Living Room, Sofa, Chair, and Coffee Tables Built by Joseph Eichler, the home was designed by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons. While bringing the home back to its former glory, the family with two children also made some modern updates. Karen Nepacena and John Shum upgraded the kitchen with an island, which was built in the couple’s backyard, with custom Walnut cabinetry by Semihandmade Doors from IKEA around it.  Modern Eichler Renovations by Allie Weiss from DIY All-Stars! A Family Rolls Up Their Sleeves and Restores an Eichler