Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

4 Episodes

Interior designer Anne-Marie Barton transforms a 30-year old home overlooking the ocean in the charm-filled town of Mendocino, California. Inspired by local artisans, the town's bohemian spirit and a feel for vacation living, Anne-Marie brings the essence of the outside indoors to create a modern, organic beach house. In Anne-Marie's words, "You can not simply fill homes with props that serve as place holders, you have to create spaces that absorb what you see around you, what exists out of doors."

Bringing the Outside In
  • Beautiful Bones

    Episode 1

    Anne-Marie Barton introduces her Mendocino project, set in a hidden storybook town atop hills of grandeur and sweeping views. Inspired by the area's bohemian spirit, Anne-Marie incorporates the talent of local artisans to help create her clients' cliffside getaway. From the renewed exterior to th...

  • Living Outside the Box

    Episode 2

    Anne-Marie says that her Mendocino client loves the unique; in fact, he defines it. Her answer? Livable, elegant spaces that incorporate a feeling of the unexpected. Starting in the combined great room, kitchen and dining room, Anne-Marie shows how unique lighting mixes with subtle hues, worn lin...

  • Design in the Details

    Episode 3

    Anne-Marie likes to think that the smallest details have meaning, especially when you're collaborating with a client, a builder, an architect, and even with the land itself. Take a walk through the main Mendocino house, where Anne-Marie shares the impact and success of the smallest design decisio...

  • Creating "Home"

    Episode 4

    This Mendocino home nestled between the ocean and the redwood trees is the perfect getaway, not only for Anne-Marie's clients, but also for their guests. Take a tour of the guest house, a combination of comfortable and warm, vintage style and the refreshing, simple feel of modern. Monochromatic a...