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Lighting Inspiration: Pendant and Chandelier Edition

November 2, 2017
It goes without saying that selecting lighting for our projects is one of the most exciting and fun parts of the job. With the variety of finishes, materials, and even bulb options, it is always am…

How to Bring Bold Paint Colors into Your Home

October 26, 2017
We love to talk about different finishes for a space and paint is one our favorite tools for creative finishes.  The world of paint can be an overwhelming maze of colors, shades, and catchy names. …

Los Angeles Shopping Guide – Silver Lake

October 12, 2017
Coddington Design has interior design offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles which gives us access to some of the best resources for furniture, lighting, and accessories for our design projects. …

Creating a Guest Room Visitors will Love

September 13, 2017
As the leaves turn and the breeze cools, we enter what we call “visitor season”. This is the time of year that brings high traffic guests coming through your home. Whether it’s your family for Than…

San Francisco Shopping Guide – Hayes Valley

August 22, 2017
  Most people think the satisfaction of interior design comes from the big reveal moment when the space is camera-ready and fully polished.  For us at Coddington Design, we believe that develo…

How to Style Your Home like an Interior Designer

July 23, 2017
Feeling lost as to how to spruce up a room in your home?  Not sure how to incorporate that treasured antique that seems out of place? Want to turn your Pinterest boards into more than just virtual …
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Sustainable Furniture and Design

June 9, 2017
Building on our healthy home post, we wanted to share some of our favorite sources for eco-friendly furniture and accessories.  We believe that health, happiness, and home are interconnected and it…

Healthy Home Interior Design

May 25, 2017
Designing a beautiful home also means creating a healthy home.  Eco-friendly design may not sound like the most exciting part of the creative process but with so many great products to support a no…

Timeless Neutral Paint Colors

March 17, 2017
The eternal quest to pick the perfect paint color is never easy.  You tape swatches to the wall, you paint tiny test squares, or you post to Facebook to poll your friends and co-workers.  Colors ca…

Melanie’s Oakland Hills Home

November 2, 2016
When I found out I was pregnant with my son, I decided to make a shift.  I packed up my cottage in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco and headed for the hills.  The Oakland Hills are ju…

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