A little bit ABOUT US.
We are Tara Mangini and Percy Bright, the design duo behind all of this beautiful work.
We began transforming spaces a few years ago, and it’s amazing to see how quickly our home design dreams have turned into a reality. That people hand us the keys to their house and trust us to turn it into a design fantasy still seems unreal. Sometimes, when the place is covered in drop cloths and saw dust and we’ve just gotten back from yet another Home Depot trip, it seems very real. But then, suddenly, we’re wandering around a flea market or admiring the way the plaster is drying, and we just sort of have to pinch ourselves. So all of our clients past, present, and future, who make it possible for us to do what we love and love what we do, thank you, thank you, thank you.
In a world filled with so much design talent, what sets us apart is our connection to the spaces we transform. We truly are homeless home designers, so when we relocate to renovate a home, it becomes more than just a job; it becomes our way of life. Sure, we usually learn that there’s no decent takeout nearby and that the stairs creak. But we learn other things too. We observe the light, we hunt for original floors, we try to figure out what the house looked like five renovations ago. We watch where we find ourselves looking for hooks, wishing for a table, pulling up a chair, and we let those natural tendencies guide our design. By letting the space speak to us along the way, and really tell us what it needs, we are able to create homes that feel true to themselves–sincere yet functional–the homes they were always meant to be.
We are always looking for our next project! Currently we are trying to focus on full home renovations, but it never hurts to ask. We couldn’t be happier that you found yourself here and we’d love to hear from you. Feel free to use the contact form below, or just send us an email the old fashioned way.
Let’s make something beautiful together soon!
-Tara and Percy