Vote for Kriste Michelini in the Luxe RED Awards

Luxe Magazine is hosting its annual Luxe RED Awards, and I’m proud to say that we’re up for a Readers’ Choice Award. For this category, anyone can vote on the Awards site (yes, that means you!). I’m so excited to be in contention for the Classic Interior Design Category.

Voting just opened and you can vote through January 25. Click here to see my entry and to cast your vote. The Luxe RED Awards honor excellence in residential design and I entered an elegant project in Danville, right outside San Francisco. Let’s take a look at the home, and why I think it’s special.

The home was designed for a newly blended family of six, including four teenagers. The subtly elegant kitchen features a Calacatta Oro kitchen marble island with art glass pendant lighting. I love the way the crisp white cabinetry complements the warm hickory floors. And the silhouette of those barstools adds great shaping.

The living room highlights a mix of neutrals, while the concrete fireplace serves as an architectural focal point in the room. The art brings in a bit of color, but keeps the feeling serene.

A grand staircase gives drama to the entry, while the white-painted risers and balusters contrast the dark wood treads and hand railing.

Custom box-grid millwork provides a creative backdrop for the abstract art in the dining room.

The mudroom keeps everyone organized and the house tidy. There are wicker storage bins for each member of the family. And even the dog has his own feeding station. The apron sink is routinely used for gardening and indoor/outdoor projects.

I love this classic contemporary design and can’t wait to show you more soon in my portfolio. In the meantime, I would appreciate your vote in the Luxe RED Readers’ Choice Awards by clicking through here. And thanks in advance!