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  • Home/Fashion Schedule beginning Oct. 12, 2009

    Oct. 12 2/3 cover centerpiece: tc-home-black-1012-1018 (TRIB) black walls are the latest trend, QA with House Beautiful editor Stephen Drucker, tips from Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan on how to DIY black 3x6 cover: sub LAT twist...
  • Doing right by Wright too costly

    Depending on whom you asked in 1952, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Avery Coonley estate in Riverside was an aging landmark or a developer's gold mine. But to Carolyn Howlett and her husband, both driven artists who admired Wright's flair, it looked...
  • Part 3: The alternatives

    Anyone who is satisfied with the way Chicago protects its historic landmarks should hitch a ride to New York City in a tractor-trailer loaded with refrigerated steer carcasses. They'll arrive in the dead of night on the cobblestone streets of Manhattan's...
  • The prestigious palette

    The prestigious palette
    Wine snobs, step aside: There's a new breed of aesthetes who believe that a bottle of rosé is a bottle of rosé, but a can of Sydney Harbour "La Vie En Rose" is intoxicating. These are the enthusiasts who get high on the color, clarity and depth of...
  • Modernism, take 2: tweaking the cliché

    When people think of Palm Springs, says Mark Davis, owner of the city's first store devoted to midcentury Modernism, they picture a butterfly roof house, a rock fireplace, the classic 1956 Eames lounge chair, the Nelson bubble lamps. What they no...
  • Cathedral Embodies Spiritual Journey

    Cathedral Embodies Spiritual Journey
    Austere and slightly atavistic in its mysticism, the new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is a landmark of remarkable architectural intelligence. Designed by the Spanish firm Jose Rafael Moneo Architects, with Los Angeles-based Leo A Daly Architects,...
  • Pure folly? Precisely

    Pure folly? Precisely
    Richard SHAPIRO'S folly began, as many great things do, with the smallest of ambitions. Though the modern art collector and antiques dealer already had seven fireplaces in his 1920s Holmby Hills villa, he wanted an outdoor hearth. A place, he recalls,...
  • What channel has the Renoir?

    When Malibu-based music manager Jake Hooker and wife Deborah got sick of crowded movie theaters, they bought the biggest TV they could find — an 82-inch high-definition Mitsubishi — and turned their living room into a home theater with...
  • The dream job for a voyeur

    The dream job for a voyeur
    FOR as long as he can remember, the photographer Tim Street-Porter has been a voyeur. Curiosity, not perversity, drives him to peer behind strangers' doors. Fortunately for the many people who have seen the architectural wonders of Los Angeles through his...
  • Vanity photography hits home

    In the two years since Diane and David Glean purchased their 1960s post-and-beam in Brentwood, practically the only visitors have been a steady stream of restoration specialists. But now that every tile and midcentury sofa is in place, the last specialist...
  • Make way for the 'manutailer'

    If the '80s were about discount outlets and the '90s saw the rise of warehouse clubs, then Evan Cole has one word for the 21st century: "manutailer." After two decades as chief executive of New York City's trend-setting ABC Carpet & Home, the 44-year-old...