Niche Interiors revived this classic 1950’s ranch home which fell victim to poor remodeling choices; creating a modern take on a California ranch home, infused with our client’s ‘Mad Men’ aesthetic. The kitchen and bathrooms were updated with pops of color and pattern, modern fixtures and hardware.

Project Name: Mid-century Ranch
Firm Name: Niche Interior
Project size: 3000 ft2
Building levels: 2
Location:  Orinda, Ca, United States
Photography: Brad Knipstein

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Living Room ©Brad Knipstein

We replaced the traditional fireplace mantle in the living room with a floor to ceiling slate flanked by custom walnut built-ins. Swanky swivel chairs hang out in front of the fireplace and a custom sectional upholstered in navy velvet provides ample seating for parties.

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Fireplace ©Brad Knipstein

The library was given a dose of drama with black built-ins and trim and vibrant armchairs. A walnut table is paired with sculptural Holly Hunt chairs and benches for casual dining off of the media room, which features a loungey sectional and Barbara Vaughn photograph.

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Library ©Brad Knipstein

A custom headboard grounds the master bedroom, mixed with textural fabrics and mid-century inspired nightstands. A spare bedroom becomes a perfume sampling and storage room for our client’s extensive collection.


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