How do you play down a 10-foot chandelier? Put a barn round it!
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher designed their solar-powered modern farmhouse in an earthy fashion to steadiness a few of their extra — *ahem* — attention-grabbing items.
The primary piece is a 10-foot crystal chandelier that after hung within the married couple’s authentic Beverly Hills Submit Workplace house — now, it’s in a barn-like visitor home on their 6-acre property.
“It was all designed round this chandelier that we thought was so obnoxious that we had in a earlier home, and we have been like, how will we make the chandelier much less obnoxious? Let’s put a barn round it!” Kunis, 37, first revealed on the “Kelly and Ryan” show final month.
A set of silver throne chairs Kutcher, 43, commissioned on a visit to India have been additionally essential to the design plans, in response to the June challenge of Architectural Digest.
“I obtained this job as a result of I promised I may make a house for these, shall we embrace, formidable items,” inside designer Vicky Charles of Charles & Co. informed the journal.
They demolished a barn that had been transformed right into a home on the Beverly Hills Submit Workplace-area property. Then, they started working on the five-year mission known as “Kuku farms” — for Kutcher and Kunis — led by architect Howard Backen of Backen & Gillam Architects, in response to Architectural Digest.
The principle home has a light-weight, pure wooden wraparound porch surrounded by lush greenery, photographs present.
Inside, the steep mansard-roofed open dwelling and eating room has oak flooring and concrete partitions. One facet has a writing desk, a grand piano and a eating desk for 10 on an vintage rug. On the opposite facet, the room has inexperienced Montauk sofas and a fire, photographs present.
The tiled kitchen is lit by Hector Finch pendants. It has a white tiled backsplash, a big island bar and a breakfast space, photographs present.
“If the world round you isn’t so as, it’s exhausting to get your mind so as. Once we’re in our house, the world simply is sensible,” Kutcher informed Architectural Digest.
The visitor home, which homes the storied chandelier and a minimum of two bedrooms, has 19-foot slider home windows from flooring to ceiling. It’s furnished with customized couches lined in Pindler out of doors cloth, in response to Architectural Digest.
Beside the visitor home is a stone pool with the peaked-roof, picket barbecue pavilion, photographs present.
“House is a extremely protected place for me. It’s heat and luxury. It’s a spot which you can mess around and nobody can choose you for it,” the “4 Good Days” star told Houzz UK in 2017.