Contemporary/Transitional

The former home of a silent movie star, redone using a combination of modern and collected pieces. White and red upholstered furniture keeps the color palette simple, yet lively.
A successfully designed beach home uses colors and forms that echo the natural environment. This office space feels at once relaxed and sophisticated without overpowering the senses. Furnishings and accent pieces in blond wood work together with driftwood-inspired lamps and side tables to give the room a sun-bleached timelessness that typifies beach house life.
This Spanish Colonial style home on the bluff over looks the beach, while matching colored sofas and exposed beams elongate the space.
The classic bones of the house were respected,  and clean lined furniture, black and white photographs and natural linen provide comfort, and ease.  The carpet and draperies make the room informally elegant.
This home is a quiet coastal retreat south of Los Angeles, where the bedroom opens to the Pacific Ocean. The headboard has been fashioned from an antique Spanish door.
An airy Beverly Hills living room with a double height ceiling features crisp cream linen sofas and an antique rug accompanied by a custom black iron lantern that illuminates the space.
This bedroom has a modern spin on early 20th century style. The chandelier hangs over the bed, which proudly displays a two-posted headboard serving as the focal point of the room. The stenciled walls evoke a rich and comforting feeling, while the most modern piece of all, the leather upholstered ottoman, sits at the end of the bed.
Red accents, like crimson lipstick on a lovely face, provide graphic contrast in this neutral, masculine space. The vintage fabrics and hides give the room an inherited aesthetic.
These two spaces show the home owner's style as they mix their collection of new and vintage pottery pieces on display in a newly repainted blue gray space in the dining room. The stairway is another space that highlights  antiques.
This residence was built in the 1980s and has had wonderful additions such as the steel window, while it gains character by adding exposed beams to the ceilings.
This modern picnic style table and banquet is made elegant when accompanied by two white slipper style chairs.
The Jean de Merry fixture is the newest addition and focal point of the room. The highly placed windows, above the double doors add extensive natural light. A pale blue- gray  covered sofa is equally soothing, with tiny pops of color from pillows.
Combining both modern and traditional elements this beach side home embodies the true California lifestyle.
Bleached wood and a neutral color palette add to the calm look required for a true seaside experience.
The designer opted for a neutral palette and a blend of modern and traditional elements to create this living room for a Mediterranean style home.
The open airy atmosphere in this room is complimented by the green and brown accents that lend it warmth and comfort.
Outdoor entertaining space created for an Italianate Villa in Beverly Hills. Using a combination of antiquities and new pieces to create a collected and warm environment.
Plush white sofas are complimented by artfully embroidered cushions, under an almost abstract painting of a lake in earthy tones.
Here a guest ooom with a cashmere upholstered headboard and an Ingo Maurer chandelier that doubles as a guestbook.
A double sided fireplace opens this informal living room up to the view of the pool and the ocean beyond.
A children's bedroom with colorful accessories and hand-woven cashmere blankets.
Inspired  by  the  ranches  of  early  California,   this  modern  home  updates the  iconic   Western  Style.
Using a floor made of antique leather belts, this modern ranch in Northern California feels timeless.
An entry hall to a modern California ranch. Custom made wrought iron and lighting unify the space.
The casual living room of this space includes a stone fireplace created from fieldstone found on the property.
Using outdoor fabric for drapery to create an exterior room with custom made upholstery and antique found objects.
The modern, rectilinear accents of the room are juxtaposed with bamboo elements, marrying contemporary and tropical themes.
The natural wicker furniture and tree-trunk side table compliment the striking lush backdrop on a terrace in Brentwood, Ca.
The modern white sofas and airy space are juxtaposed with old wooden beams and antique leather bound books.
This home is designed to promote relaxation, reflection, and rest at every turn. The modular outdoor furniture can be moved into a variety of configurations to meet the needs of a constantly evolving social landscape.
The layers of light are the key in this Laguna Beach living room. The exquisite antique carpet over the limestone floor serves as the foundation for this room.
In a 1929 Spanish bungalow,  an antique limestone mantle and old carved mirror, add character.
The bold vertical stripes are a modern interpretation of the soaring crests seen in all directions from this room.
A bedroom should be a cocoon, a womb, a jewel box; protected from light and sound, the room should embrace you the moment you walk in. The gray flannel glued to the wall like wallpaper, absorbs both light and sound, creating a peaceful environment where senses are subtly muted.
A custom parchment dining table is surrounded by charcoal gray campaign inspired dining chairs. A 1950 resin chandelier hangs above.
A custom canopy bed in the master bedroom creates a quiet oasis in tones of lavender and purple.
A photography collection is hung on walls painted chocolate brown above a cream covered linen sofa.  Mid-century chairs and an industrial metal desk make for a quiet library in a young couple's home.
An open living room in a West Hollywood residence. Vintage Regency end tables flank a custom velvet sofa.  This seating area is anchored by a custom Charles Hollis Jones lucite coffee table.
This 1929 Spanish bungalow has rustic beams, and its original oak floors. A crisp white sofa is covered with a one-of-a-kind South American blanket.
A cheerful contemporary nursery in a young family's West Hollywood home, uses an unexpected bright green paint on the walls.
A clients desk in tucked away in an open living room allowing for a quiet work space amidst a family living area. The desk made up of lucite tables bases and a custom stone top is paired with a vintage desk chair and antique indian mirror.
Custom furniture draped with white Belgian linen is juxtaposed with the natural wood inside and out of a LEED certified house in Montecito, Ca.
A study in Beverly Hills is painted in Farrow and Ball paint. A French country chair mixes with a fuchsia velvet window seat cushion by Clairmont. A nod to the modern with the Ingo Maurer chandelier.

Contemporary/Transitional interior design for your Los Angeles home

Contemporary/transitional style in Los Angeles embodies an imaginative hybrid of elements,  skillfully combined, so that rooms feel welcoming and fresh. The sleek lines of modern design are replaced by rounder, softer, yet still, clean shapes. Often the color palette is more neutral with added bursts of color through accessories or art. The L.A. designers seen in this category are innovators, they create spaces that appear effortlessly livable. When done well, as seen here, rooms possess sophistication, personality and tons of style that always feel right for the casual pace of California living.

 

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