A Contemporary Renovation For A 1920s Home In Phoenix, Arizona

8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

 

This home, originally built as a duplex back in 1927, has been transformed into a bright and airy contemporary family home.

 

8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Design firm Knob Modern Design partnered with investor Dana Martin, to bring this Phoenix, Arizona home back to life.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

In the backyard, there’s a patio and bar area under a wood pergola.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Looking back towards the house, there’s plenty of space for entertaining.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Inside, the home’s main living and kitchen area has been designed to feel like a restaurant. The original linear wood flooring was salvaged and made into a herringbone pattern.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

This small sitting area focuses on the television, but the chairs can be easily turned around to face the kitchen.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Just off the small sitting area is another area with custom tufted leather benches, similar to those found in cafes.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

There are two kitchens in this home. The one below is the show piece.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

With the ‘L’ shape perfect for entertaining and gathering around.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

The second kitchen, which is tucked away off to the side, is where the food prep and cleanup is done.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

The home has a few bedrooms, like this guest room.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

In this guest bedroom, there’s a window with views of the street, and an original fireplace.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

In the bathroom, the original 100 year old clawfoot tub was refinished and positioned to contrast against the rustic red brick.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

The palette throughout the house has been kept bright with white walls and light wood flooring, however there are touches of black throughout the home.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Like the black tile in this bathroom.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

Back into the living/kitchen area, there’s a floating two-tone staircase made of wood and steel that leads the way to the loft.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

The lofted area was engineered to add 400 square feet to the house and provide room for an additional bedroom.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

The bedroom shares the space with a work area that overlooks the living room downstairs.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

In the bathroom, there’s a large shower with white tiles.


8th Street Residence Remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, designed by Knob Modern Design

Photography by Jason Roehner

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