California Ranch-Style Home Remodel in Lafayette: Modern Farmstead Meets Mad-Men Inspired Glam

About an hour east of San Francisco, nestled among the coastal hills, a 1960’s-era California Ranch style home on expansive grounds had remained largely unchanged from its original form; a testament to the appreciation for the modernist movement. However, the original layout of the house lacked the architectural elements essential to blending the outdoors with […]

The Gift of Gratitude

Frequently I like to pause from the day-to-day “busy-ness” of life to reflect on the countless ways mine feels blessed. Often, I get caught up in the doing before realizing that life’s true fulfillment comes from the giving, as well as feeling grateful for what is right now – instead of living in the future […]

January 4th, 2016|Philanthropy, Piedmont Post|

Pool House in Lafayette: From the Ground, Up

Designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment, the backyard enclave was inspired by the client’s love of industrial-modern vintage. Turn of the century—20th century—swimsuits, were a serendipitous discovery. Kept secret, the framed suits were meant as a surprise from husband to his swimmer wife on completion of the pool house, which perfectly captured their vision.

Redolent of Cape […]

November 15th, 2015|Interior Design|

Modern Wall Treatments – Not Your Mom’s Wallpaper

Today’s Wall Treatments Go Beyond Paint and Paper

From sublime to stunning, today’s wall treatments go beyond paint, and old school wallpaper, to bring statement-making style to any interior. Ranging from grass cloth, silk, bamboo and even burlap, these naturally sourced and sustainable products provide an elegant, earthy and organic element to any home.

Whether your tastes […]