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Full Circle

A country girl returns to her hometown, family in tow, to embrace rural life. By Marybeth Bizjak Photography by Nicole Dianne Interior design: Whitney Fecteau, Design Shop...
IT WAS ONLY NATURAL that Erik Christoffersen would build a thoroughly modern vacation home in Martis Camp, the private luxury development outside of Truckee. The five-bedroom, 5,923-square-foot home is laid out “like an accordion in terms of how it functions,” explains Christoffersen.

In Its Element

By Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Martis Camp Realty Architect: Blaze Makoid Architecture Interior Designer: John Giacomazzi Contractor: Heslin Construction IT WAS ONLY NATURAL that Erik Christoffersen would build a...
Whitewashed pine paneling and white painted beams give this Lake Tahoe condo a clean, modern look. ‘The homeowners have great taste and a fantastic eye for design,’ says architect Dustin Littrell.

Winter White

Once dark and gloomy, a Tahoe lakefront condo lightens up. By Marybeth Bizjak Photography by Kat Alves Architecture and design: Popp Littrell Architecture + Interiors Most people hear...
Farmhouse Renovation

At a Crossroads

Urban and rural style intersect elegantly at a Sonoma farmhouse. by Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Cesar Rubio Architect: Bevan & Associates General contractor: Landers Curry, Inc. Interior design: Christine...
Mexico City Getaway

Postcard Mexico City Getaway

A pair of Sacramento architects might seem like an unlikely choice for a project in Mexico City. But Pam Whitehead and Paul Almond had already...
The Good Life

The Good Life

For John and Patty Packowski, happiness is a house that blurs the line between indoors and out. By Marybeth Bizjak Photography by Michelle Drewes Building design: John...
Old World New World

Old World New World

A resortlike residence marries modernism with classic Mediterranean design. By Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Kat Alves Architect: Mark Dziewulski Carpentry: Takis Kakkavas Construction Window systems: Pro Glass Whole-house automation: Liberty...
Mountain Escape

Mountain Escape

Three generations of an LA family discovery bliss at their stylish Sierra retreat. by Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Mariko Reed When Richard and Barbara Bergman of Los...
Manetti Shrem Art Museum

Open Invitation

A new art museum is built with interaction in mind. By Catherine Warmerdam Photography by Iwan Baan, Courtesy of SO–IL and Bohlin Cywinski Jackson One of the...
Park Winters

Country Chic

By Marybeth Bizjak Photography by Rik Keller Photography by Kat Alves AFTER REHABBING and selling a large Victorian single-family home in San Francisco, Rafael Galiano and John...




spring fling

Spring Fling

A local designer shares the secrets behind her low-key approach to entertaining. When Sacramento interior designer Kristine Renee entertains, you won’t find her fussing over...
take me home

Take Me Home

An art and animal lover lives the good life in an Auburn farmhouse. When Tamara Diederichs reached out to Laura Neuman of PepperJack Interiors to...
a little bit country

A Little Bit Country

A Loomis couple marries farmhouse ease with contemporary style. ALL GOOD MARRIAGES require a bit of give and take. So it goes for Jamie and...