homeowners worked with Design Group III to remodel the kitchen
and other areas of the home. "They were very conscious of
keeping the feel of the house to the period in which it was
built," interior designer Meg Zamzow says of the
homeowners. "It doesnít look over-remodeled."
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their 1922 Shorewood Mediterranean-style house, homeowners Greg and
Becky wanted the interiors to be livable for their family of five.
casual family comfortable," says interior designer Meg Zamzow of
Haven Interiors, who has worked with the homeowners for about seven
years updating the interiors. "They wanted to preserve the
architectural perspective of the house, but make it more informal so
they could live in it and be comfortable in it," Zamzow says.
dining room with its round table serves as a casual spot for
family meals and for more formal occasions. "The homeowner
wanted it to be sophisticated but still cozy, comfortable and
warm," Zamzow says. Grasscloth on the walls adds dimension
to the room.
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when we moved in, was very traditional," Becky says. "I didnít
want the kids (now 6 and 8-year-old twins) to be restricted from any
room, but we do entertain. It was hard to find that balance."
well-constructed furniture that could withstand the rigors of family
living as well as the use of outdoor fabrics. The result is
sophisticated but not too precious spaces for the family to gather,
from the family room and its brown leather sectional to the dining
room where the family enjoys dinners together at the round table.
"I think it
is a very updated look," Zamzow says of the interior design.
"It feels timeless."