All these photos come from a number of their home projects, and you can see in each one that materials obviously play a huge part in creating a warm space without having to fill it up. In most rooms, golden-hued woods take center stage, while crisp white walls bring such a feeling of freshness and airiness within. Other colors slowly creep in, bringing in boldness but not shocking the senses. Furnishings are kept plain and no frills, and you can really sense that you’d be really peaceful in these interiors. More.

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