|Encasement doors are flung open to show off this Malibu home's ocean view! (above)|
A Malibu house...with ocean views...right on the famous Broad Beach. A new home built to look old! Owned and built by antiques afficianado Richard Shapiro, the home is a juxtaposition between old and new... from the purposefully chipped sandstone floors, to the buffed plastered walls, to the floor to ceiling encasement windows, to the modern swooping steel balustrade, this villa on the ocean is meant to look as if it was plucked out of ancient ruins with some very modern touches!
|The open living plan!|
|The dining room. (above and below)|
|A sleek modern black kitchen with slabs of basalt used for the backsplash and the island. (above)|
|A modern steel balustrade. (above)|
|A courtyard with turquoise Moroccan tiles in a chevron pattern. (above)|
What do you think of this Malibu home? Does the combo of old looking and modern work for you? I happen to adore the courtyard and all of the steel windows and doors!
What do you like?
P.S. Sis DS is traveling right now (lucky her). She texted in this photo from Morocco this morning. DS and my mother are touring Medina today and were in Casablanca yesterday. So cool! This photo below is a screen...one that allows women to see out but keeps them hidden from men! So interesting!
|A photo from my sister during her visit to Morocco! (above)|
P.P.P.S. Oh, did I mention, I'll be in Atlanta next week for the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Mart. Will be showing the COCOCOZY textiles collection at the Christian Mosso Associates Showroom again in Building 1 of the Merchandise Mart on the 9th Floor. Please stop by if you are going to be in Atlanta next week!
P.P.P.S. Also, if you'll be in New York in the middle of August you can catch up with me at the New York International Gift Fair...come by there and say hi and see the collection. This will be my 4th time doing the New York show. I get so nervous and excited about going. I totally stress out trying to remember all of he details. Oy va voy...got to hop on it! Keeping fingers crossed that I'll have a big COCOCOZY related announcement in New York in August...trying to get things in order.
P.P.P.P.S. Hope you are enjoying July so far! :-)
Photos: C Magazine