Los Angeles-based designer Kate Driver has ditched her aesthetic roots and her long-held dream of owning an old home with character.
Not unlike the Georgian-style homes in her hometown of Atlanta.
To dive into owning a new home with no real architectural spirit to speak of.
The house was just an empty place, but in the eyes of the least visible,
You may feel the house is 25 feet high and 4,500 square feet of concrete floors.
Driver aspired to this type of class, rich and highly intelligent.
Where the living room of the Driver’s house was a mundane inscription of old and new collectibles,
It is manifested in the form of an automatic and synergistic painting.
A somewhat primitive Fritz Hansen sofa, covered in a lush pink Liberty velvet, also offers
A level of decency offset by the humorous geometry of Ettore Sottsas’ famous Tahiti lamp.
Elsewhere, walnut double coffee tables defy allure.
Which symbolizes Driver’s desire to design pieces that represent “distinct and functional fulcrums in the visual atmosphere.”
The house is in flux, expanding and contracting with pieces and people: for example,
An interior designer’s sturdiest stuff often leaves for clients’ residences upon new discoveries like the tiled Roger Capron coffee table in a guest apartment.
When a large number of friends come for brunch and taco lunches, sometimes they don’t leave until after dinner.
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These all-day occasional events may owe their duration and ease of use to the home’s natural warmth and resilience.
Whereas the design of a home that seems to exist forever is directly proportional to the level of laziness displayed by the guests,
Who couldn’t think of a more comfortable place to spend their entire day.
The living room also has the ability to give and take pieces, which means it is constantly evolving.”
Driver also converted an unused storage space behind the bar into a home office.
and set it with custom white oak woodwork,
Vintage checkered shape, table lamp.
Where you close the door and no one knows you’re there.
Rustic places in the house
While country style in the dining room comes from the custom walnut farmhouse table and French fast-dining chairs.
An impressive thing is the large crystal chandelier, it is a chain, whether you are seeing it for the first time or more than once.
Driver also chose burlap as the base for the kitchen island, which is topped with Calacatta marble.
The brass shelf displays metal utensils with varying degrees of patina,
To bring more old world warmth to the sunny space.
The theme of cobalt at home appears in the breakfast nook in a geometric panel from Deep Lawrence’s Panorama.
As for the outdoor dining room,
Which accommodates the resident family of 5 in the picnic seats easily accommodates 25 visitors.
They are appropriately decorated with trees, anticipating the rare occasion when Southern California perennial balsams – and the garden’s perennial palms – fall short of the standards of al fresco dining.
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