Ueno’s Tokyo restaurant recommendation: Higashi-Yama. “It’s like someone’s home. And of course delicious,” she says.
This week’s Object of Desire: a timber pot from a Japan-based woodturner.
To impart a feeling of coziness, the lighting in the space is hung below the datum line. “In a residential setting, this same intimacy can be created through the use of floor and table lamps,” Carpenter says.
The ramen mural was made by Limitless Walls of North Carolina; pricing starts at $176.67 for a 7.4-by-4.11-foot roll. LMNOP used the self-adhesive canvas option.
A collection of large rear view mirrors salvaged from industrial shipping trucks makes up the bathroom mirror. The sink is the Ideal Standard Concept Cube Washbasin.
In the 16-room Nobu Ryokan hotel in Malibu, bathrooms feature teak soaking tubs with bronze Dornbracht fixtures. Photography courtesy of Laure Joliet, featured in Hollywood-Style Zen in Malibu: Nobu Ryokan Guesthouse on Carbon Beach.
Most of the furniture is 1960s vintage, collected by the owners.
Bedrooms have tatami mats and shoji screens.
The bedroom is painted with quarter-strength Holdaway, from Lockhart’s Everyday Needs Drikolor paint line. She had the walnut bed made by Jason Lowe, paired it with an Arne Jacobsen Wall Sconce and Sawkille Dinner Stool, and commissioned handmade wooden blinds from Japan. Photograph by Mark Smith.
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