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  • Modern Japanese product design in the spotlight

    Modern Japanese product design in the spotlight
    How to encapsulate a nation through 100 objects? "Japanese Design Today 100," a small but choice touring exhibition sponsored by the Japan Foundation and making its world debut tonight at Perloff Hall at UCLA, attempts to do just that. The free show...
  • Summer — the season of a suburban parent's life

    I'm a sucker for summer, when our best memories are made. On the first day of the season, we drove off west for some sort of baseball solstice in one of those impossibly perfect American suburbs where the kids have too much hair (as if loomed) and all...
  • Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space

    Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space
    Garden designer Naomi Sanders was gratified to learn that a recent landscape design she created in Venice was copied by a neighbor. "I feel flattered," she said with a laugh. "It's great when homeowners see something or are inspired by a garden and...
  • Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden

    Bel Air's Natural Gatherings sells handmade crafts sourced from owners' garden
    In a narrow hallway on a high shelf, a sign sits next to an intricate wreath of looped vines, feathers and dried flowers. “Flowers feed the soul,” it says.  That hallway divides the front and back rooms of Natural Gatherings, Rick and Jane...
  • UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options

    UCSD Jewish, Muslim students work together for more dining options
    Jewish and Muslim student groups at UC San Diego had an idea they could work on together — creating a campus dining spot with both kosher and halal dishes. It was a small but meaningful collaboration amid tensions that have arisen from the...
  • Tips for gardening during a drought

    With the start of summer and more hot weather on the horizon, home gardeners in drought-stricken Southern California face a challenge: How to keep landscapes looking good while cutting back on water use. For ideas, we're talking to landscape and garden...
  • New businesses move into downtown Wheaton

    New businesses move into downtown Wheaton
    From a toy store and pizzeria to a yoga studio, home decor shop and brewery, Wheaton residents walking through downtown will see a number of new businesses open in the area. Meanwhile, a homemade ice cream store remains closed with little news of...
  • Made in the shade: Picking the perfect paint color

    Made in the shade: Picking the perfect paint color
    Painting your walls is one of the easiest ways to transform the look of your living space. What is not so easy is selecting the perfect colors. The choices are seemingly infinite, and trying to picture how particular shades will look and work together...
  • Just where is her husband's home?

    He handed me his smartphone so I could wish my mother-in-law a happy Mother's Day. There it was, in large print on the screen, the identity of the place my husband, Ron, had telephoned. "Home." Calm down, don't make a scene. It's Mother's Day, I...
  • Modern, vintage and India merge as family expands its space

    Modern, vintage and India merge as family expands its space
    For a decade, Kenny Kapoor and husband Ashim lived in a 900-square-foot fourplex apartment in West Hollywood with their two sons. Today the family lives in a new home that, though just blocks from their former residence, seems light-years away. It's...
  • Dwell on Design adds focus on drought adaptation this year

    Dwell on Design adds focus on drought adaptation this year
    Experience the latest in modern living as Dwell on Design, the annual design showcase, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday through June 22. This year's show will feature an expanded outdoor area with an emphasis on the California...