Posts by California Home And Design

The lineage of ceramics can be found throughout the history of human civilization, and the work of Jonathan Cross is quickly making a place in that archive.

On April 20, The NeoClassicists of the Southern California Institute for Classical Architecture & Art co-hosted a lively Design Night with Neptune Glassworks at their converted warehouse located in the Los Angeles Arts District; not far from Downtown.

It’s a big year for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, the 40th. In honor of the program’s ruby anniversary, they have a jewel of a house: 2698 Pacific Avenue, a Classical Revival mansion on the corner of Pacific Avenue and Scott Street.

On November 10, Monark celebrated the grand opening of their new showroom in Costa Mesa, California.

Among the guests at the Monark Showroom grand opening in Costa Mesa was designer Nate Fischer, who walked us through the showroom that features the latest and greatest appliances, demonstrating what sets Monark apart from other retailers.

San Francisco native Vanessa Traina is known for her impeccable style and impressive work with iconic fashion houses including Balenciaga, Altuzarra, Reed Krakoff, and more.

Interiors designed by Tamara Kaye-Honey are always full of carefully collected objects, accessories, and bold finishes that reflect a well-traveled client with a passion for design.Kaye-Honey curates her travel as meticulously as her interiors, which are an expression of her own global experiences .

Among all the glorious frocks and coats to be coveted at the new Oscar de la Renta retrospective at San Francisco’s de Young Museum, many a woman stopped to murmur appreciatively in front of a yellow knee length dress covered in a clear, rhinestone-studded coat.

A “Blue Valentine “ doesn’t have to be synonymous with “lonely."   I grew up in a Dutch family where Valentine’s Day was a time to honor friendship and companionship more than anything else.

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