California Homes II: Studio William Hefner (Hardcover)
Studio William Hefner's treatize is to create homes that inspire, nurture, and transform the lives of the families who inhabit themEach home concept is fine-tuned to fulfil the client's dreams and caters to each individual's unique idiosyncrasiesThe practice produces a strong personal imprint on each project that resonates more intimately within the lives of the home-ownersSouthern California, blessed with an enviable climate, progressively discerning individuals, talented craftspeople, and impassioned artisans sets the stage for this lushly illustrated volume of work. The book features the work of the renowned Los Angeles-based firm, Studio William Hefner, a practice that integrates architecture, interior design, and landscape. The studio's impressive portfolio is distinguished by an aesthetic sensibility that merges an elegant simplicity with a luxury of details and materials. Hefner's signature airy, light-filled spaces effortlessly embrace California's natural beauty.This richly illustrated monograph on Hefner's work showcases ten beautiful homes, from contemporary to traditional, each conveying the details and depth of design character that make Studio William Hefner's oeuvre so unique.
Trained as an architect, William Hefner is a fifth-generation Californian. Realising his passion for residential design early in his career, he founded his own firm in Los Angeles with an emphasis on architecture, interior design, and landscape for homes. Over the years, the venture grew into what is now Studio William Hefner: a firm that creates custom homes that engage the lush environment and channel the California ethos. His work has expanded to include custom furniture, lighting, and hardware design. William's work is widely published in books and magazines in the United States, as well as internationally, and he has been named one of the top 30 architects for luxury residential design in the world by the Robb Report.