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.

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Fall Is In The Air

13 Oct 2012
Our DesignersOur Stories posted by Nan Tofanelli

What is it about a pile of pumpkins that gets my blood racing?  Is it the shape or the color or the promise of the season? Fall is, hands down, my favorite season…SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER…the R months that trigger  memories of a season without even realizing...

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Life’s a Beach

22 Sep 2012
Our Favorite PlacesOur Designers posted by Nan Tofanelli

We try to head to the San Diego area at least once a year, usually in September, to visit Rick’s sister at the ocean. Sandy lives in Encinitas on a street one block from Moonlight Beach. We try not to do too much while we are there...

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Our DesignersOur ProjectsOur Stories posted by Nan Tofanelli

We have lived in our house on the lake (at Cal Park) for fifteen years. We are right on the water and we have a dock but other than a little sail boat and a canoe, we have never had a real boat that holds more than two or three people.

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