JD House and Packard House Emerge from RefreshesWill Speros • June 12, 2018
and , sister properties under the Lark Hotels banner, have both relaunched this month in Mendocino, California following renovations led by Massachusetts-based design firm Butcher & Blood. Both properties are part of the Blue Door Group along with the Blue Door Inn, which remained open throughout the renovations.
The eight-room JD House evokes a modern interpretation of a ship captain’s home, complete with an assortment of functional furnishings as well as modern, nautical elements that express the character of Mendocino. Conceived as an accessible artists’ escape, meanwhile, the six-room Packard House draws inspiration from California artist and activist Emmy Lou Packard with an eclectic yet soothing palette.