Utah Style and Design

Photo Friday: An Hour Before

May 24, 2019

An hour after I packed up my equipment and headed for home, the family walked into their new home for the reveal, a tradition of the designer, where the family first experiences the totality of their new home: the floor and wall coverings, furnishings, accessories, and art in a dramatic presentation of their ready-to-move-in new home.

AMB Design, Salt Lake City, (Anne-Marie Barton) designed the interiors of the home, located in a newly developing part of Alpine, and Barton was there to add last minute flowers and personal touches. Hobble Creek Construction, LLC, American Fork, (Bryan Bird) built the new home, and Highland Group Architects, Holladay, were the architectural designers.

AMB Design commissioned the photographs, and the approach to making the photographs was driven by showing the interior treatments.

AMB Design creates soft quiet spaces using textures and subtle variations. As I understand her philosophy, a home is not just a quiet backdrop for the vibrant lives of family members, but it is an inseparable part of their lives and memories. Each is individual and personal.

One of the unifying elements of this design is brass. It appears in the custom range hood, cabinet hardware, faucet sets, and elsewhere.

The metal pendant lights over the kitchen island feature brass trim, as well.

Important transition spaces feature original artwork, like this hallway leading to the master bedroom and the entry with the sleek console table.

The detailing in the powder room makes it an engaging space with the wallpaper, patterned flooring, carpet, mirror, and basin surround. The faucet and taps come directly out of the wall in an interesting minimalist touch.



Details tell the variations and consistent elements in the design, and the overalls offer a context for scale, architectural elements, and overall themes.


Love these images? See more of Scot Zimmerman’s work, here!

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Scot Zimmerman
Architectural photographer Scot Zimmerman has been photographing exteriors and interiors of homes, and commercial and public buildings across the United States for over 37 years. He is the principal photographer of eight books; over 40 periodicals have featured his work; and 11 museums have exhibited his photos. He’s fond of adventuring in the Southern Utah desert. Follow his work on Instagram: @scot.zimmerman



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