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Breakfast Nook

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BRIGHT, CALMING, CASUAL

Picture this, a newly single dad of two, pouring cereal for his youngsters in this lively breakfast nook, bursting with the magic of Finding Nemo. A custom aquarium, teeming with colorful fish and vibrant coral (a vibrant aquascape, for the design aficionados), takes center stage. Behind it, a magical scene unfolds: custom-printed acrylic panels depict a breathtaking seascape, perfectly mirroring the life within the tank. A round cerused wood table, both stylish and sturdy, begs for pancake battles and crayon masterpieces. Around it, generously sized chairs, upholstered in a performance fabric both comfy and resilient, promise countless mornings of laughter and spilled milk (easily cleaned up, of course!). Three elegant glass pendants, suspended gracefully above, bathe the scene in a warm glow. This isn't just a breakfast nook; it's a portal to undersea adventures, a place where imaginations run wild and the everyday becomes extraordinary. Here, a devoted father creates a haven, not just for delicious meals, but for new memories that will last a lifetime.

San Diego Billiards Room

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MASCULINE, SOPHISTICATED, VIBRANT

A Lakers-loving entrepreneur craved a home that reflected his vibrant life. We transformed his formal dining room into a space buzzing with both function and fun. Knowing his basketball passion, we created a custom pool table with purple felt, adorned with autographed Lakers jerseys and sports memorabilia. The star of the show? A stunning acrylic artwork of The Staples Center wrapping around the corner, adding a unique touch. The adjacent living room, outfitted with oversized leather sofas and stately accents, exudes sophistication. Now, the powerful crack of an opening break creates the perfect backdrop for relaxation, entertainment, and friendly competition. This space embodies our client's vision - a home that truly reflects his personality and passions.

Historic Spanish Revival

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CHARMING, VINTAGE, NOSTALGIC

A Kensington history buff enlisted my help to breathe new life into their 1930s Spanish Revival kitchen. We started by honoring the home's heritage with patterned floor tiles that echoed traditional Spanish motifs. To seamlessly blend modern functionality with timeless elegance, we introduced luxurious marble countertops. A sophisticated tuxedo color scheme was chosen, featuring crisp white upper cabinets balanced by dramatic black lowers. Vintage lighting fixtures were the finishing touch, casting a warm glow and adding a touch of nostalgic charm. The result? A stunning kitchen that celebrates the home's rich history while embracing modern design for a truly unique and inviting space.

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TRANQUIL, HOTEL VIBE, HARMONIOUS

Faced with the challenge of designing a primary bedroom for a couple with differing preferences, we embraced the husband's desire for a tranquil hotel ambiance, while infusing the wife's love for the fiery colors of a warm sunset. To achieve this harmonious blend, we adorned the walls with a delicate cream shade, instantly creating a serene atmosphere. The subdued backdrop served as the perfect canvas for pops of vibrant sunset hues, ranging from fiery oranges to deep purples. We introduced an upholstered linen bed, paired with cream nightstands featuring purple glass table lamps, and enhanced the space with aubergine curtain panels and custom window shades. Adding an artistic touch, we incorporated vibrant sunset-inspired wall art and luxurious bedding, achieving a balance that catered to both preferences. In the end, our goal remains: preserving marital bliss, one room at a time!

MISSION HILLS SPANISH REVIVAL HOME

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LANDMARK, VINTAGE, ORIGINAL

San Diego's rich history is in our hands! We're honored to be entrusted with restoring some of the city's cherished landmarks, including a stunning Spanish Revival home in Mission Hills. Our client's vision aligned perfectly with ours: preserving the home's historical significance. Inside, we used a creamy white paint to accentuate the architectural details and intricate tilework. This simple approach highlights the home's original charm. In the bathrooms, we meticulously peeled back layers of modernization, meticulously restoring them to their original simplicity. The focus remained on preserving the vintage tile, allowing it to shine as the centerpiece and maintain the home's authentic design. This project ensures this piece of San Diego's history continues to inspire future generations.

San Diego Game Room

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CREATIVE, IMAGINATIVE, ADVENTURE

We design rooms that spark creativity and fuel imagination for kids! We believe every child deserves a space that reflects their own interests. We create anything from a thrilling Gotham City adventure for your little superhero to a magical escape filled with Disney wonder. We can even design a PacMan-themed game room with a playful mural, perfect for the retro gaming enthusiast in your family. Each of our meticulously crafted designs goes beyond just looking good; they create a sense of wonder and encourage exploration, turning your child's room into a truly magical space they'll love.

In the heart of San Diego's Golden Hills sits a beloved 1930s estate, a silent guardian of the city's architectural heritage. We were entrusted with its revitalization, a mission we embraced wholeheartedly. Our focus: honoring and preserving its distinctive details, from the intricate millwork to the elegant brass hardware. We aimed to weave the essence of the home's history into every corner, striking a harmonious balance between preservation and personalization. Our client's collection of vintage furnishings and antiques became the heart of our design. We curated each space, ensuring the home's character shone through while reflecting the unique personality of its new chapter. This project transcended a simple redesign; it became a celebration of San Diego's past and a testament to the enduring charm that continues to capture hearts.

FIRST LIGHT AT MAPLE DRIVE

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CHARMING, HISTORICAL, TIME-HONORED

MISSION HILLS SPANISH REVIVAL HOME

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DARK, MOODY, HISTORIC

The 1936 Spanish Revival Gem exudes a timeless allure and charm that captivates all who enter. Throughout the meticulous preservation process, we ensured the retention of numerous architectural details, including the warm wood paneling, cathedral ceiling adorned with beams, terracotta and tile flooring, and striking built-ins. Upon completing the preservation work, we carefully selected additions to further enhance the space, including an amber glass vintage chandelier and a gothic dining set procured from esteemed antique dealers. This project stands as a testament to its historical significance and preservation efforts, soon to be designated as a historic landmark, symbolizing its enduring legacy and cultural importance within the community.

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BESPOKE, TIMELESS, ELEGANT

My client brought her vision of a dreamy white kitchen, ample enough to store and exhibit her grandmother's China, to life. Seeking my guidance to complete the picture, we designed a kitchen epitomizing bespoke elegance down to the last detail. Custom cabinets featuring glass inserts were tailored to showcase the heritage China, alongside a suite of luxury appliances and luxurious quartz countertops, complemented by exquisite brass pendants suspended over the island. The perimeter cabinets gleam in creamy white, while the oak kitchen island is adorned with custom upholstered barstools, adding warmth and personality. Transitioning into the dining area, we curated a casual inviting space with a bespoke table, banquette seating, captains' chairs, and a bench, fostering a warm ambiance for guests to gather, unwind, and engage in lively conversation. We adorned a bar cart with an array of spirits and vintage barware. The pièce de résistance undoubtedly lies in the stunning handcrafted gilded and matte black chandelier inspired by artichokes, gracefully illuminating the dining table—a truly magnificent centerpiece for this extraordinary space.

Historic Spanish Revival Home

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SPANISH, HISTORICAL, TIMELESS

In the restoration of their historic 1920s Spanish Revival Style home, our clients' foremost goal was to revive its original grandeur. Our focus centered on elevating its architectural elements, from the graceful arches to the intricate millwork adorning the interior spaces. Opting for a creamy white hue, we repainted all interior walls, allowing the home's natural allure to radiate effortlessly. Additionally, we replaced outdated 90s lighting fixtures with authentic Spanish Revival lighting sourced from antique dealers nationwide, infusing the home with an era-appropriate ambiance. With the completion of the restoration, our clients successfully obtained historical designation for this beloved abode, solidifying its status as a cherished piece of architectural history.

Outdoor Living

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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', CASUAL, COMFORTABLE

California Family Year-Round Oasis. In the sun-kissed paradise of Southern California, the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living gracefully dissolve. This project embodies an enchanting blend of relaxation and family enjoyment, crafted with meticulous attention to detail. Plush seating arrangements invite leisurely afternoons, while a symphony of vibrant hues and cozy throws infuse warmth and charm. Designed to bask in the golden daylight and to sparkle under the starlit sky, this oasis transforms into a haven for fireside gatherings. This timeless design ensures that the allure of this California retreat remains captivating and inviting throughout every season.

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SULTRY, SOPHISTICATED, DISTINCT

From laundry to libations! My client, a wine collector and connoisseur, hired us to design a personalized wine room. We reimagined a former laundry room, fashioning it into a stylish haven dedicated to storing her expanding collection of wines. Our transformation included enclosing the space, installing a wine cellar temperature control unit, adding wood cladding to the walls, incorporating wine racks, upcycling cabinets painted in a deep red reminiscent of a bold cabernet. Additionally, we adorned the glass door with frosted art featuring a vintage French wine advertisement and commissioned artwork in red tones, complemented by a hammered copper sink and a globe pendant. The pièce de résistance undoubtedly lies in the Ruby Red Vetrazzo countertop. Now with ample wine storage at her fingertips, my client can effortlessly uncork and indulge in her favorite vintages. Cheers to a fabulous transformation!

Muirlands La Jolla Beach House - Feathered Beauty Home Office

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COASTAL, CHIC, NATURE-INSPIRED

Sophisticated Style Meets Comfort in La Jolla Home Office. La Jolla law firm partner and her canine companions received a stylish upgrade in their home office. The focal point? A stunning Egret Wallpaper by Australian artist Florence Broadhurst, setting the tone for sophisticated elegance. Designed for both productivity and relaxation, the space seamlessly blends function with comfort. A spacious desk and luxurious Human Scale leather chair provide an ideal workspace, while ample storage solutions keep things organized. Carefully chosen artwork complements the bold wallpaper, and a modern Italian leather sofa creates a cozy retreat for the resident poodles, ensuring furry companionship throughout the workday.

MAN CAVE LOUNGE

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MOODY, MASCULINE, COZY

Craving a stylish and functional escape in his basement, a busy real estate pro entrusted us with its transformation. Inspired by a vintage San Diego Padres sign, we designed a dream Man Cave that celebrates his team spirit. The blue and white color scheme, a nod to his beloved team, unifies the space while cleverly divided into two distinct zones: a dedicated workspace and an ultimate sports viewing haven. For productivity, the workspace features a spacious desk and ample storage for his professional needs. A touch of character comes from vintage stadium seating, adding a playful nod to his passion. Meanwhile, the lounge area is designed for entertaining and relaxation. A cozy rug, plush seating options, and a prominent TV setup create the perfect ambiance for cheering on the Padres with friends and family. This Man Cave is no longer a forgotten basement space, but a stylish and functional haven for unwinding and celebrating his team spirit.

NAVY BLUE KITCHEN LA JOLLA

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MODERN, SOPHISTICATED, SANCTUARY

MODERN ECLECTIC ADU

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MODERN, MAXIMALIST, GLOBAL

Passionate globetrotters, collectors, and artists, my clients dreamt of a vibrant escape in their modern ADU. Their 15-year sailing adventure may have been cut short by the pandemic, but the spirit of exploration lived on. Our mission? To infuse this sleek white canvas with the rich tapestry of their travels. As kindred spirits drawn to color and maximalism, we embarked on a creative journey. Their collected textiles took center stage, artfully repurposed into decorative pillows and reupholstery for a charming accent chair. Function transformed into vibrant storytelling, each stitch whispering tales of faraway lands.

Imagine walking into your dream kitchen. The stress of a busy lawyer's day melts away as you step through the doorway. Gone are the cramped walls that once blocked the view. Now, vast panels of glass seamlessly connect you to the breathtaking ocean vista. The California sun streams in, blurring the lines between the kitchen and the inviting deck. Inspired by the serenity of modern Japanese culture, the space exudes a sense of calm sophistication. Warmth and texture flow from the Shinnoki upper cabinets, their wood tones a perfect counterpoint to the innovative indigo Fenix lower cabinets. Backsplash tiles, reminiscent of Mount Fuji itself (Fujiwa tiles), complete the harmonious marriage of materials.

The kitchen island, a testament to both form and function, sits at the heart of this culinary haven. Hidden casters allow it to transform effortlessly, opening up the space for entertaining or intimate gatherings. But your eyes are drawn to the countertop – a bold statement piece that elevates the entire design. Italian appliances, sleek and powerful, promising effortless meal creation. A built-in coffee maker ensures mornings begin without a hitch, while a bespoke navy glass front refrigerator adds a touch of luxury. This isn't just a kitchen; it's a sanctuary, a place where culinary dreams meet breathtaking views, creating a symphony of functionality, beauty, and peace – the perfect escape for a busy legal mind.

Interior Decorating

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LAYERED, VIBRANT, UNFUSSY

In the heart of Kensington, celebrated for its tree-lined streets and tight-knit community, the historic Spanish Revival Bachelor Suite stands as a seamless fusion of vintage charm and modern comforts, capturing the essence of its surroundings. Our client, with a rich tapestry of interests spanning skateboarding, music, art, and travel, envisioned a space reflective of his passions. Drawing inspiration from his extensive collection of skateboard deck art, we carefully curated a vibrant color scheme that became the anchor of the room's design. His eclectic taste, blending masculinity with cultural influences, set a distinctive tone for the overall aesthetic. This Bachelor Suite, a harmonious blend of vintage allure and contemporary flair, not only pays homage to Kensington's architectural legacy but also serves as a cherished memorial to our client, who, unfortunately, passed away shortly after from cancer. This project will forever hold a special place in our hearts, a lasting tribute to his unique lifestyle and interests.

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MASCULINE, HAVEN, PERSONALIZED

This project transformed my client's primary bedroom and retreat into a haven that reflects his passions. Drawing inspiration from his unwavering support for USC, we subtly wove the iconic red and gold colors throughout the space. A luxurious cowhide rug adds a touch of texture, while a custom gold leather bench elevates the overall aesthetic. The pièce de résistance is a stunning custom-designed sunset wall art. Sourced from my client's personal photo collection and printed on acrylic, it seamlessly integrates into the canopy bed niche, creating a personalized focal point. The adjoining retreat room complements this theme perfectly. A large custom mural depicts the London Bridge at Lake Havasu, a cherished vacation spot where his second home awaits. This unique space celebrates both his team spirit and a treasured personal getaway.

Modern Mediterranean Rolling Hills Ranch

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MODERN, MEDITERRANEAN, VIBRANT

My clients entrusted me with the task of modernizing their Tuscan-style home into a captivating Mediterranean oasis. We embarked on a journey to infuse warmth, vibrant earth tones, and rich textures, crafting an atmosphere that exudes timelessness and hospitality. Opening up the space, we knocked down a wall to embrace an open concept layout. The living room now boasts a sleek and stylish leather sectional, offering ample seating for comfortable TV viewing, complemented by a custom storage ottoman and updated built-in media cabinet. Adding artistic flair, a custom mural adorns the entryway niche, while the custom textured finish on the new peninsula fireplace serves as a striking focal point, imparting both warmth and delineation in the open concept space. Additionally, a dedicated lounge area was created, featuring four statement red swivel chairs and a stylish bar cabinet, enhanced by statement lighting to complete the inviting ambiance.

Point Loma - Multi Family Leasing Office

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COLORFUL, MODERN, NAUTICAL

A coastal refresh! As an asset management company in Point Loma and Imperial Beach rebranded their 600-unit portfolio, they entrusted us with transforming their leasing and maintenance offices. The goal? Align the spaces with the brand's new image and celebrate the coastal havens they call home. Inspired by the communities' deep connection to the ocean – think stunning coastlines, yachting adventures, and thrilling sports fishing – we designed offices with a modern, ocean-inspired aesthetic. This seamless integration with the natural surroundings creates a welcoming and invigorating atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

Star Cluster

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COSMIC, PLAYFUL, STELLAR

My clients, avid gamers and cosplayers, enlisted my expertise to craft a kitchen that defies conventional design norms. We embarked on a journey to create a space that transports them to another dimension. Modern German cabinetry set the stage, while a commissioned artist painted a celestial galaxy scene on the ceiling medallion and island cabinet fronts, using glow-in-the-dark paints for added ambiance. White leather barstools subtly evoke a crescent moon, complementing the Carrara marble backsplash shaped like clouds. The island countertops shimmer like a glittering galaxy, adding a touch of cosmic charm. Beyond its visual appeal, the kitchen is highly functional, featuring a designated niche for dog bowls and a convenient pot filler with filtered water. Leveraging their tech-savvy nature, we integrated a smart lighting system, allowing them to control the cabinet lights' colors with their smartphones.

Global Master Retreat

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WORLDLY, ARTISTIC, VINTAGE MODERN

​​This serene primary bedroom was once a world away from its current tranquility! Previously, the room felt dark and closed in, with faded yellow walls that dominated the space. My client envisioned a serene sanctuary for her bedroom, and I was thrilled to collaborate with her to bring that vision to life. Inspired by global influences from her travels, we created a modern, hotel-inspired retreat. Crisp white paint creates a calming canvas, bathing the room in a soft, serene light. Sleek, modern furniture evokes a luxurious hotel vibe. Juxtaposition played a key role. We seamlessly blended clean lines and surfaces with the client's love for vintage textiles like a stunning vintage coat that we repurposed as an art piece, captivating horse-themed artwork and sculptures, and other personal touches. This reimagined primary bedroom transcends a simple sleeping space; it's a personal refuge where my client can unwind, recharge, and reconnect with herself. Her sanctuary, infused with worldly inspiration and personal treasures, is now a reality.

Point Loma Modern Mediterranean - Pastel Flex Room

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RETRO, PASTEL, WHIMSICAL

Calling all cosplayers! This whimsical Flex Room was designed with a fun-loving enthusiast in mind. The goal? Create a space that bursts with personality and reflects the client's love of all things playful. Taking inspiration from their favorite pastel rainbow roller skates and a vintage gown, we embarked on a vibrant color journey. The crown jewel of this space is a stunning pastel graphic mural by Very Gay Paint, transforming the room into a haven for creativity and imagination. We like to call it: The Pastel Tron Room – a space ready for endless costume transformations and imaginative adventures!

PRESCHOOL PROJECT SAN DIEGO
CHIC BASEMENT LOUNGE INDOOR OUTDOOR BLISS IN POINT LOMA

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NURTURING, SAFE, WELCOMING

Our client, a preschool director and owner, has engaged our firm to design her new preschool location and facilitate the rebranding of her business. Recognizing nature's innate ability to enhance beauty, instill calmness, and inspire creativity, we drew inspiration from vintage scientific botanical illustrations for a custom mural. The environment of the preschool serves as the emotional backdrop for the children. Just as adults feel upon entering a room of unfamiliar faces, children too respond to the emotional tone of their surroundings. Therefore, creating a warm, inviting space communicates a sense of care, nurture, and safety, ensuring that children feel welcomed and supported in their learning environment.

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MODERN, MUSICAL, STYLISH

Our clients, passionate music enthusiasts and entertainers, sought our expertise in designing the interior of their newly expanded basement level in their expansive Sunset Cliffs residence. The open floor plan was zoned to accommodate a variety of interests, including TV viewing, a music lounge/bar, and friendly shuffleboard competitions. To seamlessly merge the indoor and outdoor spaces, we integrated an indoor-outdoor entertainer's bar, connecting the interior with the outdoor patio effortlessly. La Cantina-style doors were strategically installed to facilitate smooth access and promote fluid movement between the indoor and outdoor areas. To maintain visual continuity and a cohesive ambiance, we extended the wood-effect tile flooring from the interior space to the outdoor patio, ensuring a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living areas. The design not only enhanced the functionality of the home but also elevated its aesthetic appeal, creating a cohesive and inviting environment for both my clients and their guests.

CHIC BASEMENT LOUNGE INDOOR OUTDOOR BLISS IN POINT LOMA

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MOODY, SOPHISTICATED, ENTERTAINING

My clients, known for their lavish entertaining, enlisted my services to create a basement level addition for their expansive Point Loma residence. Being the go-to destination among their neighbors and friends, they desired a spacious entertainer's bar area where they could host memorable gatherings. Drawing inspiration from the nearby Pacific Ocean, we incorporated oceanic elements into the design. This included statement porcelain countertops reminiscent of ocean waves, a striking green-blue dimensional glass backsplash tile, a hammered brass bar sink, and La Cantina style windows that seamlessly connected the indoor space to the outdoors.

ORC AIRSTREAM ARGOSY

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MOROCCAN, JEWEL TONE, GENIE BOTTLE

Talk about an ambitious project! My client acquired a 1973 Airstream Argosy, and her vision? To transform it into a luxurious Moroccan lounge retreat in her backyard. The only catch? The Airstream needed a little help getting there. We carefully craned the Airstream over the house, a feat of engineering that truly set the stage for this magical transformation. Once nestled in its new home, the fun began! Inspired by the iconic 70s sitcom, "I Dream of Jeannie," we envisioned the interior as a luxurious "Genie's Bottle." Collaborating with the talented Cassandra Schramm, Decorative Paint Contractor, we created a captivating ambiance. Walls boast a faux plaster finish, while a deep indigo ceiling adorned with gold stars evokes a starry night sky. Plush jewel-toned rugs ground the space, and a modular sectional upholstered in velvet offers plush comfort. Vintage silk sari curtains add a touch of bohemian elegance, while an abundance of decorative pillows invites lounging. Punched metal lighting fixtures and vibrant accents complete the picture, creating the ultimate ladies' lounge – a luxurious escape right in the backyard.

Japandi Style La Jolla Dining Room

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MODERN, JAPANESE-INSPIRED, ORGANIC

A world-traveled lawyer with a love for Japan sought a La Jolla beach house reflecting her global spirit. We embraced Japandi, a fusion of modern Japanese and Scandinavian styles, to create a calming haven. The existing grid patterns in the architecture became our springboard. We updated the built-in shelving with a stately navy blue paint, offsetting the warmth of the live edge slab dining table and bench. This juxtaposition of clean lines and organic forms embodies the Japandi aesthetic. Iconic Nakashima Conoid Cantilever chairs flank the table, while a sculptural light pendant adds a touch of drama, completing this serene yet sophisticated dining space.

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BOLD, ABSTRACT, EXPRESSIONISM

This dining room isn't just a space for meals; it's an artistic explosion inspired by resident artist Ann Golumbuk. Bold abstract expressionism takes center stage on the walls, echoing the vibrancy of her own canvases. The dramatic backdrop sets the perfect scene for Ann's original artwork, which finds its rightful place on a custom-designed dining table hand-painted by the artist herself. Sturdy, modern bases elevate the table into a functional masterpiece. Pops of sunshine yellow chairs add a playful counterpoint, balancing the drama and infusing the space with an infectious energy. This dining room is a true testament to the transformative power of art, where every element sings in harmony with Ann's creative spirit.

Artist In Home Gallery

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PLAYFUL, WARM, REVITALIZED

Once a haven for rambunctious kids, my client's lower-level billiards room craved a refresh. The billiards table, a silent witness to countless games, bore the marks of time. We embarked on a transformation, breathing new life into the space. Fresh paint and carpeting replaced the well-worn surfaces. The billiards table itself received a showstopping upgrade. Vibrant orange felt replaced the tired cloth, while an auto body shop gave the base a sleek metallic finish. This former playroom has become a sophisticated space for entertaining, now proudly showcasing my client's collection of original artwork.

Modern Colorful Living Room

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ZESTFUL, CAPTIVATING, ARTISTIC

An Artist's Gallery at Home: This abstract artist envisioned her home transformed into a vibrant canvas, a space that would showcase her work and host clients and gallery events. We collaborated to create a sophisticated yet playful environment that reflects her artistic spirit. A meticulously chosen color scheme complements her existing artwork, allowing for seamless integration of new pieces as she creates. Modern, colorful elements like a statement area rug and swivel chairs in fuchsia, blue, and green set the stage for a captivating display of color and creativity, blurring the lines between art and living space.

Wall Decor

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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', CASUAL, WELCOMING

California Dreamin', A Bohemian Twist on Modern Mediterranean Style. Once relegated to the bottom of the priority list, a bare guest bedroom awaited a transformation. We envisioned a welcoming retreat for visitors, and designed a casual oasis throughout the bedroom and bathroom. The guest bedroom now boasts a striking piece of fiber art as its centerpiece, complemented by new, cool-toned flooring and a ceiling fan for ultimate comfort. Layered boho textiles in calming neutral tones dress the bed, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The bathroom echoes the tranquil vibe with a functional oak vanity and storage cabinet. Sleek surfaces are softened by a floral fabric shower curtain that whispers luxury, softening the sleek surfaces of the bathroom. Textured artwork and gleaming brass accents add a touch of visual interest and warmth. This guest room is no longer a blank canvas, but a tranquil escape for loved ones to feel right at home. Imagine curling up with a good book on the plush bed, the California sunshine streaming through the window – a perfect escape for your dreamin' guests.

A Maximalists Boldy Hued San Diego Mid-Century Bungalow

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MAXIMALIST, DARK ACADEMIA, COLLECTED

A Maximalists Home: Where Dark Academia Meets California Cool. Step inside this mid-century haven and be transported to a Dark Academia maximalist dream. A feast for the eyes awaits, where deep, Dutch Old Master-inspired hues embrace a curated collection of heirlooms, estate sale treasures, and even modern Italian pieces. The space whispers tales of a well-traveled soul, infused with a touch of bohemian spirit and a hint of rock and roll. It's a symphony of sophistication and laid-back California cool. Every corner unfolds a unique story, every detail an ember igniting inspiration. Here, amidst the maximalist magic, clients' dreams transform from whimsical ideas into tangible realities, a testament to the boundless creativity that flows within these walls.

Master Bedroom

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OLD WORLD CHARM, WARM, COZY

A Fiesta of Color in a Hacienda Bedroom. Our jet-setting entrepreneur clients, eager to unwind in their expansive 10,000 sq ft hacienda, tasked us with creating a vibrant yet serene haven within their new home. A fresh coat of creamy white paint accentuated the intricate architectural details and millwork, providing a perfect canvas for their colorful vision. Inspired by their collection of original art and vintage rugs, we curated a space that embraced their eclectic taste. The bed became the focal point, a fiesta of Mexican-inspired textiles. Layers of intricately embroidered fabrics, Otomi folk pillows, and serape-style blankets added a touch of whimsy and warmth, reminiscent of a lively celebration. This captivating bedroom offered a vibrant escape within the grand hacienda, a place to rest and recharge after exploring the world.

Tiki Room

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COLLECTED, PLAYFUL, RELAXING

World-traveling collectors with a love for tiki culture and a shared passion for distilling entrusted us with creating a home that showcases their diverse treasures. One client's love of the craft shines through in the impressive display of vintage copper whiskey stills and moonshine rigs, sharing space with an array of vibrant tiki mugs. We meticulously arranged these cherished items, transforming the home into a captivating storybook of their travels and interests. Every corner celebrates the enduring spirit of moonshine and tiki culture, ensuring their essence thrives within these vibrant walls.

SPANISH STYLE HACIENDA

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INSPIRING, CREATIVE, OLD WORLD

Step into a timeless sanctuary, where the spirit of 1920s Mediterranean elegance whispers through every detail. Terracotta floors provide a grounding warmth, while hand-hewn wood beams and textured plaster walls create a sense of enduring charm. The eclectic décor reflects a cherished family legacy. Heirlooms and artifacts are woven into the fabric of the space, each piece whispering a story. The homeowner's father's artwork hangs alongside a portrait of her mother, their presence a constant reminder of family. A custom coffee table, crafted by her husband, sits proudly at the center, a testament to love and shared history. Vintage rugs, passed down from her mother-in-law, add layers of warmth, while a collection of Bavarian furnishings hints at generations past. These treasured pieces are the foundation of this haven, weaving a tapestry of history and creating a profound sense of belonging.

Hacienda Chic

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CASUAL, RELAXING, GLOBAL

Sun-drenched California and the rich heritage of Spain intertwined in this outdoor escape that we styled for our clients. To celebrate their Mexican roots, vibrant, hand-sourced ceramic tiles became a focal point, infusing the space with cultural authenticity. Nestled in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe, this project embraced the essence of Spanish living. The result? A captivating and inviting haven, perfect for grand soirees, intimate gatherings, or simply basking in the idyllic Southern California climate.

Modern Mediterranean Rolling Hills Ranch

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LUXURIOUS, HARMONIOUS, TRANQUIL

Seeking a modern sanctuary within their Mediterranean-style Rolling Hills Ranch home, our clients enlisted our expertise. The design brief? A tranquil oasis celebrating their love for organic neutrals. Natural textures and a soothing color palette set the stage for harmony. A handcrafted oak vanity takes center stage, boasting a makeup station perfectly positioned under the window for abundant natural light. Caesarstone countertops and a shower bench cap, inspired by slate, add a touch of drama and beautiful contrast. Purple accents, our client's favorite hue, weave a thread of personality throughout the space.

Bohemian Bedroom

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BOHEMIAN, ARTISTIC, GLOBAL

Transported to a bohemian oasis, our clients' daughter's bedroom in their captivating Rancho Santa Fe hacienda is a dream come true. Nestled amidst verdant greenery, the space provided the perfect canvas for our vision. A rattan bed, crowned with a whimsical fiber art installation, takes center stage. Functionality meets charm with a desk area and a cozy rattan cocoon chair, ideal for curling up with a good book. Layers of richly patterned rugs and an abundance of textured throw pillows weave a tapestry of warmth and comfort. Every detail whispers "bohemian retreat," inviting relaxation and inspiring creativity.

TRANQUIL HERON INSPIRED BEDROOM

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TRANQUIL, ELEGANT, GRACEFUL

Our client, a bustling executive, enlisted our expertise to reimagine her primary bedroom nestled within her South Park Spanish Bungalow, transforming it into a haven of elegance and tranquility. Redesigning a bedroom in the Spanish-style home necessitates a delicate balance of vintage charm and contemporary design elements. A standout feature of the redesign is the Gucci-inspired hand-painted mural, injecting a fresh layer of sophistication while harmonizing with the existing furnishings seamlessly integrated into the design. Complementing the mural, oversized macrame pendants were introduced to accentuate the feature wall, fostering a cozy ambiance within the space. The bedding imbues the bedroom with a luxurious allure without overshadowing the other design elements, culminating in a refined and serene retreat.

Rancho Santa Fe - Hacienda Chic meets California Cool

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AUTHENTIC, CULTURED, SPANISH

Weaving their heritage into the very fabric of their grand Rancho Santa Fe hacienda, our collaboration with these clients was an ode to cultural pride. Vibrant Otomi textiles, bursting with intricate embroidery, transformed into eye-catching accent pillows, adding pops of color and personal touches throughout the space. Artfully placed Talavera ceramics, their cobalt blue hues a signature of the style, brought bursts of traditional elegance. The final result? A palatial hacienda resonating with sophistication, a celebration of ancestry, and a profound connection to the client's roots.

Purple Maximalist Primary Bedroom

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ARTSY, MAXIMALIST, JEWEL BOX

A world-traveling treasure hunter and fine art jewelry artist, my client envisioned her primary bedroom as a personal gallery. We transformed her existing furniture into conversation pieces, breathing new life into cherished items. A vintage screen, adorned with a captivating print from her textile collection, became a stunning backdrop for the headboard. The bed itself was reupholstered to complement this focal point, and a pair of white nightstands received a dramatic makeover in black and brass. Rich plum walls provided a sophisticated canvas, while a luxurious over-dyed rug grounded the space. Layers of sumptuous silk bedding and curated displays of art and jewelry completed the transformation, turning this room into a true jewel box.

Image by Daniele Levis Pelusi

The Vibe

ARTISTIC, OCEANIC, IMMERSIVE

Seeking an oceanic escape for her La Jolla beach house, my client enlisted my design expertise for a guest bathroom transformation. Inspired by the coastal beauty just steps away, we centered the design around a captivating porcelain pebble tile. A chic navy floating vanity with brass hardware and a sleek mirror added a touch of modern elegance. To truly capture the essence of the underwater world, we partnered with local artist Cassandra Schramm. Her hand-painted kelp tendrils climb the vanity wall and seamlessly flow onto the ceiling, creating an immersive experience for guests. Every detail invites visitors to sink into the tranquility of the ocean.

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