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When chef Caroline Glover dreamed of opening her first restaurant, she pictured a snug, intimate spot—a vision she shared with husband-and-wife design team, Christian Butler and Rebecca Peebles, as she prepared to launch Annette, a showplace for her “scratch-to-table” cuisine. “She told us she wanted patrons to feel like they’re coming to her house to share a meal,” Butler says. So imagine the duo’s surprise when Glover took them to aviation-factory-turned-retail-project Stanley Marketplace and told them the cavernous space would be the site of her new restaurant. To soften the room’s concrete and steel bones, the designers set to work sourcing textural, handcrafted furnishings and finishes: custom-built walnut tables that are sturdy and simple, a metal room divider with punched-out flowers (hand-drawn and cut by Peebles), and a woven fabric installation that doubles as an accent wall and sound absorber. Meaningful mementos, including photographs and artwork from Glover’s grandfathers, add a personal touch. Washed in natural light during the day (and a comforting glow at night), the space embodies Glover’s vision—and is the perfect accompaniment to Annette’s inventive and approachable menu.