Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Last week I stopped by the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House as the finishing touches were being put in place ahead of next week’s April 19 opening.  While there was still work to be done and some spaces were not picture … Read MoreSneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Legends 2015 at the La Cienega Design Quarter

Legends at the La Cienega Design Quarter Every year at the beginning of May I get excited about attending Legends at the La Cienega Design Quarter.  This year will be extra special as I was asked to serve as one of … Read MoreLegends 2015 at the La Cienega Design Quarter

Behind the Scenes at The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington

  The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens opened the front portion of the new education and visitor center January 14, first to The Society of Fellows members … Read MoreBehind the Scenes at The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington

Ecobungalow LA: A Tragic Christmas Fire Results in an Exercise in Eco-Friendly Living

ECO-FRIENDLY LIVING IN LOS ANGELES- Ecobungalow LA Even though I viewed the Ecobungalow LA house earlier in the year, it is only fitting that I post about it today, as 3 years ago on Christmas Day 2011, the  Ambers family … Read MoreEcobungalow LA: A Tragic Christmas Fire Results in an Exercise in Eco-Friendly Living

The McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches

The McKinley House Last week I joined  Adorne by Legrand as they unveiled a complete retrofit of light switches  and outlets at the McKinley House in Venice, CA.  Those of you who are fans of the Showtime series “Californication” may … Read MoreThe McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches

Westedge Design Fair Brings Upscale to the LA Design Market

Westedge Design Fair 2014 Attention design aficionados! Westedge Design Fair returns to Santa Monica for a second year and brings a curated selection of leading brands and manufacturers from around the globe.  Westedge Co-Founders and Show Producers Troy Hanson and … Read MoreWestedge Design Fair Brings Upscale to the LA Design Market

Sunset LA Beach Cities Home & Garden Tour

Sunset, in partnership with Modern Home Tours, will host its first-ever home and garden tour on August 16, giving LA design lovers more ways to experience the best in modern interior and garden design. The Sunset LA Beach Cities Home & Garden … Read MoreSunset LA Beach Cities Home & Garden Tour

The Purple Palm Restaurant Reimagined by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

The Purple Palm Restaurant Renovation of the Purple Palm The Purple Palm Restaurant, situated at the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, CA, was recently renovated by famed Los Angeles designer, Martyn Lawrence Bullard.  Bullard worked with the Colony Palms … Read MoreThe Purple Palm Restaurant Reimagined by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

The 2014 Sunset Idea House, Los Angeles – Part 2

The 2014 Sunset Idea House Are you all ready for the 2014 Sunset Idea House – part 2?  In case you missed Part 1, be sure to check out the amazing 1st floor of the 2014 Sunset Idea House here. … Read MoreThe 2014 Sunset Idea House, Los Angeles – Part 2

The 2014 Sunset Idea House, Los Angeles – Part 1

The 2014 Sunset Idea House, Los Angeles Last Thursday I had the privilege to join Sunset Magazine while I previewed their first ever Sunset Idea House in Los Angeles, which will be featured in Sunset Magazine‘s November 2014 issue.  This … Read MoreThe 2014 Sunset Idea House, Los Angeles – Part 1