Under the Faux Tuscan Sun.

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Do you know how many times I've wished I could slap a faux sunlight somewhere? Inside my dark closet, or my galley kitchen, or any time I ever had to shoot anything inside? Yes, yes, yes. These photos look so pristine that you assume they are fake, right? But no. A group of … [Read more...]

DESIGN + ART | Xavier Corbero in Residence.

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Yesterday The Nowness posted one of their "In Residence" videos with Spanish artist¬†Xavier Corbero. The 4 minute video is so beautifully shot and executed, I highly recommend you watch it. Seriously. Considered by many¬†to be Spain's premier living sculptor, Corbero's home is a … [Read more...]

CASE STUDY HOUSE # 22 | THE STAHL HOUSE

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"Nobody famous ever lived here" is the famous quote about the house, and yet it's one of the most famous and celebrated houses in America. While in LA, we visited Case Study House #22, The Stahl House. Way up in the hills, perched over Los Angeles, on a small spot of precarious … [Read more...]

Googie Architecture | Pann’s Diner.

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A few days ago, the new owners of the iconic LA coffee shop NORM's received a permit to demolish the iconic building. Public outcry ensued. Norm's is one of the few examples of iconic Googie Architecture left (and one of the best!) But what is Googie Architecture? Named for the … [Read more...]

Glass House | Marcos Acayaba’s Milan House

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I'm a New Yorker and proud apartment dweller, and hoarder currently out in LA and staying in an actual minimalist glass house. It's a pretty interesting experience, but more on that later. I was thumbing through Elle Decor's "Best of International Issues" edition - which is … [Read more...]