Niche Interiors

Elle Decor Features Our ‘Mad Men’ Ranch!

Elle Decor House Tour of Mid-century modern Bay Area home designed by California interior designer Niche Interiors

We are thrilled to share Elle Decor’s House Tour of one of our recent projects – a mid-century ranch remodel in the Bay Area! Niche Interiors was tasked with reviving a classic 1950’s ranch home which fell victim to poor remodeling choices, including Doric columns in the living room (gasp)! Our goal was to create a modern take on a California ranch, infused with our client’s swanky ‘Mad Men’ aesthetic.

Since we all love the satisfaction in seeing major transformations we wanted to share the ‘Before’ photos of this special project! Looking at these photos we can almost forget the months of planning and construction details, or the hundreds of decisions made to get to the ‘After’.

Before photo of Bay Area home remodeled by San Francisco interior designer Niche Interiors

The living room was in dire need of help – dated wall paneling, decorative columns, and a gaudy fireplace clashed with the clean-lined 1950’s architecture. We added custom walnut built-ins to flank the dramatic new slate fireplace.

Mid-century modern living room in a San Francisco Bay Area home

The library received a dose of drama with black trim and crisp white paint. We removed the existing built-in bookcases which crowded the window and made the room feel smaller, instead opting for contemporary custom built-ins along the left wall. A pair of mustard velvet armchairs are grounded by a round navy rug.

Before + after of library in mid-century modern home designed by California interior designer

Want to see more?? Check out the House Tour on Elle Decor or view all the photos: San Francisco interior designer!

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