Vanessa De Vargas
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Mar Vista 1 by Vanessa De Vargas contemporary-living-room
 

Mar Vista 1 by Vanessa De Vargas

Photography by Jeri Koegel
URL
http://turquoise-la.com/

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korriaiken wrote:
Beautiful Design! Can you share the rug (computer screen blocks name) - Can you share where you found this rug? I see that it is tagged but the footer for Houzz blocks my ability from clicking on it. Thanks!
   Comment   May 29, 2014
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lancasterika
This is the link in the tag, though it is not exactly the same -
July 8, 2014 at 10:35AM      Thanked by korriaiken
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palmisano321 wrote:
Where is the sofa from?
   Comment   August 16, 2011
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Becky Harris
It's from Surfing Cowboys in California:
http://www.surfingcowboys.com/index.html
August 16, 2011 at 6:32AM     
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rachelru wrote:
Is the fabulous flying diver photo available anywhere for purchase?
   Comment   August 15, 2011
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rachelru
Thanks so much Becky, for your quick and helpful response, and for your always cool, clever, funny and beautiful ideabooks. I found another photo that's also wonderful (see below), and will keep up my search for a similarly gorgeous black and white that's horizontal. http://www.art.com/products/p14004659-sa-i2771002/gordon-coster-diver-dorothy-williamson-performing-dive.htm?sorig=cat&sorigid=0&dimvals=5081466&ui=51455c56707b47599468cd0ce6059e33
August 15, 2011 at 10:34AM   
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Becky Harris
Oh thanks so much, and that photo is way cool. I never thought about using diving photos before I saw this one in this project! There certainly are some spectacular photos of dives out there!
August 15, 2011 at 11:01AM   
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The photograph belonged to the owner and De Vargas decided to mount it on the glass block. "It is framed in light plexiglass, so we were able to attach it to the window with a bunch of sticky stuff," De Vargas explains. The classic mid-century modern Nelson Pendant Lamp is counterbalanced by a vintage pie crust table found on eBay. A black lacquer tray and crisp chevron patterned pillows in black and white keep some of the lines clean, in balance with all of the new softer lines De Vargas added.
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Break up the glass block. A large expanse of glass block can be an institutional-looking snooze. Why not break it up with a spectacular photograph?
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5. A contemporary box in Venice Beach. In this contemporary home, interior designer Vanessa De Vargas carries substantial black and white pieces throughout the home, often in chevron patterns. This gave her the freedom to mix in shots of bold color in every room while keeping a cohesive look throughout the entire first floor.

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Style
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Location
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