LM Pagano: East meets West by way of the South
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LM Pagano's Hollywood home( Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times )
Paganos 4,800-square-foot home was built in the late 1920s.
When she first saw it, she ventured down the hall and entered the small bathroom under the stairs. Low black tile is topped by what appears to be a three-dimensional, zigzagging frieze in persimmon orange.
The design thrilled Pagano, and without seeing another room in the six-bedroom house or realizing that this tile maker had worked wonders in two more bathrooms, she decided to buy the house.
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