Mark English Architects, AIA
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Fontana Interior modern-bedroom

Fontana Interior

photos: Matthew Millman

This 1100 SF space is a reinvention of an early 1960s unit in one of two semi-circular apartment towers near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park. The existing design ignored the sweeping views and featured the same humdrum features one might have found in a mid-range suburban development from 40 years ago. The clients who bought the unit wanted to transform the apartment into a pied a terre with the feel of a high-end hotel getaway: sleek, exciting, sexy. The apartment would serve as a theater, revealing the spectacular sights of the San Francisco Bay.

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November 24, 2012
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Mark English Architects, AIA
This was made in the Bay Area and cost around 3k.
1 Like    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 12:26PM
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Rukayat Salaudeen
Piece of art!
    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 3:20AM
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November 3, 2012
lweinsier wrote:
What is the paint color behind the bed?
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Mark English Architects, AIA
Try Benjamin Moore 2153-20 corduroy
1 Like    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 6:10PM
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Looks like cork!
    Bookmark   November 2, 2013 at 7:53AM
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July 25, 2012
kvalentine wrote:
What is the length of the wall needed for this bed design? - What is the minimum amount of length of wall space you would consider for having this made custom to fit? I have an area that is recessed already for a bed and we have California King frame? What is the size you would need for the end tables, without it looking too small, even though I dont require end stands to be large at all? Great design and scale on this bed!
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Mark English Architects, AIA
I think you would need at least 10 feet of width to accommodate this element, and wider if the recess is deep. Good luck!
    Bookmark   July 25, 2012 at 1:15PM
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June 24, 2012
prunejuice wrote:
where is the painting from
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Mark English Architects, AIA
Please contact Gary Hutton, he will know.
    Bookmark   July 10, 2012 at 7:57AM
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Lori Martin Reeves
The artist of the painting may be Jan Heaton in Austin, TX. She has a whole series that looks like this:
    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 7:56AM
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January 11, 2012
Jennifer OHara wrote:
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Mark English Architects, AIA
Hi Jennifer, we custom designed it, and had it made by a cabinetmaker.


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In contrast to the white master bedroom, which draws the eye vertically, the second bedroom emphasizes horizontal planes through the paprika-colored lacquer headboard/nighstand piece and the long painting. "Our office designed both of the beds as platform storage beds and works of sculpture in their own right. The rooms are a bit small, and combining furniture pieces into one made sense."

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