Lisa Boone is a features writer for the Los Angeles Times. Since 2003, she has covered home design, gardening, parenting, houseplants, even youth sports. She is a native of Los Angeles.
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Architect John K. Chan designs a modern addition for a family of four that connects them to the Ivanhoe Reservoir in Silver Lake and saves a massive olive tree.
Feb. 26, 2024
A 380-square-foot ADU with plenty of storage offers flexibility for a Los Angeles couple and their extended family, including working from home and housing.
Feb. 20, 2024
From industrial warehouses to unassuming strip malls, shopping for vintage Midcentury Modern furniture in Palm Springs is a delightful treasure hunt.
Feb. 6, 2024
The Shag House in Palm Springs is a joy-filled testament to midcentury optimism. It will be open to the public during Modernism Week, which runs Feb. 15-25.
Feb. 5, 2024
Tour more than 10 ADUs and meet the designers and homeowners behind them in a self-guided tour of garage conversions, new builds and prefab ADUs throughout Los Angeles.
Jan. 31, 2024
During Modernism Week 2024, explore the Midcentury Modern homes that Elvis, Shag, John Lautner and others have made famous in Palm Springs.
Jan. 25, 2024
Building an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU, can be complicated. A look at how these Los Angeles homeowners pulled it off.
Jan. 10, 2024
Situated on a steep hillside on the Palos Verdes Peninsula with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Wayfarers Chapel is one of the most photographed places of worship in Southern California.
Dec. 19, 2023
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Dec. 7, 2023