Monday, November 9, 2009
I am posting a sneak preview of a project we have been working on for the past year. Our client is a young, hip music producer from the East Coast. He purchased a rambling 1940's ranch house that used to be owned by Darla Hood of "Little Rascals" fame. Our client, Tomas, did not share Ms. Hood's love of dark wood panelling and wagon wheel rustic decor. He wanted a lively Willy Wonka play land with touches of Elvis and a Clockwork Orange. His love of 1970's Mod and Moroccan decor gave us our style model and would complement the original integrity of the house. We were given the challenge of creating a guest apartment out of a very raw room that had been used for Billiards. The drop ceiling was removed to reveal a higher ceiling that had many odd angles to it. We wanted to keep the height, but we had to utilize the support beams that crossed the room. After insulating and covering the ceiling, we created our own drop ceiling out of fabric which peaked in the center and created a mod Morrocan Tent effect. I love tent rooms and they are wonderful ways to add magic and adventure to a decor.