Pasadena Showcase Design Selection - Garage Envy 2011

Formerly a three-car garage, the Carriage House, has been transformed into a functional workspace that embraces utility while maintaining the period architecture and style. The main goal was to restore and enhance the space that is the workhorse of the estate.

State-of-the-art custom welding stations, wood-working areas and raised paneled cabinetry make this the envy of most garage spaces. But all work and no play would not suffice with this design, so a wine cooler, refrigerator and flat screen TV have been installed, giving the space the needed accoutrements and the right mix of new technology to make it the ultimate man cave.

Lighting plays a paramount role in making this oversized space feel inviting. Antique units repurposed from old welding tank covers and vintage light fixtures brighten the area while complementing the other design elements. The floors have been diamond polished and sealed in order to preserve the exiting poured concrete. This practical treatment not only makes the surface impervious to oils and solvents but also adds a polished look.

See below for all the after shots of this beautiful garage and click here to learn more about Garage Envy.