MODERN CLASSIC A Los Angeles Residence Reflects The Traditional Sensibility Of Its Neighborhood While Revealing A Contemporary And Inviting Interior – Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine.
Fall 2014. Los Angeles, CA – Although a couple's newly built house might look right alongside the traditional 1930s and '40s homes of its Little Holmby neighborhood in Los Angeles, it was designed decisively with a modern-day lifestyle in mind. "The clients have a large extended family, and they didn't want the house to feel too formal," says designer Elizabeth Dinkel. "They wanted a classic-style house befitting the neighborhood, but with updated modern interiors and the ability to entertain a large family both inside and out."
To address those wishes, residential designer Karen Putman created a structure informed by the elegant house of architect Paul R. Williams, which are common in the area. "The owners wanted to accomplish an authentic Williams-style feel, and that was an inspiration to the entire design and build team," says Robert Kleiman. Mark Sapiro, who cofounded Structure Home with Kleiman, led the construction effort...continue reading the pdf here.
MODERN CLASSIC (Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine, Los Angeles, Fall 2014)