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BEACH HOUSE | MALIBU | DESIGN BY D.L. RHEIN, PHOTO BY AMY BARTLAM

BREATHTAKING BEACH HOUSE – PART IV

BREATHTAKING BEACH HOUSE – PART IV 520 347 admin

“The beach is definitely where I feel most at home. It’s my oxygen.” – Behati Prinsloo

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BEFORE | BEACH HOUSE DINING ROOM

Is there anything more heavenly than dining by the sea?  Not that we can think of, especially when the salt air and Pacific waves are lapping right up to the back deck of this Malibu cottage.  The existing dining area had a table and chairs, but when our clients purchased the property, they knew they wanted to make it a home.  In dire need of storage, we created a space that would combine form and function allowing them to have holidays and weekend guests aplenty.   read more

BEACH HOUSE LIVING ROOM | MALIBU | DESIGN BY D.L. RHEIN, PHOTO BY AMY BARTLAM

BREATHTAKING BEACH HOUSE – PART III

BREATHTAKING BEACH HOUSE – PART III 520 347 admin

“The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

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When you enter this sea side retreat, you can instantly hear the crashing waves of surfer’s paradise, and the warmth of the sunshine over Malibu.  With loads of natural light spilling in from the doors to the ocean, (yes the ocean is right outside those doors!), we wanted to keep the vibe bright and comfy. The floors were original to the house, built in the 1930’s, and were in amazing condition.  A good sanding and a light grey wash stain, and they looked brand new. Get ready to cozy up while staring out onto the endless horizon…   read more