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There’s a lot to love about California, from its warm weather and beautiful beaches to its hip cities and host of entertainment options. And for design lovers, the Golden State has also made waves for its easy-breezy style that brings the beach to you even if you’re miles from the water. Cool California style is recognized by its bright, sunny spaces; earthy hues; laid-back furniture and natural textures that create a space that’s curated, casual and undeniably cool. Draw inspiration from our Addison model at The Swift and discover the must-have furniture and accessories needed to recreate this chic style in your own home.


If you feel like you’ve spotted this sage green kitchen before, you may be recalling Mandy Moore’s dreamy space by designer Sarah Sherman Samuel. With grey-green lower cabinets, blond woods, brass hardware, and plenty of crisp whites, our kitchen at The Swift captures that same effortlessly chic look.

Living Room

Fun plays on color, pattern and texture fill the living room with character, and capture that eclectic Californian spirit. Neutral foundations are the basis of Californian design, and here, a simple white envelope allows the room’s more distinguished pieces to shine.


No Californian-inspired home would be complete without a pop of blue, and the sky blue drapes in The Swift’s principal bedroom add a hit of cheeriness to the space. The bedroom also captures another important sensibility of this design style, which is that your rooms should be comfortable and inviting above all — nothing is too precious to be lived in!

Negus Pillow by Bolé Road Textiles, Lulu & Georgia.

Visit our blog for more home decor inspiration, or get the looks for Rustic & Natural style, Transitional Yet Classic style, Casual Yet Sophisticated style, Modern Rustic style and Colorful & Eclectic style.

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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

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