Name: Justin Shenkarow
Location: Sherman Oaks, California
Size: 4,400 square feet
Years lived in: 10 years
I have watched Justin remodel and transform the look of his house for the last 1 1/2 years. Because of all the work he put into his space, I couldn't wait for the big reveal. Walking through the house, we discussed what each area looked like before and how he updated the space. It is hard to decide which room is my favorite, but the large kitchen with its restaurant quality appliances and comfortable bar seating really stands out.
If you look closely, you will notice many unique details in Justin's home: The glass panels on the front door are made of a special type of glass that changes color throughout the day. After refinishing the living room coffee table, Justin placed feathers underneath the glass top. The Art Deco crown molding that was shipped from New York. For the fireplace surround, Justin hired an artist to design a work of art into the concrete that would serve as a statement piece for the space.
Apartment Therapy Survey:
My Style: Warm Modern
Inspiration: Architectural Digest, Dwell, and HGTV - a beautiful inviting place where my friends and family can hang out.
Favorite Element: The privacy
Biggest Challenge: Firing my two contractors
What Friends Say: They love it - modern, cool, and comfortable
Biggest Embarrassment: The mess in my office
Proudest DIY: Changing the light bulbs
Biggest Indulgence: The fridge and the oven
Best Advice: Don't live in your home when you're remodeling
Dream Source: Dwell, Architectural Digest, HGTV, and the joy of designing
Resources of Note:
- Dave Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org): Best Knobs & Handles
- Made in Italy
- Beds - Visionmount: email@example.com
- Mitch from Modern Concrete
- National Tile
- Wax Windsor: Hardwood Flooring
TILES & STONE
Images: Bethany Nauert
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