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A Berkeley Home Designed for Children and Dogs
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Bay Area interior design firm Geremia Design turned the charming Benvenue Avenue Residence into a home suitable for a young family with dogs. Situated on a quiet street in Berkeley, the wood-shingled house got a modern update that would work for entertaining, as well as for their children.

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The homeowners wanted to start collecting art, so Lauren Geremia, who’s also an art consultant, helped them curate pieces of contemporary photography.

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Modern furniture and accessories were chosen with fun, unique details in mind, helping to modernize the house which has a number of traditional details.

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Timeless classics are thoughtfully placed throughout blending with the newer pieces.

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A custom media unit was designed especially for the living room.

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Photos by Melissa Kaseman.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.