LA House Tour: Jeannie & Edwin's Downtown Penthouse

LA House Tour: Jeannie & Edwin's Downtown Penthouse

Gregory Han
Jul 30, 2007

Name: Jeannie & Edwin
Location: Downtown Los Angeles
Size: 1602 Square Feet
Years lived in: 1 year
Our style: Classic Modern meets Penthouse Suite
Inspiration: Boutique Hotels, Elle D�cor and Dwell Magazines

We're always looking for more candidates for house tours. If you or someone you know is interested in inviting us for a tour, please email us!

Favorite element: The skyline view. In terms of the interior, we love the lounge vibe.

Biggest Challenge in designing my home: The open floor plan required creative solutions to space planning.

What friends Say about my home: They admire our view and say that the place is fancy and modern, yet comfortable and relaxing

Biggest Embarrassment in my home: In the beginning, Edwin tried to hang a very heavy Pablo light on a wall that buckled. He is terrible at patching walls� and continues to procrastinate on fixing it Another is our office area because it keeps getting rearranged and currently is serving as a dumping ground, hence the lack of photo

Proudest DIY: 8 hours of patient drilling through thick concrete ceilings and at one point hitting rebar to put up support brackets for the Falkner and Moooi pendant lights.

Biggest Indulgence with respect to my home: The loft itself� we will be paying it for a loooong time

Best Advice given or received: Your lifestyle needs to be considered and reflected in the flow and planning of any space. You are never really finished, your home is a constant evolving expression of yourself.

Dream Source for stuff: We would love to raid the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica.

Designer Frigidaire stainless steel appliances, stainless steel Amana refrigerator, LG front load washer and dryer

Stained African Mahogany wood cabinetry with sleek European pulls, Kohler kitchen and bath fixtures, dual glazed floor to ceiling windows.

Room & Board, Kartell, Starck, DWR, Crate & Barrel, HD Buttercup

Gifts from family and friends, Crate & Barrel, West Elm, Alessi

Lighting: Moooi Random pendant, Falkner pendant, Bourgie lamp

Ralph Lauren, Behr, American Standard

Bamboo hardwood flooring

Rugs and Carpets:
Assortment of InterfaceFlor carpet tiles

Tiles and Stone:
10 x 10 ceramic surround tiles
White Galaxy granite slab counters

Window Treatments:
White roller shades in various opacities

Prints of drawings by Giacometti and Schiele, own personal photography and paintings

moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt