Nadel designed the storage unit, with minimalist shelving, that separates the living room from the diding area. She chose the wallpaper for its 1970s look, figuring that it would be the perfect backdrop for the Buddha statue and some of the Indian artifacts that the resident has collected.  Photo 3 of 9 in A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover

A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover

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Nadel designed the storage unit, with minimalist shelving, that separates the living room from the diding area. She chose the wallpaper for its 1970s look, figuring that it would be the perfect backdrop for the Buddha statue and some of the Indian artifacts that the resident has collected.