LUXE NW #4 : Page 175
C ONT INUED F R OM PAG E 172 purchased it in the 1990s. “Throughout, the goal has been to honor the character of the Roland Terry architecture and update it in a respectful way as if Roland were working on it today,” says Marvin Anderson, senior associate of Seattle-based Sullivan Conard Architects. Anderson worked closely with the firm’s principal, Stephen Sullivan, AIA, and Andrea Ermolli to ensure that the craftsman materials and finishes have a conversation with the owners and the home. “There has been a lot of listening to what’s going to work for the house and what will work for the owners,” he says. “We’ve watched their family grow; we once worried about where the children’s play set would go in the yard, and now we worry about where they will park their cars.” Inside the Northwest modern architectural shell, interior designer Holly McKinley, president of Seattle-based Holly McKinley Interior Design, Inc., took her cues from the structure and surroundings. “I love this house—its spatial quality and Japanese influence of the original architecture, and what Stephen and Marvin have done to modify it and make it even better,” she says. “The beautiful nature of the site always seemed to dictate simplicity in the furnishings and elements that would enhance and respect the architecture.” LUXE INT E R I O R S + DESIGN 175 ASIAN INFLUENCE A hand-edged redwood door and antique Chinese trough await the owners at the end of the walkway in the courtyard entrance.