Blueprint for Improvement: Complete basement transformation


Built in 1928 in Indy’s Meridian-Kessler neighborhood, this historic home’s main living areas had undergone a full remodel, leaving a dark, unfinished basement in need of renovations. The homeowners wanted to create a multi-functional space for movie nights, entertaining and exercise.

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  • New windows, recessed lighting, and a neutral palette brighten the room, while navy blue custom cabinetry serves as a bold accent with stylish storage.
  • Tonal wallpaper in the bar area provides visual interest with an art deco inspired pattern that calls to the home’s 1920s architecture.
  • The bar and adjoining pantry make entertaining a breeze with ample seating, wine storage, integrated appliances, and beautiful custom cabinetry.
  • Corian countertops and luxury vinyl plank floors provide the look of natural surfaces with added durability and minimal maintenance.
  • A full bathroom featuring sleek, classic details and a private exercise room help complete the transformation of this basement into a truly multi-functional space.