You will not have to venture much right into this serene home, in Napa Valley, California, to feel the influence of its developer, Kristen Peña. Schooled in European style and also percentages, the San Francisco– based decorator, as well as creator of K Interiors, has developed a reputation for creating modern styles that thoughtfully balance openness as well as personal privacy.
However, inside this four-bedroom residence, Peña has actually additionally taken care of to go better in melding the tailored, mainly monochromatic palette of her customers with a playful, sophisticated plan that elevates the home’s total visual.
” It was a very clean slate when I was brought in, so we truly intended to recognize all the lines of the indoor architecture,” states Peña, whose globetrotting via Southeast Asia, Morocco, as well as beyond, throughout the years, has actually assisted grow her love of pattern and appearance.” [At the exact same time,] we intended to give ease of access as well as convenience by using great deals of craftsmen developers to assist foster an one-of-a-kind feeling of space.”
That principle was furthered by Peña’s clients, two San Francisco technology execs who purchased the 4,500-square-foot building in 2020 as a weekend haven. These two serious modern art followers have an extensive collection including items by a varied roster of musicians who concentrate on numerous media. Today, the insides are dotted with works by the similarity British fiber artist Sally England and Denmark-based sculptor Nicholas Shurey.
” Our art collection is an extension of our taste, as well as Kristen truly recognized that from the beginning,” claims one of the proprietors of the home. “She produced one-of-a-kind spaces that not only highlight the art, but likewise express our design.”
While artwork plays a starring function in this residence, interior furnishings, chosen from a broad series of sources, emphasize the interaction in between craft and also materiality. Generally living-room, as an example, a pair of bouclé sofas by British Canadian designer Philippe Malouin flank a travertine and also burnished brass table from Banda, a design firm based in the U. K. Also of note is a gold-leafed wall surface, produced by Bay Area attractive painter Caroline Lizarraga. A custom table in the formal dining room stresses Peña’s urbane perceptiveness.
She created the table herself and also had it paired with chairs from Stahl + Band, a design workshop in Venice, California. Somewhere else, handmade illumination by Natalie Page, a Philadelphia musician whose job consists of ceramic lighting, decorative”art, as well as item style,”can be seen in”the kitchen. In the primary collection, a custom bed, from Hardesty Dwyer & Co., anchors a room that also includes Coup D’Etat oak as well as bouclé chairs and also Thomas Hayes”night tables”.”A carpet from vintage as well as modern rug dealer Tony”Kitz includes spirited warmth to the entire space, which includes much more wall therapies by Caroline Lizarraga.
Colorful walls are a high point throughout the house, and can also be seen in unforeseen areas of the house.” Whenever someone concerns visit the house I always show them the laundry room initially, “the proprietor states with a minor laugh. The little space boasts Gucci wallpaper illuminated by a neon light photograph. Simply more evidence that when it involved this project, Peña left no stone– or square foot– unturned.