A Marvelous Californian Home

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Today I brought you a gorgeous two-storey Spanish Colonial Revival-style house in Los Angeles to demonstrate how original architectural details can be in perfect harmony with contemporary furnishing and pop art. This beautiful home with a peculiar Tuscan/Spanish vibe consists of eight bedrooms, a pool, and a garden bursting with pudgy pomegranates, glossy avocados, a regal fig tree, wild strawberries and an organic vegetable patch complete with a selection of herbs. Its two owners – a couple with Canadian roots – completely renovated the house before moving in. They kept the original details but perked the interior up with pop art pieces, design classics,  and other contemporary furnishing hence creating an amazing home.

 

This photo might be familiar, as it was part of the previous post about Eero Saarinen’s iconic furnitures:

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What a wonderful circular chandelier:

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Friendly and inviting atmosphere in the living room with some design classics:

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The kitchen-island creates a luxurious vibe:

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This space is unbelievably bright:

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The banquette seating that gives place for social events of the couple seems very cosy:

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The simple, airy and lovely master bedroom…

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…even has a separate seating area where a Noguchi coffee table and an Arco floor lamp reinforce the simple, clear, timeless ambiance:

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In the foyer there is an “OK” artwork by Ed Ruscha – the owners adore collecting pop art:

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This corner couldn’t be more elegant and smart:

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Archways are a salient feature of moorish architecture:

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The exterior is equally inviting:

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Casual, chic and comfortable covered terrace with cotton canvas drapes that -when closed- create a very intimate vibe:

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(also the giveaway for the next post)

 

The pool was created during the renovation of the house:

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all images are from Style at Home

photography: Donna Griffith

styling and design: Lara McGraw

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