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Walker Zanger is happy to be participating in the 50th Anniversary of the Pasadena Showcase House of Design this year. We have been a participating vendor for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design for more than 20 years, and look forward to working with some of the best designers in Los Angeles each year as they transform a residence in the Pasadena area into a magnificent show piece.
This year’s Showcase House, known as the Flint House, was originally built for Robert Philip Flint and his wife Margaret Gray Flint, in 1915, in the English Arts and Crafts style. In 1915, the 8,200 square-foot house featured 17 rooms and was built at a cost of $28,000. Today, the house features seven bedrooms, including a nursery, a nanny’s room and a traveler’s suite, ten baths, five fireplaces, a media room, oak floors, redwood wall paneling, and floor to ceiling leaded glass windows. The 3.5 acre wooded grounds feature 300 trees, a lily pond, a river-rock artesian spring house, a variety of lovely gardens, a pool and dressing rooms with fire pit, a greenhouse, a gardener’s potting shed and an outdoor kitchen. In addition, there is a chauffeur’s suite complete with sitting area and kitchenette located above the carriage house.
Organizers expect over 35,000 people to tour the Showcase House this year, making it the most popular of its kind in the country.
Below are details and photographs of the rooms that we supplied material for. We think the spaces turned out just great!
The master bath is part of the Master Suite Wing, which was designed by Designs of the Interior (Genaro Lagdameo and Karen Shoener). Featuring our just launched Tangent Collection, this space is a both dramatic and serene, a place where we would definitely love to start the day!
Pool Dressing Rooms
If you live in the Los Angeles area, we strongly recommend that you visit this year’s beautiful show house, which is open through May 11, 2014. For more information, check out www.pasadenashowcase.org.
Resort Wear. It’s a far cry from the professional daytime attire most of us pull out of our closets each morning. Just the name itself transports your mind out of commuter traffic and plops you right into morning walks on the deck of a cruise ship, afternoons of lounging poolside, palm trees swaying in warm breezes, and exotic drinks laced with rum.
Originally marketed by “upscale” stores, these collections were geared to very affluent customers who were expected to spend the cold winter weeks in warm-weather climates.
Now those luxury locations such as Las Vegas, Palm Beach, and the Bahamas, once saved for holiday destinations, are places of year round living, making resort wear a mainstay clothing style that graces the runways in most all designers collections.
Here are some of our favorites straight from this years runway. And because we just couldn’t resist, we’ve paired them up with pieces from our luxury collections.
So go ahead and pour yourself something worthy of a paper umbrella, sit back relax, and Bon Voyage!