House Tour: Julie and Andrew's Art-Filled San Francisco Abode

House Tour: Julie and Andrew's Art-Filled San Francisco Abode

Sep 26, 2007

Name: Julie and Andrew Location: San Francisco Size: 850 sq. ft. Years lived in: 1 year It comes as no surprise that while Julie's an interior designer and Andrew's a creative director for an online advertising agency, they're both artists. They have a beautiful, fun, light, art-filled home, as well as a lovely kitty named Mona.

Do you have an idea for a house tour? Let us know! tips (at) sf (dot) apartmenttherapy (dot) com Our style: Mid-century meets flea market meets industrial salvage yard meets urban art. The inspiration for our home: Art objects we like, both little and big. Favorite element: The light. We live in a corner condo and sunlight moves to light different parts of our house all day.

Biggest challenge in designing our home: Our place was built in 1926 without modern drywall. It’s almost impossible to hang anything directly on the walls. What family say about our home: “It’s so grown up.” But that was only because we had extra pillows when they stay over. Biggest embarrassment in our home: The bathroom.

Proudest DIY: Our idea to hang sheets of translucent polypropylene on the lower half of each window for privacy. The plastic diffuses the sunlight and allows us to keep the upper half open to see the trees outside. Biggest indulgence with respect to our home: The dishwasher! Best advice given or received: “Don’t think about it so much.” Dream source for stuff: Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Kid Robot, DWR Resources Appliances Kitchen: • 1950 (or 1951?) O’Keefe & Merritt gas stove Furniture Living Room: • Room and Board Jasper sofa • Eames plywood lounge chairs • West Elm Modern Media cabinet • Target bench • African stool (SF Carnival street fair) Workroom: • Naked Furniture desk • Ikea lockers • Red cabinet - Random import store now closed Bedroom • Naked Furniture headboard • Eames lounge chair vintage knock-off Accessories • We both love trolling flea markets for accessories and art. Almost everything we have out now is either made by one of us or has been found at one of our scavenger hunts. Lighting Living Room: • X21 Modern - Rectangle shade table lamp • Room and Board - Bronze table lamp • Ikea - glow ball floor lamp Hall: • Z Gallerie - bamboo hanging lamp Flooring • Original floors Rugs and Carpets Workroom: • Crate and Barrel - Bamboo area rug Living Room: • SF Design Center - Cowhide area rug Kitchen: • West Elm - jute boucle rug Window Treatments • IkeaTAP Plastics Bedding • Ikea, West Elm, Room and Board Artwork Kitchen: • “High Time” by Shepard Fairey Workroom: • Jung-Koch-Quentell botanical chart • “Tim” by Julie Hall: • “Untitled” by Chris Gleibe (find more cool work at Living Room: • “Matrix” by Andrew (big metal, tiled art above Eames chairs) • “Spikey Balls” by Andrew Thanks, Julie and Andrew!
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