Hillsborough Haven Before-and-After: Green Interior Design

The before-and-after I am sharing with you in today’s blog post is not just about making a house into a home, or about making over a home into something infinitely more beautiful, welcoming, and authentic to the family that purchased it.

Although all those things are true.

This story is also about choosing to “go green.”

Family Room, BEFORE:

More About Rugs: Details, Details, Details

Many years ago, I got my start in interior design selling Tibetan carpets. I learned a lot about rugs, as you can imagine, the ideal knots per square inch; how the quality of the wool is determined by the altitude the wool is grown in: the higher altitude produces sheep with a higher-lanolin-content coat, creating […]

Before and After: Grand Historic Piedmont Tudor Home

Our design for this Historic Piedmont Tudor home demonstrates the “New Tradish;” where grand old houses are not so stuffy anymore. We partnered with the new owners of a historically significant architectural classic in Piedmont (one of the “Three sisters,” a trio of Jacobian Tudors designed by architect Houghton Sawyer and built in 1923) to create a […]

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 […]

Before and After: Loft Beds, Bathroom, and Laundry Room in Tahoe Vacation Home

Before and after photos of a former laundry and exercise room, transformed into a beautiful and welcoming bunk bedroom for family and friends, with separate laundry closet, and brand new guest bathroom where a little nook with bookcases used to be, at our client’s lovely vacation home in Lake Tahoe, California.

This remodel also features eco-friendly materials, for the […]

Designing for the Crocker Highlands Home Tour: the Hard, the Good, the Beautiful

When our clients announced that their lovely home had selected for the Crocker Highlands Home Tour, I met this news with both excitement and dread. Having participated in the Children’s Support League Home Tour in Piedmont two years ago (featured here on Houzz) I […]

From Cave to Cosmo Hangout: After and Before in San Mateo

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Whether LMB Interiors is designing a Mid-Century Piedmont rancher, a Napa Valley estate or an elegant apartment in the Millennium Tower, our talent and our delight is in interpreting our clients’ dreams and breathing them into reality. We put our skills to in transforming a cave-like room, into a classy, cosmo […]

Elegant Moroccan Guest Bedroom

This Moroccan-style guest bedroom, turned a boring extra space into a trip to Marrakech with a fabricated valance and custom embroidered drapery panels, adding a little “Arabian Nights” drama to an under-utilized space – with nice, high ceilings.

We took our inspiration from the homeowner’s love of fashion, design, and international travel, and paired vintage accessories, […]

June 1st, 2011|Bedroom, Interior Design|