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Polished vs Unpolished Porcelain Tile: Which Is Better?

Reposting this article from Houzz.com, which featured the beautiful blue tile of the Tilden House bathroom. Thanks Houzz! 🙂 The popular porcelain tile comes in polished and unpolished grades. But do you know their strengths and weaknesses? Rashmi Haralalka Porcelain seems to have almost as many ‘types’ of tiles as it has ‘styles’. To sort this...
House of Colorful Stories

House of Colorful Stories

Weber House, as seen in Sunset Magazine: This Spanish Revival Home Used to be “Icky.” Now It’s a Family’s “House of Colorful Stories.” CHRISTINE LENNON  A yellow Bluestar range is the focal point of this remodeled family kitchen in Los Angeles. Toni Lewis and Marc Schoeplein remodeled a 1930’s Spanish-revival house for New York transplant...
20 Ways to Personalize a New House

20 Ways to Personalize a New House

Fun to have the Tilden House featured in this article from Houzz.com: LITTLE TOUCHES GO A LONG WAY TOWARD MAKING YOUR PLACE FEEL MORE LIKE YOU Laura Gaskill When you first move into a new house, it’s only natural to want to put your personal stamp on the space — after all, unless you built...
Tilden House / Houzz Tour

Tilden House / Houzz Tour

Excited to have the Tilden House featured on Houzz. Love this write up! HOUZZ TOUR: PLAYFUL MODERN MAKEOVER FOR A 1950 BUNGALOW Architects give a creative Los Angeles couple a smart new layout and fun colors Julie Sheer Photographers Ivan Feign and Kat Phillips knew their 1950 bungalow in the Westside Los Angeles neighborhood of...
Midcentury Mandeville

Midcentury Mandeville

Mandeville House was featured as an example of Midcentury design in a recent article on Houzz.com. From the story, which you can access here: Midcentury What it is: With an emphasis on strong shapes, clean lines, iconic designs and the graphic arts, midcentury style nods to the past while maintaining relevance to today’s world. Where it...
Blue Bathrooms!

Blue Bathrooms!

AS FEATURED ON HOUZZ:     Blue Makes a Refreshing Splash in These 10 Bathrooms Janet Paik Houzz Associate Editor. Passionate about creative homes and the people behind them. Loves thoughtful design, improving her family’s 1950s fixer-upper and VW buses. Former designer at the San Jose Mercury News. Deep navy, bold cobalt and sapphire blue...
Violet Bistro is open!

Violet Bistro is open!

AS FEATURED ON EATER LA:   A Homey New French Bistro and Cooking School Charms Up Westwood Today   by Farley Elliott  Mar 6, 2020, 11:13am PST   Violet Aliza J. Sokolow Westwood restaurant and cooking school Violet arrives today, some 18 months since first being announced by local blog Toddrickallen. The casual California French spot on Glendon Avenue comes by way of...

Mandeville Canyon House featured on Houzz

We love this house, and love that it has been getting so much attention…. check out this latest feature in Houzz! <3<3<3 FROM THE ARTICLE: Lewis / Schoeplein architects Midcentury What it is: With an emphasis on strong shapes, clean lines, iconic designs and the graphic arts, midcentury style nods to the past while maintaining relevance...
Tilden House featured on Curbed

Tilden House featured on Curbed

Very excited to have this sweet project featured on Curbed “House Calls” this week. Even better that our great clients Ivan Feign and Kat Phillips were also the photographers… one big happy artistic family. Their cat even made it into the shoot. The project inspired Feign and Phillips because they felt like they were “working...
And another one on Houzz.com…

And another one on Houzz.com…

One of favorite projects from several years ago – this Malibu renovation in Big Rock was featured in a recent Houzz article. Link below, or see the project on our website here: Big Rock House < 21 Ways To Creatively Deal With Load-Bearing Columns