leach dietary clinic
The renovation of an old Menlo Park house into a modern day health hospitality facility.
A well-known dietician client bought the property with a dual purpose of creating consulting rooms for her practice, as well as branching out into the hospitality industry, where clients could stay over and received dietary treatment at the same time. Muto Interior Design in association with Nuclei Lifestyle Design had to incorporate the following factors into their design:
A new functional and welcoming reception area, a multi-functional space to entertain guests and small conference groups, consulting rooms, a gym and adequate parking.
The incorporation of furniture that came with the purchase of the property played a key part in the interior design strategy and upgrade of the kitchen to entertain healthy cooking lessons to a small number of people at a time.
Accommodation had to incorporate 3 en-suite bedrooms, including a bathroom for the disabled.
From the onset of the project, it was clear that the garden with well-established trees and plants as well as the old character of the house should be retained. The existing parquet flooring was extended throughout the addition. Attention to detail was key in planning the reception area. Paper cut-outs and wooden hand-carved lychees (Litchi’s) were suspended from the ceiling as part of the branding.
Second hand furniture was sourced, restored and adapted to fill the new guest rooms.