Solano Avenue’s Red Oak Realty Gets a Big-City Style Makeover

After a successful collaboration with Friedman Brueggemeyer on the redesign of Red Oak Realty’s Montclair office, we were delighted to partner with them again to put a fresh new face on the agency’s Solano Avenue sister office.

The company’s owners, Vanessa Bergmark and Kevin Hamilton, were inspired to create a sustainable, modernized and […]

Retro California Ranch Home Re-Envisioned for Modern Living

Luckily fashion trends, like high-waisted bellbottoms and barely-there hot pants, are pretty easy to slough off. 70’s inspired interior décor, well, not so much. It takes a client with a vision—and a collaborative team—to see a retro California Ranch Home re-envisioned for modern living.

De rigueur of 70’s-era décor, dropped ceilings, carpeted bathrooms, and dark interiors […]

From Drab to Fab: A Rockridge Bungalow Gets a Modern Interior Design Makeover

From Drab to Fab

The moment we met these clients and learned about their project, we knew it was going to be an absolute dream. (Thank you Pat Leaper!!)

Starting with our easy connection with the clients, their immediate willingness to place their trust in us, combined with their style, taste, budget, vision, […]

Lafayette, California Rancher – a Twist on Tradish Interior Design

I love working on California Rancher homes. They’re flexible and can be pushed toward mid-century for clients who appreciate the era, or skew them back toward a more traditional vibe.

In this case our client, a Southern Belle with a love of France, wanted a classic home that felt warm, welcoming and timeless, to greet her […]

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


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 […]

Restaurant Make-Over: An Artisan Touch Brings Out Flavor

On this project, I had the pleasure of working with Lowney Architecture to help create a more authentic vibe for the flagship location of a recently acquired restaurant chain. The new owners wanted the restaurant’s design to feel aligned with the energy and style of the surrounding upscale retail area. In addition to remodeling […]