Stained wood floors and smooth plaster arch with bullnose corners. New remodel in an old California Mission Revival home. Antique rug, and wrought iron chandelier. Periwinkle blue windows and doors. Walls with thick plaster arches, simple and intricate tile designs, barrel vaulted ceilings and creative wrought iron designs feel very natural and earthy in the warm Southern California sun. Hand made arched iron doors at the end of long gallery halls with exceptional custom Malibu tile, marble mosaics and limestone flooring throughout these sprawling homes feel right at home here from Malibu to Montecito and Santa Ynez. Loggia, bar b q, and pool houses designed to keep the cool in, heat out, with an abundance of views through arched windows and terra cotta tile. Kitchen design includes all natural stone counters of marble and granite, large range with carved stone, copper or plaster range hood and custom tile or mosaic back splash. Staircase designs include handpainted Malibu Tile and mosaic risers with wrought iron railings. Master Bath includes tiled arches, wainscot and limestone floors. Bedrooms tucked into deep arches filled with blues and gold walls, rich colors. Wood burning fireplaces with iron doors, great rooms filled with hand knotted rugs and custom upholstery in this rich and luxe homes. Stained wood beams and trusses, planked ceilings, and groin vaults combined give a gentle coolness throughout. Moorish, Spanish and Moroccan accents throughout most of these fine homes gives a distinctive California Exotic feel.
Project Location: various areas throughout Southern California. Projects designed by Maraya Interior Design. From their beautiful resort town of Ojai, they serve clients in Montecito, Hope Ranch, Malibu, Westlake and Calabasas, across the tri-county areas of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles, south to Hidden Hills- north through Solvang and more.
Bob Easton, Architect
Stan Tenpenny, contractor