Author Archives: Cantilever Design

About Cantilever Design

Designs for Modern Luxury is a blog by Karman Ng, principal of Cantilever Design, an award-winning interior design firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Always reading, researching and reveling in “the best of design” for himself and his clients, Karman began his blog as a way to share his thoughts and finds-from furniture to fashion to food. Karman hopes his blog fosters dialogue and sharing of design-related products, news, tips, ideas and secrets so that everyone can enjoy a little bit more modern luxury in their lives. For more information about Cantilever Design, visit http:///www.cantilever-design.com or follow Karman at http://twitter.com/karmanng.

Design Review: h2hotel in Healdsburg

Of all the wine country towns in Napa and Sonoma, Healdsburg is probably my favorite.  It has the best mix of retail, restaurants and hotels, while still maintaining that quaint, town-like feel.  While St. Helena comes in a close second, … Continue reading

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Design (and Food) Review of New York City Restaurants

So this past weekend I just got back from a fabulous week in New York.  It had only been about a year since my last trip to the Big Apple, but this was my first pure pleasure trip in ages.  … Continue reading

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Press Alert: Cantilever Design Featured by Hakatai Tile

Ahhh, the power of blogging.  A couple days after blogging about the first of my two Eichler bathrooms, I got a surprise email from a representative from Hakatai Tile, the manufacturer of the glass mosaic tile that I used.  Apparently … Continue reading

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Press Alert: Cantilever Design in California Home + Design

Alright, this is waaaaaay late but better late than never…. We are featured in current issue (February/March) of California Home + Design for the table we made last Fall for DIFFA!  For those of your who don’t remember our table … Continue reading

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Design Review: Riviera Resort & Spa in Palm Springs

Over the holidays, I was able to steal away to Palm Springs for a week of rest and relaxation.  While I was not able to hit all the excellent mid-century furniture stores on Palm Canyon Drive,  I was able to … Continue reading

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Press Alert: Cantilever Design in Nesting Newbies Magazine

At the DIFFA event last Fall we met the editors of a new, amazing online magazine called Nesting Newbies.  This innovative magazine: “combines a traditional magazine format with the new social media trend of original online videos and blogs to … Continue reading

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Project Pictures – Mid-Century Makeover: Two Bathrooms, One Eichler (Part 2)

MASTER BEDROOM As beautiful as Eichlers are, they aren’t particularly luxurious.  In the case of my client’s house, the master bathroom was no larger than the hall bathroom, approximately 5′ x 8′.  So creating a spa-like retreat was quite a … Continue reading

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