<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Open House]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcbayarea.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:21:42 -0800Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:21:42 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The Luxurious Loft of David Monn]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/5397-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Renown event planner David Monn gives us a look at how he plans parties in his Flatiron home. His book, The Art of Entertaining, will definitely show you how to throw the perfect cocktail party.

<![CDATA[Inspiring Modern Holiday Decor]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5397-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg Interior designer Orlando Soria shows us his unconventional yet jubilant take on holiday decor. His mantra is to find a color scheme in something that’s important to you and just go with it, varying the shades, textures and materials to create a cohesive style that runs throughout the home. ]]> <![CDATA[A Converted Carriage House Taylor Swift Once Lived In]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1407-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg We’re in Greenwich Village at the home superstar Taylor Swift rented for about a year. This converted carriage house has a vibrant design sensibility that makes it exciting and surprising. The lower level has one of the most unique features you’ll ever find in a New York apartment. ]]> <![CDATA[DIY Decor for the Holidays]]> Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/5397-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Stager extraordinaire Cheryl Eisen shares a few tips to quickly and painlessly get your home in the holiday spirit.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5397-PROMO-WEB.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Luxury Living in Beverly Hills]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/5396-B_BLOCK-WEB-PRICE-CHANGE.jpeg

Josh Flagg, of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, gives us a tour of 715 N Alpine Dr in Beverly Hills. This home is impressive the moment you walk in, from the towering foyer all the way to the lush grounds.

<![CDATA[An Architectural Masterpiece in Malibu]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/5396-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Malibu at the last project by architect Pierre Koenig who is perhaps best known for LA's iconic "Stahl House." This new home was over a decade in the making and despite the fact that Koenig died before its completion, it was every bit his vision.

Koenig created a property that celebrates nature with walls of glass that offer breathtaking ocean views. And inside is no less impressive. Tracy Tutor Maltas of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, takes us on the tour!

<![CDATA[The Colorful Home of Brock Forsblom]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1406-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Brock Forsblom embraced a maximalist design aesthetic for what is a relatively small New York City space. Despite the size, he loved the layout and made sure every nook burst with vibrant color and pattern. It’s a home that celebrates the unexpected. This week's episode of Open House was hosted at 444 East 57th Street,14th Floor, New York, NY.

<![CDATA[Cricket Burns' Eclectic NYC Home]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1406-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We join veteran magazine editor and design fanatic Cricket Burns in Carnegie Hill. She completely renovated her prewar apartment into her dream family home with an eclectic mix of the traditional and the modern, always with surprising bursts of color and pattern.

<![CDATA[A Bold and Colorful Home by John Barman]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1406-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

John Barman is not afraid to use bold colors in his design. In fact, his use of it is one of the things he's known for. Take a look at how he integrated bold color with unexpected design touches in a home he designed on Park Ave.

<![CDATA[The Vibrant Home of Choreographer Chase Brock]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/1406-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We tour the home of the prolific choreographer Chase Brock. Chase is known for his work not just on Broadway in hits such as "Spiderman: Turn off the Dark" but also in film, television, and even video games. His lively Brooklyn Heights apartment is no less robust when it comes to color. Designed to both delight and inspire - it's a true blast of happy hues at up, down, and all around.

<![CDATA[Floral Decor with Lewis Miller]]> Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1406-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Event and floral designer Lewis Miller shows us how to turn simple spaces into joyous celebrations. He uses floral arrangements to make any occasion feel special, no matter the size. He's giving us some tips to keep in mind when using flowers to decorate before your guests come over.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:41 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/5396-WEB-PROMO.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Real Estate Secrets From the Pros]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5395-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Our friends at Coldwell Banker are sharing some insider secrets for buying and selling a home.

<![CDATA[Inside the Home of a Fashion Designer]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5395-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're at the Park Avenue apartment of fashion designer Francisco Costa. This recently renovated home is a true reflection of his minimalist aesthetic.

<![CDATA[A House Fit for House Music]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5395-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Los Angeles at the home of Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia fame and his wife Isabel Adrian, a TV personality in her own right. With their hectic travel schedules they wanted their home to be their sanctuary.

It combines classic architectural details with an elegant modern design flare. We join Isabel for a closer look at LA living at its best.

This episode of Open House was filmed at 136 West 22nd Street, 6th floor, New York, NY.

<![CDATA[A Reimagined West Village Townhouse]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1405-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We tour a reimagined townhouse in New York's West Village neighborhood. Torsten and Annie, the principals of Haute Architecture, took a typical townhouse and turned it into something completely unique: a light filled series of sleek fluid spaces. It is modern minimalism at its finest!

<![CDATA[Modern Interior Design in Tribeca]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1405-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Tribeca with interior designer Judy Dunne, owner of the firm Butter and Eggs. Judy shows us how her choice of neutral tones, texture, and materials infused a warm aesthetic into her client's modern three-story residence.

<![CDATA[The Hunt: Harlem Living]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1405-A_AND_B-BLOCKS-WEB.jpeg

Scott and Jillian are both already home owners but are looking to buy their first home as a couple. They know they want more space and they want to live in Harlem. But they also have a healthy difference on what kind of place they want. Let's see if broker John McGuinness can find a place in Harlem that’s just right.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:36:38 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5395-WEB-PROMO.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Cooking with the Scottos]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1404-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Anthony and Theresa Scotto invited our host, Sara Gore, for a tour of their Hampton Bays home. Sitting right on the water, it's clear that this home was all about two things: the view and entertaining a lot of people. Of course, the Scottos weren't going to let Sara leave without whipping up something delicious together! The Scottos are part owners of the New York City restaurant Fresco by Scotto.

<![CDATA[At Home with Chef Eric Bromberg]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1404-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We tour the Newtown, CT home of chef Eric Bromberg. He, along with his brother, turned Blue Ribbon into an internationally recognizable and respected restaurant empire. His farmhouse-style home is filled with natural light and country views. It's a warm and welcoming retreat with a romantic European-style outdoor dining area befitting this French trained chef.

<![CDATA[Good Vibes at Home with Chef Antonia Lofaso]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1404-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

California based chef, Antonia Lofaso, shows us around her family's home. Her home was a real labor of love and it brought together all of her favorite things: family, food and nature.

<![CDATA[Greenwich Village Living with Chef Joey Campanaro]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1404-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Joey Campanaro is known for his Greenwich Village restaurant Little Owl. After 10 years, it has become a downtown fixture. Joey draws inspiration from the historic neighborhood and it comes out in both his dishes and his décor at home.

<![CDATA[The Waterfront Home of Donatella Arpaia]]> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1404-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re in Connecticut at the beautiful lakeside retreat of chef, restaurateur and television personality Donatella Arpaia. When she isn’t overseeing her busy restaurant Prova PizzaBar in Grand Central Station, she’s relaxing with her family in the country.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5394-PROMO-WEB.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[A World Class Jewel in California]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5395-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

15234 Rayneta Drive is a brand-new Mediterranean inspired estate in Sherman Oaks, California. Built with the finest designer finishes, this home has an impressive three-story entryway which sets the tone for the home. It has incredible views of the mountains and the city, a pool, and elegant surprises at every turn.

<![CDATA[Design Fix: George Redesigns a Little Boys Playroom]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1403-D-AND-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

George Oliphant of George to the Rescue tackles a little boy's playroom with DIY Design.

<![CDATA[Beautiful Downtown Living]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1403-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re exploring a newly built 25-foot-wide townhouse on tree lined Sullivan Street downtown. Featuring bright, versatile interiors, terraces, and even a finished roof deck, this is an exciting cutting edge update on stately New York townhouses of old.

<![CDATA[Stylish Living in Gramercy Park]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1403-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We join interior designer Bennett Leifer for a look at how he brought style and flare to his pre-war apartment right on Gramercy Park. He managed to make the apartment a distinct reflection of his personality and his lifestyle, while respecting the original architectural details.

<![CDATA[Full Episode: Workspace for a Community Activist]]> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7712-BYRNE-WEB+REDO.png

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<![CDATA[A Modern Home Inspired by Philip Johnson]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1403-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

65 Saint Nicholas Road in Darien, CT was built to constantly communicate with the outside through huge floor to ceiling windows and doors. In fact, one of its major influences was the architecture of Philip Johnson. It was custom built for the family, and the daughter gives us a tour.

<![CDATA[This Week: Workspace for a Community Activist]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:12:39 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GTTR-PROMO-BYRNE-WEB.png

George renovates an office and kitchen for an inspiring teen with cystic fibrosis and his family.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:00:14 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/5393-NAT-WEB-PROMO.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[The Hunt for a New Pad with a NFL Linebacker]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1402-A-AND-B-BLOCKS-WEB.jpeg

We joined New York Giants linebacker JT Thomas and his girlfriend Morgan as they looked for a new home. Broker Igor Beyder shows them a palatial estate in Creskill, New Jersey. This episode of Open House was filmed at 310 E 53rd St, #6CD, New York, NY.

<![CDATA[Elegant Living Above Central Park]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1402-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're inside an elegant abode with beautiful, unobstructed views of Central Park. In fact, it's positioned just above the tree line which gives it the unique feeling of hovering above that iconic park.

<![CDATA[An Updated Tudor Style Home in Scarsdale]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1402-D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re in Scarsdale just north of NYC to tour a modern renovation of a 1930s stone Tudor style manor. While still maintaining the charm of its historical details, the home has been completely updated for todays living including bright and airy entertaining spaces.

<![CDATA[A Clean, New Home with Stanley Steemer]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1402-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We join a family just outside of Philly who turned to Stanley Steemer to help them get their home move-in ready.

<![CDATA[At Home with Alex Meneses]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5392-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

4430 Hayvenhurst Avenue is a serene, Hacienda-style estate in the heart of LA. We join actress and owner Alex Meneses for the tour!

<![CDATA[Full Episode: From Bones to Beauty]]> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 06:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-27+at+4.27.21+PM.png

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<![CDATA[This Week: From Bones to Beauty]]> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:55:20 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-25+at+1.51.39+PM.png

George completes a full floor renovation for two teachers and their brave boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:32:35 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5392-PROMO-WEB.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Inside the Newport Beach Home of Kelly Dodd]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1401-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County" cast member Kelly Dodd, has a knack for interior design. Kelly invites us into her Newport Beach home for a closer look at what inspired her home decor, but wait until you see her closet!

<![CDATA[Kelly Bensimon's Hunt for the Perfect Family Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1401-D-AND-E-BLOCKS-WEB.jpeg

Former "The Real Housewives of New York City" Kelly Bensimon is on the hunt for an ideal home for her and her two daughters in downtown Manhattan.

<![CDATA[Inside Jill Zarin's Southampton Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1401-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Former "The Real Housewives of New York City" cast member Jill Zarin, takes Sara on a tour of her Southampton home.

<![CDATA[Melissa and Joe Gorga's Custom Built New Jersey Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1401-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're touring the New Jersey home of Melissa and Joe Gorga from "Real Housewives of New Jersey." The European-inspired design in Montville features exquisite custom details throughout. We're talking dual marble stairways, custom tray ceilings, luxurious fireplace mantles and more. It's a place the Gorga's have called home for many years.

<![CDATA[Full Episode: Backyard Makeover for Heart Transplant Recipient]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 06:00:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7710-ROXANNE-WEB.png

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<![CDATA[This Week: Backyard Makeover for Heart Transplant Recipient]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:11:12 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GTTR-PROMO-ROXANNE-WEB_1200x675_1075990595966.jpg

After receiving her life-saving heart transplant, Roxanne has become a leading organ donor advocate with LiveOnNY and American Heart Association. George Oliphant was so inspired by her activism, along with his crew, he came to her rescue.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:33:53 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/5391-WEB-PROMO.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Home Hunting? Here's What $650K Can Get You Across America]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:32:19 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1400-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Our friends at Coldwell Banker shows us what 650K can get you around the country.