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Meet Karen Nepacena of Destination Eichler!

An expert in all things midcentury modern, Karen Nepacena, founder of San Francisco-based interior design firm Destination Eichler, designs spaces with functional foundations that frame eye-catching standouts.

Inspired by the materials and motifs that defined the period, Karen chose midcentury modern mainstays like turquoise and pops of orange to bring her Fireclay collection to life.

Fun Fact: Before attending undergraduate school, Karen was a professional ballet dancer!

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Fireclay Tile Meets Destination Eichler

Eichlers Love Escher

Inspired by mid century modern tiles, this deep blue tile backsplash holds our gaze with its intricate geometric "Diamond Escher" pattern.

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Mt. Ranier Eichler: Padma Bar Backsplash

Thanks to our online Color-It! Tool, this sleek bar's customized Padma tile subtly echoes the kitchen's mosaic backsplash.

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Small Diamond Pattern Play

An eclectic mix of "Diamond Stitch" mosaic tiles add unmistakable verve to this streamlined kitchen.

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Mad About Mod

A cool Glacier Bay backsplash and shower surround brings refreshing balance to this bathroom's warmer wood undertones.

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Starry-Eyed for Starburst

Taking cues from Midcentury Modern motifs, these handpainted fireplace tiles in Starburst are a timeless addition to this home's playfully retro decor.

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Kasbah Trellis Tile Bar

Karen Nepacena spruces up a home bar highlighted by our Handpainted Kasbah Trellis Tile.

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Eichler Kitchen Restoration

Karen opts for our 2x8 tile in Tempest to pay homage to this kitchen's authentic Eichler origins.

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Glazed Thin Brick Fireplace

Creating a dialogue with the home's Midcentury Modern architecture, this handsome glazed thin Brick fireplace anchors an expansive living space.

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Sample Destination Eichler

Teeming with Warholian hues and playful patterns, Karen's tile picks embody an enduring design era. Featuring 2x4 ceramic samples in Calcite, Turquoise, Frond, Desert Bloom, Caspian Sea, Glacier Bay, Azul, and Ember.

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Designer Spotlight: Karen Nepacena

See what keeps Karen inspired and get her exclusive design tips for creating a functional, standout space.

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