Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
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Presidio Heights traditional traditional-dining-room

Presidio Heights traditional

Photography by Emily Payne

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Jo D wrote:
Where are the lamps on the side board table from?
   Comment   November 10, 2013
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
They were from Shades of Light -- project was done in 2007, so I am not sure if they still sell them. Lampshades were from Restoration Hardware.
November 24, 2013 at 9:27am     
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maineplace wrote:
Brian, what a beautiful room! I love the different twist on the lantern pendant. Where did you find it? - I'm renovating a house in Portland Maine. It's a beautiful old house with so many quality details. I want to honor the history of the home, but at the same time give it an updated look.
   Comment   June 13, 2013
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You could also try Lantern & Scroll (find them on here or Facebook). They have similar looking fixtures. That is an absolutely stunning fixture, if I hadn't just bought mine, I would want this one instead.
June 19, 2013 at 5:46pm   
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Nice feel.
September 21, 2013 at 7:47am   
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gjens18 wrote:
Hurricane Lamps - Where are the hurricanes from. In the market for a pair for my DR table. Thanks!
   Comment   May 26, 2013
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
Unfortunately I do not know as my clients had them before we started their project. Williams Sonoma or possibly Restoration Hardware might have something similar.
June 1, 2013 at 10:50am   
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chatodesign wrote:
Who makes the mirror?
   Comment   May 6, 2013
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
It was custom made by a local mirror shop which is no longer in business.
June 1, 2013 at 10:51am   
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Meg Stanley wrote:
Side board - Who makes this sideboard cabinet?
   Comment   January 4, 2013
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
It's made by a company called Charles & Charles, which we purchased through the Hinc Showroom at the San Francisco Design Center.
January 26, 2013 at 9:13pm   
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i need the size andam moving to pal,m springs area - need info on ordering
April 10, 2013 at 7:11pm   
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mmverrier wrote:
Would this paint color work in my dining room even though it gets minimal light? - One large bay window, but it is facing the back of the house, so natural light does not appear until late in the day. (Love Philadelphia Cream walls in your photo)
   Comment   September 26, 2012
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My choice for your room is Ben Moore veil cream PT-370. It is a pearly color, so it will be warm in the morning and hold its own when that west orangey sun swings around the house. And, it is a winner at night. I think you will like this.

If you are not sure about the pearl effect, my second choice would be Ben Moore's Spring Mint 2040-70. It changes color in as the light changes and gets deeper in the afternoon. Nice.

What color is your upholstery?
September 26, 2012 at 10:50am     
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Love the buffet lamps…any idea where they were purchased?
November 18, 2013 at 10:46am   
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nashvillegal wrote:
Please tell me the brand and color of the wall paint. Thank you! - The wall color is soft but still contrasts beautifully with the white wood work.
     Comment   May 27, 2012
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
It's Benjamin Moore "Philadelphia Cream Hc-30"
June 19, 2012 at 8:08am     
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emailbjk wrote:
Who makes the buffet lamps? How tall are they?
   Comment   April 9, 2012
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.
They were from the Shades of Light catalog, however I don't think they are still available there. They are quite tall -- about 33".
June 19, 2012 at 8:11am   
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jill9will wrote:
I want to use a lantern as a dining room fixture but not sure about size. Who makes this one & do you have any suggestions for dimensions?
   Comment   September 24, 2011
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Take a look at all the lantern choices on They carry so many great companies. Size wise, make the lantern pretty chunky and hang it so it's low enough to admire. This one looks to be about 32-36" off the top of the table. Nice.
September 24, 2011 at 1:52pm   
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dsreaves wrote:
Who is the manufacturer of the server?
   Comment   July 11, 2011
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Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.

It's made by a company called Charles & Charles, which we purchased through the Hinc Showroom at the San Francisco Design Center.

July 13, 2011 at 7:28am     
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bks05 wrote:
Rug? - Lovely room. Where did you get the rug? Thank you!
   Comment   April 9, 2014
HomeBunch wrote:
Trim & Ceiling: - I have been looking for the right yellow and it seems that I just found it! Thank you so much for the inspiration! Would you mind sharing the trim and ceiling color? It pairs perfectly with BM HC-30. Thank you.
   Comment   August 17, 2013
n01rere wrote:
what is the wood finish and what is the size - what is the wood finish and what is the size
   Comment   April 10, 2013
emackay wrote:
Hi there. I love the room. Thanks for your previous answer - My couch looks almost exactly like the one pictured here. I have drapes that are a velvet in a sea blue/ green color. Currently my walls are a deep grey and I find the color drab. I would like to paint and liven the room up. Would this paint color be ok if the drapes are a different color?
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