Concerned that studio was too big compared to other homes in the neighborhood, the 1,060 square-foot structure references the dazzle pattern, a camouflage technique used by WWII battleships. Monti was inspired by the way the pattern "helps break down the scale of a large ship." Modal Design choose the zinc colors that fit with the neighborhood. "From afar and at certain angels, it is hard to see where one starts and one ends." says Monti.