Design

SNEAK PEEK – BEACH HOUSE

SNEAK PEEK – BEACH HOUSE 520 400 admin

We are over the moon about our latest project in Malibu!  One of our fave design clients hired us to completely remodel their beach house in Malibu from floor to ceiling and what a stunner it will be.  I have hired an incredible artist specializing in interior design to create renderings of my plans and furniture placement room by room.  Putting my ideas to paper via her sharp illustrating skills has allowed me to streamline concepts and designs to my clients thus allowing them to see the whole picture.  Here is a sneak peek of the beach house living room that opens out to the ocean.  Stay tuned for the next incarnation…

XO,
D.L.

PERFECT PRODUCTION – PART I

PERFECT PRODUCTION – PART I 520 347 admin

“The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.”
– William Blake

Karga 7 Before 2

BEFORE | ELEVATOR LOBBY

When one of our favorite client couples approached us to design their new production office, we flipped at the chance.  With a company continuing to grow, it was time to move out of their now cramped quarters and into a big open space to fit their needs.  One of the things we love about them is that every thing they choose has meaning, both in its aesthetic and function.  This philosophy is reflected within their work space and what they present to their clients.  Two months later, we collaborated and curated not just an office, but a creative environment that would ensure that every one feel at home whether visiting or coming to work each day.  No detail was without great thought, and it began with the first thing you see when entering their offices.  read more

LAWFUL OFFICE

LAWFUL OFFICE 520 347 admin

“I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” – Steven Wright

Photo by Amy Bartlam. Design by D.L.Rhein

Half of our time is spent at work.  An office has to be professional and organized, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring and sterile.  A place where you spend your days, many of which involve clients coming to meet you, should be as beautiful as it is comfortable.  This law office was no exception.   After working in their home earlier this year, the Mrs. suggested to the Mr. that we come in and revamp his Century City office.  We achieved a look that was masculine and monochromatic, with some softer touches and subtle pops of color.  read more

ARTFUL LIVING ROOM

ARTFUL LIVING ROOM 520 347 admin

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.”
– Pablo Picasso

Living Room | Cheviot Hills | D.L. RHEIN

This living room was a blank slate, waiting to be filled in with texture and color.  With a family room on the other side of the house for tv watching and game playing, we wanted to create a grown up space for when the Mr. and Mrs. entertain their friends.  With white walls, a wood mantle and a single Shabby Chic white couch, this room was open to endless possibilities to update and sophisticate!  read more

SITTING PRETTY

SITTING PRETTY 1100 402 admin

“I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.”
– Maya Angelou

Klein Formal Living 1

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!  We have had a blast working on our client’s new home.  Part of the fun was figuring out what to do with existing furniture from the last house and making it work (or not) within the new space.  A few of the pieces in this airy sitting room, were plucked from the former living room.   Although this home is modern and beachy, a mix of old and new is always symbiotic and far more interesting than a room that looks just like a page in a catalog.  read more