Exclusive: Interior Designer Wendy Glaister Gives A Ranch Redux The Comfort Treatment
Photography by: Mark Verschelden
Interior Designer Wendy Glaister
Lately luxury interiors have been expressed with all that glitz and glams, but the most important style treatment of comfort seems to be ignored when spotlighting a project. So when California's Central Valley based interior designer, Wendy Glaister's "ranch redux" project came along, we were more than pleasantly surprised, but comforted (no-pun intended) by the comfortable appeal she created for her client's inherited home.
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California's Central Valley is the single most productive agricultural region providing more than half of the fruits, vegetables and nuts grown in the United States. The community is comprised of farming families with ranch homes that very often are inherited by a child who wishes to stay on and run the farming operation...as is the case with Wendy's Peterson Ranch project. After the passing of the client's parents, both he and his wife inherited the family home and were tasked with renovating it to meet their lifestyle and design preferences.
For Wendy is was all about making choices that reflected the "new" owner's tastes and aesthetic. From a complete gut job on the kitchen, sporting clean lines, soft colors and loading the space with more contemporary farm inspired lighting to selecting furniture for durability as things can get rough and dirty on the ranch. Wendy made every effort to style the home to feel "happy and fresh" and more importantly "keeping with our darling clients' personalities".
Every effort was acknowledged and praised by the clients. The attention for both style and comfort is represented in this ranch redux. Particularly in the gathering areas like the family room and kitchen that are ready to take on the holidays and family celebrations. The statement..."all the comforts of home" are beautifully displayed in the Peterson's Ranch and shows how an important style treatment like comfort, should never be ignored.