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Open House: San Francisco Editorial Director Joanna Saltz talks problem solving with five local designers.

See It Through We all dream of natural light in every corner, but some floor plans just don’t allow it. Designers’ current go-to fix: steeland-glass partitions.

Kitchen of the Month A cozy English kitchen and pantry with spacesaving features.

16 Into the Darkness 12 inky hues that will make a room feel way bigger.

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Guesthouses That Are Just One Click Away Prefab and DIY options make it easy to add a bedroom in the backyard.

Edgewood Hall Chores are anything but in this amazing laundry room.

22 Next Wave The founders of Shophouse have a foolproof formula for functional interiors that are also fun.

34 30 10 Brilliant SmallSpace Design Tricks Trying to cram maximum style into minimum square footage? Think inside the box.

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In This Issue 42 The House Where Time Slows Down Set in verdant Sonoma, California, this home is all about unwinding.

50 Your Garage Can Become a Getaway A South Carolina designer creates a guesthouse.

56 Endless Summer Carefree colors, waterproof everything, and ocean views all around—why ever go back to the office?

64 The Hacker’s Guide to Restoring an Old Farmhouse The ultimate summer retreat from the king of unfussy decorating.

70 Coming Home to a Song A lyrical color palette and clever furnishings bring rhythm to this Los Angeles home.

80 Running a Tight Ship A globe-trotting photographer hunkers down in a one-room studio.

Photographer Eric Piasecki Interior Designer Kureck Jones On the cover: Spokes 2 pendant, Foscarini. Vintage dining table, Carlo Scarpa. Vintage chairs with seats in Jerry Pair leather. Stone Blue floor paint, Farrow & Ball.

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At the end of the day, design is often about problem-solving—so Editorial Director Joanna Saltz recruited five Bay Area designers to share their tips for cracking every code.

Joanna Saltz @josaltz Want to talk? E-mail me at editor@housebeautiful.com.

Joanna Saltz: How much of your job as a designer is actually solving clients’ problems? Jay Jeffers: In the beginning, it’s kind of all problem-solving: How do you make a big house feel intimate, or a small house feel big? Or somebody wants to have parties for 200 and dinners for 10—how does that all happen in one space? Catherine Kwong: And then there’s the actual hard work of making that happen. We can say, “I want this to be a serene space,” but does that mean all the toys are going in the cabinet every night? Jay: I like the client to be involved in the process. You can see their lightbulb go off when you, for example,

think up the perfect storage for suitcases in their closet. They’re like, “You can’t believe how much I hated those suitcases being stored there— you just fixed that!” And I’m thinking, Oh, great! Jo: They get to experience your solution every day. Noz Nozawa: So much of what we do is aesthetic, but it’s grounded in how to make someone’s home work for them. Even if we’re dreaming up fabulous couches, there’s a part of me that thinks, OK, we still have to make this

Fornasetti Senza Tempo’s Acquario print for Cole & Son gives a narrow powder room by Finley an expansive feel. Kelly Finley @joystreetdesign

For a client with a puppy, Nozawa used performance fabric and a dreamy— but commercial-grade—wallpaper by Calico, which is easy to wipe down.

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extremely practical: They have three kids, two dogs, and three cats. Everything needs to perform. Kelly Finley: I think about the problems we face during the implementation phase. Like, I’ve never done a house where they actually followed my lighting plan—because there’s always a beam somewhere. One of my favorite quotes is from Mike Tyson: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” But I actually find solving those problems really fun and exhilarating—arguing with the contractor about whether or

up against the master suite, we were like, This could be a master bathroom! Jo: Life changing. not they can do something, challenging them when they say they can’t. Jo: OK, so what’s your favorite problem to solve? Catherine: We see this one in San Francisco a lot: The clients have a very outdated old Victorian, and they task us with creating a modern space while still maintaining some of the original character.

Kelly: I love the challenge of renovating an old house, because you’re confined in terms of space. It makes you really think outside the box! Noz: Or finding extra space in a home you’re renovating. One home we worked on had a kitchen with a very awkward nook in it, and the clients were thinking, Could it be a desk? Or a breakfast nook? Finally, because the kitchen came

Noz: Literally! The clients are stoked. Emilie Munroe: As the designer, you’re kind of the spirit guide on a journey of self-discovery for every client. You’re creating solutions for challenges they have yet to even face. Catherine: We’re doing a survey in the beginning that’s like, “Will you eat every meal in the dining room, or are you going to sit at the counter every day?” Just tell me! Because then we can work around it. Jay: Right. In the end, we’re creating dream homes. That means getting inside their heads and understanding where they’re coming from. Jo: People are basically putting their lives in your hands. Kelly: And their money!

Kwong surveys clients about their habits at the start of every project. If they always eat in the kitchen, counter stools—like the ones in this client’s cool blue kitchen—are in order.

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Jay: But it happens all the time in this business: A problem turns into a solution that’s so much better than what it was in the first place.

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every corner, but some floor plans just don’t allow it. Designers’ current go-to fix: steel-andglass partitions. They won’t shrink the room or interrupt visual flow, but they still separate it, so each area can serve distinctly different functions with plenty of sunlight pouring through. You will have to pay to play: “Because everything is custom, they can cost from $100 to $1,000 per square foot,” says Romni Cain of Atelier Domingue. Flip the page to see the endless potential of interior glass.

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Divide and Conquer An angular partition highlights the architectural quirks of the space while keeping the kitchen in the kitchen. If French doors take up too much room, opt for sliding ones instead. But look into building codes before you install— most require tempered or laminated safety glass.

THE GLASS These stylish materials have practical benefits.

Enjoy the Benefits Interior glass can “extend an incredible view or add a feeling of spaciousness,” says Anna Warmoth of fabrication workshop Bananas & Hammocks. Greer Hardy of architectural glass studio Bendheim points out that the extra natural light also boosts productivity and saves energy. Definitely worth the investment!

Frame a Space Crosby Studios used interior glass to section off the dining nook in this eat-in kitchen. The transparent archway allows for shared light while striking a balance between classic and modern.

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Colorful Plexiglass Using a tinted plexi in place of glass will lower the cost while adding personality. (Just take care not to scratch it!)

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Into the Infinite Darkness Most people think white makes rooms feel bigger, but it’s inky hues that visually expand a space. Here are three color families to try. By Emma Bazilian Navy Blues “Using a single dark color helps the walls recede in a small room,” says Kari McIntosh, who especially loves blues in rooms with lots of millwork. For this butler’s pantry, she had an Abnormals Anonymous wallpaper customized to match the cabinet paint.

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Scarlet Reds Especially when painted in high gloss—which bounces light around and fools the eye in to believing a room is larger than it is—dark red walls have tons of depth, says Dennis Brackeen. To supercharge this sitting room, he used Fine Paints of Europe’s Hollandac Brilliant 98 finish (a so-shiny-it-looks-wet oil paint).

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“For a small room with bright southern exposure, there’s nothing I love more than a bold black,” says Elaine Griffin. “It takes on the flavor of whatever you layer on top.” But steer clear of ultra-flat finishes if you go this route, she advises—otherwise you’ll see every fingerprint.

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way to make a room feel right is to carve it in two. That’s just what Londonbased interior designer Mark Lewis did in this inviting family kitchen, the heart of an 1870 townhouse facing the city’s historic Hampstead Heath park. Inspired by back-of-house kitchens in English country estates and on shows like Downton Abbey, Lewis created an intimate pantry off the main space for a more functional use of the square footage. A wall with glass panes lets sunlight stream into the windowless main room. “It’s a modern style— very practical,” he says, “but it doesn’t feel out of place in a Victorian house.”

To maximize utility, a fluted ceramic sink, modeled after vintage versions, sits atop exposed brick supports and creates a genius nook to hide a step stool. Above it, a drying rack frees up precious counter space. Rather than using drawers that all look alike, Lewis designed a produce holder that recalls apple crates at a farmers’ market (this keeps the refrigerator less cluttered during cooler months). With so much function relegated to the pantry, the main room works for entertaining. An existing fireplace was

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CR E AT E C O N T I N U I T Y Carrara marble slabs cut from the same block of stone extend the backsplash.

K E E P I T O PE N Produce stays fresh (and doesn’t clog crisper bins) in these airy, cratelike pantry drawers.

expanded to fit a Lacanche range and hood, and custom Shaker-style joinery in a blue waxed finish gives the room a rustic vibe. Flame-textured granite countertops, inspired by those in old stone houses, are paired with Lewis’s own hand-cast brass hardware, modeled on antique drawer pulls, to tie the look together. “Nothing shouts at you,” he says, noting how the lack of upper cabinetry, a stylistic decision made possible by the pantry’s storage, contributes to the sense of openness.

FREE UP THE C OU N T E R An antique drying rack, raised above a farmhouse sink, clears prep space.

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CL E A R THE AIR Bare bulbs and zero upper cabinets make the small room feel airy.

LET IN THE LIGHT A simple glass-paned pantry door allows light from the window to stream into the main kitchen space.

E L E VAT E T H E D E TA I L S Wide-plank oak flooring gives the narrow aisle a more generous feel.

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tical designers, but they have no patience for the charmless luxury of many contemporary builds. “We like to add architectural character,” says Helm. “People may think it’s too fussy—until they see it.” Their trick: Do it in a way that doesn’t sacrifice the luxuries of modern living. With a background in interior architecture, Helm delights in uber-precise processes, like

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devising custom storage hidden behind millwork. Baun (whose background is in fashion) is her opposite, stylistically speaking. “My house is extremely eclectic and very wild,” says Baun. “Betsy’s is all white!” After eight years running a design firm together, they have a new venture: Shophouse Home, which brings their discerning touch to spec houses. “They’re small, but they have built-in storage, everything you need,” says Baun. “We call them jewel boxes.”

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The founders of Philadelphia’s Shophouse have a foolproof formula for functional interiors that are also fun. By Hadley Keller


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1. Pick a playful wallcovering. While Baun and Helm usually stick to a neutral palette in the bigger rooms of their homes, a graphic print or bold color in a smaller space, like the powder room above, can add impact that doesn’t overwhelm. 2. Elevate the details. Though they may seem old-school, crisp trim and millwork help define a room and work with any decor style. “Having a really modern piece of art paired with it is such a nice layer,” says Helm.

3. Splurge on storage. “Space-saving is always about where we can add storage,” Baun says. Adds Helm: “We measure every shoe!” Don’t be afraid to give up a few inches to get it right. “You won’t notice 18 inches missing from the room once it’s done,” says Helm, “but there won’t be toys everywhere.”

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4. Build in functionality. A no-brainer space-saver? Furniture that’s part of the architecture. Window seats, banquettes, or inset bars, tables, and desks can turn an awkward nook into a bespoke solution.

5. Add windows where needed. Light is as much a design consideration as paint or rugs. Streaming sunlight will make a space feel way more open.

6. Float your furniture. Helm’s simple trick when a room looks cramped: “Pull the furniture away from the wall.” It’ll make the room feel larger—and more thoughtfully arranged.

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Prefabs by MAPA Price: From $45,000. Why they’re great: With modern silhouettes and easy installation, MAPA’s modular Minimod units range in size from 40 to 1,200-plus square feet and can be clad in different finishes, including black timber and copper. MAPA also does custom prefab design: At Sacromonte Landscape Hotel, one cabin (pictured) has a long glass wall of windows. Get one: Built in Portugal and Brazil, Minimods ship in just under two months and can take as little as one day to install. mapaarq.com.

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Price: From $22,900. Why they’re great: Based in the U.K. but inspired by Scandinavian design, Koto offers units in a variety of sizes, from 92 to 1,130 square feet. The Muutama (pictured) can be used as a home office or rental unit and is tricked out with modern amenities like underfloor heating that one might expect from a luxury apartment. Get one: After 12 weeks of manufacturing, the timber units arrive fully prefabricated. Installation takes between two hours and a day. kotodesign.co.uk.

Price: From $5,655. Why they’re great: Pacific Yurts has applied modern technology to the iconic, centuries-old yurt design, adding features like quality tension bands, ADA-compliant doors, and flame-retardant fabrics. Use its 3D-modeling tool to choose your size, color, materials, window placement, and add-ons, like bug screens and gutters. Sizes run from as small as 115 square feet to the largest at 706. Get one: You’ll need to have a platform constructed before the yurt arrives, but then just follow the manual to install. yurts.com.

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Price: $7,250. Why they’re great: No surprise: The simplest, most adorable instant guesthouse is available on Amazon (with free shipping, of course). The Solvalla has no bells or whistles—one windowed indoor room, one slatted (breezy!) outdoor room—so you can really make it your own. Use as a pool house, an art studio, or a bedroom for your in-laws. Get one: Allow 60 days for delivery, and create a foundation while you’re waiting. Upon arrival, a couple of able-bodied adults can erect the structure in just eight hours. amazon.com.

Price: $78,000. Why they’re great: With a curved steel-and-wood frame meant to cocoon its inhabitant, this contemporary prefab comes in only one compact size. Features include sliding windows for indoor/outdoor living and a full bathroom tucked behind the main area. Plus, storage: a built-in wardrobe for stashing belongings. Get one: Designed and manufactured in Lyon, France, the unit can be assembled within two days once it arrives. (The first U.S. Lumipod deliveries begin in early 2020.) lumi-pod.com.

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1. A drying rack (by Fritz Carpentry & Contracting) can be raised and lowered via pulley to save space. 2. A spray faucet makes it easier to wash the dogs in the sink. 3. Chic cleaning tools (like these dusters and brushes from the Laundress) can be displayed in plain sight. 4. Café curtains add privacy while still letting in plenty of light. 5. Folding clothes is a breeze on the deep countertop above the washer and dryer. 6. Colorful tiles and a floor drain keep any overflow from ruining the ceiling below.

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Chores are anything but in this multipurpose laundry room. By Eddie Ross LOV E D O I N G L AU N D RY— R E A L LY ! —

but the thought of folding clean clothes in Edgewood Hall’s musty basement, where the previous owners kept their washer and dryer, wasn’t appealing. So we carved out a sliver of space from the second-floor addition for a laundry room that also serves as a place to corral cleaning and pet supplies. Old-school

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details—flooring by Morocco Tiles, splatterwareinspired wallpaper, 1950s-style café curtains (very June Cleaver), and a basket-weave ceiling light—help the room blend in with the original parts of the house, while the farmhouse sink and spray faucet make bathing our Pekes a breeze. In the muggy summer weather, they love lounging on the cool tile floor and keeping me company.

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10 Brilliant Small-Space Design Tricks Trying to cram maximum style into minimum square footage? Think inside the box. By Carisha Swanson

1Free Up

There’s an ugly paper shredder hidden in here.

Surfaces Instead of traditional bedside lamps, go with wall-mounted plug-ins. They leave table space clear and don't require hard wiring. Imbrie Articulating PinUp Sconce. $369. rejuvenation.com.

Designer Erin Gates turned a closet into a much-needed office with a wall of built-ins, concealed storage, and a simple floating desk. Don't have an empty closet to spare? Use a corner of your bedroom (or that formal dining room you never enter).

Rather than a standard accent chair, invest in a petite swivel that offers more flexibility. Face the TV for movie night, the coffee table for game night, or just take the occasional kidinspired spin on it when nobody’s looking. Riley Swivel Chair. From $1,999. frontgate.com.

4 Use a Dresser as a Nightstand It may seem counterintuitive, but swapping out a simple bedside table for a dresser full of drawers will provide bonus clothing storage. Charlotte 3-Drawer Campaign Chest. $599. ballarddesigns.com.

5 Consider a Captain’s Bed Instead of using unsightly bed lifts, how about a bed with storage in it? Six drawers can house shoes and extra bedding. Matera Bed. Available in oak and walnut. From $2,195. dwr.com.

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6 Get Folding Chairs Committing to a full set of dining chairs can be a lot in a tight room. But folding chairs— especially clear ones that take up less visual space—can be easily stored when not in use. (Get a few extras for throwing dinner parties!) Lucent Folding Chair. $249. wisteria.com.

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Forget extension tables with leaves that have to be stored and opt for a classic drop-leaf table. This one goes from a 12"-wide console to a 50"-long table that seats four. Origami Drop Leaf Oval Dining Table. $699. crateandbarrel.com.

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In creating this masculine study layered in pattern and rich colors, designer Summer Thornton bucked the light-and-bright trend. A room with lots of energy and visual interest will distract you from its small size.

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A drink table makes a perfect perch for a cup of coffee or glass of wine and is typically lightweight enough to easily move around. Natural Quartz Lilian Drink Table. $90. worldmarket .com.

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In a small room, a sectional means more seating—and can actually make the space feel bigger! A modular model means no need to worry about tight stairwells. Modern Sofa Sectional. $1,895. campaignliving.com.


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Rain rolls right off the steep pitch of this permeable thatched roof.

A Poolhouse Built for the Breeze An unusual structure provides all the entertainment—and natural AC—one family could need. By Hadley Keller 34

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are muggy and brutally hot, most residents strictly pass the time in air-conditioned interiors. Not the Bing family. “We love the peace of being outside,” says mother of two Candy Bing. After architect Ruard Veltman built the family’s dream home, complete with a pool, she and her husband, Darren, felt the surrounding area was missing something. “After the pool, it just ended,” she explains. Plus, “the kids were tromping through the house with wet feet. So we started

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brainstorming, ‘What else do we want out there?’” The answers: an outdoor shower, a pizza oven, a daybed, and two TVs to entertain (the family and their friends are

The pizza oven is constantly in use; in the winter, the family lights it up just for the warmth of the fire.

all big Carolina Panthers fans). To appeal to Bing’s love of English country style, Veltman conceived an open-air structure that comprised all of the above, topped with a dramatic thatched roof by master thatcher Colin McGhee, who spent six weeks creating it with reeds imported from Turkey. “It’s eye candy; something to be proud of,” Veltman says. “You want to spend time there.” And so the family does: “We’re out here year-round,” Bing says. “We use it for everything.”

Art Made for the Elements Bing and her husband had long eyed the work of artist Anke Schofield, so with plans in place for the poolhouse, Bing commissioned this lacquered piece. “I told her it had to be able to withstand heat, cold, sun, and rain,” she says—and the artist delivered.

Keeping It Cool Though the open-air structure isn’t air-conditioned, slatted walls promote good air flow. “Ruard calls it natural AC,” says Bing. The thatched roof (a golden hue on the inside) helps regulate heat year-round.

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Trains, boats, tree houses, and more: These small escapes deliver grand experiences. By Hadley Mendelsohn

Steel Cabins in the California Desert Joshua Tree is a place of cottoncandy skies, with a stillness that instantly slows you down. Cohesion Studio’s Folly structures, a duo of solar-powered steel cabins, allow you to connect with the ancient landscape by stargazing from the open deck or watching the sun rise in an outdoor tub. From $270/night, airbnb.com.

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in its capacity to carry us far away from the everyday, so we can return invigorated and inspired. (And psst: It’s vacation season! Get going.) Some of the best destinations for recharging aren’t overly fancy: They’re chic, cozy spots that completely immerse you in a dramatic natural environment. Yes, we’re talking tiny. Our five favorite pint-sized Airbnbs and boutique rooms around the world are all about taking in the view—and maybe bringing home a smart decorating idea or two. All that’s left to do is set your Out of Office message.

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Inflatable Bubbles on a Mexican Vineyard Outside of Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico, is Campera Hotel Burbuja (aka the Bubble Hotel), which blends off-the-grid travel with gourmet cuisine. Its 10 spherical shelters have stunning vineyard views and private bathrooms. (If you really hate leaving, just buy one of the bubble huts on Amazon!) From $145/night, airbnb.com.

A Boutique Cruise Along the Amazon River Set sail aboard an Aqua Expedition ship to explore the enchanting backwaters of the Peruvian Amazon in style. They work with local firms to create sleek interiors (and also book trips to Cambodia and Vietnam). From $2,835/4-night cruise, aquaexpeditions.com.

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A Retro Sleeper Train Through the Andean Mountains

A Mirrored Cube in the Treetops of Sweden Comprised of seven architecturally unique treehouses—including a Mirror Cube that’s camouflaged, appearing to be floating in midair—Treehotel is designed to ignite the imagination. Depending on when you visit, you’ll either bask in the midnight sun or roam under the northern lights. From $468/night, treehotel.se.

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The golden age of train travel may technically be over, but not in the Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train, designed by Muza Lab. Inside, craft furnishings reflect Peru’s cultural heritage, best enjoyed while watching the breathtaking scenes whiz by. From $462/person, belmond.com.


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Set on four verdant acres in California’s wine country, this home is all about unwinding in style.

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Designer Palmer Weiss had planned to use this space off of the dining room as wine storage, but decided it would get more use as a seating area that doubles as an extra guest room, thanks to the daybed. Striped fabric: Wellfleet Ticking, Schumacher. Damask pillow fabric: Verona, Le Gracieux. Wall paint: Benjamin Moore’s Middlebury Brown. Oil painting: antique.

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“I didn’t want to show up to the house and have to shoo squirrels off the sofas!” says Weiss, who decided on a closed instead of an open-air loggia at the last minute. Sofas: Classic Day Bed, Wicker Works, upholstered in Fabricut’s Zenith. Cocktail table: custom, the Raj Company. Wall paint: White Sand, Benjamin Moore.

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rolling hills and blistering sunshine make it seem a continent away. Hence the appeal to Southern-born designer Palmer Weiss, who fell in love with the landscape on weekend excursions from the city, purchasing four acres with her husband to build a house. “I wanted it to be calming and quiet, very much about bringing the outdoors in,” she says. Instead of going the typical Tuscan-architecture-in-wine-country route, Weiss envisioned a Caribbean getaway and hired North Carolina–based architect Mark Paullin to bring it to life. But the setting—“no sea, no white sand, or aqua water, just a lot of greenery,” Weiss explains—required a subtler beachy touch. A loggia was originally planned to be open to the elements, but Weiss enclosed it at the last minute to keep out pests. “I wanted it to feel like a pool house,” says the designer, who opted for tile flooring and twin wicker sofas in a fabric inspired by the color of their lawn. “With the doors open, you feel like you’re outside. It’s the best of both worlds.” Elsewhere, lightweight textiles, pale wood accents, and leafy views are the order of the day. The house is also stocked with cards and board games, as Weiss enforces a strict no-cell-phone rule outside of the bedrooms. Guests are quick to locate the chocolatebrown napping nook on lazy afternoons. “I wanted it to be like a cave in the middle of the day,” she says. “When I was a kid in Charleston, after a day at the beach, you’d draw the curtains, crank the window AC, and take a nap.”

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“I’m definitely not a minimalist, but as someone who’s surrounded by pattern and color every day, I wanted this to be more calming and quiet,” says Weiss. Pendant lights: Sorenson 16, Remains Lighting. Counter stools: Constance Bentwood, Ballard Designs. Cabinet paint: Grant Beige; wall paint: White Dove, both Benjamin Moore.

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While she’s known for bold hues in her own work, Weiss stuck to a more subdued palette here. Bed: Spiro, Tritter Feefer. Bed hangings: Large Cosette, Les Indiennes. Bedding: the Company Store. Bench: Southport Rattan, Suzanne Kasler for Ballard Designs. Nightstands: the Raj Company. Sconces: Primitive Swing Arm, Circa Lighting. Rug: eBay.

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“I wanted an airy, tropical, West Indies sort of vibe,” says Weiss. “My hope was that guests would truly feel on vacation staying here.” Headboards: Balboa, Serena & Lily. Bedding: Urban Outfitters (discontinued). Desk: Northbrook, the Raj Company. Shade fabric: Birds, Les Indiennes. Rug: eBay. Stool: vintage.

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A shiplap-and-grasscloth combo is at once casual and sophisticated. Wallcovering: Raffia Weave, Donghia. Mirror: One Kings Lane. Sconces: Reed, Circa Lighting. Lampshades: Pooky. Sink: McCoy in Camel, Bradley. Faucet: Waterworks.

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Weiss designed the kitchen around this corner banquette. “From here, I can keep an eye on the girls in the pool, watch football on the big TV, and spend time with my husband, who’s the chef in the family,” she says. Banquette fabric: Lakewood in Spruce, Glant. Pillow fabrics: John Robshaw Textiles, Muriel Brandolini, and One Kings Lane. Tables: 2B Mod. For more details, see Resources.

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Wellfleet Ticking in Driftwood, Schumacher. Middlebury Brown, Benjamin Moore. Verona damask, Le Gracieux.

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Birds in Gold, Les Indiennes. White Sand, Benjamin Moore. NHL in Oliclar/ Blue, Claremont.

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Zenith in Amazon, Fabricut. Kori in Buff, Peter Fasano. Lucknow in Green, Carolina Irving Textiles.

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1. The garage-style rollup door was replaced by a storefront window that Schwabenton bought for just $20 at a secondhand store. After restoring it with new glaze and putty around each pane, she retrofitted it into the front wall. 2. “We wanted to create a mini terrace,” says the designer of this seating vignette, which serves as an extension of the living space inside.

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bought her 1960s ranch house near Charleston, South Carolina, the property came with a structure out back that served as the previous owner’s welding workshop. “It was raw and unfinished when I got a hold of it,” says the designer, who spent six months renovating the

460-square-foot building and filling it with bright accents. Now she calls it the “Sunshine House,” a place that serves as sleeping quarters for friends and family and also a workshop of sorts (full circle!) for herself. “It’s a space to try different things,” she explains, “a chance to do something fun with color.”

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3. “The living room ceiling was originally open, with rafter ties that lowered the height,” says Schwabenton. She raised and boxed them out, then painted the whole room white to bring in light. 4. Two “wow pieces” of art, including this antique Indian gilt peacock mirror, anchor the room and keep it from feeling too busy. The mirror also serves

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creating a sense of air. Nothing feels too heavy.

5. The oldest spaceshifting trick in the book? Curtains hung high above the windows to make the room feel larger than it is. The dramatic chartreuse color draws the eye up.

7. Milk-glass pendant lights from the 1920s are gorgeous and also take up little space in a small bathroom. “There wasn’t a lot of room to mount sconces,” the designer points out.

6. Funky midcentury furniture pieces with curvy or graphic legs seem to float many inches off the floor,

8. “I love unique patterns in small spaces,” Schwabenton says of the dramatic teal and white lines that her

friend Aubrey Brackett, a decorative painter, created. “It’s a fun little surprise in this bathroom.” Penny tiles don’t compete with the large-scale mural. 9. A framed drawing leans in the window; it adds interest while also providing some privacy from the yard. 10. Genius! A stainless steel mixing bowl serves as the sink.

“I’m always looking at how to use things in more than one way,” says Schwabenton. 11. “I found the antique marble-top chest, and that was the beginning,” says the designer, who had plumbing fit inside the piece during the renovation. The oversize drawers are a much-needed source of storage in the small house.


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Coffee table: vintage. Sofa: Schwabenton’s great-grandmother’s, in a de Le Cuona seatcushion fabric. Sofa pillows: Kevin O’Brien and custom fabric, Antoine d’Albiousse. Lamps: vintage Paul Hanson. Painting: Lee Reynolds. Gilt mirror: antique. Armchairs: vintage. Curtains: custom from vintage fabric.

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Wallpaper: Pierre Frey’s Haikou in Miel. Trim paint: Benjamin Moore’s Sun Valley. Charcoal drawing: circa 1940. Headboard: custom, upholstered in Jim Thompson Fabrics’s Astrid in Mustard. Yellow pillow fabric: Lorca (discontinued). Round pillow: custom from Schwabenton’s own line, the Mommy Pop Shop. Blanket: Anichini. Rattan screens: midcentury.

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Cabinets: Kallarp, Ikea. Dining chairs: vintage Danny Ho Fong. Table: Stanley Furniture. Painting: Schwabenton’s mother, painted by her grandmother. Vases: midcentury cranberry glass. For more details, see Resources.

Designer Cameron Schwabenton in front of her guesthouse.

12. Painted-rattan screens in the bedroom were “a good solution in a small space, because they help create height,” Schwabenton says. The woven pattern keeps them from weighing down the room. 13. “There are several different yellows,” she says. One shade is in the Pierre Frey wallpaper, another landed on the window trim, and a deeper gold plays out on the headboard. “It’s a basic white box, so I wanted to make it colorful.”

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14. Three windows were added to open up the kitchen and replace the sad 1960s aluminum ones from its prior life. Since they face the backyard, no curtains are necessary—plus, the designer notes, “the sun rises on that side!” 15. You’d never know those glossy cabinets came from Ikea. “We upgraded them with unlacquered brass hardware to give them a unique look,” Schwabenton says.

16. A tiny but deliriously fun dining set (featuring highly sought-after rattan chairs by Danny Ho Fong) is allowed because “you’re not going to have a huge sit-down dinner here,” she says. 17. Whitewashed floors keep everything bright. “The flooring throughout is plywood milled to 12inch planks to resemble a historic wide-plank floor,” the designer says. “It’s not a typical treatment, but I wanted to do something creative, and I didn’t have a huge budget.”


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“We put windows in the corners for a full projection into the trees and the ocean beyond,” says Doug Jones. “You are in the treetops.” Chandelier: vintage, Billings Auction. Sectional: Ray, B&B Italia. Throw pillows: custom, made from vintage Japanese textiles. Coffee table: midcentury, Paul Frankl. Painting: FX by Dan Christensen. Rug: custom crochet, Nasiri Carpets. Armchairs: vintage.

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“Painting the floor a consistent color neutralized it and united the whole space,” says John Kureck. Foscarini’s Spokes 2 pendant, which maximizes the view by day, has glowing spokes by night. Floor paint: Stone Blue, Farrow & Ball. Table: vintage travertine, Carlo Scarpa. Chairs: vintage, in Jerry Pair leather. Art: Joseph W. Reed.


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A multi-surface, architectural island allows for comfortable seating right by the prep areas. Countertops: PaperStone. Stools: Mathilda, Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. Ceiling fixtures: Ballerup, Louis Poulsen. Tiles: Fireclay Tile. Range: BlueStar.

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The owner “is drawn to a Japanese aesthetic,” says Kureck, who went for a light, bright look in the master bedroom. Pendant: Wayfair. Bed and headboard: custom, Interiors by George & Martha. Hanging textile: bought at auction.

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and beach breezes—basically an indoor-outdoor disconnect from the world. Before the design and architectural firm Kureck Jones got to work on this Martha’s Vineyard house, built in the early 2000s, it was the opposite of a breezy vacation home. “It was a dated warren of rooms, really dark and internal,” says John Kureck. As renters, the clients had loved the house for its rightnear-the-water location, and they considered starting fresh by building instead of renovating. However, that would have taken an eternity: New construction is often a threeyear process in these parts, not to mention the two-year permit wait to put in a swimming pool. So Kureck Jones worked with Holmes Hole Builders to gut the property and

“completely open it up” for an airier, beachy feeling. Because the family had worked with Kureck Jones before, they gave the firm carte blanche, only visiting twice during the process. Kureck and his partner, Doug Jones, dug in, not for a simple nip and tuck but full-on reconstructive surgery. “We stripped it to the absolute,” says Jones. “We started from scratch.” The ultimate goal: Make the house brighter, more familyfriendly, and better focused on the panoramic ocean views beyond. So they moved the kitchen (it now opens out to the pool), added a screened porch, and replaced all 40 of the home’s small, old windows. Most of the main level’s walls were then paneled in natural ash wood, and since many of the contractors they hired were shipbuilders, the final effect is that of a boat’s hull. “Even at night, the house has a sort of golden glow to it,” Kureck says. In a place this relaxed, you shouldn’t have to cry over spilled mojitos, especially when you’re likely to loan the place out to friends. Low-maintenance finishes were in order. Kureck Jones opted for easily swept painted-wood floors and kitchen counters made of PaperStone, which is fabricated from compressed recycled paper and is essentially immortal. So, too, is the dining table, a Carlo Scarpa design from the 1970s made of solid travertine. The family even ordered an Ice-cold glasses extra set of covers for the B&B Italia sofa can sweat all over the cork top in the living room, so that if a stain of a vintage Paul should befall one cushion, it could be Frankl table, which replaced from the same dye lot. And since is a ginormous de facto coaster. there was little need for a full mudroom to house heavy coats (this being a summer home and all), Kureck Jones installed simple ash hooks and a built-in bench with drawers in the entryway, for stashing cell-phone chargers and sunscreen. Ingeniously, the pair used color to make the house feel brighter. “You can’t paint a room white, and put white furniture in it, and automatically have it read as light,” Kureck explains, pointing out the black-and-white flower artwork in the dining room and the inky fireplace base. “The trick to lightness is actually contrast.”


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“We mounted window shades up to the ceiling, covering most of the walls and making the room read taller,” Jones explains. Ceiling fixture: Marset. Chairs: Woven Cave, Pottery Barn Teen. Window shade fabric: Jane Churchill for Cowtan & Tout.

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A front door painted in Benjamin Moore’s Geranium sets a carefree tone. Moroccan rug: vintage, Nasiri Carpets. Mirror: vintage. Wall hooks: Stick Hooks, From the Bay.

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Bright blues and greens echo the home’s natural setting. Wallcovering: Zebra Grass in White Hot Chocolate, Phillip Jeffries. Bed and headboard: custom, Interiors by George & Martha. Bentwood chair, lamp, and kilim: vintage.

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“Everything here is mobile,” Jones explains. And durable: The seats are covered in waterproof ultrasuede, “so you can plop down in your bathing suit.” Sofa and chairs: Togo, Ligne Roset. Coffee table: Bowling Low, Airborne International from 1stdibs. Curtain fabric: Hanami, Zak+Fox.

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“The leaf pattern gives you a better grip when you walk around on the floor,” Jones says. Tiles: Heath Ceramics. Ceiling fixture: 1970s Italian. Paint: Fine Paints of Europe. For more details, see Resources.

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Palette Guide Living Room

Ash wood paneling in natural finish, Holmes Hole Builders. Custom crochet, Nasiri Carpets.


Dining Room

Girls' Bedroom

Girls' Bathroom

Stone Blue, Farrow & Ball. All White, Farrow & Ball. Heifervescent leather in Apple Green, Jerry Pair Leather

Marley cotton in Teal, Jane Churchill for Cowtan & Tout. Waterlily fabric in Espresso/ Pink, Groundworks for Kravet.

Dwell Wide Hex Twist (floor); 3" x 6" and 3" x 9" (wall) tiles, all in Wild Flower, Heath Ceramics. P15220, Fine Paints of Europe.

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GUIDE TO

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FA R M H O U S E The king of unfussy decor crafted the ultimate summer retreat—without major renovations. interior designer TOM SCHEERER / writer HADLEY KELLER photographer FRANCESCO LAGNESE / illustrator MIGUEL PORLAN


A lobster-red kitchen bridges old and new. Wallpaper: Cecil, Tom Scheerer for Quadrille. Aluminum chairs: Crate & Barrel (discontinued), painted red. Linoleum tiles: Aronson’s.

ROLL OUT A NEW FLOOR Checkerboard linoleum flooring is a durable surface that doesn’t look brand-new. “Before we settled on Swan’s Island, we’d rented another house in Maine that had this incredible red Formica kitchen,” designer Tom Scheerer says of his inspiration for the color palette.

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DON’T OVERTHINK THE FURNITURE “It was done very easily, very cheaply. We didn’t take anything too seriously,” Scheerer says of the design. Aside from a custom table and pieces from storage, the furniture is storebought. Ikea sofas and a Pottery Barn rug get an upgrade with colorful pillows.

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UNPRETENTIOUS. COMFORTABLE. That’s how admirers of Tom Scheerer—one of the most esteemed interior designers in America—often describe his work. So for his own summer home on Swan’s Island in Maine, a place Scheerer fondly describes as “dead quiet,” the industry vet took adjectives like these to the extreme. “It’s a hedge against our summer life in East Hampton, which is frenetic and hectic and expensive,” says Scheerer of

A barn functions as a multipurpose space: art studio, music performance venue, and extra guest room. The natural surroundings lend an outdoorsy feel to a parlor. Sofas: Karlstad, Ikea. Pillow fabrics: Toile, Schumacher (discontinued); vintage block-printed cotton, Etsy. Rattan chairs: vintage, Corner House Antiques. Table: vintage. Rug: Pottery Barn. Every house needs a room with twin beds,” says Scheerer. Paint: White Dove, Benjamin Moore. Paintings: Mary Maguire. Chest: Victorian, Chairish.

the circa-1850 farmhouse, which he and his sister bought, then renovated and redecorated in a manner utterly unlike what you might expect from a high-end designer. The furniture is mostly Ikea, unfussy antique, or handbuilt, with art by houseguests adorning the walls. “We made an intentional decision to not make it feel too precious,” says Scheerer, whose latest book, More Decorating, is out


Sofa and chairs: faux wicker, Whitecraft (discontinued), with Sunbrella seat-cushion fabric. Table: local granite atop a salvaged stool. Red chair: vintage. Dog: Mazey, rescued through petfinder.com. Scheerer’s room was “designed with a boat’s efficient use of space.” Quilt: Garnet Hill. Coat rack and table: vintage. For more details, see Resources.

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DOUBLE YOUR LIVING SPACE This ocean-facing porch was Scheerer’s first modification. When furnished like a living room, it becomes a go-to hangout for houseguests, extending the home’s usable footprint outdoors.

this fall. Oh, and they furnished the home in just days. It’s an apt backdrop for a place where days are spent “walking, dog-walking, collecting stones,” Scheerer says. “And everyone usually finds some kind of art project.” These are punctuated, of course, by lobster dinners, and Scheerer’s famous lobster soup the next day. “Everyone is initially kind of shocked that there’s no Wi-Fi or television, but then they realize there are no planes flying overhead, there’s no traffic,” he says. “It’s a different kind of experience, a cooldown from life elsewhere. It’s really just about feeding yourself and getting to bed early.”


BUILD IN A BED FRAME Scheerer’s bedroom resulted from splitting one ocean-facing room into two. The designer has an ingeniously simple alternative to a bed frame: “It’s just a wall-to-wall shelf with a mattress on it,” he explains. Bonus: It leaves space for luggage underneath.


B AC K YA R D

With four kids (and three dogs), the pool gets a lot of use.

LIVING ROOM

“They really had no suitable room for things like book clubs, jam sessions, and big family gatherings,” says Kristi Bender of Cuffhome, who converted this neglected formal living room into a grown-up play space. “Now it’s fun yet elegant!” Light fixture: France & S0n. Sofa: custom in JD Velluto Rose velvet, Cisco Home. Coffee table: custom, Cuffhome. Brass hands: Noir. Rug: vintage, Kamal’s Rugs. 70

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COMING

HOME

TO A

SONG

A lyrical color palette and a few clever furnishings bring rhythm to this traditional Los Angeles home.

interior designer CUFFHOME / writer MELISSA BATCHELOR WARNKE photographer JOE SCHMELZER / producer ROBERT RUFINO


DI N I NG/ HOM EWOR K RO OM

Bender pulled in a super-durable, reclaimed-wood table so this room could double as a space for the kids to do homework. Pendant: Rope Wrapped Globe, Cuffhome. Table: Lulu, CFC. Chairs: Cove, Four Hands, with added legs. Sconces: Beaubien Double Shade, Lambert & Fils. Paint: Oval Room Blue, Farrow & Ball.

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A nook for the kids to play video games. Pendant: Arteriors. Wallcovering: L’Album Matieres in Chene Gris, Nobilis. Art: Piglet by Sharon Montrose, the Animal Print Shop. Blinds: Smith & Noble. Sofa: RH, Restoration Hardware. Tables: Turn, Blu Dot. Rug: Lulu and Georgia.

Little legs were added to these chairs for a more elevated look.

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“This is not your average Colonial. We call it the non-trad traditional.�


Homeowners Jackie and Dennis Smith with their three dogs in the family’s 1954 Chevy.

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ON THE DAY OF THIS PHOTO SHOOT, T H E R E

were a pair of pants at the bottom of the pool. No one knew who the pants belonged to, but Jackie Smith, a real estate mega-agent and the matriarch of the house, has a lead on which kid launched them there. “This is truly the house where everybody comes,” says her husband, Dennis, a designer and builder. “On a Friday night, there will be about 13 kids of all different ages over here.” Plus three dogs, two cats, and a male hamster named Susan. Driving up to the home—a stately 1940 Monterey Colonial with hedges, fountains, columns, white paint, and black shutters—you might get a different impression. But the inside is warm and whimsical, the kind of place you don’t want to leave. 74

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Pastel walls are paired with contemporary accents: Low-slung, flaxen sofas beckon from the blush family room. Twice a month, they pull off the slipcovers and toss them in the wash. “I try to enforce a ‘no orange-dusted food’ rule, but the kids get it through,” Dennis says: Cheetos, Jackie explains. Candy wrappers behind the cushions. Kristi Bender, who co-owns the Los Angeles design firm Cuffhome with her business partner, Wendy Schwartz, has been friends with the Smiths for decades. So when the family decided to renovate their home of 14 years—ditching the dark-wood paneling, knocking down walls to open up spaces, and making the front rooms into places they’d actually want to hang out in (rather than don’t-touch-anything environs)—she got the picture instantly. Jackie kept seeing flourishes she loved in all the properties she was selling and was tempted to introduce notes of each style in her own home. These enthusiasms, unbridled, could have led to a Victorian-ranch-farmhouseglass-cube grab bag. But Bender intervened. She introduced unexpected shapes and bold colors throughout, from Cuffhome’s unique rope-wrapped globe lamp in the dining room to the striking centerpiece of the home, an all-pink family room. At first, Dennis “absolutely hated it—until the painters put it up.” Cast in Farrow & Ball’s Setting Plaster,

the walls change with the light, pearly in some places, warm salmon in others, and light brown in the shadows. “I was so gunning for this,” Jackie says, grinning. Some rooms found a new purpose. “When we first designed the home, we thought the living room was supposed to be very formal, very East Coast,” Jackie says. “But none of us ever went into it. We started to think, If we don’t live like this, what’s the point?” Bender reimagined the space as a music room, highlighting the family’s many instruments and mounting a few beloved vinyl record covers. “I can’t get enough of this room,” Jackie says. “If the doors are closed for some reason, like the kids are doing their guitar lessons in there, I’m super-bummed when I walk in the door and I can’t see it all.”

Palette Guide Family Room

Setting Plaster, Farrow & Ball. Aswan linen in Passion, Lisa Fine Textiles. Tamar Tonal linen in Persian Blue, Carolina Irving Textiles.

Teen Lounge + Boys’ Room

Wrought in Black, Walnut Wallpaper. Boldstripe Dhurrie, Anthropologie.

Breakfast Room + Kitchen

Floral wallpaper, Marthe Armitage, Hamilton Weston. Cornforth White, Farrow & Ball.

Gaming + Homework Rooms

L’Album Matieres in Chene Gris, Nobilis. Oval Room Blue, Farrow & Ball.


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Paired with white millwork, Marthe Armitage’s floral wallpaper in a gray colorway pops off the walls, but still jives with the adjacent all-white kitchen. Chandelier: Atomium, Lambert & Fils. Table: Eero Saarinen for Knoll, Design Within Reach. Dining chairs: Josef Hoffmann, Design Within Reach.


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FA M I LY RO OM

For the room that connects to the eat-in kitchen, Bender selected Farrow & Ball’s pale-pink Setting Plaster. Dennis wasn’t into the idea at first, but the finished product, warm and gorgeous, made him a believer. Light fixture: custom collaboration between Robert Lewis and Cuffhome. Oak coffee table: custom. Ottomans: V Rugs & Home. Rug: vintage. Art: Frick Byers. Pillow fabrics: Lisa Fine Textiles, Peter Dunham Textiles, TylerGraphic, and Carolina Irving Textiles.


BOYS’ RO OM

Originally a master bedroom, it’s the biggest room in the house. Bed: Parsons in Navy, Room & Board. Bedding: Schoolhouse Electric. Nightstands: Noir (discontinued). Lamps: Topanga, LawsonFenning. Sconces: Pottery Barn (discontinued). Art: Blue Shadow by Bradley Duncan. Rug: Boldstripe Dhurrie, Anthropologie.

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“A place that can hold up to pillow fights, pizza deliveries, and lots of big, active kids,” says Bender. Wallpaper: Wrought in Black, Walnut Wallpaper. Hanging chair: Etsy. Side tables: Tinder Blocks, WAAM Industries.

M AST ER BAT H

Wallpaper by Nicky Rising elevates a white bathroom. Towels: West Elm. Sink and mirrors: Waterworks.

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K I TCH EN

Since it had been renovated by previous owners, Cuffhome just gave this room a refresh: Off came some of the cabinet doors (instant open shelving), and can lights were swapped out for flush-mount fixtures from Allied Maker. Large pendant: custom, Ames Ingham Lighting. Bar stools: Wyndham Swivel, Arteriors. Stove: Wolf. Rug: vintage. For more details, see Resources.


Running a Tight Ship Between transatlantic trips and photo-editing sessions, this photographer hunkers down in a one-room studio. 80

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SLEEPI NG ZON E

“When you have a small space, you’re kind of forced to be very organized,” says photographer Björn Wallander of his pint-size studio in lower Manhattan. Art: Rorro Berjano. Bedspread: purchased in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Green throw: Røros, KaviarFactory in Lofoten, Norway. Paint: custom Behr.

writer AMANDA SIMS / photographer BJÖRN WALLANDER / producer ROBERT RUFINO


SI T T I NG AREA

Stacks of books around the seating provide inspiration at the ready. Art: Dennis Miranda. Round floor lamp: France & S0n. Wood chair: Fargo; table: Mermaid, Organic Modernism. Leather chair: vintage. Moroccan rug: bought from a friend.


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required frequent watering. “When you’re always away, that becomes more stressful than fun,” he explains. So Wallander did what pretty much nobody seems to be doing in this increasingly Brooklyn-bound city: He moved to Manhattan. “I’m always going from the cab to the airport to the rental car, over and over,” says Wallander, “so when I’m in New York, I want it to be as simple as possible.” A 350-square-foot studio in a Frank Gehry–designed skyscraper, one of the tallest residential towers in the world, is a 180 from his former home—and perfect for that reason. Every item in Wallander’s apartment tells a story: A Tibetan singing bowl purchased in Delhi, India, is put to use so frequently for meditation that he travels with it. An Authentic Model sailboat signals his love for boating and long-term traveling: “When I was going sailing for weeks, I never felt like I wanted to see land again.”

NINE MONTHS OUT OF THE YEAR,

Björn Wallander is happily at home— on the road. “I probably spend under 50 days a year in my apartment,” admits the jet-setting photographer, whose work has appeared in every major glossy design magazine (including in the pages of House Beautiful). So when his lease on a charming Brooklyn apartment was about to end, the Swedish-born creative took a look around him and realized the place had one serious problem. It was just too big. The prewar architecture demanded constant maintenance, and the garden

“I’ll be late to the airport and see some street vendor and say to the driver, ‘Pull over!’” Wallander recalls. “I’d buy something, and I would know right away where it would go in my apartment.” His collection of treasures, as well as books, has grown so large that it all piles up on the floor, which gives the space the feeling that it’s humming.

Wallander takes a self-portrait.

Living Area

Bed Area

Bath

FLOOR PLAN

Kitchen

350 sq. ft.

And yet the little sanctuary is also deeply calming. The custom Behr paint blend of milk chocolate and mauve “is quite neutral,” he says. “When I use the monitor, the wall color doesn’t give off color reflections.” Also ideal for an inhabitant who spends a lot of time photo editing: The huge windows, blocked by a neighboring wall, let in a soft, ethereal light rather than harsh sunbeams. “A lot of friends have said it’s like a sailboat,” says the world traveler. “There’s always an order.”

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K I TCH EN

“Even in a big house, everyone sits in the kitchen,” says Wallander, who loves to entertain. “We’ll plan to go out to dinner and my friends will ask, ‘Can we just order in and stay here?’ ” Mask: Jawara African Beads, a vendor who often sets up on Houston Street in SoHo, New York City. Large photograph: Björn Wallander. Barstools: Crate & Barrel.

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In lieu of a TV, Wallander has a desktop computer (i.e., a mini photo-editing studio). Art on left: Lobo Velar. Art on right: Wallander. Desk: Crate & Barrel. Chair: Varier. Detail below: Keepsakes and Wallander’s jewelry collection (some of which he designed himself) on his desktop.

H A LLWAY

“If I’m in a place that doesn’t have books, it just feels very strange to sit there,” says Wallander, who keeps most of his in an extra-long shelving unit from Crate & Barrel in the apartment’s narrow hallway. Figurine: a gift from a friend in Kolkata. Sailboat photos: Wallander. Umbrella: Stephen Kempson. For more details, see Resources.

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Wallander started collecting books when he was 18.


Resources A listing of designers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers featured in this issue. 16 Into the Infinite Darkness Pages 16–17: Wallpaper: Abnormals Anonymous, abnormalsanonymous.com. Paint: Behr, behr.com. Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com. C2, c2paint.com. Clare, clare.com. Farrow & Ball, farrowball.com. Fine Paints of Europe, finepaints ofeurope.com. PPG Pittsburgh Paints, ppgpittsburghpaints.com. SherwinWilliams, sherwin-williams.com. Valspar, valsparpaint.com. 20 Small Kitchen, Big Ideas Designer: Mark Lewis, marklewisinteriordesign.com. 22 Give Them a Space, They’ll

Give It a Soul Designers: Betsy Helm and Kiley Baum of Shophouse, shophousedesign.com.

29 The Most Productive

Spot in the House Designer: Eddie Ross, eddieross.com. Ceiling light: Circa Lighting, circalighting

.com. Wallpaper: Peter Fasano, peter fasano.com. Curtain fabric: Lisa Fine Textiles, lisafinetextiles.com. Sink: Kohler, us.kohler.com. LG washer and dryer: Lowe’s, lowes.com. Hamper: The Container Store, containerstore.com.

46–47: Pendant lighting: Remains Lighting, remains.com. Counter stools: Ballard Designs, ballarddesigns.com. Cabinet and wall paint: Benjamin Moore. Bed: Tritter Feefer, tritterfeefer.com. Bed hangings: Les Indiennes, lesindiennes.com. Bedding: The Company Store, thecompanystore.com. Bench: Ballard Designs. Nightstands: The Raj Company. Sconces: Circa Lighting, circalighting.com. Rug: eBay, ebay.com. Pages 48–49: Headboards: Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com. Desk: The Raj Company. Shade fabric: Les Indiennes. Guest bedroom rug: eBay. Wallcovering: Donghia, donghia .com. Mirror: One Kings Lane, onekingslane .com. Sconces: Circa Lighting. Lampshades: Pooky, pooky.com. Sink: Bradley, bradley corp.com. Faucet: Waterworks, water works.com. Banquette fabric: Glant, glant .com. Pillow fabrics: John Robshaw Textiles, johnrobshaw.com. Muriel Brandolini, murielbrandolini.com. One Kings Lane. Tables: 2B Mod, 2bmod.com. Kori fabric: Peter Fasano, peterfasano.com. Guest bedroom pillow fabric: Claremont, claremontfurnishing.com.

50 Your Garage Can Become a Getaway Designer: Cameron Schwabenton,

cameronstewartdesign.com. Pages 50–51: Sconce: Circa Lighting,

circalighting.com. Pages 52–53: Sofa fabric: de Le Cuona, delecuona.com. Sofa pillows: Kevin O’Brien, kevinobrienstudio

.com. Pillow fabric: Antoine d’Albiousse, antoinedalbiousse.com. Mural paints: Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com. Pages 54–55: Wallpaper: Pierre Frey, pierrefrey.com. Trim paint: Benjamin Moore. Headboard fabric: Jim Thompson Fabrics, jimthompsonfabrics.com. Round pillow: The Mommy Pop Shop, mommypopshop.com. Blanket: Anichini, anichini.com. Cabinets: Ikea, ikea.com. Table: Stanley Furniture, stanleyfurniture.com.

34 A Poolhouse Built for the

Breeze Pages 34–35: Architect: Ruard Veltman,

ruardveltmanarchitecture.com. Thatched roof: Colin McGhee, thatching.com.

42 The House Where Time Slows Down Designer: Palmer Weiss, palmerweiss.com. Pages 44–45: Striped fabric: Schumacher,

fschumacher.com. Pillow fabric: Le Gracieux, legracieux.com. Wall paint: Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com. Sofas: Wicker Works, thewickerworks.com. Sofa fabric: Fabricut, fabricut.com. Cocktail table: The Raj Company, therajcompany .com. Wall paint: Benjamin Moore. Pages

56 Endless Summer Designer: Kureck Jones, kureckjones.com. Pages 56–57: Sectional: B&B Italia, beb italia.co. Rug: Nasiri Carpets, nasiricarpets .com. Pages 58–59: Pendant: Foscarini, foscarini.com. Floor paint: Farrow & Ball, farrow-ball.com. Leather chair fabric: Jerry Pair, jerrypair.com. Countertops: PaperStone, paperstoneproducts.net. Stools: Moroso, moroso.it. Ceiling fixtures: Louis Poulsen, louispoulsen.com. Tiles: Fireclay Tile, fireclaytile.com. Range: BlueStar, bluestarcooking.com. Pendant: Wayfair, wayfair.com. Custom headboard: Interiors by George & Martha, interiorsgm .com. Pages 60–61: Ceiling fixture: Marset, marset.com. Chairs: Pottery Barn Teen, pbteen.com. Window shade fabric: Cowtan & Tout, cowtan.com. Front door paint: Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com.

Moroccan rug: Nasiri Carpets. Wall hooks: From the Bay, fromthebay.com. Pages 62–63: Wallcovering: Phillip Jeffries, phillipjeffries.com. Bed and headboard: Interiors by George & Martha. Sofa and chairs: Ligne Roset, ligne-roset.com. Coffee table: 1stdibs, 1stdibs.com. Curtain fabric: Zak+Fox, zakandfox.com. Girls’ bathroom tile: Heath Ceramics, heathceramics.com. Paint: Fine Paints of Europe, finepaintsof europe.com. Living room paneling: Holmes Hole Builders, holmesholebuilders.com. Waterlily fabric: Kravet, kravet.com.

64 The Hacker’s Guide to Restoring an Old Farmhouse Designer: Tom Scheerer, tomscheerer.com. Pages 64–65: Wallpaper: Quadrille, quadrillefabrics.com. Linoleum tiles: Aronson’s, aronsonsfloors.com. Pages 66–67: Sofas: Ikea, ikea.com. Blockprinted pillow fabric: Etsy, etsy.com. Rug: Pottery Barn, potterybarn.com. Paint: Benjamin Moore, benjaminmoore.com. Chest: Chairish, chairish.com. Bedroom rug: Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com. Pages 68–69: Outdoor cushion fabric:

Sunbrella, sunbrella.com. Quilt: Garnet Hill, garnethill.com.

70 Coming Home to a Song Designer: Cuffhome, cuffhome.com. Pages 70–71: Light fixture: France & Søn, franceandson.com. Sofa: Cisco Home, ciscohome.net. Coffee table: Cuffhome. Brass hands: Noir, noirfurniturela.com. Rug: Kamal’s Rugs, kamalsflooring.com. Pages 72–73: Dining chairs: Four Hands, fourhands .com. Rope-wrapped pendant: Cuffhome. Table: CFC, customfurniturela.com. Sconces: Lambert & Fils, lambertetfils.com. Dining room paint: Farrow & Ball, farrowball.com. Pendant: Arteriors, arteriors home.com. Wallcovering: Nobilis, nobilis.fr. Art: The Animal Print Shop, theanimal printshop.com. Blinds: Smith & Noble, smithandnoble.com. Sofa: RH, Restoration

Hardware, rh.com. Tables: Blu Dot, bludot .com. Gaming room rug: Lulu & Georgia, luluandgeorgia.com. Pages 74–75: Floral wallpaper: Marthe Armitage, marthe armitage.co.uk. Cornforth White paint: Farrow & Ball. Chandelier: Lambert & Fils. Table and dining chairs: Design Within Reach, dwr.com. Pages 76–77: Family room paint: Farrow & Ball. Light fixture: Cuffhome. Ottomans: V Rugs & Home, vrugsandhome .com. Pillow fabrics: Lisa Fine Textiles, lisafinetextiles.com. Peter Dunham Textiles, hollywoodathome.com. TylerGraphic, tylergraphic.com. Carolina Irving Texiles, carolinairvingtextiles.com. Pages 78–79: Bed frame: Room & Board, roomandboard .com. Bedding: Schoolhouse Electric, schoolhouseelectric.com. Lamps: Lawson Fenning, lawsonfenning.com. Boys’ room rug: Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. Teen lounge wallpaper: Walnut Wallpaper, walnutwallpaper.com. Hanging chair: Etsy, etsy.com. Side tables: WAAM Industries, waamindustries.com. Master bath wallpaper: Nicky Rising, nickyrising.com. Towels: West Elm, westelm.com. Sink and mirrors: Waterworks, waterworks.com. Fixtures: Allied Maker, alliedmaker.com. Pendant: Ames Ingham Lighting, ames ingham.com. Stools: Arteriors. Stove: Wolf, subzero-wolf.com.

80 Running a Tight Ship Pages 80–81: Green throw: KaviarFactory, kaviarfactory.com. Pages 82–83: Floor lamp: France & Søn, franceandson.com. Leather chair and coffee table: Organic Modernism, organicmodernism.com. Pages 84–85: Barstools: Crate & Barrel, crateand barrel.com. Desk: Crate & Barrel. Chair: Varier, varierfurniture.com.

Correction In May’s “Everything in the World Should Be Covered in Outdoor Fabric,” fabric number 11 on page 53 is Platform in Coral, sunbrella.com.

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