A quaint Art Deco home has been given a contemporary lift with color, texture and luxe materials

Located in the Mira Loma neighborhood of San Francisco, this 1930s built home has an Art Deco appearance, typical to the surrounding homes in the area.

a living room filled with furniture and a bed: Art Deco home

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Art Deco home

It was the fairytale book aesthetic that really drew the owners in when looking for their first home, and it is easy to see why they adore it so much. In order to get the design just right, the owners hired interior designer Leo Cesareo. A decision that certainly did not regret.


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Leo is a San Francisco based Artist and Designer that has worked with some of the design world’s premiere interior designers, including Steven Volpe, Jay Jeffers and Lauren Geremia.

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Leo’s approach to space and composition draws from his formal education in the visual arts. He strives to create unique interiors that are tailor-made for the contemporary individual and household.

We speak to Leo Cesareo about the design project.

The house is a small Art Deco row house – three bedrooms and two baths – and because the house isn’t big, we really focused on the details to make the space interesting and

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Stage Your Life: How Interior Design & Home Staging Can Lift Your Spirits

Angela Souder has taken the North Texas market by storm with her growing business Stage With Angela Interiors. With her upbringing in construction, she can recall following her father to subcontracting jobs as a child and channeling her mom’s creative nature. Angela has chosen to continue following in her parent’s footsteps but in her own way in the design/decorating realm.

After receiving her degree in Interior Design from Stephen F. Austin, she has made a little dream into a reality, inspiring vision for realtors, investors, sellers, and homebuyers. “I go above and beyond expected. I love seeing a client’s expression after walking into a staged home and creating an emotional connection to the space. It is gratifying.” The Fort Worth resident is proud to bring her fledgling business here but is gladly serving all the metroplex areas.

In professional staging, most homes are empty shells, and many potential homebuyers struggle to envision what a living space could potentially look like. Art, furniture placement, and even new wiring will bring space to life and embrace its potential esthetic. Souder believes that the same principles apply in bringing your home turf to life for your personal edification. To that end, she suggests

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