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COVID-19 could have curbed inside designer Linda Engler’s merchandise-sourcing journeys to Los Angeles. But as it turns out, the time to remain at home could not have been greater. California was on her thoughts every stage of the way as she transformed the 1956 Edina rambler she shares with her husband, Dave. “I’ve generally been intrigued by the architecture, the landscape, the color palettes, and the substance use of the West,” Engler suggests. “It’s much more relaxed and a lot more organic, with additional present day kinds. It’s more me.”

The look will take condition in the home’s thoroughly clean-lined envelope, which the designer stuffed with individuality and pops of shade. “It’s midcentury, but it is obtained my riff on it,” Engler claims. That riff incorporates a pair of daring orange table lamps identified at Retro Wanderlust in Hopkins a ten years in the past. “If my dwelling had been on hearth, I’d help you save my spouse and doggy and individuals lamps,” she suggests.

These lamps may be just one-of-a-kind, but Engler has lots of other California-impressed design strategies to share. Here are her top rated five.  

Inside Designer: Linda Engler, ASID, Engler Studio Interior Design, 3948 W. 50th St., Ste. 204, Edina, 952-564-6488, englerstudio.com // Architecture: Kristine Anderson, Associate AIA, and Tammy Angaran, AIA, PKA Architecture, 2919 James Ave. S., Mpls., 612-353-4920, pkarch.com // Builder: Telos, 7148 Shady Oak Rd., Eden Prairie, 763-334-5050, telosmn.com