Before & After: A Creative Couple Give Their Spanish Revival Home a Punchy Upgrade
A design duo reimagines a neglected Spanish Revival in Sacramento, adding light, color, and graphic tile.
Having gone untouched for some 70 years, this 1935 home in the Land Park neighborhood of Sacramento was in dire need of being updated when Christina Valencia and Kele Dobrinski bought it. The couple, founders of the multifaceted design studio Colossus Mfg., took the opportunity to tweak the layout for modern living and weave in a palette of high-contrast finishes, all while retaining many of the home’s characterful elements.
“We wanted to stay true to the home’s traditional Spanish bones while giving it a fun, modern refresh that could accommodate our young family of five,” the firm says. Let’s see the evolution: