The music room hosts much of this Pacific Palisades Estate's antique instrument collection. The original coffered ceiling and oak french doors were restored. A painting by Brian Johnson rests on an antique side table in the conversation area. Handmade sofa pillows were embroidered in India using traditional methods and craftspeople by Bandhini Design.
The original stone fireplace is the focal point of the music room featuring a painting by Renae Barnard on the mantle. The Oak french doors open to an expansive back garden with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Light filters through the sea view window illuminating an antique chess table.
Sarah Barnard is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), is certified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), and is recognized by the International Institute for Bau-Biologie & Ecology as a Building Biology Practitioner (BBP) and by the United States Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). She has served on the Santa Monica Conservancy's board of directors and specializes in sustainable interior design and historic preservation.
Undertaking a broad range of projects, all of which are grounded in smart design and mindful of healthy living, Sarah’s diverse body of work includes upscale private residences, chic restaurants, luxurious spas and impressive corporate headquarters. Her projects have been featured in local and national publications, and have placed prominently in several noted design competitions. Sarah holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Claremont Graduate University as well as undergraduate degrees in Art and Interior Architectural Design. Her interior design practice is the culmination of education and interests in art, architecture, textiles and the environment and she has written several articles for important publications including the USGBC, United States Green Building Council.
PHOTOS BY: STEVEN DEWALL