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  • Before and after: Old L.A. storybook house gets a sensitive makeover

     
    Christina Craemer's remodel of a super-rustic house brings a modern sensibility and improved function to the home's entrance without ruining the charming character of the original facade....
  • Putikmade: modern, affordable, L.A.-made pots

     
    Highland Park artist Jennifer Friend will premiere Putikmade, her line of affordable handcrafted garden vessels, at the Grow! garden show in May at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. All of the table and hanging planters are made......
  • Santiago Ortiz house open during AIA tour Sunday

     
    Architect Santiago Ortiz takes us through the sustainable Venice home he designed for his family in the latest installment of Pro Portfolio, our feature that looks at recently built, remodeled or redecorated spaces with commentary from the designers...
  • House of hemp? Pushing cannabis as a construction material

     
    Hemp house: Advocates of hemp as a green building material want to built California's first hemp structure near the ruins of Knapp's Castle in Santa Barbara County....
  • Cappellini hits sweet spot with Candy table, Lace lamp

     
    Giulio Cappellini is the artistic director of Cappellini, the Italian funriture manufacturer known for over 30 years for discovering and producing works by cutting-edge international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec and...
  • Open+Shut

     
    One house in the hills of Echo Park proves itself a model of adaptable architecture...
  • L.A. architect's mission: Build a better animal shelter

     
    Architect Rania Alomar has designed the new South Los Angeles Animal Care Center with one goal in mind: reduce the number of animals being euthanized....
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Common Ground’ at AMOCA, ‘Clay’s Tectonic Shift,” at Scripps

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Concrete furniture on a diet: Cool looks, lighter weight

     
    Concrete furniture: New concrete composites use lightweight materials such as fiberglass or cellulose fibers, meaning you can have furniture that looks like regular concrete but weighs much less....
  • Designer Isabel Griswold's colorful, computer-free home zone

     
    Isabel Mata Griswold: Designer Isabel Griswold makes over a bonus room attached to her garage, turning what had been a home gym into a retreat where she can relax with friends....
  • San Simeon style painted onto tiles made of wood

     
    Tilevera is distributing wood tiles by Santa Monica artist Jacqueline Moore, inspired by Julia Morgan's Hearst Castle drawings....