You won’t have to enterprise far into this serene property, in Napa Valley, California, to sense the impact of its designer, Kristen Peña. Schooled in European magnificence and proportions, the San Francisco–based decorator, and founder of K Interiors, has established a status for developing modern layouts that thoughtfully equilibrium openness and privateness. However, inside of this four-bed room household, Peña has also managed to go additional in melding the personalized, mostly monochromatic palette of her clients with a playful, subtle scheme that elevates the residence’s over-all aesthetic.
“It was a pretty thoroughly clean slate when I was introduced in, so we actually required to honor all the lines of the inside architecture,” suggests Peña, whose globetrotting by way of Southeast Asia, Morocco, and beyond, around the a long time, has assisted cultivate her appreciate of pattern and texture. “[At the same time,] we preferred to deliver accessibility and comfort by applying plenty of artisan designers to support foster a distinctive sense of room.”
That idea was furthered by Peña’s purchasers, two San Francisco tech executives who obtained the 4,500-sq.-foot house in 2020 as a weekend refuge. These two avid contemporary art fans have a wide-ranging assortment encompassing parts by a numerous roster of artists who specialize in many media. Right now, the interiors are dotted with works by the likes of British fiber artist Sally England and Denmark-centered sculptor Nicholas Shurey.
“Our art collection is an extension of our style, and Kristen actually understood that from the outset,” states one of the homeowners of the property. “She established special areas that not only highlight the art, but also specific our style.”
When artwork plays a starring job in this household, interior furnishings, culled from a broad variety of sources, underscore the interaction between craft and materiality. In the key residing place, for example, a pair of bouclé sofas by British Canadian designer Philippe Malouin flank a travertine and burnished brass table from Banda, a structure agency primarily based in the U.K. Also of be aware is a gold-leafed wall, established by Bay Spot ornamental painter Caroline Lizarraga.
A tailor made desk in the official dining area emphasizes Peña’s urbane sensibilities. She intended the desk herself and experienced it paired with chairs from Stahl + Band, a style and design studio in Venice, California. In other places, handcrafted lighting by Natalie Page, a Philadelphia artist whose do the job features ceramic lights, attractive artwork, and item style, can be seen in the kitchen area.
In the key suite, a custom bed, from Hardesty Dwyer & Co., anchors a space that also capabilities Coup D’Etat oak and bouclé chairs and Thomas Hayes nightstands. A rug from classic and contemporary carpet vendor Tony Kitz provides playful heat to the complete space, which consists of extra wall solutions by Caroline Lizarraga.
Vibrant partitions are a higher issue through the home, and can even be witnessed in sudden parts of the household. “Whenever someone arrives to stop by the house I normally clearly show them the laundry place to start with,” the owner states with a slight giggle. The little space features Gucci wallpaper illuminated by a neon gentle photograph. Just a lot more evidence that when it came to this undertaking, Peña left no stone—or square foot—unturned.