on 13 april we got a backstage tour of interior designer sheldon harte’s home. today we’re getting an exclusive peek of his take on the quintessential california family room. harte brownlee & associates created the fresh, modern family room for the 2009 philharmonic society house of design. with a dramatic furniture plan and an extensive texture palette, the room is chock full of faux shearling, textured tree bark, hair hide and suede. the mediterranean styled irvine home now has hottest family room in california.