Before: Outdated Great RoomSanta Fe homeowners Fred and Barbara Raznick are ready to decorate their great room and kitchen. They want to replace the huge furniture in the great room with toxic-free pieces and update the kitchen's countertops, cabinets and appliances.
Barbara and Fred Raznick live in a passive solar home in Santa Fe, N. Mex. The entire 2,200-square-foot structure was built for energy efficiency, which is a real plus to these committed environmentalists.
After: Southwest StyleAfter looking over the three design plans, the couple decides to work with Lisa Dailey-Samuel, who uses archival fabrics to dress up modern practicality. She uses a natural clay paint for the walls. The entertainment center is a great focal point and adds tons of storage space to the room. Reclaimed wood is used to create a custom coffee table that sits on top of a colorful rug.
sandstone (Burlwood) - Milestone of Santa Fe
entertainment center - Aranyu de Santa Fe
gel floor mats - Let's Gel, Inc.
electric kickspace heater (Whispa E, EWH-50) - Myson, Inc.
After: Southwest StyleThey're hoping to take advantage of the view and install more modern, energy-efficient lighting.
After: Functional and OrganizedBuilt-in appliances update the kitchen, while sandstone countertops add a natural look to the new smoky blue and antique cream cabinets. To brighten the kitchen, Dailey-Samuel came up with a rail system for lighting with hand-blown glass pendants to add a spark of color.