| Sep 13, 2008
AT 22, Pierre André Senizergues moved from the suburbs of Paris to skateboarding's Valhalla: Venice Beach. "I was living in a Ford Econoline van for the first six months," he says, adding that his next home was a Manhattan Beach surf shack where he paid...
| Oct 11, 2008
After a long emphasis on designer furniture, Design Within Reach has launched Tools for Living, a 1,500-square-foot store adjacent to the Santa Monica DWR with about 900 accessories for the home and office. Tools for Living will focus on "finding...
| Jun 26, 2008
When it first appeared in 2000, Philippe Starck's Bubble Club seemed a strange hybrid: a 21st century plastic seat with the roll arms of a 19th century chair. Now, with the advent of Minimalist Baroque styling in home decor, it makes real sense. Until...
| Sep 26, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO -- Electrobike calls it the world's fastest hair dryer, but its Pi electric bicycle isn't even in the same league. It has half the wattage of a Conair -- just 750 watts, or about 1 horsepower.
That's the federally mandated limit for an...
| Nov 3, 2009
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To create the visually light, organic modern effects in the Lookout house, Bertram Architects of Los Angeles used the following resources:
Cork floor: Four bedrooms are lined with oil-finished Marmol tiles by Natural Cork. They can be ordered through...
| Jun 13, 2009
The situation: Bonnie and Michael Kelly needed extra space for their son and daughter to do homework and hang out with friends.
The problem: To hire an architect and build the kind of addition that the Agoura Hills couple wanted would have cost six...
| Oct 30, 2013
It is, alas, a feng shui no-no. But when space is at a premium, storing items under the bed can be the key to harmonious living, as long as you keep it organized.
Dawn Falcone, an organizing/design expert based in New York (dawnfalconelifestyles.com),...
| Dec 12, 2012
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There's nothing like getting a deal on exclusive labels. With that in mind, Affluent Goods boutique has opened at Newport Coast Shopping Center.
Cleveland native Abbey Said, 28, dreamed up the concept. Consignment shop Affluent Goods sells new and...
| Mar 15, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whether it resembles a well-traveled saddle or a buttery smooth burst of cherry red or lime green, leather furniture is classic and strong.
As upholstery, leather lasts four times as long as fabric, according to American Leather....
| Nov 25, 2010
Anyone brave enough to start their own business deserves something special from Santa. Here are some great gifts for the entrepreneur or home office worker that are way nicer than anything their former bosses would have bought them.
| Jul 12, 2010
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Is your backyard the party spot? Maybe it's your relaxing spot. Perhaps it's even your vacation spot.
Outdoor living spaces are one of the fastest-growing trends, according to a nationwide survey of the 10 must-haves in new construction (AVID Ratings Co....