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Project description

A majestic Mediterranean Villa inspired home in the heart of Texas. Among the many features are custom walnut floors, ebanist-grade millwork, and a spectacular art collection. Furnishings by the likes of Holly Hunt are masterfully placed on magnificent silk rugs. The exterior is every bit as impressive. An architect... See more

A majestic Mediterranean Villa inspired home in the heart of Texas. Among the many features are custom walnut floors, ebanist-grade millwork, and a spectacular art collection. Furnishings by the likes of Holly Hunt are masterfully placed on magnificent silk rugs. The exterior is every bit as impressive. An architectural and engineering feat highlighted by a one-of-a-kind waterfall projection screen.

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Project Q&A with the homeowner and pro

what.was.your.biggest.challenge.andor.biggest.takeaway.working.on.this.project

Sojo Design

Sojo Design The details were extremely important. I had to figure out how to make all the materials come together correctly so the execution was flawless.

who.was.the.architect

Sojo Design

Sojo Design Richard Drummond Davis Architects, based out of Dallas, TX.

how.long.did.this.project.take

Sojo Design

Sojo Design Project Duration: 2 years Design: 3-4 months Building Permits: 2 months Construction: 1.5 years

what.are.some.of.the.key.materials.you.used

Sojo Design

Sojo Design The exterior is Texas sand stone. We used Turkish lime stone leading up to the house and continued that on into the interior. I did inlays with a darker colored limestone to create different patterns. In some rooms I used a lightly hand-scraped walnut floor as well as some herring bone patterns.

what.renovations.did.you.do

Sojo Design

Sojo Design This home was built from the ground up. I took part in the planning and design of interior architectural details and all other interior design elements. I created clean lines but utilized texture.

who.was.the.contractor

Sojo Design

Sojo Design Stephenson Custom Homes, based out of Dallas, TX.

what.was.the.homeowners.main.goal.or.motivation.for.doing.this.project

Sojo Design

Sojo Design This was going to be the clients primary home. They wanted something with a Mediterranean feel on the interior; something kind of masculine, with muted tones and a lot of texture.