Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.
– Bill Belichick, Head Coach of the New England Patriots
Super Bowl LI is just around the corner, thirteen days to be exact. On February 5th, the city of Houston will be crawling with some of America's biggest football fans and the chances of a celebrity sighting will be at an all time high for our city.
Some of you are planning on throwing a stellar pre-game, game time or post-game party to celebrate this event that has become such an integral part of American culture. Expectations are high, it's a "do or die" moment and the party must be epic – no pressure at all, right? Whether you have a party planner or you're tackling this on your own, one thing is certain, the design of the space plays a major part in the overall success of your party.
Take a look below for Part 1 of Super Bowl Pre-Game Spaces featuring JPDG interior designs that are perfect for entertaining!
Pick up a copy of Spectacular Kitchens of Texas for more information on these fabulous kitchen, bar and dining room designs.
The Elegant Essentials
Soft white walls and European white oak create a minimal backdrop that allows this beautifully appointed kitchen to compliment the adjoining dining room, bar area and family room. The open design allows guests to roam freely from one space to the next and eliminates any chances of FOMO – "Fear of Missing Out". Yes, that is a real thing and a home designed with an open concept is the solution.
A neutral color palette, well-loved antiques, beautiful wood floors and reed/ribbon trim details give this house a sophisticated look that is refreshing, yet formal. The kitchen and breakfast areas light painted cabinets create a nice contrast against the bar and wine rooms stained cabinets. This helps define the spaces, making it easier for your guests to navigate. Ample amounts of seating can be found off the kitchen island, around the breakfast room table and at the bar.
The Italian Coast Voyage
Bright, warm and inviting, this kitchen generates the heartbeat of this modernized Mediterranean home. A large island with an overhang provides ample prep/serving space and comfortable seating at the end for guests. The wine room and bar is easily accessible and stems directly off the kitchen. A comfortable breakfast area with additional seating for guests to enjoy ties all of the spaces together.