Site visit with Ishka Designs
Each week we visit a member of Sweeten network to check out what they are working on. This week we’re with Ishka Designs. Anishka & Niya, interior design partners & founders of Ishka Designs, are in the construction phase of a 4,000 sqft medical facility in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Working in close collaboration with the client, a medical doctor who offers holistic healing services, the designers will bring this facility well beyond the ‘traditional’ by addressing the needs of a holistic design approach. They are utilizing spatial devices such as light, materials, plantings, sensors, etc., to create a clean, ambient environment for the new facility. Sweeten brings homeowners an exceptional renovation experience by personally matching trusted general contractors to your project, while offering expert guidance and support—at no cost to you.
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Anishka & Niya give warm greetings in the light-flooded reception space.
Curved walls help to draw ambient, natural light into the project’s deeper spaces.
When daylight is not available, the designers planned for a system of layered lighting so that the ambience can be maintained.
Here the designers show off samples of wallpaper, textiles & stone that will be used to furnish the reception areas. They will also use plantings, wall art & mood-music to complete the desired effect.
More light at the end of the tunnel – an enclosed stairway leads to the facility’s executive areas.
The site’s history of therapeutic service is revealed … a mural on the exterior of the building signals its previous use, “The Beer House” !