my new favorite word is cool! when i think of cool, i think of the fabulous interior designer peter dunham– cool in hollywood!

peter owns the very cool showroom hollywood at home here in la. when i says it’s my favorite, it really is! he represents carolina irving textiles, which you know i love (see post here)lisa fine textiles, which are also beyond fabulous! and who doesn’t love john robshaw? i do! peters own line of textiles are some of the best out there- so cool!

i think peter represents the new la aesthetic, he pretty much has dictated this new direction- casual, comfortable, easy- very cool! not trendy but timely, relevant and chic! eclectic art, vintage antiques, rich fabrics, lot’s of color, print and pattern- pretty cool!

his own home is a favorite! i love the guest house, the most perfect shade of blue! the home is a lesson in how to add textured, layers and warmth- the perfect mix! a lesson on how to create and live the new california lifestyle! multiple seating areas, functional spaces, lots of pillows for comfort, layered rugs, cool details,unique accents- a surprise in every corner!

peter not only has great taste, one of the best showroom’s and the coolest house in la, he is also a gentleman, one of the nicest people you will ever meet, especially in hollywood- real, genuine, authentic- that’s whats cool!

photographs by miguel flores-vianna for domino.

the blue guest house- one of my all time favorite rooms!

my all time favorite color!

casual, comfortable and easy- california cool!

lot’s of color, print and pattern!

the entryway- lot’s of texture, layers and warmth!

love the coral chandelier, the banquet and center table stacked with books in the entryway- chic!

the sitting room- peter’s samarkand paisley fabric on the sofa is the one of my favorites!

raffia, leather, velvet and a fire- fabulous!

another view of the sitting room

the dining room- love the black lacquered cabinets and picture lights!

dining room and library in one- cool and chic!

the master bedroom- print, pattern, color and texture- lot’s of pillows- the perfect mix!

eclectic art, vintage antiques, rich fabrics- the art of the arrangement!


the backyard- california living at it’s best- casual, comfortable, very cool!

peter’s home studio- hollywood cool!



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