by Anna Lane
When a top-tier Hollywood Movie Executive needed someone to design his new home, he turned to the one person he trusts most: his wife.
When Greg Silverman, President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production for Warner Bros., and his wife, Amanda, bought their home in the San Fernando Valley, they expected to do some renovations, but they wound up taking on a two-and-a-half year project that included adding a basement and redesigning the entire house. Amanda’s love of design, combined with her commitment to creating a home that was elegant enough to entertain movie stars, but comfortable and homey enough for the couple’s four sons, resulted in a spectacular family compound.
WHAT WAS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES WHEN DECORATING A HOME THIS SIZE?
The openness - which we love – made dividing up the space challenging. It was difficult to pick out paint or wallpapers for different rooms because everything flows into each other. For instance, I wasn’t sure where exactly to end the sea grass wallpaper in the playroom, but it now defines the space really well, and it’s so much warmer than if it was just painted white. [Read more at Domino.com]