Nan Tofanelli

Nan Tofanelli Bay Area transplant Nan Tofanelli founded her well-known look in Chico in 1975.  Tofanelli began to formally train her artistic eye at CSU Chico as an Art major and Photography minor.  She then worked her way up to a business owner, retailer and design principal in the 35 years which ensued.

She is a prominent figure in interior design in the North state and is well-known for the functional, nonchalant feeling she brings to each of her projects. With an eye for evolving style and an enthusiasm for introducing personal elements and heirloom pieces into a space, Tofanelli extends the same professional interest for projects new and old.

Articles by this author:

Our DesignersLatest TrendsOur Projects posted by Nan Tofanelli

Summer is here! In February,  I look forward to the long, light filled days and evenings of summer, fresh homegrown fruits and vegies and the lush color green everywhere in trees, lawns and shrubs. I look forward to outdoor dinners, playing in the creek, boating, star gazing and reading in the hammock. What I do not appreciate are flies, and mosquitos and all the diseases they carry that ruin all the fun...

Click here for full post and pictures...

Continue reading "Designing with Mosquito Nets" »
0 Comments | Post A Comment
Our DesignersLatest TrendsOur Projects posted by Nan Tofanelli

I remember when the Southwest look was really big (back in the 80’s) for places other than the Southwest. Pale desert colors, silver concha belts, and turquoise jewelry were the rage. When the craze was over, we never looked back...

Click here to view full post and pictures...

Continue reading "Southwest Style Revisited" »
1 Comments | Post A Comment

Summer to Fall

27 Oct 2013
Our DesignersLatest TrendsOur Projects posted by Nan Tofanelli

With the change in the weather from hot to cool, I like to change our interior environment at home. I look forward to doing simple things like switching out a rug or some pillows or art work . It's not that I don't like the "old" things but I like to cozy up our home for the coming of winter...

Click here for full post and pictures...

Continue reading "Summer to Fall" »
0 Comments | Post A Comment