Above: “Lots of rock and lots of wood,” is what Todd envisioned for the home. Us- ing these products provided a warm cozy, cocoon feel to the room despite ample light which pours in through the numerous windows.
Left: The original look of the room was much more stark and cold, but the basic foot- print was the same.
“The house was built in 1954
with no updates to speak of,” he explains. “So imagine walking into a 50-year-old home. My friends coined it the ‘crack house.’” And so it was with some
trepidation that Todd took on what he knew would become a major project. Plus, it was the height of the real estate market. “Everyone told me I was crazy when I bought this house and paid way too much,” he says. But Todd, a web designer and creative director, is not one to shy away from a challenge. Having seen his father complete remodeling projects when he was growing up, Todd felt optimistic that this