Los Gatos Design Journal

Walk on the wild side

Pattern and color work to lift pale tones. A family room in a contemporary peninsula home that we designed a few years ago took on new life and character when we recently updated the look by adding a Zebra patterned carpet. The rug sits on a natural oak floor, adding a graphic element. The brown/black of the zebra stripes punctuate the cream and o...
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Color | Don't be afraid of it

Frequently people are afraid to use color in an otherwise neutral room. I think a shot of strong color can become the focal point, adding vibrancy and life, counteracting the sea of neutrals look that sometimes happens when decorating is limited to whites, grays and beiges. In a current project, I added red leather armchairs and had a custom round...
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