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Thomas J. Story

Fill your home with family―not stuff

A furniture designer originally from Mexico, Cisco turned his talents toward creating a sense of serenity and warmth when the family  remodeled their home in San Marino, California.

His trick: simplicity. The open floor plan (he did away with many of the interior walls) is enhanced by the bold use of blank walls, giving the house a spa-like tranquility.

Except that here it’s not about retreating, but rather about gathering.

“Our door is always open,” Cisco says. And with an inviting home like this, it’s not hard to see why friends keep streaming in.

From left: Cisco, Alba, Amanda, Maurishka, and Natalie Pinedo.

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