Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor Pad

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Minimalistic design meets warmth and sophistication in this contemporary cool bachelor pad, designed by San Francisco-based interior designer Tineke Triggs. The 4,000 sf residence is home to a Bay Area entrepreneur who loves adventure travel, luxury cars and Indy 500 racing - and not necessarily in that order. Favoring quality over quantity, Triggs and her team at Artistic Designs for Living designed a luxurious and sleek interior steeped in high style and masculine energy. Triggs walks us through her design process and the story on how each room came to life.

Says Triggs, "The home had absolutely wonderful views, but an unconventional layout. It challenged us to be creative as we wanted to design an intimate environment that also maximized those views. For example, the great room was large and open and we wanted to make sure the room felt welcoming and cozy, not cavernous or cold. The room also had 2 focal points--the exterior view and the fireplace--so it was important to design for both vantages while maintaining a minimalistic design aesthetic."

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Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Ribbon Fireplace, and Coffee Tables. "The first piece we designed for the great room was the custom sofa.  It has a unique shape with a 45-degree angle that allows views in multiple directions.  We then continued with different accent pieces like the vintage chairs from Alex Fradin and the gorgeous Vladimir Kagan wing back chair.  I chose both because they reminded me of the type of angular seating you'd see in a high end sports car.  Our client loves to race cars and the wing back is his favorite piece in the room.  For the artwork above the fireplace, I was looking for something clean that would bring your eyes up. When I found these striking black and white works by Justyn Chapman, I knew they'd be perfect." Photo  of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"The first piece we designed for the great room was the custom sofa. It has a unique shape with a 45-degree angle that allows views in multiple directions. We then continued with different accent pieces like the vintage chairs from Alex Fradin and the gorgeous Vladimir Kagan wing back chair. I chose both because they reminded me of the type of angular seating you'd see in a high end sports car. Our client loves to race cars and the wing back is his favorite piece in the room. For the artwork above the fireplace, I was looking for something clean that would bring your eyes up. When I found these striking black and white works by Justyn Chapman, I knew they'd be perfect."

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, and End Tables. The Ondine wing back chair by Vladimir Kagan is the homeowners favorite piece in this room. The sleek lines are reminiscent of the race cars he loves to drive.  A Luca drink table by Currey & Co sits beside it. Kelly Wearstler's stunning Dillion Cabinet sits just behind it. Photo 2 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

The Ondine wing back chair by Vladimir Kagan is the homeowners favorite piece in this room. The sleek lines are reminiscent of the race cars he loves to drive. A Luca drink table by Currey & Co sits beside it. Kelly Wearstler's stunning Dillion Cabinet sits just behind it.

Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Pendant Lighting, Sectional, and End Tables. Triggs designed a custom sectional with a 45-degree angle to take in multiple views in this living room. An angular Drip Fold table by Noble Goods sits to the side. Hand-dripped with liquid resin, no two are exactly alike. Photo 3 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

Triggs designed a custom sectional with a 45-degree angle to take in multiple views in this living room. An angular Drip Fold table by Noble Goods sits to the side. Hand-dripped with liquid resin, no two are exactly alike.

Modern home with Dining Room, Storage, and Pendant Lighting. Triggs continues, "For the dining room we focused on linear, distinct angles that complimented each other.  We wanted a mix of sleek lines and smooth shapes reminiscent of the race cars our client loved.  We started with the buffet console from the Hewn showroom's Erinn V. Collection.  I love this piece.  Its three dimensional, angular and so incredibly elegant. Everything else was chosen to compliment the buffet." Photo 4 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

Triggs continues, "For the dining room we focused on linear, distinct angles that complimented each other. We wanted a mix of sleek lines and smooth shapes reminiscent of the race cars our client loved. We started with the buffet console from the Hewn showroom's Erinn V. Collection. I love this piece. Its three dimensional, angular and so incredibly elegant. Everything else was chosen to compliment the buffet."

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Pendant Lighting, Chair, and Storage. "The Welles chandelier is another striking piece in the room.  It had just been introduced in glass when I was working on this project, which was perfect as we didn't want a heavy piece that could block the views. It was also important for the fixture to be linear, not vertical, as this space is opposite a vertically hung waterfall chandelier in the entry." Photo 5 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"The Welles chandelier is another striking piece in the room. It had just been introduced in glass when I was working on this project, which was perfect as we didn't want a heavy piece that could block the views. It was also important for the fixture to be linear, not vertical, as this space is opposite a vertically hung waterfall chandelier in the entry."

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Pendant Lighting, and Chair. A vintage chandelier hangs over an Eero Saarinen round table and a set of Strike chairs by Arrmet Studio. Photo 6 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

A vintage chandelier hangs over an Eero Saarinen round table and a set of Strike chairs by Arrmet Studio.

Modern home with Hallway. "The shape of the entryway was a challenge - it had no depth so we had to design a narrow piece that would fit the space but also hold your interest.  I designed this console using walnut and brass accents and paired it with geometric scones by Lucive.  Because the chandelier in the space is light and airy, I wanted these sconces to be more architectural and sculptural.  The brass accents on the inside of the sconces provide another element of interest.  " Photo 7 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"The shape of the entryway was a challenge - it had no depth so we had to design a narrow piece that would fit the space but also hold your interest. I designed this console using walnut and brass accents and paired it with geometric scones by Lucive. Because the chandelier in the space is light and airy, I wanted these sconces to be more architectural and sculptural. The brass accents on the inside of the sconces provide another element of interest. "

Modern home with Bedroom, Night Stands, Bench, Pendant Lighting, and Bed. "For the master bedroom we wanted to create a mood that was both romantic and masculine. We continued the palette of soft blues, grays and creams to create this balanced aesthetic. The ceilings were 10 feet tall with long and narrow windows, so we needed the bed to have a tall headboard to anchor the space and feel in harmony with the windows.  We chose the Vibia slim pendants for the bedside lighting as they reminded me of ones you'd find in a luxurious, high end hotel end and I wanted that vibe for my client's bedroom. The pendants are masculine and refined.  They're very cool but not at all overbearing." Photo 8 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"For the master bedroom we wanted to create a mood that was both romantic and masculine. We continued the palette of soft blues, grays and creams to create this balanced aesthetic. The ceilings were 10 feet tall with long and narrow windows, so we needed the bed to have a tall headboard to anchor the space and feel in harmony with the windows. We chose the Vibia slim pendants for the bedside lighting as they reminded me of ones you'd find in a luxurious, high end hotel end and I wanted that vibe for my client's bedroom. The pendants are masculine and refined. They're very cool but not at all overbearing."

Modern home with Bath Room and Freestanding Tub. "For the walls in the master bath, I chose a textural Phillip Jeffries wall covering from De Sousa Hughes as I wanted to soften the room and make it feel less cold.  I love how the textured element warms up the space." Photo 9 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"For the walls in the master bath, I chose a textural Phillip Jeffries wall covering from De Sousa Hughes as I wanted to soften the room and make it feel less cold. I love how the textured element warms up the space."

Modern home with Office, Shelves, Storage, Library Room Type, Bookcase, and Chair. "Then came the library--what a fun room to design!  We wanted this space to have a bit of the unexpected while still maintaining the feel of a formal library--a place you might end the day with an after dinner drink.  When we found the amazing "Bruce" wallpaper by Abnormals Anonymous, we could not resist.   I think we can all agree that a stripped down whale is a bit unexpected!  Its such a fun design element and I loved the idea of bringing an ocean reference into the room.  The space also includes a TV which we hid behind a door panel. I added brass side brackets to the built-ins draw your interest to the shelving and further the focus on the fabulous Bruce wallpaper.  I always like to add a little jewelry to my cabinetry, and this was an fun way to do it." Photo 10 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"Then came the library--what a fun room to design! We wanted this space to have a bit of the unexpected while still maintaining the feel of a formal library--a place you might end the day with an after dinner drink. When we found the amazing "Bruce" wallpaper by Abnormals Anonymous, we could not resist. I think we can all agree that a stripped down whale is a bit unexpected! Its such a fun design element and I loved the idea of bringing an ocean reference into the room. The space also includes a TV which we hid behind a door panel. I added brass side brackets to the built-ins draw your interest to the shelving and further the focus on the fabulous Bruce wallpaper. I always like to add a little jewelry to my cabinetry, and this was an fun way to do it."

Modern home with Office, Library Room Type, Shelves, Storage, and Bookcase. "The result is a sleek and inviting home that works in harmony the existing architecture and surroundings.  It truly reflects the homeowner's individual lifestyle and was such a fun project for us all. " --Tineke Triggs, Artistic Designs For Living


Credits:
Interior Design by Tineke Triggs, Artistic Designs for Living |  @tineketriggs
Photography by José Manuel Alorda | @josemanuelalorda
Via Davis Gonthier  | @davisgonthier

Copyright 2018.  All rights reserved. Photo 11 of Contemporary Cool Sausalito Bachelor PadView Photos

"The result is a sleek and inviting home that works in harmony the existing architecture and surroundings. It truly reflects the homeowner's individual lifestyle and was such a fun project for us all. " --Tineke Triggs, Artistic Designs For Living


Credits:

Interior Design by Tineke Triggs, Artistic Designs for Living | @tineketriggs

Photography by José Manuel Alorda | @josemanuelalorda

Via Davis Gonthier | @davisgonthier

Copyright 2018. All rights reserved.

Credits

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  • Jose Manuel Alorda

Overview

Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 4000