testament to personal style and high-end design, reflecting the owner’s taste and the overall elegant theme of the home.

Naturalistic and Warm Bathroom

Naturalistic Warm Bathroom
Features: Tiles: Porcelanosa Vanity: Idea Group

In the third bathroom, warmth and nature converge to create a welcoming retreat. The integration of wooden elements in the vanity and beige tiles exudes warmth, making the space inviting and comfortable. The circular mirror and freestanding basin lend an elegant touch, enhancing the bathroom’s aesthetic while maintaining its functional essence.

An indoor plant adds a burst of vitality, strengthening the connection to nature—a theme that runs through the Casaimaginata design ethos. The glass-partitioned walk-in shower exemplifies modern bathroom trends favoring open, fluid spaces that are both luxurious and practical.

Hallway and Staircase: Merging Structure and View

The design of the hallway and staircase at Casaimaginata is a testament to architectural ingenuity, blending functionality with aesthetic beauty. The hallway features solid concrete walls that convey strength and stability, while the transparent glass floors and railings introduce a sense of openness and lightness. This juxtaposition not only enhances the visual appeal but also emphasizes the modern design ethos of the building.

Features: Materials: Concrete and glass Design Element: Strategically placed lighting and panoramic cityscape views

The staircase, strategically lit from above, serves as a visual conduit between the floors, drawing the eye upward and highlighting the building’s vertical dimensions. A large window frames the cityscape, turning the view into a dynamic backdrop for the interior space. This design choice underscores a philosophy that values the integration of indoor and outdoor environments, making the urban landscape an integral part of the interior décor.

Contemporary Outdoor Entertainment

The rooftop terrace of Casaimaginata epitomizes the pinnacle of urban outdoor living. This space is crafted to offer breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline, making it an ideal venue for both relaxation and social gatherings. The contemporary design of the terrace seamlessly integrates functionality with aesthetic appeal, providing a luxurious yet inviting environment.

Central to the terrace is a modern fire pit, which serves as both a visual anchor and a practical feature for cooler evenings. Surrounding the fire pit, contemporary outdoor furniture from Vondom is arranged to encourage social interaction, combining comfort with durability. The furniture’s sleek design and neutral color palette complement the urban setting, while the layout promotes a communal atmosphere.

Features: Furniture: Vondom Design Highlight: Modern fire pit and durable, stylish furniture

The choice of materials for the decking and furniture ensures longevity and ease of maintenance, crucial for outdoor settings. Additionally, the strategic placement of lighting not only illuminates the area during the evening but also enhances the ambience, creating a warm and welcoming glow that extends the usability of the terrace into the night.

Twilight Showcase: Urban Material Symphony

As dusk settles over the city, the curb appeal of Casaimaginata comes to life through a sophisticated interplay of materials and forms. The building’s exterior, illuminated by strategically placed warm accent lighting, showcases an array of textures and geometric shapes that capture the eye and invite closer inspection.

Modern home design curb appeal
Features: Lighting: Warm accent lighting to highlight architectural features Materials: A mix of wood, metal, and glass to enhance visual texture and appeal

The use of different materials, from warm wood paneling to sleek metallic finishes, not only adds depth to the building’s façade but also reflects its modern architectural style. This blend of materials enhances the property’s urban charm and stands out in its environment, demonstrating a thoughtful design strategy aimed at making a significant visual impact.

A Unified Design Where Imagination Thrives

  • Monochromatic Color Schemes: Throughout the project, a consistent use of monochromatic themes not only enhances the visual flow between spaces but also instills a sense of calm and continuity.
  • Natural Materials: Wood, stone, and glass play pivotal roles, providing warmth, texture, and transparency, respectively, and connecting the indoors with the natural world outside.
  • Strategic Lighting: Whether it’s the soft luminescence in the bedrooms or the dramatic accent lighting of the building’s facade, lighting is used not just for functionality but as an essential element of design that shapes the mood and atmosphere of the spaces.
  • Biophilic Elements: The incorporation of greenery and natural motifs, whether through landscaping on the terrace or moss walls in the bathrooms, underscores a commitment to sustainability and well-being, blurring the lines between natural and man-made environments.
  • Maximization of Views: Large windows and open terraces celebrate the urban panorama, ensuring that the cityscape is a constant, celebrated backdrop to the interior spaces.

Casaimaginata is more than just a residential project; it is a lifestyle statement. It caters to those who seek a sanctuary in the city, blending cutting-edge design with practicality and comfort. The project is a testament to the power of thoughtful design to create spaces that not only meet the needs of modern life but enhance it, making every corner a canvas and every viewpoint a scene.