Tiny House

Step inside environmentally-friendly interior designer Kari Whitman’s Culver City tiny house, and it will feel anything but. “Using less space and downsizing is great for Mother Earth and can be very modern and stylish. Who needs space when nature is your backyard?” says Whitman. “Go green!” A bright space and lots of windows made for the perfect blank canvas for the ‘green’ artistic interior designer. For a light and open kitchen and dining area with an industrial feel, artistic interior designer Kari Whitman used gray cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. She also hung a recycled wine-barrel wood ceiling from Geneva, Switzerland, a design trick that makes a space appear larger than it is. A stylish dining table by Canada’s Forge North Services and surrounding seating area are accented by orb lights from Tom Dixon and a vintage dog sculpture which was gifted to Whitman from close friend, actress Melanie Griffith. The large, custom windows were made in Los Angeles and open-up the room to create a space that blends seamlessly from outdoors, in.

In the main hangout area, Whitman layered a modern red sectional over a bold rug. The statement space is illuminated by a mod chandelier that hangs over head. Angular windows and a modern door frame the space and give it a larger than tiny feel as it welcomes in the always sunny, natural LA light.

The master bedroom and bath adds continuity to the space with shades of white and gray used in the finishes such as Carrara marble.  Sleek metal accents give a glam and mod feel to the space that makes this LA-area tiny house cool to be green.


About Kari Whitman Interiors

Founded in 1994 by Kari Whitman, Kari Whitman Interiors (KWI) is a distinguished design-build firm specializing in luxury residential and commercial interior design. KWI is a trusted design expert and visionary for A-list celebs, including Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Emilio Estevez, and Don Henley. Clients of the like are attracted to Kari’s signature style, “eclectic self-expressionism,” which is integrated through salvaged artifacts, distinctive artwork, custom pieces, green design, and pet-friendly elements. With headquarters in LA and Boulder, KWI’s international projects span prestigious locations such as California, New York, Denver, Aspen, Jackson Hole, Miami, Dallas, and Saudi Arabia.

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