Season 1, Episode 2

Living Outside the Box

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Anne-Marie says that her Mendocino client loves the unique; in fact, he defines it. Her answer? Livable, elegant spaces that incorporate a feeling of the unexpected. Starting in the combined great room, kitchen and dining room, Anne-Marie shows how unique lighting mixes with subtle hues, worn linens and woods, relaxed upholstery and gentle lines to create an accessible space that highlights its beautiful ocean views. Soothing and lush, these quiet spaces are accented with patterns of trees, flowers, and leaves and fibers of cotton, wool and linen, inviting the textures of the outdoors in.

Bringing the Outside In

About the Series

Interior designer Anne-Marie Barton transforms a 30-year old home overlooking the ocean in the charm-filled town of Mendocino, California. Inspired by local artisans, the town’s bohemian spirit and a feel for vacation living, Anne-Marie brings the essence of the outside indoors to create a modern, organic beach house. In Anne-Marie’s words, “You can not simply fill homes with props that serve as place holders, you have to create spaces that absorb what you see around you, what exists out of d... More

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