Turns out that he just wanted to show me an article about an amazing new designer in St. Helena that is changing Wine Country Design. Which was pretty sweet, so I put the idea of luxury living on the back burner and checked out Erin Martin's article and designs. And seriously- she's amazing. Quoting from the Magazine:
It starts with a neutral color scheme, most often tones of white, cream beige, and brown. She keeps these neutrals interesting by layering on textures.
Glossy, matte, and milky finishes in comfortable design. Here's some of her work: