LA House Tour: Glen's Living Large In a Small Space

LA House Tour: Glen's Living Large In a Small Space

Gregory Han
Apr 11, 2008
Name: Glen Dake Location: Los Angeles, CA Size: 900 sq/ft Years lived in: 10 years, owned >> Enter Slideshow The wonderful thing about Los Angeles is you just don't know what's behind those street facing closed gates. What sometimes appears to be a standard home can reveal itself to be much different once you walk through the doorway, as LA is characterized by a courtyard/backyard lifestyle. Such is the case of Los Angeles landscape architect, Glen Dake's Silver Lake home. Inside, Glen's home reveals the epitome of modern bachelor style, with the whole home finished in a tasteful and uncluttered manner accentuated by warm woods and subtle textures, punctuated by an inviting pool that separates his small home from a detached studio office... >> Enter Slideshow AT Survey: My style: Beautiful and useful Inspiration: The neighborhood of Silver Lake Favorite Element: View to the opposite hill Biggest Challenge: Living big in small space What Friends Say: Can we come swimming? Biggest Embarrassment: The garage doors are not too pretty Proudest DIY: The gardening Biggest Indulgence: The energy and water the pool consumes Best advice: Do the work in phases Dream source: Details at 593 N. La Cienega in West Hollywood and Mockett.com and YLighting >> Enter Slideshow Resources: Architectural: Renee and Brian Wilson of Dake Wilson Architects Appliances:
  • Refrigerator – Liebherr with integrated doors to match cabinets
  • Cooktop – Bosch 30” 4 burner gas cooktop
  • Oven – Bosch 30” electric wall mount
  • Hood/Blower – Bosch w/ 12” duct cover
  • Microwave – Sharp with custom s/s side panel
  • Sink – Kohler Verse self-rimming
  • Faucet – KWC Suprimo
  • Soap dispenser – KWC Suprimo
  • Disposal – In Sink Erator with a deck mounted switch
  • Dishwasher – Fisher Paykel
  • Toilet – Toto Aquia Dual Flush
  • Sink – Kohler Ladena White Undermount
  • Sink Faucet – Kohler Stillness, in chrome, wall mount
  • Tub – Anne Sacks White Undermount
  • Tub/Shower Controls – Kohler Stillness in Chrome
Hardware:
  • Bathroom pulls – Sugatsune A(Excel) Alumite
  • 3” tab polished chrome drawer pulls
Furniture:
  • Sofa: Sunset Orange in Silver Lake
  • Cardboard chair: Replay in Silver Lake
  • Glass Lamps: Casa Victoria in Silver Lake
Accessories:
  • Paper towel holder from Mockett.com
Lighting:
  • Bathroom wall sconce – On The Rocks
  • Bathroom under cabinet rope lighting
Rugs and Carpets:
  • BluePrint
Tiles and Stone:
  • Kitchen backsplash – Anne Sacks Avalon 3.93” x 17” white, edge finished with Schluter track
  • Bathroom stone tile – Pebbles, Green
  • Bathroom solid surface – Caesarstone 9800 Cascade, Polished
Window Treatments:
  • Made by resident
Beds:
  • Shelter
Artwork:
  • Antebellum Gallery, Hollywood
Paint:
  • All paints Benjamin Moore Eco spec
  • Magnetic paint under the grey in the Living Area
  • Bedroom ceiling – Yarmouth Blue
Flooring:
  • Refinished existing old wood floor
Other:
  • Kitchen countertop – Arpa Alu Fire, Erre Finish w/ Schluter nosing
  • Kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors – VG Douglas Fir
(Thanks, Glen!) >> Enter Slideshow
Photos by Gregory Han/Apartment Therapy
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