Healdsburg ResidenceFarmhouse Living Room, San Francisco
Photography by Bruce Damonte
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4. A bench cushion means no more lost change between the seats. Getting rid of that center crack between cushions means that far fewer pennies, gummy bears, dog treats (and whatever else your family seems to have spilling out of its pockets) will end up below deck.
Black metal tie rods create a decorative detail in the great room, which features a velvet upholstered sofa in the living area.
The Biehls were looking for something more than a modern farmhouse. “It sounds crazy, but we wanted to add touches of glamour and industrial design,” says Geri. “That’s just who we are.” To meet those goals, the architect let black metal tie rods — used to stabilize the home — be visible as a functional and decorative detail. The interior designer, Chris Miniello, added glam-on-the-farm elements like a velvet upholstered sofa.