Collection by Eujin Rhee

Barbara Bestor's Colorful Modern Home in Silver Lake


We first documented the ten-month renovation of Los Angeles-based architect Barbara Bestor's 1950s bungalow here, but gather your things and get ready to soak in some sun rays yet again by visiting the beautiful sunny Silver Lake, California home of architect Barbara Bestor. In addition to being behind the lens, photographer Dabito collaborated with Woolly Pocket and Bestor to craft vertical planter wall installations and a huge edible outdoor garden. Both proved to be the perfect fit for the award-winning architect's home—a seamless mix of raw materials with vibrant colors and a natural blend of both the indoors and outdoors.

This article was originally published on Old Brand New.

Five rows of yellow planters hang on the olive wall by the s-shaped outdoor pool.
Natural wooden walls clad the dining room corner, while a marigold lantern hangs above.
The naturally-lit dining room features a long red-orange table and metal-and-wicker chairs.
A profile print by the late margaret Kilgallen hangs on the brick wall.
Michael C. Place's BUILD™ poster peeks through the magenta door.
Woolly Pocket's new Living Wall Planters occupies the wall divider between the kitchen and bar area.
Fun fact: She builds a new house for her family almost every five years.

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