Since the kitchen opens into the vaulted ceiling family room, we painted it in the same white as the kitchen. It lifted the whole feeling of the room and its incredible lightness of beingness brings you home. Exactly what they wanted: walk in, let go of the day… exhale.

In the dining room, we upped the drama: black grass cloth on the dining room walls are elegant, yet striking, while the rich navy blue dining room chairs provide strength and beautiful intensity.