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In Sonoma county, Dawn Carlson and Carol Perry of MAS Design styled a nature-inspired retreat for a pair of jet-setting clients. Highlighting the beauty of the setting, the designers selected organic furnishings that complement the surrounding environment, as well as man-made materials like lucite that create a careful contrast.

In the Leschi neighborhood of Seattle, designer Kenna Stout of Brio Interior Design updated a Four Square-style house originally built in 1916.

For long-time clients, San Francisco designer Kelly Hohla teamed up with architect Richard Beard to create a new country home on the San Francisco Peninsula that balances clean-lined efficiency and sumptuous contemporary furnishings with the romance of centuries-old stone houses in the hill towns of Tuscany.