Light and Open Redesign of 1950’s Rancher

We transform this old 1950’s ranch home into looking unrecognizable home for today’s living.

“No more I Love Lucy Home. Welcome to NorCal Modern Rancher.”

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Show Notes: Walk Through Sequence

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Noe Valley Modern Row House

This was a project I worked on in Noe Valley. This design was amazing. The place was like a showroom.


Obscure glass barn doors

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Modern Scandinavian Kids Bath

Show notes:

“Rubber duck duckies. Joy oh joy.” Children’s bathrooms can be fun, functional and chic while protecting it from destruction from young rambunctious boys. I will show you how effective design is integrated into modern living. I hope I made this bathroom safer because boys will be boys even if they are in their late 30’s.

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Architecture, Decor, and Design Idea Cheat Sheet

A Cute, Open-Plan Renovation in a 100-Year-Old Amsterdam SchoolhouseGoing online can be a time sink. This cheat sheet will save you time. I have narrowed down publications and websites which I fund useful when researching what décor, architecture, landscaping, and interior design you like.

Short List, aka Mike’s Hack: This is when I just need to stay on top of things quickly. I don’t go to many places because it is easy to lose time if you start looking at too much. Continue reading Architecture, Decor, and Design Idea Cheat Sheet

Peanut Farm Remodel – Portola Valley

Peanut Farm Remodel – Portola Valley

Project Scope: Remodel two bathrooms at the Peanut Farm in Portola Valley. This was a collaboration between Pat Del Gavio Group and myself when I was at Artistic Stone Kitchen and Bath.

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Cupertino Whole House Remodel

Whole House Remodel: My client wanted to remodel all their bathrooms, refinish the floors, add recessed lights and paint the interior of the house. This project took about 3 to 4 months to complete. The client moved out for the remodel.

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Past Bathroom Project Gallery

Multi Raja Slate floor with Carerra Marble Tiles

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