While updating the 800-square-foot L.A. rental home she shares with her partner Jake Martinez, designer Leslie Landis butted up against a design dilemma many of us are familiar with: Update one element in a room, and a domino effect is created. Leslie and Jake kept spilling coffee on the velvet dining chairs, so they reupholstered the with a more durable fabric. But that darker fabric didn’t work with the black table top, so they switched to a lighter table top…and so on. Read on to see all the changes in this rental, big and small, that have happened over the past three years.
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