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The Welcoming Home

South Bay Door & Window helps enhance a home’s most pivotal features Doors and windows are an architectural focal point of any home, and among its most expressive characteristics. Welcoming in people, piping in light, directing sound and air—the v...

The Good Stuff

The Catalina Cooking Store satisfies all kitchen connoisseurs Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason They’re like all the other items found at The Catalina Cooking Store: pragmatic and high-quality, stylish and meant to solve a problem....

A Way to Display

Savvy and stylish solutions for maximizing home storage Written by Wendy Bowman | Photos Courtesy of Closet Factory An increasing number of homeowners are choosing to downsize these days, whether it’s to focus on growing a career, save money or simply e...

Kitchen Curation

To create a central gathering space equal parts sophisticated and welcoming, mixed materials are key Written by Virginia Fay | Photography Courtesy of Amy Bartlam and Mary Costa Creating a kitchen that is at once inviting and visually pleasing is integral...

Resort Living

A soulful, vacation-style home mere steps from the sand in Hermosa Beach is an escape all its own Written by JocLene Davey | Photographs by Paul Jonason Breathing in the sea air from the rooftop deck of ROC Ventures’ latest uber-luxe beach home fills on...

Architecture for the People

Stephen Francis Jones continues to help shape the South Bay restaurant scene with his hot-concept designs Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of SF Jones Architects “I design social spaces,” says architect Stephen Francis Jones. “Spaces...

Marvelous Marble

An utterly unique material, marble adds luxury in design statements from countertops to clocks Written by Virginia Fay Adding richness in ways both subtle and striking, marble is an ideal material for out-of-the-ordinary home décor, as no two slabs share...

Architect by Day, Artist Always

Dan Janotta flexes his multi-media creative muscle at his new Pier Avenue gallery Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason It’s a strange idea that a creative person must work in a single lane; confine oneself to producing painti...

Publisher’s Muse

According to CoreLogic’s recently released Housing Credit Index (HCI,) the loans originated in the fourth quarter of 2016 are among the highest quality mortgages originated since 2001, (in terms of overall credit risk.) The HCI Index compares loans with...

Wallpaper Wonders

New wallpaper designs add an extra layer of visual interest to rooms both big and small Written by Virginia Fay | Photography Courtesy of Brian Ferry Once relegated to dated spaces, wallpaper is in the midst of a new heyday. Popping up to add interest to ...

A New Era

Once home to famed artist Gary Sweeney and his family, this Manhattan Beach property soon will boast a set of striking new townhomes Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography courtesy of Mike Cooley If this Manhattan Beach property could talk, it would have p...

Best of Both Worlds

A Rolling Hills residence twines luxury, domesticity and acres of peaceful nature Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason In the late 1990s, a couple was looking to create a comfortable and luxurious home to raise their three youn...