Pro Portfolio: A Beverly Hills remodel with star quality
Designer: Jeff Andrews
Location: Beverly Hills
Goals: to renovate a traditionally styled home to better reflect the owner's show business background.
Designer's description: The home, built in the 1930s, is about 2,000 square feet. The renovation was to showcase the outgoing personality of Jamie King, director of Madonna and Britney Spears concert tours, among other productions. Several interior walls were removed to create an open floor plan and meet King's wish for an intimate, glamorous home suited for entertaining. Andrews designed the daybed in the lounge, pictured at top, where King holds meetings. The chairs are vintage, Denmark circa 1958; the black-and-white floor covering is from the Rug Co. The living area flows into the patio with a pool and a cozy fire pit with built-in seating. The home also features a master suite and guest suite, both separated from the living area by olive green opaque glass walls.
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Photo: Walls were removed in the living room and pocket window walls were added so the space opens to the patio and swimming pool. The custom sofa by Minotti. The oak floors are original to the house. In the distance: the lounge area pictured at the top of this post.
Photo: The open kitchen has a counter-to-ceiling backsplash of Bisazza
tiles, coved to break up the linear pattern. The cabinets are custom, as is
the chandelier, designed by Andrews with more than 2,500
crystals that create a rainfall effect.
Photo: The Schonbek black crystal chandelier hangs in the master bedroom, where the built-in walnut furniture appears to float in place. The woven leather headboard is custom.
Photo: The spa-like master bathroom is simple and functional, with Ann Sacks limestone tile on the wall, left, and a limestone slab countertop. The black mosaic floor tile, multicolored tile in the shower and the bronze sink and fixtures are all from Ann Sacks.
Photo: Homeowner King wanted a hotel vibe in the guest room, which was designed around the Prada rug. The stainless-steel bed and bedside tables were designed by Andrews. Glass pendants are from the L.A. store Table Art.
Photo: The pool area was updated with a fire pit and simple, comfortable seating. Mirrored ceramic stools are by Lawson-Fenning in Los Angeles. The landscaping is by Aqua Landscape.
-- Anne Harnagel
Photo credit: Grey Crawford
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