The selective restoration of this ocean front home pays homage to its nautical environment. The study in particular was designed to emulate the pilothouse of a ship; the ceiling resembles the ribs of the inner carcass of a boat hull; materials like holly, teak and mahogany replicate boat materials; to amplify the effect. Yacht designer Joe Artese provided authentic yachting d... more »
Basement room turned into a personal office with a custom made yellow, acrylic desk. Shaw carpet tiles quarter-turned add a lot of pattern and the baskets added to shelves add warmth and easily accessible storage. A second desk is hidden in additional cabinet to provide space for two.
For the 2012 Pasadena Showcase House, we created a first of a kind 60" touch screen television that operates much like an iPad. Surf the web, check email, watch television, work on documents - all with the touch of a finger. The Writer's retreat features in ceiling surround speakers and state-of-the-art controls.