A 100-year-old home enters its next century with a thoughtful but playful remodel
Photo by: Thomas J. Story
Maxi designed both an open-air living room and an alfresco dining room. Solid furniture made of poured concrete and TimberTech decking, portable pieces from L.A.'s Plain Air (plainair.com), and a built-in firepit create a natural gathering place. "In small gardens," Maxi says, "I like a sense of formality and structure against the naturalistic forms."