This House Doesn't Hold Back on Colorful Details

A see-through pool wall is just one element of this vibrant home.
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In Palo Alto, California, Spencer Greene, a Texas-raised technology executive, and Santosh Ramdev, a public relations professional from New York, just couldn’t agree on a home they both liked. Greene wanted light wood finishes in a midcentury modern house like his grandmother’s to match his collection of vintage furniture. Ramdev, who grew up in an Indian household full of color, preferred easy-care concrete floors.

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Zahid Sardar
Zahid Sardar is an author specializing in architecture, interiors, and design. He currently writes the Material World column for the San Francisco Chronicle.


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