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  • From the Archives: From the ashes, new blooms rise

    From the Archives: From the ashes, new blooms rise
    ALPINE, CALIF. -- When Keli and Dan Cadenhead came home from dinner that Saturday in October 2003, the sky north of their hilltop house was glowing orange. They watched all night as the light intensified, filled the horizon, finally reared its flaming...
  • HOME AND KITCHEN DESIGN TOUR

    Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena for a preview of the PASADENA ASID 23rd ANNUAL HOME & KITCHEN TOUR. On Sunday, October 4th you can visit five unique homes throughout Pasadena and Arcadia and meet the designers, see the trends, get ideas, shop, and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...