Tour An Ethereal New York City Loft With A West Coast Vibe

 

Home in West Coast is all about light, airy and coziness.  A pristine loft apartment with soaring ceilings and monumental windows in a historic 19th-century building in NYC  was just transformed into a cozy West -Coast-like home. Here are the highlights of our favorites.

 

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The loft is full of natural light. So the earthy elements such as wood panelings were introduced to anchor this light-filled space. We love this  mixed-media piece by Thea Djordjadze  over the console.  A stump stool is just adorable.  The take-away design lesson here is to have the master artwork and unique furnishings  in the entry to create that wow factor while using earthy elements to delivery an inviting and understated feel.

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7 Ways to Update Your Home at the Time of Post-Covid19

With  hunkering  down  at  home for so long, we all are so desperate to expect something new, exciting and inspirational particularly in our home.  Chances are most of us probably  will spend most of time at home in the near future.  With opening of most of businesses, we were able to visit some home decor showrooms recently just to please our eye.  The feeling is fresh and great!  And of course, we wore the facial cover and kept social distance all the time during the visits.   So here are some our takes to update your home to inspire and cheer you up  during  post-covid19.

1. Floral Sofa

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Tour Chelsea Handler ‘s Warm and Contemporary Bel Air Home

Chelsea Handler’s Bel Air home has a good location with a beautiful lush hillside landscape. Chelsea Handler bought this home  10 years ago.  And  she took a lot of efforts to modernize this home, bright it up by using a lot of light colors, and at the same time, make it warm, inviting and  cozy enough to entertain her friends and family here.  We are totally obsessed with the breath-taking California vibe she has crafted  throughout the years–soft, bright, airy, modern and relaxing indoor-outdoor style. She  has a lot of artworks in her house either she purchased by herself over the years or the gifts from her friends. And she said she usually doesn’t have any idea about those artwork until several years later. Isn’t that cute?

We summarize several design highlights we really like about her home below. So get ready for a cup of coffee, tea or glass of wine, sit back and enjoy.

1. Replace some of the walls with floor-to-the-ceiling glass windowpanes to bring in more nature light to create that typical California indoor-and-outdoor vibe.

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A Breathtaking Weekend Retreat— a Modern farm House outside of Nashville, Tennessee

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Meyer Davis was commissioned to design this hunting camp and weekend retreat outside of Nashville, Tennessee to be a gathering place for family and friends.

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Dreamy Tennessee Landscape

“The sprawling middle Tennessee landscape offered the design team an opportunity to abstract from and respond to the surrounding nature of the farmhouse. Sitting on a grass plinth, the house acts as a simple geometric representation of the natural topography; it is essentially a glass box, taking advantage of all available views. Spatial playfulness between the interior and exterior, combined with exquisite detail of materials is what makes this home special.”

 

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Luna New Year Series 2—Behind-the-Scene Story for Our 2020 CLNY Tabletop

Every year we will design Chinese New Year tabletop theme. For lunar  New Year 2020, the year of the metal rat, we features the following elements:

  1. Color Palette—embrace Pantone Color of the Year 2020—Classic Blue with touch of traditional Chinese red and pastel pink to create a modern, intimate, chic and festive decor vibe. The large area of white paint in this eat-in space balance off Classic Blue and light up the whole area.  In this color palette, we have influences from Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2020–First Light, DunEdwards Color of the Year 2020 –Mint Fresh and PPT color of the Year 2020—China Porcelain.

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  2. Mix of modern and clean-line classical furniture to create a fresh, inviting, relaxing, comfy and feminine atmosphere where we are often drawn to for a holiday family get-together.
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A banquette seating is trendy in any eat-in space, specially the corner area —it looks pretty neat, stylish and offer extra seats and storage for get-togethers.  The plush cushions, upholstered fabric and throw pillows together elevate the every-day eat-in spaces and bring in elegance.

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6 ways to Master the Art of Mixing and Matching for Your Home Decor

We often have fun to mix  high and low, old and new and of course different aesthetics. Mixing of all kinds will add interest and character into the space.  In order to keep the cohesive vibe overall, we will have to  use some common elements to thread through the different layers.  And  here is the case study for the corner space for the project we recently designed. We would like to create a chic, fresh, elegant, polished decor  style while still keeping it inviting and cozy.  Here is how we did it—today, we are going to share 6 tips on how we artfully mix high and low, modern and classical, old and new to achieve this goal.

  1. Rule #1, always keep an overall color palette  neutral if you are going to take a mix& match approach.
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Color palette–cream, ivory, champaign, blush, muted pastels, blue, orange and gold

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Home Tour—Grand Bel Air Estate Designed for Family and Entertainment

We would think that decorating 20,000 square-foot estate should be a daunting work.  LA-based decorator Lonni Paul recently just transformed such  a big job for real estate developer Ted Foxman’s 20,000 square-foot Bel Air family home in a seemly-effortless way.

We mean, the house is big, just imagine  it–overlooking the expansive Pacific Ocean, eight bedrooms, and 12 bathrooms, the property is filled with just about every amenity one could desire in a forever home. The first question popping on our mind is how she started her decorating job  with such a colossal home.  Paul  is such a genius designer and is no stranger to design projects of this magnitude, as a number of her former clients have resided in areas like Saudi Arabia, where properties are typically on the larger scale.  And it also  comes down what the clients are really looking for -“We wanted a light, airy, positive energy to be everywhere—large spaces that felt cozy and comfortable, and something that was widely appealing to anyone,” Foxman says of his vision for the property. We think Paul did a fabulous job to reach her clients’ goals.  When we go through the album of the finished project, we can feel thE causal relaxing California coziness with a high style.  We specially like how she approached decoration for  the powder room and dining room—“I wanted to have some elements of surprise; spaces that were a little more offbeat than the rest of the home, but still elegant in their own way,” Paul says.

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We love this all black powder room featured with bird motif, black lacquered vanity and sparkling contemporary crystal wall scones.  It is quiet yet elegant and still polished.

 

 

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This navy-blue enveloped dining room is warm, inviting. Two of crystal chandeliers over-hanging the dining table dazzling the whole space add a prefect  touch of glamour and luxury.

We also love kitchen, master bath , herss closet and outdoor patio. Let’s take a look :

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We love how dark blue tiles  on the backsplash and dining chair fabric contrast  with white crisp kitchen cabinets and vintage range hood—it’s airy, light yet still with a vibe of an eat-in kitchen –cozy and intimate.
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A crystal chandelier and sleek built-in wall fireplace bring insophistication and warmth  into this all white modern master bath.  And we also love the large live plant in the shower.
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Who wouldn’t love this all-white elegant walk-in closet with a beautiful modern chandelier, all-glass storage cabinet and open shelves?
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The office with a great view and handsome furniture like these grey velvet club chairs. We love the bird statue on the polished side table.

 

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Do people think this is how Californians live year round?

You can view the rest of the estateby clicking here 

Plan your home refreshing in 2020, shop the style:

 

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Speckle Oversize Wall Mirror, Sapphire/Gold

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Shulman 6 – Light Unique / Statement Tiered Chandelier with Crystal Accents

 

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24″ Single Modern Wall Mount Bathroom Vanity Set

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3 Home Trends from WestEdge 2019

It had been super busy in the last several days from WestEdge show to working on the on-going  projects. WestEdge is hosted every year at the end of Oct mainly to show local small home goods makers’ handcrafted products in Los Angeles and of course some global brands in kitchen and bath as well.  The show venue is usually modern and chic. I partially enjoy their outdoor lounge area in the beautiful SoCal sunshine in fall. Here are 3 homes trends we saw from this year’s show:

  1. Muted pastel color palette on tiles, ceramic objects:

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2. Dramatized Lighting Fixtures:

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3. Fashion-forward Decorative Pluming Hardwares:

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5 Ways to Create a Soothing Bedroom

A master-bed is where we rest ,wind down and have a good night sleep. Here are 5 ways to create a soothing and relax atmosphere for a bedroom:

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  1. Have a neutral color palette and have something in pale blue since blue color always calms us down.
  2. Have linen beddings since their cloudy appearance is good for layering to create super comfy and soft vibes.
  3. Have a lot of natural light.
  4. Have fresh flowers.
  5. Have something wood and brass to add a touch of warmth and elegance to the space.

 

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A San Gabriel Modern Home Tour

Take a tour at   one of our newest portfolio for a modern house in San Gabriel Valley.

 

And you can check this on-going project portfolio by click here

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