This open-plan, four-bedroom house in Palo Alto, California, was built in 1954 by influential developer Joseph Eichler. The kid friendly patio is used for entertaining and meals.
A bedroom just off the kitchen was converted into a dining room where colorful abstract painting are displayed.
Resources: Vintage Russell Woodard Sculptura patio chairs painted by homeowners. Sina dining chairs ($1,216-$1,778) and Athos Extensible dining table (from $3,600) from Limn (www.limn.com or 415/543-5466).
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- The Pampered Guest: From Architectural Digest, Jane Smith Productions, (404) 555-4893; Norman Peabody, (890) 555-3223
- Fit For a Prince: William and Janine Ltd., (800) 555-3223
- Crisp and Modern: Frank Randolph, 011-44-654-654-6546