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Rustic Refinement
By Anh-Minh Le | February 2, 2017

More than two decades later, Steven James still remembers the big binder that his college sweetheart and now-wife, Anna James, would carry around campus. “Before the days of Pinterest, I used to clip pages from magazines and books...

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Manifest Destiny
By Amanda Eberstein | February 2, 2017

Upon entering the Beverly Hills home of Erica Pelosini—a striking midcentury stunner perched on a quiet street at the top of Coldwater Canyon—one would immediately assume that she is a quintessential California girl. As...

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Trading Spaces
By Amanda Eberstein | February 2, 2017

After a decade at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center, legendary furniture dealer Ralph Pucci is moving his Los Angeles showroom into a converted 1920s dance studio—most...

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The Best is Yet to Come
By Maile Pingel | February 2, 2017

When a young, growing family outgrew staying with grandpa in Palm Springs and a nearby empty lot came on the market, the answer was clear: They would build their own vacation home. But it wasn’t just any old empty lot, it...

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Clean Slate
By Laura Eckstein Jones | February 2, 2017

Ethereal, whimsical and feminine are all words that describe Erin Fetherston’s unique aesthetic. The designer, who recently moved from New York to Los Angeles, launched her...

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The Home Stretch
By Anh-Minh Le | October 19, 2016

There was no question that the Hillsborough pad Zlata and Steve Vernon purchased was a fixer-upper. “The house was a very long, extremely dark ranch-style home, built in the 1950s,” recalls Zlata. “Everything in the home...

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Making Waves
By Laura Eckstein Jones | October 19, 2016

Can Tom Dixon do it all? Looking back on the London-based designer’s impressive three-decadelong career, the answer is a resounding yes. From lighting, furniture, apparel and fragrance to crafting some of the world’s...

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L.A. Woman
By Laura Eckstein Jones | October 19, 2016

Mandana Dayani has worn many hats. The Iranian-born, Israel- and L.A-based lawyer first came into the public eye on reality show The Rachel Zoe Project, where she served as vice president of the celebrity stylist and...

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In the Bag
By The Editors | October 19, 2016

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Gold Finger
“My dream was always to have my own shop,” says Sonya Kemp, the owner of the new high-end general store, Gold Leaf...

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Dramatic Entrance
By Bonnie Davidson | October 19, 2016

Fifty-two panes of thick, triple-laminated glass and 16 fin-shape beams made of carbon fiber—a superlightweight, superstrong material most often used in the aerospace industry and the construction of Formula One race cars...

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Rhapsody in Blue
By Maile Pingel | October 17, 2016

“I have a background in theater, and my first major in college was set design, so I like design and decor very much,” says L.A.-based Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, of his Palm Springs vacation home. ...

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Modern Revival
By Elizabeth Jenkins | October 17, 2016

For a self-described “internet guy” who says he doesn’t take himself too seriously, Daniel Starr knows an awful lot about design. He treasures midcentury-modern masters like Eames and Saarinen, and appreciates expert...

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