Bergamo Residence – Northern Italy By Dap Studio

A work of white and grey with pulses of citrus tones, the Bergamo Residence in Northern Italy was designed by Dap Studio as a minimalist dream home. Spaces across this 2-story, single-family home are open, bright and decidedly modern.

A backdrop of white walls and ceilings play well with the subdued grey hues of the bleached wood flooring and contemporary fabric-covered furnishings in lively lime and orange. A futuristic chair with a swirled form sits next to its twin-type ottoman, which literally pops in the mostly monochrome space of pale charcoal and snowy white.

A huge picture window pours natural light into this crisp living area which consists of streamlined storage modules and a precisely-placed lighted recess over the sofa. A mounted box shelf neatly stores movies and CDs, while a lower one provides additional organization. A set of sliding glass doors opens to the private yard which beams with a swimming pool and adjacent lounging terrace.

This living room spills onto the dining area with a classic modern white tulip table flanked by 8 lime green side chairs. A silhouetted chandelier gracefully falls over the table, an airy addition to this family gathering space. Another dining spot is nestled in the kitchen which is wrapped in flat-panel white cabinetry with seamless stainless refrigerator, including a grass-green upper storage system. A whimsical globe lighting pendant flurries with bursting flowers above the white lacquer dining table and chairs.

What really steals the show is the cantilevered staircase which fuses into an elevated structure enveloped by white metal mesh rails protruding gracefully with a breezy catwalk. This upper walkway with its full-volume wall of windows becomes a wood ceiling trail within the lower level which is such a distinctive addition to a transitional zone. This upper level bridge connects to the more private sleeping spaces and is trimmed with LED insets.

The master suite echoes the grey-draped color scheme including a bed resting against a double-step platform with closet, leading to the modern bath. A glazed wall and walk-in shower separates the vanity from the rest of the spa-like space with rectangular basins and streamlined cabinet systems.

The Bergamo Residence is a resplendent modern dream home punctuated by an injection of glowing color, not to mention an ultra-cool stairway system.