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Comfortable and Light-Filled in California

A clutter-free, high-style home in California

Written by Jenny Bradley
  • Michael Garland
  • Michael Garland

    Chandelier (Chevalier’’ #10-00303-3708): Niermann Weeks, 212/319-7979, niermannweeks.com, trade only.
    Table (cherry parquet top): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089, markjwilliamsdesign.com.
    Dining chairs (“Gainsborough Dining Chair’’): Alton House by Mark J. Williams, 323/856-9089.
    Chair fabric (#JW2306): Jasper Fabrics from Michael S Smith Inc., 310/315-3018, trade only. Available through Thomas Lavin, 310/278-2456, trade only.
    Tufted bench: Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089.
    Bench fabric (“Limoges’’/Garnet #1115-05): ClassicCloth, 785/434-7200, trade only.
    Wall paint (“Cornforth White’’ #228); trim paint (“James White’’ #2010): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121.  

  • Michael Garland

    Drapery (“Ghent Casement’’/Parchment): Calvin, 888/732-1996, henrycalvin.com, trade only.
    Rug (reproduction Khotan): Mansour Rug, 310/652-9999, mansourrug.com, trade only.
    Sofa (“Daphne’’): Alton House by Mark J. Williams, 323/856-9089.
    Chair (custom); hanging lantern (custom); floor lamp (custom): Mark J. Williams Interior Design, 323/856-9089.
    Sofa and chair fabric (“Sarlat Stripe’’/Sunflower #1124-01): ClassicCloth, 785/434-7200, trade only.
    Pillow on sofa (“Regello’’/Umber on Dust #HB1-07’’): Le Gracieux, legracieux.com, trade only.
    Pillow on sofa (Susani Yellow #R0543 by Robert Kime): Robert Kime, robertkime.com, trade only.
    Wing chair (“The Emma’’ #VH1303): Victoria Hagan Home, 212/888-3241, victoriahaganhome.com, trade only.
    Wing-chair fabric (“Hampton Cloth’’/Tabac #2082-02): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, rosetarlow.com, trade only.
    Throw (“Clermont’’); ceramic mineral bottles: Hollyhock, 310/777-0100.
    Art over mantel (by Robert White): McLean Gallery, 310/456-2226.
    Garden stool by mantel: Mecox Gardens, 310/358-9272.
    Coffee tray table: Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089.
    Side table (“Sheaf of Wheat Table’’): Alton House by Mark J. Williams, 323/856-9089.
    Wall paint (“Cornforth White’’ #228); trim paint (“James White’’ #2010): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121, farrow-ball.com.

  • Michael Garland
  • Michael Garland
  • Michael Garland

    Rug (Tabriz): Mansour Rug, 310/652-9999, trade only.
    Bed (custom, “Bali-Twist Four-Poster Bed’’); mirror (custom); bedside tables (custom): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089.
    Bed cover (“Jungle”/Beige on White #4001-02): Chelsea Editions, 212/758-0005, trade only.
    Bolster pillow (“Roselle’’/Cocoa on Coffee #HB2-03): Le Gracieux, legracieux.com, trade only.
    Long pillow behind bolster pillow (“Ibrahim’’ #R0411, by Robert Kime): Robert Kime, robertkime.com, trade only.
    Table lamp; throw over trunk: owner’s collection.
    Trunk: Lee Stanton Antiques, 310/855-9800.
    Tulip folk vase: Hollyhock, 310/777-0100.
    Bench under mirror (“Six-Legged Bench’’): Alton House by Mark J. Williams, 323/856-9089.
    Bench fabric (“Vicenza’’/Caper in Green Tea #2112-04): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, trade only.
    Wall paint (“Skylight’’ #205); ceiling and trim paint (“James White’’ #2010): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121.

  • Michael Garland

    Drapery (“Hemp Linen’’/Green Tea): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, trade only.
    Slipper chair (“Catherine Spoon Chair’’): Alton House by Mark J. Williams, 323/856-9089.
    Chair fabric (“Sarlat Stripe’’/Sunflower #1124-01): ClassicCloth, 785/434-7200, trade only.
    High-backed upholstered chair (custom): Mark J. Williams Design, 323/856-9089.
    Chair fabric (“Gavle’’ #JW2306): Jasper Fabrics from Michael S Smith Inc., 310/315-3018, trade only. Available through Thomas Lavin, 310/278-2456, trade only.
    Turned bobbin floor lamp: Hollyhock, 310/777-0100.
    Metal crosshatch stool: Mecox Gardens, 310/358-9272.
    Mercury glass: owner’s collection.

  • Michael Garland

    Cabinetry (custom); floor tile (white and black marble mosaic): Matt Morris Development, 310/546-4300.
    Tile (Carrara marble): The Tile Shop, 510/525-4312, tile-shop.com.
    Sink faucet (#U.4718X, by Perrin & Rowe); bath faucet (#U.3721X, by Perrin & Rowe): Rohl, 800/777-9762, rohlhome.com.
    Filter faucet (#1100-C): Waterstone Faucets, 888/304-0660, waterstoneco.com.
    Mirrors: Urban Archaeology, 212/431-4646, urbanarchaeology.com.
    Accessories; stool by tub: Waterworks, 800/899-6757, waterworks.com.
    Sconce (“Boston Square One-Light Sconce’’ #SL2941): Circa Lighting, 877/762-2323.
    Hanging light: owner’s collection.
    Wall paint (“Cornforth White’’ #228); trim paint (“James White’’ #2010): Farrow & Ball, 888/511-1121.
    Window treatment (“Hemp Linen’’/Natural): Rose Tarlow-Melrose House, 323/651-2202, trade only. 

  • Michael Garland

    The Kohlers: Lily and John seated; Jill and Charlie.

  • The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]

    This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.