The patio features a sectional from Neighbor, a coffee table from Zachary A., and dinnerware from Kinto.
The patio features a sectional from Neighbor, a coffee table from Zachary A., and dinnerware from Kinto.
The Perch bunk bed by Oeuf brings fun and functionality to Rico’s room.
The Perch bunk bed by Oeuf brings fun and functionality to Rico’s room.
A Concretti sink perches atop a Concrete Collaborative terrazzo countertop. The Linear wall sconce above is from Kuzco.
A Concretti sink perches atop a Concrete Collaborative terrazzo countertop. The Linear wall sconce above is from Kuzco.
Likewise, the guest bathroom boasts Fireclay tiles and Kohler fixtures.
Likewise, the guest bathroom boasts Fireclay tiles and Kohler fixtures.
The bathrooms were modeled after Japanese ryokans. Here in the main bathroom, muted Fireclay tiles clad the shower, which features a built-in bench and Purist fixtures from Kohler.
The bathrooms were modeled after Japanese ryokans. Here in the main bathroom, muted Fireclay tiles clad the shower, which features a built-in bench and Purist fixtures from Kohler.
The Samurai chair by Norr11 occupies a corner of the main bedroom. From here, you can spy the medicine cabinet, faucet, and toilet by Kohler—playfully accented by a terrazzo countertop from Concrete Collaborative and a Concretti sink.
The Samurai chair by Norr11 occupies a corner of the main bedroom. From here, you can spy the medicine cabinet, faucet, and toilet by Kohler—playfully accented by a terrazzo countertop from Concrete Collaborative and a Concretti sink.
Carlos and Whitney’s bedroom is a moody haven with more Brim sconces by RBW, textiles by Caralaga and Cultiver, and a Brentwood Home mattress.
Carlos and Whitney’s bedroom is a moody haven with more Brim sconces by RBW, textiles by Caralaga and Cultiver, and a Brentwood Home mattress.
The breakfast nook features a custom table with a terrazzo top from Concrete Collaborative, and the pendant above is by Kuzco. A wall hanging from Caralarga commands the entryway.
The breakfast nook features a custom table with a terrazzo top from Concrete Collaborative, and the pendant above is by Kuzco. A wall hanging from Caralarga commands the entryway.
Both Carlos and Whitney love coffee, but trips to the cafe were limited in the pandemic, so they got an AnZa machine in concrete.
Both Carlos and Whitney love coffee, but trips to the cafe were limited in the pandemic, so they got an AnZa machine in concrete.
Viewed from the entrance, the kitchen is a streamlined composition thanks to sleek concrete countertops by Caesarstone and Basis cabinet fronts by Reform. There’s a contemporary induction cooktop, fridge, and wall oven by Dacor. Viso counter stools by Muuto pull up to the island, embellished by a Linear pendant light by Kuzco above.
Viewed from the entrance, the kitchen is a streamlined composition thanks to sleek concrete countertops by Caesarstone and Basis cabinet fronts by Reform. There’s a contemporary induction cooktop, fridge, and wall oven by Dacor. Viso counter stools by Muuto pull up to the island, embellished by a Linear pendant light by Kuzco above.
Objects from Mexico sit on an accent table by Zachary A. next to a lamp by CB2. Emtek door hardware adds a polished touch.
Objects from Mexico sit on an accent table by Zachary A. next to a lamp by CB2. Emtek door hardware adds a polished touch.
Viewed through the wood slat accent wall, a Vuzel tapestry hangs in the hallway.
Viewed through the wood slat accent wall, a Vuzel tapestry hangs in the hallway.
In the guest bedroom, Brim sconces from RBW are crisp accents under a Caralaga wall tapestry. The bedding is by Cultiver, and the organic mattress is from Brentwood Home.
In the guest bedroom, Brim sconces from RBW are crisp accents under a Caralaga wall tapestry. The bedding is by Cultiver, and the organic mattress is from Brentwood Home.
A Rope Sofa by Normann Copenhagen defines the plush, inviting living room. Pearl oak hardwood floors by Hallmark Floors stay true to the subdued palette. Behind, the dining room features a Pedestal marble table and Neutra chairs from Casa Quieta under the Mori pendant from RBW. A Molekule air purifier hums quietly.
A Rope Sofa by Normann Copenhagen defines the plush, inviting living room. Pearl oak hardwood floors by Hallmark Floors stay true to the subdued palette. Behind, the dining room features a Pedestal marble table and Neutra chairs from Casa Quieta under the Mori pendant from RBW. A Molekule air purifier hums quietly.
Rico jumps off the Gropius Chair by Noom. The Miter Lamp by Kuzco Lighting keeps a slim profile in the background.
Rico jumps off the Gropius Chair by Noom. The Miter Lamp by Kuzco Lighting keeps a slim profile in the background.
A modern rug by Nordic Knots sets a muted stage for the Lena coffee table by Hedge House. The teak Grooves TV cupboard is by Ethnicraft.
A modern rug by Nordic Knots sets a muted stage for the Lena coffee table by Hedge House. The teak Grooves TV cupboard is by Ethnicraft.
Samples and swatches from Reform, Fireclay Tile, Concrete Collaborative, and Backdrop create a tactile collage.
Samples and swatches from Reform, Fireclay Tile, Concrete Collaborative, and Backdrop create a tactile collage.
The floors and drywall were peeled back to install new plumbing and reposition the bath, shower, and vanity. A skylight was added, and the door was framed to be closed.
The floors and drywall were peeled back to install new plumbing and reposition the bath, shower, and vanity. A skylight was added, and the door was framed to be closed.
Before: Guest bathroom.
Before: Guest bathroom.
Rodney from RF Design, which specializes in IKEA kitchens, helped the couple create elevations that allowed them to spec out appliances, countertops, and fixtures. They tired a few different options before landing on the final design, which privileges low, wide, deep drawers.
Rodney from RF Design, which specializes in IKEA kitchens, helped the couple create elevations that allowed them to spec out appliances, countertops, and fixtures. They tired a few different options before landing on the final design, which privileges low, wide, deep drawers.
The wall between the kitchen and dining room came down during the renovation, and the floors were opened for new plumbing.
The wall between the kitchen and dining room came down during the renovation, and the floors were opened for new plumbing.
Before: Kitchen viewed from the breakfast nook.
Before: Kitchen viewed from the breakfast nook.
Now, views permeate the entire home. Out on the patio, a sectional sofa from Neighbor and a coffee table from Zachary A. provide a chic gathering space. Hardwood floors from Hallmark run throughout.
Now, views permeate the entire home. Out on the patio, a sectional sofa from Neighbor and a coffee table from Zachary A. provide a chic gathering space. Hardwood floors from Hallmark run throughout.
To maximize the views and the indoor/outdoor flow, they replaced the windows and patio doors with Western Window Systems, which immediately transformed the home.
To maximize the views and the indoor/outdoor flow, they replaced the windows and patio doors with Western Window Systems, which immediately transformed the home.
The drywall on the roof was removed in order to install skylights, replace the insulation, and upgrade the HVAC. The old windows were also swapped out, and the wall separating the kitchen and dining room was knocked down.
The drywall on the roof was removed in order to install skylights, replace the insulation, and upgrade the HVAC. The old windows were also swapped out, and the wall separating the kitchen and dining room was knocked down.
Before: Living and dining room.
Before: Living and dining room.
Before: Rear exterior.
Before: Rear exterior.
Before: Exterior
Before: Exterior
The backyard and its views called out to Carlos and Whitney.
The backyard and its views called out to Carlos and Whitney.
Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown enjoy the outdoor dining area with their son, Rico, and dog, Mona. Kinto table settings complete the tableau.
Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown enjoy the outdoor dining area with their son, Rico, and dog, Mona. Kinto table settings complete the tableau.
An inviting entry nook—now featuring an Album surfboard and Cultiver towels—welcomes guests to the house.
An inviting entry nook—now featuring an Album surfboard and Cultiver towels—welcomes guests to the house.
Backdrop’s After Hours, a soft charcoal hue, gives Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown’s home in Woodland Hills, California, sleek curb appeal. Lund Sconces by Kuzco Lighting punctuate the exterior, and the streamlined garage doors are by Amarr.
Backdrop’s After Hours, a soft charcoal hue, gives Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown’s home in Woodland Hills, California, sleek curb appeal. Lund Sconces by Kuzco Lighting punctuate the exterior, and the streamlined garage doors are by Amarr.
By creating a series of platforms and courtyards to expand the functional ground plane, B&B Residence circumvents the challenges of its steep site.
By creating a series of platforms and courtyards to expand the functional ground plane, B&B Residence circumvents the challenges of its steep site.

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