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 […]

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 […]

A Modern Home with Traditional Sensibilities – Indoor-Outdoor Life at its Best

Living so close to two major cities, yet being so close to nature, the Bay Area’s hidden gems never cease to amaze. Our client, a Boston native, found his paradise in Menlo Park – a 1,500 square foot home nestled among Live Oaks and abundant wildlife, on the banks of a running creek.

His East Coast […]

October 20th, 2015|Interior Design|

Eco-Friendly Furnishings for a Healthy Home

Eco-Friendly Furnishings for a Healthy Interior Environment

For those of you who know me, it should come as no surprise that the health and well being of my family is a top priority. We eat organic, locally grown, and ethically raised foods, wear natural fiber clothing (as much as possible), and get plenty of exercise and […]