During a trip to Paris in 2008, San Francisco–based decorator Steven Volpe came across a rather special set of pillows. It’s a lifestyle where all the senses are at ft. home sports oddball architecture that is best described as ’90s modern, with a vaguely mausoleum-like twist. That property, tucked away in a different corner of Atherton, spans more than 5 acres and includes a titanic Mediterranean-style compound that was acquired in two separate transactions in the mid-2000s for nearly $40 million, according to records. Built in 1995 and tucked away at the very end of a whisper-quiet cul-de-sac, the 6,300 sq. Kordestani's ex, Bita Daryabari, and her groom, vascular surgeon Reza Malek (pictured above, at a charity event in San Francisco), stayed in a $4,000/night presidential suite. Bita Daryabari Home by Steven Volpe In the most recent issue of Elle Decor, we saw the London renovation that Steven Volpe and Bita Daryabari collaborated on. "I see all these little houses next to each other, and people coming and going," she says. Bita Daryabari Net Worth. Every item on this page was curated by an ELLE Decor editor. Nice as Kordestani’s Atherton compound may be, it still pales in size comparison to the estate of his ex-wife Bita Daryabari. Since early 2008, Kordestani’s main residence has been the Atherton estate immediately next door, a 9,000 sq. I adore his style, as well as that trippy convex entryway art.Cheers and happy weekend Julia.Alcira, Beautiful pictures. Julie is currently working on her new jewelry line; Tyche. "Every time I watched movies set in London when I was younger, it seemed there were little houses that went all the way up," she says. The blog was created as a personal Interior Designer bookmark. In the second-floor drawing room, for example, he juxtaposed a lemon-colored Pierre Paulin daybed with a George III mahogany cabinet. I loved the elegance of the house and because the article said they had worked together before, I was intrigued to see what would a 17,000 square foot residence designed by the more than talented Steven Volpe would look like.

Belle Vivir is a blog created by Julia Paulino Yenicag to cover everything from Interior Design, home decor, fashion, beauty, design trends and shopping suggestion for the chic and modern woman. It's just very charming. When workmen removed wallpaper and discovered a concealed original door, for instance, Volpe had to ask permission to dispose of it. "It has the same energy and atmosphere of my backyard in Iran." "I fell in love with the stairs and all the little rooms. Still, before the designer could go searching for Cubist canvases, there was structural work to be done. Get the latest scoop directly in your inbox. Early-20th-century Austrian glass pendants illuminate the entry, a FontanaArte light fixture hangs above the dining table, and Maria Pergay sconces add an elegant, artistic touch to the drawing room. Mine has alwa.

Volpe also acquired a pair of Szekely's Black Sun mirrors made from silicon carbide. Kordestani is also one of the only American homeowners at the infamous One Hyde Park, an extraordinarily pricey gated complex in London’s Knightsbridge neighborhood, where many of the 80-or-so units are owned by a multitude of Arab sheikhs, Russian oligarchs, and Nigerian oil magnates.