Before & After: Mandy Moore Rescues a Classic Pasadena Midcentury From a Jarring ’90s Remodel
Mandy Moore and husband Taylor Goldsmith, a musician in the band Dawes, bought the property in early 2017, with an eye towards syncing the home with its original form. "We tried to imagine what Zook would have done if he were designing it today," Moore told Architectural Digest.
The couple assembled a top-notch team for the overhaul, including interior architect Emily Farnham, interior designer Sarah Sherman Samuel, contractor Bronstruction, and Terremoto Landscape. According to Farnham, the process started with a "subtractive approach."
"We surgically removed the circular volumes and ceiling complexity, brought the project back to its original grid, and opened it up to the sweeping views with new glazing," Farnham said. "The design challenge was consistently: ‘How can we do this with fewer moves, fewer materials?’"
After: The Front Door
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Before: The Living Room and Entry
After: The Living Room and Entry
Before: The Dining Room
After: The Dining Room
Before: The Kitchen
After: The Kitchen
After: The Library and Family Room
Before: The Guest Bedroom
After: The Guest Bedroom
Before: The Jack & Jill Bathroom
After: The Jack & Jill Bathroom
Before: The Principal Suite
After: The Principal Suite
After: The Laundry Room
After: The Pool and Outdoor Kitchen
Structural Engineer: CPED, Craig Phillips
Landscape Design: Terremoto
Sound Engineer: Bri's Electronics, Brian Hubert
Cabinetry Design: Eaton Designs
Terrazzo Contractor: Cisneros Terrazzo
Landscape Builders: Johnston Vidal Projects
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