Jeffrey Alan Marks always seems to get it right when combining traditional east coast home elements with a west coast casual vibe. This Malibu home is a perfect example. White trimmed wood detailing and hardwood floors throughout the interior are classic but take on a modern, California feel with huge expanses of white walls and tons of natural light. Antiques and contemporary art blend seamlessly and add to the restrained eclectic mix. The natural shingled exterior is complemented with white columns and trim. Clipped boxwood globes in clean square planters are hints of the modern take to expect inside the home. And lastly, what would a Southern California home be like without a cozy backyard fire pit? This one might be one of my favorites for its completely natural shape reminiscent of an actual campfire.
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