Crystal chandeliers in several rooms are playfully chic contrasts to the house’s moody hues and rough-hewn finishes.
In the dining room, a ceiling fixture made of dozens of capiz disks injects natural shimmer.
This guest bedroom would look decidedly different if the bed were made up in plain white linens. Instead, a large suzani tapestry ” an Uzbek piece Walton found in Morocco ” and quilted pillowcases from southeast Asia introduce a riot of hues. (In L.A., he and Nadia shop for unique textiles at Pat McGann Gallery.) Chunky polished-brass lamps echo the golds in the bedspread.
In old Spanish missions in California and the Southwest, white plaster was traditionally used to cover the adobe bricks that the buildings were made of and protect them from rain. Here, pure white walls throughout help the spaces filled with dark furniture and clusters of books and collectibles feel bright and uncluttered, as does white upholstery and bedding in the principal bedroom (left).
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