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!Read More
Bring home 8 of Karen's favorite Fireclay colors with our exclusive Destination Eichler Sample Pack. 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.
Inspired by mid century modern tiles, this deep blue tile backsplash holds our gaze with its intricate geometric "Diamond Escher" pattern.See More
Thanks to our online Color-It! Tool, this sleek bar's customized Padma tile subtly echoes the kitchen's mosaic backsplash.Get the Details
An eclectic mix of "Diamond Stitch" mosaic tiles add unmistakable verve to this streamlined kitchen.Step Inside
A cool Glacier Bay backsplash and shower surround brings refreshing balance to this bathroom's warmer wood undertones.Get the Details
Taking cues from Midcentury Modern motifs, these handpainted fireplace tiles in Starburst are a timeless addition to this home's playfully retro decor.Step Inside
Karen Nepacena spruces up a home bar highlighted by our Handpainted Kasbah Trellis Tile.Get the Details
Karen opts for our 2x8 tile in Tempest to pay homage to this kitchen's authentic Eichler origins.See More
Creating a dialogue with the home's Midcentury Modern architecture, this handsome glazed thin Brick fireplace anchors an expansive living space.Step Inside
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.Get the Sample Pack
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