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In collaboration with Eileen Gordon Design and Rosenfield Interiors, this masterfully designed estate blends the artisanry of 18th century Italian villas with 21st century amenities. Plastered walls, wrought iron railings, and hand carved doorway surrounds exude warmth while contemporary nano doors tie entertaining spaces to expansive loggias overlooking the gardens designed by Thomas Klope Associates. This renowned home boasts a chef’s kitchen, two-story entrance hall, formal living quarters, and a sprawling motor court outfitted with an antique water feature, making this a truly one-of-a-kind property.

Architect: Eileen Gordon Design
Landscape Architect: Thomas Klope Associates
Designer: Rosenfield Interiors
Photographer: Paul Dyer Photography
Location: San Francisco Peninsula
Square footage: 17,624


Built in collaboration with Haller Architecture & Design and Lane McNab Interiors, this thoughtfully executed craftsman-style home blends old world charm with modern day amenities. Featuring a built-in work from home nook with pocket door, reclaimed oak floors from Ohio, and a custom staircase with curved baluster and hidden storage, the design stays true to the style of the home while allowing for everyday conveniences. Read more in Spaces Magazine.

Architect: Haller Architecture & Design
Designer: Lane McNab Interiors
Photographer: Christopher Stark
Location: San Francisco Peninsula
Square Footage: 2,972 sq. ft.


Butler Armsden Architects and Gary Hutton Design re-designed this San Francisco condominium which incorporates sleek finishes and colorful design to create a jewel box in the sky. To take advantage of the bay views, the space is furnished with understated fittings that play off the minimalistic architectural design. Custom lighting design, lacquered cabinetry, silver glazed floors, and floor to ceiling windows work to create a space which embodies modern metropolitan living.

Architect: Butler Armsden Architects
Designer: Gary Hutton Design
Photographer: Matthew Millman
Location: San Francisco
Square Footage: 3,400 sq. ft.