Photos: C&C California founder Claire Stansfield's Hollywood Hills remodel
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By Alexandria Abramian Mott( Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Claire Stansfield, co-founder of the high-end T-shirt company C&C California, bought a traditional English country-style house in the Hollywood Hills and set out to remodel it for her family.
The project was a delicate balancing act: Keep the traditional elegance, but update it for a modern family. Keep the coziness, but open up the floor plan. Stansfield and her husband, Speaks, owner of Hollywood club Den, called in the architecture firm Marmol Radziner to update the 1920 Robert Byrd-designed house. Today the exterior looks much as it always has. Even the trumpet vine survived the renovation, completed in 2008. But inside, visitors are greeted with some surprises ...
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