In a bit of architectural chiaroscuro, light-wood window frames on the exterior of the house hint at the materials composition of the interior, where the rugged, dark redwood is joined by ceilings and floors of more refined Dinesen oak. “We still wanted to bring the charred redwood inside because we thought the clients’ art collection, which is very active and full of vivid colors, would show best against a dark background. It’s much quieter than showing the art on typical white gallery walls. The blackened redwood really grounds it,” Shamshiri says.
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