Simple California Retreat

Weathered wood, faded colors, and frayed fabrics help create a West coast home that is as fuss-free as it is beautiful.

A Comfortable Escape
Photographer: Lisa Romerein

A Comfortable Escape

California-based designer Sue White shares her rustic, simple home with her husband Richard, in Corona del Mar. She wanted her home to evoke the same warmth, comfort, and elegance as something that has aged gracefully. For the home's media room, Sue implemented board-formed concrete walls, accented by a plush leather sofa from Restoration Hardware. The cozy striped rug is from West Elm.

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