The reception area showcases a hot rolled daybed with burlap mattress. Attached to this bed is a set of bookshelves that house several pieces of Han Dynasty pottery. On the wall above the daybed is a piece of artwork that adds a pop of color to an otherwise neutral space.
This sleek design studio boasts an angular cement exterior with sliding floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to the backyard for indoor/outdoor living. The guest bedroom on the top floor overlooks views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. This contemporary structure complements the main house that was designed and built 20 years prior to the design studio, but they work together seamlessly as if they were designed and built at the same time.
A floating staircase leads upstairs in this contemporary interior design studio to a bright and airy loft. The contemporary black-and-white window seat is the perfect spot to take a break and find a little inspiration.
To enter SOMA Design Studio's conference room, clients and designers must pass through two antique Chinese doors. These doors open to reveal a large concrete conference table with room for six natural saddle cab chairs to comfortably pull up. On the back walls, three pieces of artwork are featured-two 17th Century Portuguese paintings and one 20th Century portrait.
Here, a sitting area sits underneath a window in front of some exposed brick. To the right, a built-in set of steel bookshelves houses books, magazines and pieces of Antonio Martins' collections. A modern, wood chair sits to the front right of this space, complemented by a set of modern coffee tables in the center of the area. A colorful chair sits to the left of the space, while an elegant brown sofa provides the space with more seating. To the immediate left of this space, two 17th Century Portuguese paintings hang, giving the space more personality.
On the design floor, there is a seventeen foot island used for presentations, layout design and storage that bisects the space. On either side of the island, there are three designer work spaces. These individual work spaces were created with bent cold rolled steel, providing a sturdy, yet still attractive, place for designers to work.
A funky cart chair made from reclaimed clapboard siding planks has four cart wheels on the underneath and a deep, upholstered seat. The chair adds a touch of rustic flair and a splash of bold color to this minimalist design studio.
The pantry in this space is equipped with everything staffers could need to heat up their cold lunch. Plates and bowls are easily accessible from their open wood shelving. A large sink with built-in drying rack provides a place for quick cleanup; a microwave and refrigerator are present for reheating and storing leftovers. All these modern features fit within the pantry's rustic design, featuring an antique clamp that is attached to the countertop and another 20th Century portrait hanging to the side of the space.
This design studio boasts an angular cement structure with floor-to-ceiling sliding steel and glass windows that open up to the backyard for indoor-outdoor living. The guest bedroom on the top floor overlooks views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. This contemporary structure complements the main house that was designed and built 20 years prior to the design studio, but they work together seamlessly as if they were designed and built at the same time.
Upon entering SOMA Design Studio, clients are greeted by antique Chinese doors and a hot rolled daybed and sofa. This sofa is a part of the reception area, and its cushions are covered in burlap, which is consistent with the makeup of a traditional French mattress.
This corner of the room showcases a few lovely antiques. The desk against the back wall is an antique Vargueno, whose face falls down to reveal a set of drawers for storage. Other antiques in this corner of the studio include an antique Chines Chair and two 17th Century Portuguese paintings.
Just off the pantry area where Antonio Martin's antique craftsman's tools are on display and at the front of the design floor, sits an antique Chines chair next to a modern buffet and three pieces of modern artwork.
In this corner of the office, a leather Holly Hunt chair sits agains a brick wall under rays of sunlight. Surrounding this elegant chair are antique portraits and a collection of books on which a live orchid rests.
To create a unique, feminine space, designers added geometric wallpaper, incorporating the walls into the design of the apartment. The wallpaper adds the wow factor that the homeowner was looking for in her redesign.