For the renovation of this four-bedroom home in Mill Valley, California, interior designer Elena Calabrese created a sophisticated yet casual look with an urban edge. Designing to enhance the home’s spectacular views, Calabrese mixed a gray-toned palette with subtle patterns, textural elements and natural materials to make a comfortable home for a family of three.

  • Open-plan home with gray kitchen cabinets and stone fireplace

    The home has an open plan with a combined kitchen and den space. The centerpiece is the fireplace, which is clad in charcoal ledgestone and features a custom-made reclaimed beam mantel. Custom walnut window seats on either side provide a comfortable spot to enjoy the view. In the kitchen, pendant lights from Niche Modern hang above an angled island made of slabs of Calacatta Borghini marble bookmatched to create a beautiful subtle design. The cabinetry is a combination of custom gray paint and dark smoky stain. 


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April 1, 2016

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