Castro Design Studio
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Redding modern-living-room


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January 26, 2014
Josh Sanders wrote:
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The bed is behind the painting. I am sorry I do not have a picture with the bed opened.
    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 7:34PM
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Yantram Animation Studio
its Nice....but if you have picture with opened bed then it looks better. overall it looks nice...!!
    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 8:19PM
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April 19, 2013
Grimalkin wrote:
Where are those chairs from? - They have a beautiful form and color.
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Castro Design Studio
They are antiques from The Nicholson Gallery in Atlanta.
1 Like    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 7:31AM
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Thanks, I was hoping they were new, but I'm not surprised they are antiques. Sigh..........
    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 7:55AM
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Cozy Libraries Are TrendingCastro is finding that libraries are popular among his clients these days. "Since many houses have become very open, it is great to have the option of getting away and enjoying a good book or conversation," he says. "I also find that parents are encouraging their children to read more, and libraries give them the chance to have a serene environment away from the television."Many of the libraries Castro designs have other functions; in this one, a Murphy bed built into the paneling and an adjacent wheelchair-accessible bathroom are universal design features.

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cozy, murphy bed hidden well,
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Murphy Bed
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can put a picture on the wall
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Murphy Bed
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Murphy Bed
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Cozy Libraries Are Trending Castro is finding that libraries are popular among his clients these days. "Since many houses have become very open, it is great to have the option of getting away and enjoying a good book or conversation," he says. "I also find that parents are encouraging their children to read more, and libraries give them the chance to have a serene environment away from the television." Many of the libraries Castro designs have other functions; in this one, a Murphy bed built into the paneling and an adjacent wheelchair-accessible bathroom are universal design features.
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want to copy
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