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Interior Project: Single Space

Well-Suited: Primary Suite

This Mission Hills home was a mix of eras and styles. The homeowners asked for a bedroom suite that emphasized warmth and sophistication, so the design team designed the primary bedroom, adjoining bathroom, vanity and closet areas as a unified retreat. A stunning walnut built-in featuring a soft upholstered headboard, individual reading lights and floating nightstands anchors the room. A wool rug adds texture underfoot and a calming bit of blue, while the clients’ existing chairs provide balance with a warm patina.

In the bath, the team decreased the enormous size of the existing shower to make room for a freestanding soaking tub. Linear LED lighting highlights the dramatic wall tiles. Limestone flooring lends warmth and elegance, complementing the rest of the space. Daylight illuminates the shower through panes of glass on either side of a privacy wall, which holds a niche, contains plumbing and acts as a backdrop for the tub and an overhanging opal-glass sconce. The design team added a custom, full-width floating vanity, carrying over the walnut from the bedroom and pairing it with a leathered, black quartzite to enhance the rich tones.

The primary closet absorbed a small guest bedroom, gaining an open layout with space for full-height garment and accessory storage. Here, the cabinetry shifts to natural white oak to add lightness, contrasting with the existing dark floors, while its black stone countertop repeats the bathroom finishes. A small corner desk with floating shelves adds intimacy and extra lighting. The custom metal-framed glass door is the perfect finishing touch, allowing light between the spaces.


Erickson Build Co.

Interior Designer

Lisa Schmitz Interior Design


Nate Sheets


Cabinets: Park Cabinets   Countertops: Carthage Stoneworks   Flooring: Artistic Tile   Hardware: Lo & Co Interiors; Rejuvenation  
Lighting Fixtures: Park Studio LA   Plumbing Fixtures: Brizo   Window Coverings: M & M Draperies, Amanda Long   

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