This house is a love letter to California residing. Designed by Tammy Worth of Fragments Id for James and Kimberly Van Der Beek, this Nineteen Thirties Spanish Colonial honors the benefit of indoor/out of doors residing. Tammy’s designs seamlessly join the uncooked fantastic thing about California and the consolation of a well-designed house. How did she do it? By layering in her iconic textiles and sticking to her signature shade palette.
“I confess I’m one thing of a Fragments fangirl,” Kimberly advised Architectural Digest. And the Van Der Beeks actually aren’t the primary boldface names to rent Tammy as a result of they love her tackle California-inspired boho residing. (You possibly can learn our house tour with actress Abigail Spencer, who employed Tammy to convey hat her signature fashion to her Los Angeles house, right here.)
The Van Der Beeks’ Beverly Hills house wanted a designer’s contact. “Our house was a loopy jumble of items from totally different locations we’d lived earlier than, all commingling, however not very fortunately; I referred to as it the Island of Misfit Furnishings,” the Dawson’s Creek and What Would Diplo Do? star stated. Tammy introduced in new items from her signature assortment and mixed them with a number of the Van Der Beeks’ present furnishings. She slipcovered their present modular couch and layered it up with warm-tone pillows, sheepskin accents, and cable-knit throws. “These totally different layers convey the room alive,” Tammy tells us. “Whenever you’re coping with tonal issues, bringing within the texture pulls all of it collectively.”
As a result of the Van Der Beeks have younger youngsters and a love of outside residing, sturdiness was crucial a part of Tammy’s design—however by no means at the price of fashion. James and Kimberly requested Tammy to decide on items that might seamlessly translate from one room to the subsequent, even when the subsequent was their patio. “It was vital in the whole lot we did,” Tammy says. “The pillows on the couch in the lounge can go to the out of doors, and the out of doors pillows can go to the indoor. I simply need it to all play collectively.”
And play collectively it did. As soon as Tammy wove her fashion all through the Van Der Beek narrative, the Island of Misfit Furnishings was no extra. Heat tones brightened up the white partitions and married properly with wooden architectural parts. Rattan, sisal, and classic kilims facilitated a simple transition from indoor to out. And although the Van Der Beeks have since decamped to Texas, their love of rustic simplicity with a contact of boho sophistication stays.