Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Recently published in Elle Decor design of entertaining at home. His owner - Monelle Totah, a designer of Williams-Sonoma Home. This house is the embodiment of her life, her travels around the world. Monelle Totah lives in San Francisco, but as vice-president of Williams-Sonoma Homee she makes constant trips to Europe, where he finds interesting design solutions.
This Six-two-story house she bought with a friend. At the time of purchase of the Mediterranean style in 1925, high ceilings and elegant window well preserved. Oak floor had only overdye dark brown.
The kitchen, where the likes spending time Totah, updated Carrara marble and stainless steel appliances. The collection of silver tableware finished interior.
Typically, celebrations are held in the living room, where antique and modern items mixed among themselves. In the eyes - beautifully organized by the European interior. Under such a small rug striped like the zebra. This is one of many striped things in her house. Totah is white is very calming, and loves to experiment with it. This experiment was a white fireplace. It is white, though made of brick.
The white background is present throughout the house. In order to give more comfort, she graced the walls of their favorite colorful pictures (pink-orange, dancer). Perhaps you have noticed clusters of books. This is one of the favorite techniques mistress. Sometimes she buys a book not so much of the content, how many of the decorative purposes.
Dining Tohal overdye gray. To obtain such a hue painted wall five times. The rich color complements well the table of Louis XVI, antique seating, a group of case photographs and sketches.
Throughout the house you will notice some silver accents: sterling candlesticks, embroidered pillows. However, in the bedroom instead of silver, gold was used (picture frame) that gave the interior a little bit of glamor. Coverlet she brought from Portugal, a bedside table is stored in notebooks, and gifts from international Intercontinental Hotel in Hong Kong and the Lungarno, in Florence.