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The tiny footprint of Cynthia Warren’s Oakland bungalow, a modest 926 square feet, doesn’t bother her one bit. “I didn’t want a bigger space,” she says. “This house feels cozy, and it had everything on my list ― wood floors, a fireplace, and a gas stove.”
For Warren, a graphic designer whose work ranges from elaborate party invitations to special-event menus for restaurants like Chez Panisse in Berkeley, making beautiful things by hand holds endless appeal.
Each corner of her house displays evidence of her talent for creating an ambience both fanciful and romantic.