Tender Lights and Amazing Views Established the Tone in This Silver Lake Dwelling | Architectural Digest

These stylish midcentury aspects discuss to their inspirations—the Eames Residence and Usonian homes—but it was essential to the pair that the space did not truly feel museum-like. Their large, very carefully curated art selection adds Todd and Rachel’s distinct personalities to the place, together with the aforementioned array of plants. For the latter, they turned to Sunset Nursery, also positioned in Silver Lake, “which has all various kinds of wild and weird alien-hunting plants,” Todd claims. “We love the more graphic-wanting plants that deliver shade and pattern and character to the place, but also still have enjoy for the vintage fiddle-leaf fig.” 

An Irene Royo painting and vintage candleholders include a pop of color, when a vintage Don Shoemaker chair delivers a feeling of playfulness.

Seth Caplan

“We live in an upside down dwelling,” the couple explains. “The guest bed room, lavatory, and workplace are downstairs, and the living space, eating place, kitchen area, and principal bedroom are upstairs.” Ceramic masks from Park Pardon include dimension to the wander upstairs.

Seth Caplan

As for the artwork assortment, an assortment of ceramics created by Rachel herself are offered, as well as works by friends and other ceramicists who inspire her, like Ben Medansky, Leah Fraser, and Jim McDowell. Like most of the home’s decor, these are continually remaining rearranged to retain the environs fresh new, particularly the ceramics designed by Rachel, which she often sells and offers away. Paintings by Jessalyn Brooks, Miles Debas, Irene Royo, Tomaz Azevedo Capobianco, and a framed lithograph by Laila Tara H., increase color and dimension through the area. “We seem for art that brings us joy, and that retains you coming again for another appear,” Rachel explains. “But primarily we want points that sense very good to exist in our room.”