atelierii + just make design: luxurious home in black serenity atelierii + just make design: luxurious home in black serenity
oct 02, 2013

atelierii + just make design: luxurious home in black serenity

atelierii + just make design: luxurious home in black serenity
image © ivan chuang
all images courtesy of atelierii




evoking an air of mystery, the dark interior of ‘home in black serenity’ by taiwanese firms atelierii + just make design, seeks to create a sense of overall luxury. located in taipei, taiwan the residence is defined by its unique material application – various natural stones help to both unify and separate the interior elements. upon entering, a rough wall is presented that continues to feature throughout, providing a consistent, textural background.


‘black is the color of the hidden, the secretive and the unknown, creating an air of mystery.’ says the architects.


based on this alchemist approach, the individual functions are separated by the different use of materials, while the interrelationship between the areas is provided through visual connections. a secretive corridor features five, hidden doors to the bedrooms, with each given a private en-suite. the living, kitchen and dining areas are arranged across a large open-plan volume, with the main dining table positioned in the front hallway, separating the public and private sections.



view of the open-plan living room, kitchen and dining space
image © ivan chuang



the color black evokes a sense of mystery and is featured throughout the interior
image © ivan chuang



natural stones are applied across the building’s surfaces, providing a dark textural background
image © ivan chuang



view of the entrance hall
image © ivan chuang



the bedroom corridor features five hidden doors (left) view from the entrance into the open plan living space (right)
image © ivan chuang



interior view of the bedrooms
image © ivan chuang



the design seeks to achieve a sense of luxury through the application of natural stones
image © ivan chuang



there are five bedrooms organized along the main hallway
image © ivan chuang



each bedroom contains its own en-suite
image © ivan chuang



floor plan and diagram showing the natural stone materials



project info:


name: home in black serenity / residence song
location: taipei, taiwan
design: atelierii + just make design
client: private
purpose: private residence
total floor area: 265 sqm
construction period: january 2012 – june 2013
photography: ivan chuang



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