A creative update preserves the character of a great 1930s Oakland home
Photos by Thomas J. Story; styling by Miranda Jones;
The original light fixtures had to be discarded, but the Kidsons installed replicas custom-made by a local blacksmith.
The dilapidated carpeting was also replaced; the room felt too cavernous without carpeting underfoot.
Bed: The custom design from Brindisiamo, in Sonoma, echoes the room’s fixtures.