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  • Sunset Idea House: Staircase

    The staircase in the entryway and most of the floors in the house are white oak, the color of California sand, but we particularly like the first step being made of white marble, which not only…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Pool

    Published 07/31/14 in Houses
    Sunset Idea House: Pool

    Raising the infinity pool and jacuzzi and surrounding them with river rock separates the pool area from the rest of the backyard without the installation of an unsightly fence and adds a free flowing…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Office

    Published 07/31/14 in Houses
    Sunset Idea House: Office

    In the office, Laura Joliet took a photo of the California coastline with a high format camera and used it to wallpaper all four walls in black and white, repeating the image so it looks continuous…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Mom's Chic Retreat

    Once the kids are gone, not all mothers want to convert the spare bedroom into a crafts/sewing room. This "Chic Retreat" is ideal for reading, relaxing, yoga, meditation -- even a book club…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Master Bedroom

    The master bedroom is done in soothing neutrals and bathed in generous light from the floor to ceiling windows and doors that open to a spacious balcony. We especially love the sliding barn door that…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Master Bathroom

    To continue the home's subtle beach feeling, the designers used luxe sand-colored geometric cement tiles on the floor. We love the free-standing tub and the Kohler fixtures, as well as the light oak…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Lounge

    Published 07/31/14 in Houses
    Sunset Idea House: Lounge

    This room, closest to the kitchen, would traditionally be the dining room, but DISC designers wanted to banish formality in the Idea House, and thought the space would get more use as a…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Kitchen

    Published 07/31/14 in Houses
    Sunset Idea House: Kitchen

    For the kitchen, DISC designers used all black stained oak cabinetry and Moroccan mosaic brown and tan tiles by Northern California ceramicist Forrest Middleton and CLE Tiles, mixing high modern with…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Front Exterior

    The Sunset Idea House was designed by architect Louie Tomaro of Tomaro Design Group to fit right into its laid back Manhattan Beach surroundings. Mike Davis Custom Homes took care of the…   See the Image

  • Sunset Idea House: Fire Pit

    While the pool is raised, the fire pit is sunken, allowing for built-in seating, as well as yet another separate and distinct conversation space in the backyard.   See the Image