1. Who is your biggest role model?Windsor Smith not only because she has impeccable style, but because she's a genuinely down to earth woman and wants to see other designers succeed.

                  Aerin Lauder needs a place in everyone’s life.

Arthur McLaughlin is known for setting the stage in many of San Francisco's premiere homes.

           Happy Holidays from the California Home+Design Family! 

An incredible estate by Jørgensen Design looks out over Napa Valley and the Oak Knoll District, encompassing views beyond Mt. Diablo.

Montana is one of those places that seems to evoke an American majesty that is almost mythological. Skiing its mountains in the morning, fishing in its rushing waterways in the afternoon, hiking its trails as the shadows grow long.

If you spend all day dreaming of your cozy organic cotton sheets, you have one company to thank: Coyuchi.

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. government's historic announcement about normalizing relations with Cuba. The two countries, which have been cut off from each other for 54 years, restored diplomatic relations earlier this summer with the reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

It may be a very snowy holiday season in Lake Tahoe, but you can enjoy this resort-top aerie in all four seasons.

1. Who is your biggest role model?Michael Bedner initiated HBA in 1965 with creator Howard Hirsh and now the firm has well over 1,500 employees and 22 offices worldwide.


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