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KAA Design and Pamela Smith Interiors Interweave Indoors and Out for a Southern California Abode

The main bedroom, with custom walnut bed and Jiun Ho upholstered bench, has a private courtyard featuring a reflecting pool and a Japanese ofuro soaking tub. Photography by Roger Davies.

Most empty nesters downsize. Not this couple: Rebuilding on the same Southern California property where they’d raised their three children, the duo upsized from around 6,000 square feet to 10,500—and did a complete about-face design-wise. Leading the clients on their journey from traditional to contemporary were L.A.–based architecture firm KAA Design and San Diego’s Pamela Smith Interiors. A full-fledged collaboration gave rise to what’s been dubbed the Tree House. 

A cedar garage door contrasts with the motor court’s wall of board-formed concrete. Photography by Roger Davies.

The trapezoidal site was, in a word, spectacular. Set on a promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean about a mile away, the two acres were filled with mature oaks, Torrey pines, and magnolia trees—ergo

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10 Tips and ideas to decorate your abode with Scandinavian design

Scandinavian design is all about simplicity, functionality and minimalism. Rooms should have a cosy and warm vibe along with an elegant look. So, here’s how can you turn your abode into a Scandinavian home.

Adorning your house with a Scandinavian design is about showing minimalism, functionality and simplicity. This decoration style got generally popular during the 20th century, and now-a-days, it is highly in trend for home décor.

As it’s already mentioned, this home décor theme is all about simplicity, so minimalists would love to opt for this style. They want to keep everything simple and like functionality in home décor items. So, they can definitely decorate their abode with this. Hence, here are some tips for it.

Here’s how to decorate your abode with Scandinavian design:

1.When it comes to buying furniture for this particular design, mid-century modern furniture is the right one. It is simple with clean lines

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