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Multifamily Residential

California Dream Remodel

The project’s biggest challenge was planning for the company’s current and future needs. Ultimately, the company needed an office for their team, a warehouse for the crew and a showroom for clientele. The other main challenge was making a large, open warehouse space feel welcoming and inviting.

The designers created a public-facing showroom on the main level, with a second-floor mezzanine that houses the offices. This layout frees up the back half of the building for the warehouse and puts the primary focus on the public-facing portion.

In the finished showroom, clients are greeted with a grand reception desk poised in front of a wood-slat wall, highlighted by numerous decorative pendants dropping down at various heights. Large islands have been incorporated throughout the showroom—spotlit by individual pendants—for extra meeting space. These islands double as space for serving refreshments or presenting materials during events.

A lounge area adjacent to the large kitchen brings in the warmth of home, allowing clients to fully relax in a public setting. The kitchen was a fun opportunity to repurpose the showstopper in the previous showroom—a 22-foot by four-foot-three island designed with a custom wood countertop and a waterfall edge. This massive island serves as a perfectly sized meeting area for the entire team to gather, as well as the ultimate buffet spot for large events.

Architect

Phil Rishel

Contractor

Open Door Homes

Interior Designer

Circa Interior Design

Photographer

Matt Kocourek

Resources

Accessories: Seville Home; West Elm  Appliances: GE Café  Cabinets: Parks Cabinets  Countertops: Central Surfaces  Flooring: SVB Wood Floors  Furnishings: Seville Home  Hardware: Top Knobs  Lighting Fixtures: Relative Lighting  To-the-Trade Showrooms: Designer’s Library  Windows: Advantage Windows

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