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second time around
A neglected Victorian in San Franciscos Dogpatch is revitalized by Antonio Martins.
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from house to home
Tim Campbell transforms his minimalist Silver Lake house into a warm and inviting modern home.
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happy meals
Food impresario Matt Armendariz welcomes us into his Long Beach loft for some summer snacks, cocktails and recipes.
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Fashion guru Mary Alice Haney teams with her designer friends to renovate her SoCal home.
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We check in on a Healdsburg couples ambitious room-by-room renovation of their 1871 residence.
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A cold SF loft finds its warm mechanical heart with steampunkinspired design.
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See what images and items, including neon kitchens and cast-iron pots, inspired this months issue. Tap into a style that suits youfrom science geek to time travelerwith curated looks for the kitchen and bath. BY bryan anthony Choose your favorite color and paint outside the lines with three of the hottest shades on the market.
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Check out the newest restaurants, store openings and hotels around California (and beyond).

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Californias museums, galleries and book stores have lots in store for you this month.

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people guest curator 58  San Francisco architect Jennifer Weiss takes a trip to
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people in the studio 60  From the junk pile to the showroom, Anzfer Farms
transforms scrap wood into contemporary furniture and lighting. BY Mary Jo Bowling

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10 fantastic kitchens and baths and 30 ways to work the looks into your own home.

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enovations arent always about fixing whats wrong. I could move in to a stunning new house, decked out with the latest and greatest appliances and perfectly patinated reclaimed-wood floors, and yet I still wouldnt feel completely at home until I covered the bathroom, floor to ceiling, in my new favorite shade (charcoal) and hammered too many holes in the walls, attempting to hang my art just right. Having been an editor at this magazine for the past five years, I am approaching my new role with a similar philosophy. Homes are a deeply personal thing. The same goes for creating a magazine about them. With this issue, my hope is that youll not only learn a few new things about design, such as how best to use the hottest paint colors of the season (Hue & Improved, p. 46) and where a pair of underthe-radar furniture designers source their sought-after wood (The Drifters, p. 60), but youll also learn a thing or two about me. Not necessarily where I grew up (Cleveland) or how I take my tea (soy milk and agave), but what inspires me most about design. At the risk of giving it all away, I can tell you that Im constantly inspired by the personalities, individual styles and decorating dramas that go into creating the homes within our pages. This issue, its the Jules Verneobsessed tech magnate in San Francisco who asked designer Jon Staub to respect his love of robots and ray guns (Industrial Age, p. 120), and the Silver Lake couple who, after building their modern, minimalist dream house, realized that they actually had a thing for antiques and cluttered kitchen shelves (From House to Home, p. 100). Its the grocery bagger turned food blogger turned author who hosted a late-afternoon summer feast for us at his Long Beach loft (Happy Meals, p. 106), the SF designer who renovated a 100-year-old house so lovingly that he displays the original owners family photos as if they were his own (Second Time Around, p. 92), and the fabulous fashion stylist who kicked off the redesign of her Pacific Palisades home with a road trip through Floridas estate-sale country with her two best friends (A Little Help from Her Friends, p. 108). And when our senior editor Mary Jo Bowling came in to the office one day proclaiming, I have a crazy idea! and proceeded to show us photos that a local artist had taken of a falling-down house in Healdsburg, suggesting we put them in the issue because the owners who were restoring it by hand were such fascinating fellows (Rising from the Rubble, p. 116), I knew this new house of ours would start to feel like home in no time. Enjoy the issue,
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The Editors: In the previous issue of California Home+Design (May/ June 2011), we covered the new Mashouf Performing Arts Center at San Francisco State University, and boy has it caused a stir with our readers at californiahomedesign.com. For some, the cost of the arts center ($146 million) is a little hard to swallow at a time when tuition prices at the university are skyrocketing. For others, the high price is justified by the beauty of the dramatic 242,000-square-foot facility. Below are a few of the responses. A new arts center when students cant even afford tuition! Brilliant! Bravo! Its privately funded, so it has nothing to do with tuition. Larger classes, higher fees, faculty layoffsthe list goes on. Whos in charge here, anyway? Does it occur to any of the critics here that maybe the people in the arts program are, in fact, ecstatic? If it were a gym or sports field, would you all complain? If these successful alums really wanted to contribute and give back, they could help renovate existing facilities and take some of the burden off the current students, whose fees are getting hiked each semester. I do not buy for a second that this money couldnt be better appropriated to improve existing structures or help soften the blow of budget cuts and fee hikes. If something in the CSU system doesnt change, and fast, the university wont have students who can afford to attend or professors left to teach in their new privately funded building.

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Stylist Emily Henson felt fortunate that she got to work with friendscookbook author Matt Armendariz and photographer Teri Lyn Fisheron her last photo shoot before moving to London (Happy Meals, p. 106). Ive worked with them many times, and theyve become great friends, says Henson. Working with Matt is almost too easy; he always has such great stuff. It doesnt take very much to pull it all together.

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Los Angeles photographer Teri Lyn Fisher usually takes pictures of either food or interiors, so she was excited to combine the two for Happy Meals (p. 106). Everything looked so pretty, she says. Pretty party guests, pretty cocktails and amazing natural light from Matts loft. When not taking photos of food, Fisher likes to write about it on her aptly named blog, Fish Food. Im not a foodie, because I can get down with Twinkies, she says. Im more of a food enthusiast.

Lynn Kloythanomsup keeps a full schedule. The current editorial assistant for CH+D is also a stylist, photographer and writer. For this issue, her multitasking skills came in handy: She wrote about three bathrooms and even styled one for the shoot (The Whole Package, p. 78). Styling a bathroom was a challenge, says Kloythanomsup. I felt like I was playing a game of Twister, climbing all over the counter to block out reflections.

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Photographer Drew Kelly shot two bathrooms (p. 78 and p. 86) and the house designed by Antonio Martins (Second Time Around, p. 92). I took beforeand-after pictures for Antonio, so it was fascinating to see the transformation, says Kelly, who lives in San Francisco. Recently, he has been photographing Bay Area chefs on their farms and in their kitchens. Theyre getting a lot of attention right now due to the focus on the slow-food movement, and deservedly so.

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Jenni Poulos and Jeff Lewis of Flipping Out with Steve Joseph (Dacor) and Gage Edwards (Jeff Lewis Design) Ulrich Koberstein and Darryl Dr. Mixologist Robinson concoct a masterpiece at the Kohler booth

SFMade at McRoskey Mattress Company


With the theme Whats Old is New Again in mind, SFMade threw its second annual Ramp It Up fundraising event on May 25 at McRoskey Mattress Companys San Francisco showroom (1687 Market Street). The standingroom-only event was part of SFMades factory tours highlighting San Franciscos interesting (and growing) list of locally manufactured products. McRoskey, maker of handcrafted custom mattresses and one of the citys oldest manufacturers, shared the evening with a host of newcomers to the manufacturing scene. The events keynote speaker was writer and SF resident Allison Arieff, who penned The Future of Manufacturing is Local in the New York Times; sfmade.org, mcroskey.com.

Kate Martin, Neumatic, Inc.

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show


From April 26 through 28, KBIS and elite sponsor Rohl gathered the very best of the kitchen and bath industry at the Las Vegas Convention Center to connect with nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world.Adding some personality to the event was Jeff Lewis of Bravo TVs Flipping Out, who welcomed a large crowd at a meet-and-greet at Dacors booth. Dacor Distinctive was also presented with the silver award for their excellence in the category Best of Kitchen for their 30-inch dual-fuel range; kbis.com.

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Darryl Crawford and Christine Rios Vikram Goyals shining masterpieces Michael McKenna, Vikram Goyal, Dana Greason, Michael Penn

The National Kitchen & Bath Associations Meeting at CaesarStone


On April 21, CaesarStone hosted the April NKBA Northern California Chapter meeting at the elegant CaesarStone showroom in San Leandro (2500 Teagarden Street). Dennis Turner, an international colorist, speaker, author, artist, color and design forecaster, offered groundbreaking insights on future trends, reviewed the fundamentals of color theory and psychology, and also showed examples of upcoming kitchen and bath trends. All 80 guests not only enjoyed wine and hors doeuvres, but also left with a CaesarStone gift bag; nocankba.org, caesarstoneus.com.

Terry McLaughlin, with CH+D president Todd Sotkiewicz

Viya Home at Odegard San Francisco


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On May 12, fair-trade pioneer Stephanie Odegard traveled to San Francisco for a reception welcoming designer Vikram Goyal, whose exquisite collection of sculptures, furniture and accessories is now available through her signature showroom in the Design Center (2 Henry Adams Street). Inspired by modern art and nature, Goyals brass creations from his native India complement the organic style of Odegards collection. Odegard and Goyal came together to celebrate the exquisite craftsmanship, preservation of generations-old skills and traditional communities, sharing the ideal that meticulously crafted, magnificent works of art can speak to a higher level of awareness, appreciation and compassion; odegardinc.com.
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Harrell Remodeling: Trade Partners Dinner


On May 5, Harrell Remodeling (1954 Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View) held its annual festive event where employees and owners turned the tables on their trade partners, working to serve them with delicious tastesChef Bruce Finch manned the BBQ, grilling up fajitas, soft tacos and serving margaritas and gooey, creamy desserts. Bright tablecloths, floral centerpieces and custom rocks engrained with the phrase You Rock donned each table, adding to the harmonious atmosphere. Harrell Remodelings President, Ciro Giammona, also treated attendees to a special song written just for them; harrel-remodeling.com.

courtesy of Nichole Garber for Harrell Remodeling

With an emphasis on luxury and artistry, Viya's Vikram Goyal works with master craftsmen all over India in reinterpreting traditional skills and designs. Viya's creations -- sculptures, furniture and accessories -- are individually handcrafted and underpinned by a unique India Modern aesthetic -- rooted in history but suited for contemporary living.

Odegard and Viya come together to celebrate exquisite craftsmanship, the preservation of generations-old skills and traditional communities and the shared belief that beautifully made objects can speak to a higher level of awareness, appreciation and compassion. Available exclusively in North America at Odegard.

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july/august 2011
Everything from manly bathrooms to food porn got our edit team cooking while putting together this issue.
Bathrooms tend to be sleek and smooth. This Civita sink made me want to explore their rugged side. Bryan Anthony
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The form of Patrick Naggars chair for Ralph Pucci is simple and powerful at the same time. Mary Jo Bowling
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The food photography of Eric Wolfinger got me dreaming about kitchens and what I wanted to eat for dinner. Erin Feher
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The warm colors in this Boden silk scarf put me in a summer state of mind in chilly San Francisco. Arianna Pucherelli
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A gorgeous Le Creuset cast-iron pot symbolizes my two great passions: cooking and design. Erin Feher
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The color combination in the Carnaby Flame lamp is divine. Love the yellow with the smoky graymy favorite color right now. Kerry Cavanaugh
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I dig this neon-green kitchen by architect Bruce Bolander. Its totally fearless and very California. Lynn Kloythanomsup
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Dont feel boxed in by the latest kitchen and bath trends. Discover your own style. Experiment. Rough it up. Take a step back in time. Or simply indulge. By BRYAN ANTHONY

define your style


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La Cornue Chateau range in Icy Blue, $103,150, lacornue.com. Antique corkscrews, starting at $40, surlatable.com.

Rugged & Refined


Bang those pots and pans. A little patina only adds to the shine.

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Clodagh Core tile in Block, starting at $30 per square foot, annsacks.com.

Color Pop!
Tired of drab stainless steel? Punch it up with lipstick red and raspberry ice.

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KitchenAid Artisan Susan G. Komen stand mixer in Raspberry Ice, $350, williams-sonoma.com. Liberty of London Margaret Annie B napkins, $35 each, suefisherking.com.

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Northstar 1951 fridge with Brew Master draft system, $2,995, elmirastoveworks.com.

Mad Scientist
Create a food laboratory with science-inspired accessories and a precision cooktop.
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OCD Chef cutting board, $25, perpetualkid.com. Pipette oil & vinegar bottles, $59, designhousestockholmusa.com.

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Bosch 30-inch induction cooktop with precision sensors, $2,749, bosch-home.com.

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Lap of Luxury
Pour in the bubbles, dim the lights and play princess for a day.

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Tay tub, $4,625, drummonds-uk.com. Intersection chandelier, $5,700, downtown20.net.

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Capitonne tile, price upon request, petracer.it.

Men's Room
Feel like a new man with fuss-free fixtures and a clean shave.

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Not a Replica straight razor and case, $325, baxterofcalifornia.com. Day tub, $22,900, plavisdesign.it.

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Brooklyn faucet, $924, watermark-designs.com.

Period Perfect
Unwind and rewind in a vintage-inspired bath.

Hayon collection, $7,445, bisazzabagno.com.

Pharmacy bath cabinet with drawers, $1,195, restorationhardware.com.

A Bash or Do wallpaper in Mint by Elli Popp, $299, wallpapercollective.com.

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Farrow & Ball Modern Emulsion us.farrow-ball.com best in: The kitchen. Orange stimulates your appetite as well as your brain (it will help you decide whats for dinner). unexpected use: Stencil a ruglike pattern on your floor; the new Modern Emulsion formula is scuff resistant and will last. Chris Barrett Textiles Monterey in Suncup, $83/yard, chrisbarrettdesign.com. Palm Pendant light, $74, klickity.ie. Teroforma Avva Felt breadbasket, $62, teroforma.com.

Kartell Tip Top table, $279, kartellstorela.com.

Designers Guild Espanola Way fabric, price upon request, designersguild.com.

hue & improved


Crate & Barrel Koz vase, $25, crateandbarrel.com.

Stone .07
Yolo Colorhouse yolocolorhouse.com best in: The dining room. Gray sets an elegant mood and makes the perfect canvas for showcasing meals and dishware. unexpected use: To create depth in a smaller room, paint the ceiling this smoky hue.

Whether you are ready to revamp a room or just play around with a pop of color, we have the hottest new paint hues and ideas for using them. By kerry cavanaugh
Surf Blue 2056-30
Benjamin Moore benjaminmoore.com best in: The bathroom. This deep, oceanic blue is calming, soothing and spa-like. unexpected use: Paint an entire roomfrom crown moldings, to walls, to baseboards for a dramatic impact. New Ravenna Mosaics Ikat tile in Loom, price upon request, newravenna.com.

Moooi Gothic chair, $384, moooi.com.

Jessica Charles Hug chaise, price upon request, jessicacharles.com.

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We reveal the secret shopping source for fabric lovers in L.A., where to dine like a Roman in San Francisco and what all the fuss is about in Marfa, Texas.
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Beach Bum Chic


With a rsum that includes Spago Beverly Hills and the Century Plaza Hotel, architect Stephen Francis Jones of SF Jones Architects is no stranger to luxurious design. But his latest project is less reservations required and more shoes and shirt optional. Manhattan Beach Post is a laid-back eatery from chef David LeFevre (Water Grill), filled with reclaimed wood, weathered walls and even a suspended retro bicycle; 1142 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, eatmbpost.com.

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courtesy of SF Jones architects

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fresh faced
San Franciscos North Beach is best known for pasta and peep shows, but Monroe, a new bar and lounge on bustling Broadway, aims to get guests salivating for handcrafted cocktails instead. Unexpected offerings also include the design by Mr. Important (Gitane), which features plush 1970s-style banquettes and oversize portraits of retro beauties (fully dressed, of course); 473 Broadway St., SF, monroesf.com.
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bread and wine


Members of the church of Craig and Annie Stolls Delfina in San Francisco now have another option for Saturday night service: Locanda. The Mission District space serves up authentic Roman fare with some local love (the mortadella is from Berkeleys Fra Mani). The design, by Envelope A+D, is a modern nod to the Old World: A black marbletopped communal table and hand-cut wall tiles exemplify the craftsmanship and attention to detail inherent in both the food and the furnishings; 557 Valencia St., SF, locandasf.com.

cut to the chase


los angeles
If fabric is your thing, you know that finding a curated collection of the very best bolts is often better than wandering a warehouse filled with every option imaginable. Joanna Williams has crossed the globe to fill Kneeland Co. with glorious patterns and materials. Formerly offered only to the trade (Anthropologie is a major buyer), the bounty from Williams wanderlust is now available to the public; 3191 W. Casitas Ave., Ste. 156, L.A., kneelandco.com.

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Mid-Wilshirehome of the recently improved LACMA by Renzo Pianohas suffered something of a drought when it comes to hip places to stay. That will change with the opening of The Hotel Wilshire on August 1. Designed by Killefer Flammang Architects and KNA Design, the 74 rooms are decked out in modernized Hollywood Regency pieces in cool yellows and grays. On the rooftop, a pool, restaurant and lounge give new meaning to the term upcoming exhibition; 6317 Wilshire Blvd., greystonehotels.com.

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from top: CsaR rubio; Anna Hiatt; rendering courtesy of killefer Flammang Architects; courtesy of Kneeland Co.

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Leaving Los Angeles
Native Californian Ree Willaford left L.A. and opened Galleri Urbane in Marfa in 2004. Showing through August 15 is the work of San Diego artist Andrea Zuill; galleriurbane.com.

marfa, TX
Crop Rotation
In the 1970s, artist Donald Judd moved from NYC to Marfa and began installing his largescale minimalist works in abandoned hangars and fields (this one was installed between 1980 and 1984). The Chinati Foundation maintains his legacy as well as exhibiting works from new artists; chinati.org.

On the Big Screen


Housed in a former dance hall, Ballroom Marfa knows a thing or two about avantgarde entertainment. In addition to its current exhibition, The World According to New Orleans, this nonprofit gallery is collaborating with MOS Architects on plans to erect a modern drive-in movie theater; ballroommarfa.org.

Mention this tiny desert town on Texas southwestern border (pop. 2,100) and youll get either a knowing nod or a blank stare. What residents and visitors to this former military outpost know is that its an unexpected haven for design buffs, experimental artists and cutting-edge chefs.

Infested Waters
Unlike the elusive Great White, the easier-to-spot Food Shark truck can be found Tuesdays through Fridays parked between the railroad tracks and Marfa Book Co. Try the marfalafel (falafel wrapped in a flour tortilla) and a Mexican Coke; foodsharkmarfa.com.

Sleep-Away Camp
El Cosmico offers yurts, trailers and even teepees to crash in on its 18-acre property. From July 11 to 17, you can take part in Camp Design Build Adventure, a weeklong workshop on designing with community in mind; elcosmico.com.

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from top: Courtesy of ballroom marfa; Courtesy of Galleri Urbane; Douglas Tuck, 2009, courtesy of the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas; Eric Ryan Anderson; courtesy of food shark (2)

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culture

We invite you to John Lautners birthday party, a send-up of the Spanish masters and an NYC gallerys new SoCal home.

July 16 would have been John Lautners 100th birthday, and nearly as many celebrations are planned throughout Los Angeles to honor the legendary architect. From house tours to exhibitions to films, the party wont stop until November. Before the July 17 house tours, fuel up at Panns Restaurant & Coffee Shop on La Tijera BoulevardLautner is said to be the father of Googie, and this famous example will get you in the mood; full schedule of events at johnlautner.org, panns.com.

Better With Age

Literary Escapism Books often feature imaginary


worlds, but none as literally as the new monograph Michael C. McMillen (Prestel, 2011). Filled with critical essays and eerie images of the Southern California artists installations, which are often architecturally deceptive and disorienting, the book makes the perfect study guide to prep visitors for Michael C. McMillen: Train of Thought at Oakland Museum of California. The exhibit features works spanning the artists 40-year career; prestel .com; April 16Aug. 14, 1000 Oak St., Oakland, museumca.org.

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Spanish Fly Its a fte of the Spanish masters, and they couldnt have more
appropriate hosts. When the San Diego Museum of Art presents From El Greco to Dal: The Great Spanish Masters from the Prez Simn Collection, guests will be greeted by the museums intricately carved Spanish Renaissance stone facade. One look at Julio Romero de Torres Portrait of a Woman (below) makes it clear why many have tried to emulate the countrys beauty, architectural and otherwise; July 8Nov. 6, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, sdmart.org.

Bring in San the Color Francisco gallery Frey Norris


Contemporary & Modern just moved in to a stunning new space designed by Gensler and has decked out the interiors with some of the most intriguing art around. Absorption into the Nomadic and Luminous brings Ranu Mukherjee and her colorful, culture-probing pieces (from far left: Auspicious Arrival, Between the no longer and the not yet and Kiss us with your mouth of nectar) to the gallery; June 4July 31, 161 Jessie St., SF, freynorris.com.

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from top: courtesy of johnson trading gallery; courtesy of SDMA; courtesy of frey norris

One of New York Citys most daring design galleries has set up shop on the West Coast. Johnson Trading Gallery has come to Los Angeles and is bunking at vintage furniture showroom JF Chen. While JTG comes packing a few vintage pieces of its own, its the gallerys ultracontemporary, often conceptual pieces (such as the one-of-a-kind woven-cord pendant lights by Kwangho Lee, above) that bring a whole new dynamic to the block; 941 North Highland Ave., L.A., johnsontradinggallery.com.

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Tom Dixons CFL Bulb chandelier Dixons version of the much-maligned CFL should get a few more people to make the switch.

CH110 desk Hans J. Wegner designed this desk in 1970. Carl Hansen & Sn is now reproducing it according to Wegners original drawings.

10 Corso Como This hotel, cafe and boutique is a stylish oasis, filled with the very best in the latest books, design and fashionlast seasons Prada means nothing to them!

The Negroni Sbagliato It was invented in the 1970s at Bar Basso. Today the owner still mixes up the cocktail using spumante, sweet vermouth and Campari.

Husk by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia When you sit down, the chair seems to disappear and you are wrapped in a down comforter.

Studio Castiglioni The intimate studio tour was led by designer and architect Achille Castiglionis daughter. His blueprint stamps still hang on the wall.

Villa Necchi Campiglio The exquisite villa built by Piero Portaluppi in 1932 is a must-see museum and the star of the film I Am Love. Rent the movie before you go.

For a California girl, a trip to Milan during Salone Internazionale del Mobile was pure inspiration. San Francisco architect Jennifer Weiss shares her favorite finds from the furniture fair and beyond.

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Public art The city was teeming with it, but one of my favorite works was this light installation by French designer Ora-to along Via Montenapoleone.

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people in the studio

The Drifters
BY mary jo bowling photography BY jen siska

Joe Ferriso and Jon Anzalone have made a business of beach-combing for scrap wood and giving it new life in their Richmond District workshop and gallery.

from painting to planing


Joe Ferriso and Jon Anzalone had similar career paths: Both studied painting and took woodworking jobs to make money. Before making woodworking their vocation, Anzalone apprenticed with woodworker Peter Murkett and Ferriso worked in a frame shop (where he built boxes to display Martin Scorseses awards). After moving to San Francisco, they made it their day job and opened their studio.

or most woodworkers, projects begin with a trip to the lumberyard. But for Joe Ferriso and Jon Anzalone, the process begins at the edge of a beach or inside a Dumpster. The pair seeks out driftwood that has washed up on the shore near their San Francisco studio or scrap wood from building demolitions and then uses it to create contemporary furniture and lighting. For Ferriso and Anzalone, its not just the cost of these materials (free) or the ethics of the practice (reuse), its also the quality that draws them to the trash bin. Weve found that scrap wood is superior to materials you buy at the lumberyard, says Anzalone. Wood thats been recently harvested is grown quickly and is less stable. Lumber from old buildings comes from old-growth trees and is harder with a better grain. Once the wood is in their hands, its dried, planed and brought back to life. Although they generally have a design concept in mind, the shapes and colors of their finds inspire new directions. Theres a character in scrap wood, a sense of mystery, says Ferriso. It has saw and nail marks from a previous, often unknown, life. You never know what youll find underneath the old paint.
Anzfer Farms, 2441 Balboa St., SF, anzferfarms.com

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I went out to their workshop and found that they were not only hip, but also sincere.

attracting attention
This chair from the duos Lock and Key line caught the eye of interior designer Gary Hutton. Ferriso sent out emails to a list of prominent designers, and Hutton was the single response. I think its important to keep on top of whats new, says Hutton. I went out to their workshop and found that they were not only hip, but also sincere. I ended up using the chairs in a big project.

color concepts
The design team often includes color in their work, such as a shot of green between the planks of a bench or blocks of red and yellow in a reclaimed-wood wall sculpture. At heart, Jon is a color theorist, says Ferriso.

unending dialogue
In the studio they share with dogs Baby and Whitney (pictured), Anzalone (left) and Ferriso (right) are constantly bouncing ideas off each other and coming up with new concepts. We are always talking, always asking each other, What if? says Anzalone.

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celebrating character
Instead of sanding the patina and imperfections out of wood, Ferriso and Anzalone celebrate it. For their driftwood lamps, the material is smoothed by waves and water in ways that are impossible to replicate. Ferriso and Anzalone always have concepts in mind, but their work is influenced by the haul from their daily foraging trips. Every day we make a new discovery, says Ferriso.

art follows form

For their driftwood lamps, the material is smoothed by waves and water in ways that are impossible to replicate.

diy gallery
When the duo couldnt get galleries to take notice of their furniture, they created their own showroom in front of their Richmond District workshop. Its not so much about aggressively selling our pieces; its really for displaying our work the way we see it, says Ferriso.

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Statement Lights The Goccia H pendant light, designed by Andrea Branzi, conjures up images of jewelry or a drop of water; ylighting.com.

Modern Comfort The Maarten Van Severen .03 chair is known for its clean lines and comfortable curves, making it the perfect choice for this kitchen, where the table is used for both dining and working; bonluxat.com. Flakeboard, Revealed Normally an undercover building material, Flakeboard is the star of this space. After sanding and sealing, the designer found it had a refined yet rustic appeal; flakeboard.com.

The Price Is Right

Simple shapes and unexpected materials make for a bold kitchen that doesnt bust the budget.
hen it came to her personal kitchen, the biggest hurdle faced by architect Deborah Richmond of Los Angeles Touraine Richmond Architects was budget. In order to save money, we decided to take an inexpensive item and make it appear refined, she says. She chose Flakeboard, a building material made of compressed wood chips thats most often hidden under veneers. After sanding the Flakeboard and sealing it with polyurethane, Richmond had a material that was textured and interesting. Another humble material, white Formica, composes the backsplash and countertop. The kitchen forms one side of a freestanding cube within a large, open space. Its small, but its the perfect, efficient workspace, she says. Mary Jo Bowling

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Some serious shine The Titan I pendant from Original BTC replaced dated, 1980s-style track lighting; shophorne.com.

Character Building The bold pattern of the Nigel Delft fabric by Raoul Textiles brings some complexity to a simple room; raoultextiles.com.

Bulletproof Countertops The husband requested a countertop that could stand up to anything, so the designer gave him Caesarstone in Pebble; caesarstoneus.com.

Fountain of Youth

A colorful face-lift lets a kitchen act its age.


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he kitchen was only 15 years old, but the materials were so dated it could have passed for 30, says Alison Davin of Jute Interior Design when describing her first look at this Tiburon space. Maple cabinets, green and red stucco walls and a speckled-granite tile countertop with yellowish grout combined to make the relatively young kitchen look elderly. Davin breathed new life into the room with a bright white-and-blue palette. We started with the Raoul fabric in the window treatment and worked backward from there, says Davin. The designer painted the existing cabinets and walls a pure white, installed new countertops (both gray Caesarstone and whiteand-gray marble) and added new hardware, appliances and fixtures to create a youthful look. Mary Jo Bowling

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Raising the Bar As its name implies, Curated is known for gathering showstopping furnishings and accessories, such as these vintage bar stools from Thomas Hayes Gallery in L.A.; thomashayesgallery.com.

Fade to Black

Two designers disregard the rules, and the results are darkly spectacular.

Cut a Rug The Cobra rug from The Rug Company acts as a bridge between the moody kitchen and the adjacent white living room; therugcompany.info.

e are anti everything, jokes designer Delta Wright, who, along with partner Elena Frampton, runs Curated, a Manhattan- and Santa Monicabased design firm. If not for Wrights ebullient demeanor, it might be easy to believe her, considering the duo decided to paint the entire kitchen in an otherwise white house with Benjamin Moores Wrought Iron (or, for the less shade-savvy, pretty darn black). The clients, God bless them, didnt think to say no, says Wright. But when we said we were painting the ceiling as well, they freaked. Wright and Frampton explained that they treated the entire room as a volume, so even though it was open to the living room, the kitchen should be a unified black box. They trusted us, so they relented, says Wright. The absence of the ubiquitous pendant lights over the bar is another example of how these women definitely dont like to go with the flow. If there is anything we are supposed to do, we probably arent going to do it, says Wright. Erin Feher

If there is anything we are supposed to do, we probably arent going to do it.

Perfect Pull The designers have purchased the simple stainless steel pull from Sugatsune in bulk, customizing them for each job. Here they were powder coated in a bronze finish; sugatsune.com.

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Willing to Bend Because the clients cook and entertain frequently, they wanted a flexible prep sink. The triplejointed Kohler Karbon faucet was the ideal choice; kohler.com.

The cramped space had been the victim of a subpar remodel in the 1980s.

Faux French For the floors, Ian Read mimicked the look of pricey whitewashed French oak with engineered Castilian Oak Sandstone; amberflooring.com.

A Clean Break

educe, reduce, reduce, was the directive given to architect Ian Read of Medium Plenty when renovating this Oakland kitchen. The cramped space had been the victim of a subpar remodel in the 1980s and, according to Read, sported crappy cabinets and a weird layout. The solution was to open up and simplify everything, from the walls (which received additional windows) to the doors (a svelte back door was replaced with wide glass sliders) to the casework (darkly painted, cluttered cabinets were traded for custom open shelving in unstained oak). The one exception to the clients less-is-more philosophy was thick Calcutta marble countertops. The clients found it and had to have it, says Read. I just made sure they knew they were the ones blowing the budget, not us. Erin Feher
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A pared-down kitchen turns out to be a major upgrade.

Perfect Crease Read sourced Heath Ceramics Crease tile from the companys overage stock. We ended up with just half a tile left, he says; heathceramics.com.

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Feel the Heat The Pro Grand range from Thermador blends well with the kitchens sleek lines and provides plenty of cooking power for large family meals; thermador.com.

Now they can go directly from the pool to the breakfast table without worrying about wet feet.
Make a Splash The eye-catching Gigis Groovy Stiix backsplash from AlysEdwards draws the outdoors in by reflecting the color and shape of the exterior concrete; alysedwards.com.

Grand Opening
Front-Row Seat The striking silhouettes of the Wien dining chairs from Calligaris complement the glass dining table, and they are durable enough to handle diners straight from the pool; calligaris.com.

A kitchen with unmatched views takes center stage in a revamped ranch house.

hen Carlos Zubieta and Bill Bernstein of BZ Architects overhauled a 1940s ranch house in Encino Hills, their goal was to allow their clients to move seamlessly from the indoors to the outdoors. The kitchen, originally relegated to an isolated corner of the house, is now the central hinge of the property. It opens up to the pool area and amazing hilltop views, says Zubieta. The materials used in the kitchen, such as limestone countertops and terrazzo flooring, were selected to blend with the exterior materials and allow for stress-free living. We didnt want anything to be too precious, says Zubieta. Now they can go directly from the pool to the breakfast table without worrying about wet feet. Bryan Anthony
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Bright Spot Ian Stallings brought a pop of color to the space with shattered-glass artwork by Cassandria Blackmore; blackmorestudios.com.

It seemed to me the bathroom should have the same feel as an Herms box: small, yet luxurious and elegant.
Tortoiseshell Tile The Repose glass tile Stallings selected reminds him of a tortoises shell. The orange colors in the tile recall the original Herms box inspiration; waterworks.com.

The Whole Package

A designer creates a room for now and later.

nterior designer Ian Stallings has drawn inspiration from many sources, but never something as small as the Herms gift box that sparked the design of Reed Kingsleys bathroom. Kingsley, president of Brownstone Furniture Company, hired Stallings to remodel his San Francisco home in the style of a mens club. When it came time to do the bathroom, the vision of a tiny container gave the designer an idea. It seemed to me the bathroom should have the same feel as an Herms box: small, yet luxurious and elegant. Stallings blended traditional nickel-plated fixtures and modern glass tile for a look thats completely of the moment. But he also kept an eye on the future. When we were working on this project, Reed was a single man, he says. But I decided to create a space that would also work for a woman, in case he ever found the one. It turns out that love (and good design) do conquer all: Kingsley will be married later this summer. Mary Jo Bowling

Classic Fixtures The Beacon Classic tub filler relates to the Edwardian-era homes roots. But against the backdrop of glass tile, it looks anything but traditional; waterworks.com.

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More Than Meets the Eye

A view, reconsidered Heath Ceramics Modern Basic tiles in a combination of Fern, Blue Fog, 50/50 Fog and Dew were selected to complement the view; heathceramics.com.

Finding extra space and amped-up style in an old bathroom.

ne of the most common renovation requests that Tom McElroy of McElroy Architecture gets is to make a room larger. But when extra square footage cant be found, the San Francisco architect looks for other ways to create the illusion of more space. Faced with a dark and cramped Bernal Heights bathroom with no room to grow, McElroy created a wall of windows on an awkwardly shaped wall to draw in light and take advantage of once-hidden views. Though part of a larger renovation that included a redesigned master bedroom, the bathroom became the showpiece of the project. It would have blown the budget to relocate the bathroom, says McElroy. So we maximized the location to its fullest potential. CH+D readers seem to agree, as the bathroom won the Readers Room Contest at californiahomedesign.com. Bryan Anthony

It would have blown the budget to relocate the bathroom. So we maximized the location to its fullest potential.

Social soaking Installing Hansgrohes Talis S single-hole faucet on the side of the tub instead of at the end allows for two people to soak comfortably; hansgrohe-usa.com.

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SHip shape The Oval Bulkhead sconces are similar to the ones used in boats and add a nautical element to the room; lbllighting.com.

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By the Book The pages of Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Taschen, 2001) were treated with black tea and varnish before they were applied to the wall to give them a vintage patina; taschen.com.

Leedes boldest move was papering the walls and vaulted ceiling with pages from Cabinet of Natural Curiosities.
FLip the switch The Minka Lavery Tafalla wall sconce was installed upside down and fitted with antique linen pongee lampshades for a customized look; minka.com.

Natural History

Katie Leede took a page from the past to create a whimsical bathroom.
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n otherwise demure oceanfront home in Pacific Palisades contains a surprise for adventurous explorers who investigate every room. Katie Leede of Los Angeles Digs by Katie turned a guest bathroom into a gathering place for exotic creatures. Without changing the existing layout, floors or surface materials, Leede gave the bath a dramatic new look by updating the cabinet paint and refinishing the wainscoting with a caramel-colored stain. But Leedes boldest move was papering the walls and vaulted ceiling with pages from Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Taschen, 2001), a richly illustrated tome by 18th-century pharmacist Albertus Seba. Leede chose the 300-year-old hand-drawn images of creatures both real and imaginary for their whimsy as well as their ability to camouflage the awkward angles of the baths dormer window. An added bonus: Theres no shortage of reading material. Lynn Kloythanomsup
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Plume Palette Hints of green and navy give Farrow & Balls Hague Blue paint a peacock-like decadence, making it the ideal choice for this exotic bathroom; farrow-ball.com.

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floral filter The La Terazza fabric by Travers & Co. on the Roman shades introduces a pattern to the mix and filters bright morning light; thomaslavin.com.

local inspiration With nature as her muse, Oakland artist Shelley Hoyt paints local landscapes that find light in the fog of the Bay Area; dolbychadwickgallery.com. Shrunken Subway The designer chose Ann Sacks Blue Celeste marble in a diminutive subway tile. Crystal formations in the stone add a subtle sparkle; annsacks.com.

Oceans Away
The delicate pearly colors found within seashells were the inspiration for the tranquil palette.

Design drawn from the depths makes for a serene retreat.

he overcast blues of the water and the delicate pearly colors found within seashells were the inspiration for the tranquil palette of this master bathroom just a block away from San Francisco Bay. I envisioned it as a seaside retreat, says Tineke Triggs of Artistic Designs for Living, who created the bath as a much-needed getaway for the parents of four children. In addition to the coast-evoking colors, Triggs installed a herringbone tile floor to mimic waves and wainscoting aligned to reflect the horizon. With structural direction from Armour + Vokic Architecture, Triggs created a customized floorplan that allowed for a wall-hugging tub, a separate shower and a vanity. Instead of adding additional windows (neighbors are close and plentiful), Triggs installed a skylight to provide plenty of fog-filtered light. Lynn Kloythanomsup
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Whos the Fairest? The leather-strapped, hammerednickel Altavista mirror by Casamidy lends a handcrafted edge to otherwise polished surroundings; casamidy.com.

Greenhouse Effect
A jungle of color and pattern make for a wild bath.

eannie Fraise of San Franciscos Lotus Bleu packed plenty of personality into a diminutive master bathroom in Kentfield with fanciful wallpaper, glossy mosaic tile and unexpected accessories. Known for her fearless use of color, Fraise adopted a leafy palette to mimic the vibrant garden views. She enlarged the window to frame the lush trees outside, and chose bold floral wallpaper featuring stylized foxgloves. The pattern makes a dramatic statement when paired with the streamlined bamboo-and-Caesarstone vanity and sleek hardware. Fraise also updated the lighting fixtures and added a shower lined in grassy green glass and penny tiles. Lynn Kloythanomsup

Beat the Heat Osborne & Littles Foxglove wallpaper was treated before installation to withstand its steamy environs; osborneandlittle.com.

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Known for her fearless use of color, Fraise adopted a leafy palette to mimic the vibrant garden views.

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Los Angeles just lost another parking lot. The formerly asphaltcovered corner of San Vicente Boulevard and Melrose Avenue is now home to the new West Hollywood Librarya 32,000-squarefoot, Silver LEEDcertified building designed by Johnson Favaro that is filled with far more than just books. The roomy new digs (the former 5,000-square-foot location a hundred yards away is slated for demolition in November) offer plenty of room for extras among the stacks, such as a career development center and a childrens theater modeled after Michelangelos Laurentian Library in Florence. The new librarys designwhich includes an elaborate flower-shaped, carved-bamboo coffered ceiling that spans the entire collections flooris timeless and, according to the architect, hard to categorize. The building is neither modern nor traditional; it neither waxes nostalgic about yesterday nor pretends to determine a future over which we have no control, says principal Jim Favaro. In addition to providing visual impact, the three-foot-deep coffers serve the practical purpose of screening the not-so-inspired sprinkler, audio and lighting systems. But the artistic undoubtedly outweighs the functional: A work by L.A. artist Shepard Fairey has been commissioned, and a whimsical sculpture by designer David Wiseman will be suspended above the main stairwell, making this a charmed place for bibliophiles to park themselves with a good book. Kerry Cavanaugh

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Possibilities, and the ability to see them, have launched millions of remodels, including the five in this issue. Whether its spotted in the near ruins of a Victorian house in a farm town or in a cold, minimalist residence in the hills above Los Angeles, the glimpse of what could be has moved these Californians to pick up pencils, sledgehammers and paintbrushes and get to work.
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In this interior designers home, the past walks closely beside the present, and he respectfully honors both.

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Antonio Martins has an affinity for keeping options open and construction visible. This idea comes into play in the media room, where he stripped the upholstery fabric from a pair of Hans Wegner Papa Bear armchairs and left them covered in basic muslin. Im looking for the right fabric, Martins says. But until I find it, they look cool this way. The chairs simple form is juxtaposed against an elaborate painting done by Martins friend Howie Keck and featuringyou guessed itDrew Barrymore.
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global outlook
Martins living room speaks many languages. The chaise is inspired by 17th-century Biedermeier designs from Germany. The photographs depict an African acacia tree harvest, and relate to the Kuba cloth pillow. The industrial side table is accessorized with Thai jewelry, while a Chinese hatbox serves as a colorful round occasional table.

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oth Antonio Martins and this Victorian home were going through a tough time when Martins purchased it two years ago. He was dealing with the end of a relationship, and the house was suffering from years of neglect and the accumulation of a lifetimes worth of stuff. There were ceiling-high piles of security equipment and how-to homerepair manuals, as well as dozens of mail-order hair dryers, Martins recalls. Most of the people who looked at the house saw a mess. I saw potential. What the other would-be buyers missed were the mint-condition details: moldings (unsullied by layers of paint) as crisp as the day they had been installed 100 years earlier; ornate, original hardware and a gorgeous OKeefe & Merritt stove, circa 1948. As Martins uncovered the history of his new home, the process was as fascinating to him as it was therapeutic. Design has to have a story to give it meaning, says Martins. And I love the story of this house.

room as reflection
A room should reflect where a person is from, where theyve been and who they are, says Martins. His tale is of family, travel and craftsmanship. The steamer trunk was used by his grandmother when she left Brazil, the silver anklets on top of it are from India and the armchairs have no upholstery because he likes seeing how they are put together.
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red, he said
Martins wanted to create a separate environment for the master bedroom, so he painted it an intense red. It felt right to have one burst of color in the house, he says.

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63 years of family meals


Ralph and Alva Neyhart purchased the home in 1906 and raised a family there (Martins bought the house after their youngest son, Roy, died at age 84). Alva had the OKeefe & Merritt stove installed in 1948, and her grandaughter remembers her using it to prepare family holiday feasts. It had been here so long, I had to keep it, says Martins, who had the piece completely restored. Today, he uses it to cook dishes such as Brazilian feijoada, the countrys national dish, using pigs feet, beef, beans and vegetables. For Martins recipe, go to californiahomedesign.com/feijoada. before

things remembered
Martins assembled artifacts left by the Neyharts (the family immigrated to San Francisco at the turn of the century) into a shadowbox. It is a treasure trove of lives gone by: photos, a 1929 map of Sonoma County, paper ice cream cups and bits of original wallpaper, tile and molding. If I ever sold this house, it would stay, he says. These things belong here.

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design tip
When Martins couldnt find the right textural wallpaper for his guest room, he made his own. I bought yards of fabric and sent them to Proseal Plus, a company in Georgia that backs fabrics and turns them into wallpaper, he says.

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industrial chic
The bathroom was run-down and filled with awkward angles. Martins retained the original moldings and painted them white (as he did throughout the home), hung a mirror from the ceiling (theres not enough space to mount it on the wall), turned a weathered vintage table into a vanity and added antique carriage lanterns for a chic, rustic look. Someday Ill wire the lanterns with electricity, he says. For now, I place candles in them when I want to add a little sparkle.

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Green Escape
The narrow walkway to the backyard could be uninteresting and even grim, but Martins made it a small vertical garden by hanging his collections of Staghorn ferns and wooden machinery molds on the wall.

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A Silver Lake couple infuses their minimalist residence with worldly relics and treasures.
By BRYAN ANTHONY photography by KARYN MILLET

from house to

The Art of Accessorizing


Tim Campbell (this page) believes that a prominent piece of art need not stand alone. He commissioned a custom table (left) to fit perfectly under a large oil painting on the bedroom wall (Buttress by Forrest Williams). The low table provided Campbell a surface on which to create a more complex visual narrative by adding antiques and other memorabilia.

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n 2003, interior designer Tim Campbell built a But as the collection of antiques, tribal artifacts and house in Silver Lake for himself and his husband, Steven eclectic accessories continued to expand, the couple began to Machado. The home perfectly adhered to the tenets of the consider that maybe they werent the strict minimalists they stark modernist moment that the local architectural com- thought they were. They decided to embrace this discovery, munity was in the throes of: gallery-white walls, unadorned and after seven years in the house, they embarked on not so concrete floors, untreated metal beams and exposed stair- much of a renovation, but a reimagining of their home. wells. The three-story structure was an ideal canvas for the The transition began with the addition of color to the couples growing collection of contemporary artmostly walls. Campbell had recently fallen in love with a shade of socially provocative works by California artistswhich they gray (Iron Mountain by Benjamin Moore) and was eager to intended to use to create a running narrative throughout try it out. My friends laugh that my big foray into color was the residence. But, as it would turn out, the story the collec- gray, he says. But theres a lot of warmth and dimension in tion told was only the first chapter in what would become a this color. Now, every room of the house has one wall painted much more complex tale. in the smoky shade. It ties all the levels For the better part of the past decade, together, says Campbell. Connected Campbell and Machado have spent much of The couples focus on creating a warm, by a Thread their free time traveling abroad. They became cohesive and deeply personal narrative To ease the addition of particularly enchanted by Africa, and at the throughout the house informed the entire prohis collectibles into the end of each trip, Campbell couldnt help but cess. Campbell selectively added photographs, modern space, Campbell bring back little trinkets and artifacts that had books and relics in close proximity to specific added antique rugs to caught his eye. Since the house was intended works of contemporary art in order to create a to be minimalist, the growing collection was new dialogue among the pieces. He found he the living rooms concrete hidden away in the TV room. enjoyed arranging vignettes out of seemingly floors. Their rich, saturated
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fade to Gray
By painting one wall in every room of the house gray (Iron Mountain by Benjamin Moore), Campbell infused the formerly stark, gallery-like home with warmth and personality. Using the same shade in every room helped to unify the space. The gray anchors the entire house, says Campbell.

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Adding thought-provoking art or sculpture in a dining room is a great way to create stimulating conversation among your dinner guests. Campbell hung Sunday After Church by San Francisco artist Travis Somerville, who is known for provocatively tackling issues of race by employing controversial images from the American South.

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Open it Up
The open shelving system in the kitchen freed up space, money and time. The shelves are easily customizable and provide the illusion of more square footage. Campbell, an avid cook, says that its much easier to spot and grab ingredients on a shelf than to rifle through a cabinet.

disparate items, such as a tortoise shell, an animal skull and a flower arrangement on a cocktail table in the living room. Separately all these pieces are unrelated, but combined they create their own little story, he says. Although Campbell still prefers meticulously curated spaces, the one room in the house where hes most clearly exorcised his inner minimalist is the kitchen. When the couple first built the house, a professional Wolf range was at the very top of their wish list. But once the pricey six-burner monolith was in place, there wasnt enough left in the budget for cabinetry. A trip to a restaurant-supply store provided what was supposed to be a temporary shelving system, but the open design proved so practical that it became permanent. I prefer a working kitchen, where things are utilitarian and less adorned, says Campbell, an accomplished home cook. I can appreciate purposeful clutter. The hard edges of the houses exterior have also been softened by a well-guided hand and some help from Mother Nature. The untreated exterior steel has reacted to years of rain and taken on a rich oxidized patina. Boston ivy has been allowed to take over the exterior stucco (pictured, right). Campbell especially loves the thorny dimension it creates when lying fallow in the winter months. And the once aggressively manicured backyard garden has been transformed into a bucolic sanctuary by luxuriant bamboo and soft, willowy grasses, proving that even the most modern house can mature into something more inviting.
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If you come for dinner at Matt Armendarizs house, be prepared to get your hands dirty.
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m all about anything that gets us closer to purely enjoying food, says Matt Armendariz, food blogger (hundreds of thousands follow his gastronomic adventures at MattBites.com), photographer and newly minted cookbook author. For this midsummer party at the Long Beach loft he shares with his food-stylist husband, Adam Pearson, that means ditching the silverware in favor of skewers, toothpicks and even fingers. Eating with your hands brings a smile to your face, says Armendariz, who could be considered something of an expert on the subject: His new book, On a Stick! (Quirk, 2011), features 80 recipes for fun, finger-friendly food. Armendariz and Pearson hit the Santa Monica farmers market on Wednesdays and Sundays, and their menus are often planned around whatever bounty looks best. Most of our summer entertaining revolves around that market, says Armendariz, who chose a skewered panzanella salad, spicy chicken satay and grapefruitandSt-Germain cocktails for this lateafternoon feast. I definitely come alive in summertime.

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Panzanella with Sherry Vinaigrette


Serves 4 1 loaf French bread, cut into 24 (1-inch) cubes 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp garlic powder 1/ 2 tsp salt Pinch of black pepper 24 cherry tomatoes 1 English cucumber, sliced into 1-inch pieces and quartered 24 small fresh mozzarella balls (ciliegine) 24 basil leaves 24 cocktail picks Sherry vinaigrette: 1/ 4 cup sherry vinegar 3/ 4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/ 2 shallot, finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp stone-ground mustard Sea salt to taste 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Toss bread with oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Spread pieces in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes, turning them halfway through cooking time. 3. Meanwhile, make the vinaigrette: Whisk the sherry vinegar, 3/4 cup olive oil, shallot and mustard in a small bowl until fully incorporated. Season with salt to taste.
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Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce


Serves 4 8 bamboo skewers 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes Chicken marinade: 1/ 3 cup sugar 1/ 2 cup dry-roasted peanuts 1/ 3 cup water 1/ 2 cup soy sauce 2 Tbsp ground turmeric 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1/ 2 stalk lemongrass, roughly chopped 2 Tbsp galangal, peeled and roughly chopped Peanut sauce: 1/ 4 cup vegetable oil 1/ 2 cup dry-roasted peanuts 2 kaffir lime leaves, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1 serrano chile, roughly chopped 2 Tbsp coconut milk 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/ 4 cup water salt to taste 1 green onion, thinly sliced 1. Blend all of the marinade ingredients together until smooth. Reserve 1/4 cup of the marinade. 2. Pour the marinade over the chicken pieces, cover and refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours. 3. Soak skewers in water for about 30 minutes. 4. For the peanut sauce, heat oil in a saucepan on medium-high heat and saut peanuts, lime leaves, garlic

and serrano chile until fragrant, about 5 minutes. 5. Add the coconut milk and soy sauce and continue cooking for another 5 minutes. 6. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the water and reserved marinade and stir until fully incorporated. 7. Pour the mixture into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Place the sauce back into the pan and simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes. 8. Pour the peanut sauce into a bowl and top with the sliced green onion. Cover and set aside. 9. Remove the marinated chicken from the refrigerator and spear cubes of chicken onto each bamboo skewer. 10. Heat a grill or grill pan on medium-high heat and oil the surface with vegetable oil. 11. Grill the skewers for 5 to 6 minutes on each side. 12. Serve hot with the peanut dipping sauce.

Grapefruit St-Germain Cocktail


Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz. Hendricks gin 2 oz. St-Germain (elderflower liqueur) 1 1/2 oz. grapefruit juice Ice 46 oz. sparkling water Grapefruit segments and cucumber slices for garnish 1. In a large cocktail glass, stir together gin, St-Germain and grapefruit juice. 2. Fill glass with ice, top with sparkling water and garnish with grapefruit segments and cucumber slices.

4. Thread 1 piece of bread, 1 tomato, 1 piece of cucumber, 1 mozzarella ball and 1 basil leaf onto each cocktail pick. Just before serving, drizzle each pick liberally with sherry vinaigrette. Serve extra vinaigrette on the side for dipping.

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Inspiration from the Runway


At first, I always think I want an all-white room, but then I see patterns and colors that I cant resist, says Mary Alice Haney. Im constantly inspired by whats on the runway. For the dining room, that meant a chocolate ikat fabric for the chairs and antique chandeliers for added sparkle.

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a little help from her friends

A fashion expert turns her eye for style to the design of her Pacific Palisades home.

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ary Alice Haney is the Hillary Thomas heads up her own intego-to person for fashion advicefrom rior design firm in Brentwood and often which handbag to carry to which dress can be found hanging out in Haneys will make the biggest statement on the backyard, decompressing with her red carpet. (She smartly selected that longtime friend over a post-work cockdazzling red Versace gown for Blake tail. The pair took a road trip along Livelys last awards-show appearance.) Palm Beachs Dixie Highway, huntAs the editor in chief of curated shop- ing for antiques to revive the homes ping site ThisNext and a fashion editor Spanish spirit. Then theres designer for publications such as Harpers Bazaar, Kristen Hutchins, who worked under Allure, GQ and the now-shuttered Kelly Wearstler before branching out Domino, shes known for making quick on her own. When Haney attended her and confident calls about clothing. But wedding in Mexico, they scouted the when it came to revamping her 1930s honeymoon spot, Cuixmala Villas, for Spanish-style home in Pacific Palisades, design inspiration. In the four years since Haney the only thing she was really sure about was that the built-in fish tank in the bought her house, shes worked with kitchen had to go. The previous owners Thomas and Hutchins to make it her tried to modernize the house, and so ownwith a place for her busy office much of the original character was gone, and plenty of play space for her two young boys. My friends know my says Haney. I wanted to bring it back. Like a good editor, Haney knew life, so they know what I really need, when to call in reinforcements. Luck- says Haney. It was the perfect colily, her cadre of girlfriends comprises laboration between my vision and the women as skilled and stylish as herself. talents of my friends.

Secret Shopping Spot: Dixie Highway


I took a fun girls trip with Hillary (above right, with Kristen Hutchins), says Haney. We drove down Dixie Highway in Palm Beach and went to estate sales inside these beautiful old Spanish homes. We literally bought most of my furniture in a few days. Finds for the living room (below) included Foo dogs, an Indian peacock mirror and gilded sconces.

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Art of the Home


Haneys art collection spans eras and genres, but each piece helps her express her personality. In the living room, the glittering Santiago de Compostela by Damien Hirst speaks to her love of pattern and color.

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Modernizing the Mission


I love the traditional elements of the Spanishstyle house and wanted to emphasize them, while still expressing my personal taste, says Haney. For the kitchen (right), finding the perfect blue-and-white tile required an extended hunt. I searched for months, says Haney. In the backyard (above), modern fabrics and playful furnishings set the tone.

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Work Together, Play Together


Even if interior design isnt what youre best at, its all about having an eye and having an opinion about things, says Haney. Im not as confident in design as I am in fashion, so its great to have friends who are professional designers to bounce ideas off of. The best part? Celebrating together when its done. Above, from left: Thomas, Haney and Hutchins. For the guest bath (below), Hutchins infused classic Spanish design with more exotic influences, such as an inlaid Moorish vanity and printed grass-cloth wall coverings.

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Make a mood board. I ripped out tons of pictures from magazines so Hillary and Kristen really had a sense of what I liked, says Haney. In the bedroom, Haney melded her love of chinoiserie (bamboo desk, antique artwork and ceramic lamps topped with Thomas own finial designs) and contemporary textiles (custom bedding made from Martyn Lawrence-Bullards Sultans Suzani).

Express Yourself
Even if interior design isnt what youre best at, its all about having an eye and having an opinion about things, says Haney. Im not as confident in design as I am in fashion, so its great to have friends who are professional designers to bounce ideas off of. I rip out tons of pictures from magazines so they get a sense of what I like. In the bedroom, Hutchins helped Haney meld her love of Chinoiserie (bamboo desk, antique artwork and ceramic lamps topped with Thomas own finial designs) and contemporary textiles (TK bedding and a graphic rug by TK).

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rubble
By Mary Jo Bowling photography by tania amochaev
rack and ruin
When Goff and Engel saw the house for the first time, it hadnt been lived in for 60 years and was in such an advanced state of decay that they didnt seriously consider buying it. But Engel just couldnt get the property out of his mind. He talked about it for two weeks straight, says Goff. One year later, they had sold their Los Angeles home and were in negotiations to purchase the property.

rising from the

When Mark Goff and Phillip Engel decided to remodel an 1871 home in Healdsburg, they literally took matters into their own inexperienced hands. Today they are becoming master craftsmen, one room at a time.

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The house has had few owners. One of them, Frances Provines, lived there for 41 years and let Virginia Creeper vines engulf the exterior, giving it a spooky look. Generations of children in the tiny town considered the house haunted. The family who owned it before Goff and Engel used the building to store furniture left behind in their many rental properties. When the couple bought the house, several pieces remained. Some of them, including an old toy horse on wheels, have found a home a few blocks away in the Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society.

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Ghosts of things past


When Goff and Engel signed the deed in 2009, the house had electricity in three rooms, heat in one room, a makeshift kitchen and bathand no ghosts. A psychic went through the house and came up with zero, says Engel. Goff has a theory: I think it was empty for so long, its justempty. When you walk through the rooms you get absolutely no sense of anyone else who lived here before.

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t first, it seems a bit crazy: Phillip Engel (an IT consultant) and his husband, Mark Goff (a costumer for TV and stage turned pop-up album designer), move from Los Angeles to a decrepit 140-yearold house in Healdsburg (pop. 10,000) and, with next to no renovation experience, decide to fix it up with their own four hands. Two years, several Home Depot how-to books and thousands of Internet searches later, they have nearly finished the master bath and the kitchen. I think it was a combination of financial constraints and us being naive about the processits a lot easier to say youre going to do it yourself than to actually do it, says Engel. But the only way we could afford to get the work done was to take it on ourselves. During the process theyve had some professional helpincluding a consultation with an architectural restoration expert whose first assessment was, Its a borderline teardown but for the most part theyre laying tile, replastering walls and scraping molding without assistance. Although the renovation road hasnt been smooth (low points include the day the showers marble ceiling came crashing to the floor and the afternoon a local muttered loudly, Looks like a million-dollar pile of kindling to me! as he rolled past on a motorized scooter), its been rewarding. The sense of accomplishment and knowing that someday we will sit around bored in our beautiful house is what keeps us going, says Goff.

almost done
Although the couple had the cabinets made by a master craftsman, they installed and painted them on their own. The glass panes in the cabinet doors have an authentic rippled look, as they are made from the windows of another old house that was being demolished.
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Industrial Age
A ray guntoting tech entrepreneur looks to designer Jon Staub to turn his chilly SoMa loft into a place where personality rules.
By Leilani Marie Labong photography by philip harvey

Salon Style
The design of Christopher Michels San Francisco loft is inspired by his fascination with all things mechanical, a childhood obsession with Victorian futurism la Jules Verne, his early career as a navigator in the Navy and his current role in the tech industry. In the gallery (this page), Jon Staub designed a system of adjustable shelves for Michels photographs and a cabinet, made of reclaimed Douglas fir, that displays some of his prized steampunk loot.

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t was love at first sight. In 2008, a classic loft in San Franciscos South of Market neighborhood wooed former Navy pilot turned start-up impresario Christopher Michel with its soulful authenticity: stately brick-and-timber good looks, a beautiful patina more than 100 years in the making and a storied past. Over its lifetime, the 3,500-square-foot space has housed a carpet factory, a few tech companies and a mysterious testing facility, as one salty taxi driver recently revealed upon delivering Michel to his front door. Ah, the laboratory, said the cabbie, with theatrical, Vincent Pricestyle flair. But as many quixotic tales go, the enchantment between home and homeowner was short-lived: Just a week after moving in, Michel, who had purchased the partially furnished loft from a colleague, was already searching for the eject button. I found myself living in the kitchen and my bedroom, says the 43-year-old Connecticut native. Everything else just felt really cold and uninviting. For better or worse, Michels time in the loft was limited due to his frequent travels as a photographer

and entrepreneur. (He founded several tech start-upsincluding Military.com, an online portal for soldiers and their familiesand, most recently, Nautilus Ventures, a seed-investment fund.) In hindsight, acquiring the previous owners frosty European trappings (think boxy Italian sofas, an angular Jean Prouv Cit armchair and gray area rugs) didnt harmonize with Michels quirky, retro-industrialist vibe (hes a collector of steampunk-inspired gadgetry, antique paintings of ships and bulky vintage cameras). The previous decor seemed optimized for design rather than comfort, he says. It took Chris a while to articulate the problem, says Philpotts Interiors Jon Staub, whom Michel recruited to help him seek out alternative dwellings in the city. I knew I could help him tailor the space to fit him like a glove. Indeed, when viewings of lofts in SFs new residential towers revealed spaces of the bright-and-shinybut spiritlessvariety, Michel began to rediscover all the reasons he fell for his brick-and-timber beauty in the first place. Then I realized I couldnt live anywhere else, he says.
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I found myself living in the kitchen and my bedroom. Everything else just felt really cold and uninviting.

Heavy Metal
In its raw state, cold-rolled steel is an unusual decorative element. Its often buried under paint or lacquer. In the living room (above) it provides a regal backdrop in the form of unfinished tiles. Since its also a pure material, it holds up well against the old fir floors and brick walls, says Staub. The furnitures modern forms bring an architectural edginess to the loft, the wide-open spaces of which make an ideal workspace for Michel (right), an accomplished photographer.

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Inherited Crystal
A sparkling chandelier in the dining room lends an effervescent quality to the lofts industrial ambience. We liked the glamour of this space how the chandelier gears it for evening useso we left it as is, says Staub, who lauds the environmental practice of a partial renovation. Why throw out good things? Incorporate what works, but layer in your personality. A rehab doesnt have to be all or nothing.

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Recital Space, Robots and a Retro Buzz


Two leather wing chairs from De Sousa Hughes and a raw-bulb floor lamp create a spontaneous, usable space between the media room and gallery (above). The built-in intimacy makes it ideal for hosting private conversations or impromptu concerts (Michel, a pianist in the rough, will occasionally play James Bond theme music on the nearby baby grand). Some of Michels favorite toys include (from bottom left): glossy photography books and old Polaroid cameras, a vintage Elektra espresso machine in the kitchen and robots that, Michel jokes, come to life at night to clean the house.

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Sleep Tight
In such an open and dynamic loft, we felt that the bedroom should be a cocoon, says Staub, who added hefty, wide louver shutters throughout. A piece by emerging SF artist Jenn Porreca was painted on reclaimed wood floors from temporary shelters built after the 1906 earthquake. Along with its brick backdrop, the medium provides a rustic counterpoint to Porrecas otherworldly scene.

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Warm up a sterile space with wood. In Michels mind, the master bathroom, previously bedecked in all-white tile, evoked images of a YMCA shower. It felt very institutional, he says. To warm the space, Staub added mahogany wainscoting, a teak bench top and a custom Tansu vanity made of ebonized wood. Treating the vanity like furniture really adds a level of elegance, says Staub.

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Here youll find source information on some of the items shown in this issue; Where possible, weve listed local vendors. many of the furnishings seen in these homes may be unavailable to buy if they are antiques or custom-made.
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Antonio Martins turned a 100-year-old house that was stuck in the last century into a modern residence ready for the days ahead, p. 92

Tricks and Tips for the Kitchen and Bath

Interior design: Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com.

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PAGE 68 (THE PRICE IS RIGHT) Architecture: Deborah Richmond, Touraine Richmond Architects, Venice, touraine-richmond.com; Cabinets: Flakeboard, E.B. Bradley Co., L.A., ebbradley.com; Chairs: .03 Stacking Chair, Maarten Van Severen, Vitra Los Angeles, Culver City, vitra.com; Lighting: Goccia H Pendant, Andrea Branzi, Y Lighting, Walnut Creek, ylighting.com. PAGE 70 (FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH) Interior design: Alison Davin, Jute Interior Design, Mill Valley, jutehome.com; Lighting: Titan I, Original BTC, Horne, Philadelphia, PA, shophorne.com; Countertop: Pebble, Caesarstone, Floorcraft, SF, floorcrafthome.com; Fabric: Nigel, in Delft, Raoul Textiles, De Sousa Hughes, SF, desousahughes.com. PAGE 72 (FADE TO BLACK) Interior design: Delta Wright and Elena Frampton, Curated, L.A., curated.com; Rug: Cobra, The Rug Company, L.A., therugcompany.info; Barstools: vintage, Thomas Hayes Gallery, L.A., thomashayesgallery.com; Cabinet pulls: Sugatsune, The Kitchen Warehouse, L.A., thekitchenwarehousela.com. PAGE 74 (A CLEAN BREAK) Architecture: Ian Read, Medium Plenty, Oakland, mediumplenty.com; Flooring: Castilian Oak Sandstone, Amber Flooring, Emeryville, amberflooring.com; Tile: Crease, Heath Ceramics, Sausalito, heathceramics.com; Faucet: Karbon, Kohler, Ferguson, SF, ferguson.com. PAGE 76 (GRAND OPENING) Architecture: Carlos Zubieta and Bill Bernstein, BZ Architects, Venice, bz-a.com; Tile: Gigis Groovy Stiix, AlysEdwards, Imperial Tile & Stone, North Hollywood, imptile.com; Range: Pro Grand, Thermador, Snyder Diamond, L.A., snyderdiamond.com; Chairs: Wein, Calligaris, Blueprint, L.A., blueprintfurniture.com. PAGE 78 (THE WHOLE PACKAGE) Interior design: Ian Stallings, IS Design, SF, ianstallings.com; Architecture: Tom McElroy, McElroy Architecture, SF, mcelroyarch.com; Artwork: Cassandria Blackmore, SF, blackmorestudios.com; Tile: Repose, Waterworks, SF, waterworks .com; Tub Filler: Beacon Classic, Waterworks, SF, waterworks.com. PAGE 80 (MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE) Architecture: Tom McElroy, McElroy Architecture, SF, mcelroyarch.com; Tile: Fern Blue, Blue Fog, 50/50 Fog, Dew, Heath Ceramics, Sausalito, heathceramics.com; Lighting: Oval Bulkhead, LBL Lighting, City Lights, SF, citylightssf.com; Faucet: Talis S, Hansgrohe, The Bath & Beyond, SF, bathandbeyond.com. PAGE 82 (NATURAL HISTORY) Interior design: Katie Leede, Digs by Katie, Santa Monica, digsbykatie.com; Wallpaper installation:
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In this interior designers home, the past walks closely beside the present, and he respectfully honors both.

deconstructed decorating
Antonio Martins has an affinity for keeping options open and construction visible. This idea comes into play in the media room, where he stripped the upholstery fabric from a pair of Hans Wegner Papa Bear armchairs and left them covered in basic muslin. Im looking for the right fabric, Martins says. But until I find it, they look cool this way. The chairs simple form is juxtaposed against an elaborate painting done by Martins friend Howie Keck and featuringyou guessed itDrew Barrymore.
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Interior design, general contractor and landscaping: Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com. PAGES 92-93 (MEDIA ROOM) Sculptures: antique, Chinese Han Dynasty; Display cubes: West Elm, Emeryville, westelm.com; Bench: antique, 18th-century, Hong Kong; Paint color: Moonlight White, Benjamin Moore, SF, benjaminmoore.com; Painting: Howie Keck, howiekeck.com; Chair and ottoman: vintage, Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman, Hans Wegner, 1stdibs.com; Rug: cowhide, Brazil; Side table: vintage; Lamp on side table: 1940s articulated French brass table lamp, Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com. PAGES 94-95 (LIVING ROOM) Paint color: Moonlight White, Benjamin Moore, SF, benjaminmoore.com; Pendant light fixture: original; Photography: Drew Kelly, SF, drewkelly.com; Six-piece artwork on right wall: Mix Media , Laura Diamondstone, lauradiamondstone.com; Curtain rods: West Elm, Emeryville, westelm .com; Curtains: Andrade Window Treatments, Richmond, 510-2605906; Rug: cowhide, Brazil; Daybed: antique, Bonhams & Butterfields, SF, bonhams.com; Armchairs: Bonhams & Butterfields, SF, bonhams .com; Sofa: antique, Hong Kong; Matchstick pattern pillows: Room & Board, SF, roomandboard.com; Solid pillows: Room & Board, SF, roomandboard.com; Side tables: antique, Big Daddys Antiques, SF, bdantiques.com; Lamp on side table: 1940s articulated French brass table lamp, Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com; Sculpture on side table: Bruno Giorgi, Galeria Skultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Trunk coffee table: homeowners own; Drum stool: antique Chinese hat box, Hong Kong; Console table: antique, Hong Kong. PAGE 96 (MASTER BEDROOM) Paint color: custom, Benjamim Moore, SF, benjaminmoore.com; Curtains: custom, imported linen, Portugal; Bed frame: Ikea (customized), Emeryville, ikea .com; Bedding: linen percale, Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com; Bookcase: custom, Antonio Martins Interior Design, SF, antoniomartins.com; Painting: Casal Textura , Rubens Gerchman, Dan Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil, dangaleria.com; Bedside lamp: antique, Big Daddys Antiques, SF, bdantiques.com; Horse sculptures: antique, Chinese Tang Dynasty.
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PAGE 97 (KITCHEN) Paint color: Moonlight White, Benjamin Moore, SF, benjaminmoore.com; Pendant light: 85 Lamps, Droog, NYC, droog. com; Metal shelving, barn door, tables: Profab Metal Design, Scott Adkins, Redwood City, 650-704-3828; Stove: existing; Baskets: Cost Plus World Market, SF, worldmarket.com; Rug: antique, Hong Kong. PAGE 98 (GUEST BEDROOM) Framed artwork: Santa Klaus, Alexander Calder, Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, lamodern .com; Fabric on walls: imported linen, Portugal, backed by ProSeal Plus, Lithia Springs, Georgia, prosealplus.com; Bed frames: Ikea (customized), Emeryville, ikea.com; Bedding: antique, homeowners own; Nightstand: custom, Arturo Favian, SF, 510-390-0671; Lamp on nightstand: antique, Big Daddys Antiques, SF, bdantiques.com. PAGE 98 (BATHROOM) Paint color: Moonlight White, Benjamin Moore, SF, benjaminmoore.com; Mirror: custom, City Picture Frame, SF, citypictureframe.com; Wall shelves: custom, Profab Metal Design, Scott Adkins, Redwood City, 650-704-3828; Vanity: vintage Brazilian table, Alameda Point Antiques Faire, Alameda, alamedapointeantiquesfaire.com; Sink: Toto, The Bath & Beyond, SF, bathandbeyond.com; Faucet: Steinberg, steinberg-armaturen.de; Curtain rod: Omega Too, Berkeley, omegatoo.com; Shower curtain: custom; Lanterns: vintage, Alameda Point Antiques Faire, Alameda, alamedapointeantiquesfaire.com. PAGE 99 (BACK DOOR) Stacked trunks: antique, Hong Kong; Framed artwork: Romero Britto, britto.com; Shade on porch: vintage, Alameda Point Antiques Faire, Alameda, alamedapointeantiquesfaire.com.
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THE ART OF ACCESSORIZING


Tim Campbell (this page) believes that a prominent piece of art need not stand alone. He commissioned a custom table (left) to fit perfectly under a large oil painting on the bedroom wall (Buttress by Forrest Williams). The low table provided Campbell a surface on which to create a more complex visual narrative by adding antiques and other memorabilia.

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Interior design: Studio Tim Campbell, L.A., studiotimcampbell.com; Civil engineer: Ramzy Sawaya, L.A., 213-482-7053; General contractor: Gregory Greenwood Construction, Encino, gregorygreenwood.com; Landscape design: Red Ant, April Taylor, L.A., redantla.com. PAGES 100-101 (BEDROOM) Console: custom; Artifacts on console: deer horns, antique marble Buddha from India, beads from Africa, Ethiopian clay pots, partial limestone model of a Cathedral from France; Painting above console: Buttress, Forrest Williams, Marx and Zavaterros Gallery, SF, marxzav.com; Photograph below console (left): Mother with Child Dying of AIDS, Julie Pudlowski, West Hollywood, juliepudlowski .com; Photograph below console (middle): Holiness Boy with Serpent Box and Poison Jar, Shelby Lynn Adams, Fahey Klein Gallery, L.A., faheykleingallery.com; Painting below console (right): Grandmas House, Travis Somerville, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Bed frame: e15, IN-EX, Beverly Hills, inexsite.com; Duvet cover: Tibetan goat skins; Rug: Aga John, L.A., agajohncarpets.com; Vases: Crate and Barrel, L.A., crateandbarrel.com; Painting above chair: Alas Vegas, Jeff Gillette, DiRT Gallery, L.A., dirtgalleryla.com; Butterfly chair: Bertoia, Jules Seltzer, L.A., julesseltzer.com; Pillow on chair: Tibetan goat skin; Curtains: linen, Kravet, L.A., kravet.com. PAGES 102-103 (LIVING ROOM) Sectional: Rhoom, L.A., rhoom .com; Pillows on sectional: Kravet, L.A., kravet.com; Round side tables: African, Berbere Imports, L.A., berbereimports.com; Coffee table: antique, Chinese; Rug: antique, Turkish Oushak, Aga John, L.A., agajohncarpets.com; Chairs: custom; Tray: Guinevere Antiques, London, guinevere.co.uk; Turtle shell: Empiric Studio, L.A., empiricstudio.com; Vase: Pottery Barn, L.A., potterybarn.com; Glass paperweight: Guinevere Antiques, London, guinevere.co.uk; Lidded glass urn: Guinevere Antiques, London, guinevere.co.uk;
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Glass side table: Room & Board, Culver City, roomandboard.com; Planter: Los Angeles Flower Market, L.A., laflowerdistrict.com; Iron meteorite on glass table: Campo Del Cielo Meteorite Field, Argentina; Painting across from sectional: Love, Attila Richard Lukacs, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, dianefarrisgallery.com; Painting behind sectional: Geisha in Bath from AIDS Series, Masami Teraoka, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Painting in stairwell: Allegory of the Monoceros, Andy Diaz Hope with Laurel Roth, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Sculpture above fireplace: relic from a Catholic church, Amsterdam; Sculpture next to fireplace: Trigger Finger and Jaw Bone of Santo Guerro, Al Farrow, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Fireplace paint color: Iron Mountain, Benjamin Moore, L.A., benjaminmoore.com. PAGE 103 (LIBRARY) Dog Sculpture: Puppy Dog, Jeff Koons, Gagosian Gallery, NYC, gagosian.com; Butterfly chair: Bertoia, Jules Seltzer, L.A., julesseltzer.com; Painting: The Order of the Sun and Lion , Taravat Talepasand, Marx and Zavaterros Gallery, SF, marxzav.com; Wooden urns: Guinevere Antiques, London, guinevere.co.uk; Antique leather-bound books: Guinevere Antiques, London, guinevere.co.uk; Painting: Between Rounds, Chester Arnold, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Skull: vintage, Amsterdam; Ottoman: Room & Board, Culver City, roomandboard.com. PAGE 103 (BEDROOM) Bed frame: e15, IN-EX, Beverly Hills, inexsite.com; Duvet cover: Tibetan goat skins; Pillows: African fabrics purchased in Tanzania, Tibetan goat skins; Side table: vintage, Serge Mouille, JF Chen, L.A., jfchen.com; Task lamp: vintage, Serge Mouille, JF Chen, L.A., jfchen.com; Photograph: Untitled # 4142 , Bill Jacobsen, Rena Bransten Gallery, SF, renabranstengallery.com. PAGE 103 (BATHROOM) Sconces: Industrial Vapor Proof, RAB Lighting, Joes Electric Wholesale, L.A., joeselectricwholesale.com; Towels: Waterworks, L.A., waterworks.com; Sinks: Kohler, Heieck Supply, L.A., sfwarehouse.com; Cabinets: custom; Painting: Spotted Youth , Timothy Cummings, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery .com; Mirrors: Robern, Ann Sacks, L.A., annsacks.com; Apothecary jars and vases: Pottery Barn, L.A., potterybarn.com; Stool: antique Japanese; Rug: Marrakesh; Paint color: Iron Mountain, Benjamin Moore, L.A., benjaminmoore.com. PAGE 104 (DINING ROOM) Dining table: custom; Dining chairs: Tolix, Pottery Barn, L.A., potterybarn.com; Art across from dining table: Sunday after Church, Travis Somerville, Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, cclarkgallery.com; Artifact on wall: Masai Sword; Tray: Berbere Imports, L.A., berbereimports.com; Candlesticks: antique, Amsterdam; Vase: Crate and Barrel, L.A., crateandbarrel.com; Salt and pepper terrines: Africa; Candle: D.L. & Co., Barneys, L.A., barneys.com. PAGE 105 (KITCHEN) Range: Wolf, Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom Southern California, Costa Mesa, subzero-wolf.com; Hood: Vent-aHood, Absolute Appliances, L.A., absoluteappliances.com; Cabinets: custom; Shelving: Los Angeles Dish Factory, L.A., dishfactory.com; Sink: Kohler, The Plumbers Warehouse, Van Nuys, eplumbing.com; Faucet: Dornbracht, Euro Concepts, West Hollywood, dornbracht.com. PAGE 105 (BACK PATIO) Table and chairs: Crate and Barrel, L.A., crateandbarrel.com; Bust: Mecox Gardens, L.A., mecoxgardens.com.
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Inspiration from the Runway


At first, I always think I want an all-white room, but then I see patterns and colors that I cant resist, says Mary Alice Haney. Im constantly inspired by whats on the runway. For the dining room, that meant a chocolate ikat fabric for the chairs and antique chandeliers for added sparkle.

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Thomas Designs, L.A., hillarythomasdesigns.com; General contractor: Fabrice Grandin, Stellar Design and Construction, Beverly Hills, 310-402-6321; Wallpaper installation: Eric Hernandez, Erics Wallpaper and Paint, L.A., 323-291-8849; Painting: William Fowler Golden Touch Painting, L.A., 323-931-1949; Landscaping: Yannetty Landscape Company, Malibu, yannettylandscape.com; Lighting installation: Tailored Electric, Monrovia, 626-256-4535; Flooring installation: Certified Floor Refinishing Co., Beverly Hills, 310-289-8888. PAGES 108-109 (DINING ROOM) Chandeliers: Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, FL, worth-avenue.com; Dining chair fabric: China Seas, Quadrille, L.A., quadrilleinc.com; Dining chairs: Ebanista, L.A., ebanista.com; Console table: Christas South Seashells, West Palm Beach, FL, csseashells.com; Painting above console: Portrait, Julia Condon, juliacondon.com; Rug: Mansour, L.A., mansourrugs.com. PAGES 110-111 (LIVING ROOM) Ceiling wall covering: Whitewash Madagascar wallpaper, Hinson & Company, L.A., hinsonco.com; Chandelier: Lucca Antiques, L.A., luccaantiques .com; Fireplace installation: RSR Iron Works, Gardena, 323-4189921; Mirror above fireplace: Peacock mirror, Mecox Gardens, L.A., mecoxgardens.com; Sconces: vintage, 1950s Italian gold gilded leaf; Brass palm trees: vintage, Dixie Highway, Palm Beach, FL; Rug: Mansour, L.A., mansourrugs.com; Metallic drum stool: vintage, 1940s orange brass drum; Ottoman fabric: vintage, Suzani, Uzbekistan; Sofa: Oscar de la Renta Home, Century Furniture Showroom, L.A., centuryfurniture.com; Sofa fabric: Fab Rugged Ivory Linen, Hinson & Company, L.A., hinsonco.com; Lattice pillow and sofa fabric: Schumacher, L.A., fschumacher.com; Inlaid side table: Shell inlay table, Wunderley, Greensburg, PA, wunderley.com; Butterfly print: Santiago de Compostela , Damien Hirst, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, gagosian.com, Curtains: Scalamandre, L.A., scalamandre.com. PAGE 112 (BACKYARD) Brass pendant light: Mosaik Interiors, L.A., e-mosaik.com; Pillows on chair: Tillbury, Laura Ashley, Kravet, L.A., kravet.com, and Sunbrella by Silkworks, Janus et Cie, L.A., janusetcie.com. PAGES 112-113 (KITCHEN) Cabinetry: RJ Eisman Cabinetry, West Hills, rjeismancabinetry.com; Pendants over island: Vaughn Menton, Jasper Showrooom, L.A., vaughandesigns.com; Stove and hood: Thermador, Purcell Murray, Huntington Beach, purcellmurray.com; Refrigerator and dishwasher: KitchenAid, Lincoln Appliance, Santa Monica, kitchenaid.com; Wicker bar stools: Modage 1950s-style stools, Woodson & Rummerfields House of Design, L.A., wandrdesign.com. PAGE 114 (PORTRAIT, POOL CABANA) Pair of drum stools: terracotta garden stools in Majolica turquoise, Sabina Danenberg Antiques, Miami, FL, sabinadanenbergantiques.com; Sofa: Andalusia Royal Day Bed, Century Furniture Showroom, L.A., centuryfurniture.com; Lounge chairs: Denpasar, Century Furniture Showroom, L.A., centuryfurniture.com; Sofa and chair fabric: Sunbrella, Victory Furniture, Santa Monica, victoryfurniture.com; Brass pendant light: Mosaik Interiors, L.A., e-mosaik.com. PAGE 114 (POWDER ROOM) Wallpaper: Grasscloth, Lee Jofa, L.A., leejofa.com; Wall trim: Chocolate tape and nail studs, Houles, L.A., houles.com; Sink vanity: Christas South Seashells, West Palm Beach, FL, csseashells.com; Sink: American Standard, Euro Design Kitchen & Bath Center, L.A., meridiandesigncenter.com; Mirror: Dan Marty Design, L.A., danmartydesign.com; Stool: Circo, Target, Santa Monica, target.com. PAGES 114-115 (GUEST BEDROOM) Rug: Merida Abacon Mayon, Melrose Carpet, L.A., melrosecarpet.com; Chair and throw pillow upholstery: Alexander Muller, Sun Valley, alexandermuller.com; Curtain and chair fabric: Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, Hollywood at Home, L.A., hollywoodathome.com.

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INDUSTRIAL AGE
A ray guntoting tech entrepreneur looks to designer Jon Staub to turn his chilly SoMa loft into a place where personality rules.
BY LEILANI MARIE LABONG PHOTOGRAPHY BY PHILIP HARVEY

Salon Style
The design of Christopher Michels San Francisco loft is inspired by his fascination with all things mechanical, a childhood obsession with Victorian futurism la Jules Verne, his early career as a navigator in the Navy and his current role in the tech industry. In the gallery (this page), Jon Staub designed a system of adjustable shelves for Michels photographs and a cabinet, made of reclaimed Douglas fir, that displays some of his prized steampunk loot.

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Interior design: Jon Staub, Philpotts Interiors, SF, philpotts.net; General contractor and lighting installation: Saturn Construction, SF, saturnconstruction.com; Painting: Heather and French Painting, SF, heatherandfrench.com; Shutters: San Francisco Shutter Company, Burlingame, sanfranciscoshutter.com. PAGES 120-121 (GALLERY) Ray guns: Weta Studios, New Zealand, wetanz.com; Clock sculptures: Roger Wood, Hamilton, Ontario, klockwerks.com; Cog on floor: Restoration Hardware, SF, restorationhardware.com; Pair of wing chairs: De Sousa Hughes, SF, desousahughes.com; Floor lamp: Sloan Miyasato, SF, sloanm.com; Painting with girl: Jenn Porreca, SF, artofporreca.blogspot.com. PAGES 122-123 (LIVING ROOM) Wall covering: natural steel tiles, custom; Rug: existing; Floor lamp: Arco, Achille Castiglioni, Flos, NYC, flos.com; Coffee table: Platner Table, Warren Platner, Knoll, SF, knoll.com; Sectional sofa: Living Divani, Dzine, SF, dzinestore .com; Pillow fabric on sofa: Clio in natural, Jim Thompson, Shears and Window, SF, shearsandwindow.com; Pillow fabric on sofa: Nirvana in Sea Spray, Jim Thompson, Shears and Window, SF, shearsandwindow.com; Lounge chair: Auckland, Jean Marie Massaud, Cassina, Arkitektura In-Situ, SF, arksf.com; Rocker: Cit Arm Chair, Jean Prouv, Vitra, Culver City, vitra.com. PAGE 124 (KITCHEN) Ceiling paint color, cabinet pulls, stainless steel counter, hood, sink, and faucet: existing; Stove: custom gas range with built-in gas grill, Lacanche, Woodinville, WA, lacancheusa.com; Espresso machine: A1C Mini Verticale in chrome, Elektra, Coffee Home Direct, Santa Ana, coffeehomedirect .com; Digital clock: Tube Clock Kit, Nixie Clock, Munich, Germany, nixieclock.net. PAGE 125 (DINING ROOM) Ceiling paint color, chandelier, dining table, and dining chairs: existing; Red painting: David DeRosa, SF, artprimadonna.net; Fish sculptures: Hoi An, Vietnam. PAGES 125-126 (MASTER BEDROOM) Artwork on wood: Jenn Porreca, SF, artofporreca.blogspot.com; Lounge chair and ottoman: homeowners own; Floor lamp, nightstand, and rug: existing. PAGES 126-127 (MASTER BATH) Floor and subway tile: existing; Cabinetry: 1018 Teak in natural, Pacific Imports International, Honolulu, Hawaii, pacificimportsinternational.com; Counter: Honed Marble Slab in Athens Silver Cream, Ann Sacks, SF, annsacks .com; Sink: Undercounter Basin with Overflow in stucco white, Kallista, Ann Sacks, SF, annsacks.com; Faucet: Vir Stil Deck Mounted Bath Set, in brushed nickel, Kallista, Ann Sacks, SF, annsacks.com; Showerhead: S100 AIR Green 3 Jet in polished chrome, Hansgrohe, The Bath & Beyond, SF, bathandbeyond .com; Hand shower: Jet in polished chrome, Hansgrohe, The Bath & Beyond, SF, bathandbeyond.com; Shower fittings: Techniflex 63 Hose and Standard shower arm in polished chrome, Hansgrohe, The Bath & Beyond, SF, bathandbeyond.com.

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Studio Snaidero bay area


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BATH SIMPLE
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McRoskey by Design
The Ultimate in Mattress Luxury, Naturally This superb mattress was developed in consultation with McRoskeys many friends in the Interior Design industry. Experience the superior comfort and support of the McRoskey by Design mattress, handcrafted using the finest natural materials and our exacting attention to detail. Built to specific order at our San Francisco factory. Shipping worldwide.
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arttitud
At Arttitud, we see furniture, art and design as an important part of everyones life. It makes your house a home, your office your sanctuary, and changes the way you view the world. Design makes the world look better. Our goal is to help you find modern furniture for the home or office that will help complete your own unique personal vision. We strive to achieve this while maintaining great value and outstanding customer service. Arttitud is the exclusive representative of Artifort, Edra, Ciccotticollecioni, Claccicon, Sixinch, Dark, Viso, Feld, Wogg, Designer Carpets, Brand Van Egmond, and more. Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat, 11-6 and Sunday by appointment.
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blu bathworks
Blu Bathworks is a contemporary bathroom fixtures and fittings manufacturer. As North American contemporary bathware specialists, we distribute our product through leading showrooms, with many years experience sourcing and supporting mid to high end products for the bathroom. Blu Bathworks is available in a number of locations throughout California - visit the website for a dealer near you.
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What: The Prototype lamp Who: Matt Gagnon Where: Glendale Why You Need to Know: Gagnons work, everything from shelves to set design, explores the intersection of the handcrafted and the mass produced. In May, Gagnon created 22 Prototype lamps, each of interchangeable parts and different materials, during a live performance at NYCs Future Perfect. Gagnon hopes to hit on a design that he can mass produce, but for now compares each of the lamps to a jazz riffno two are alike despite being built on the same basic structure.

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