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Imaginative Interiors

Think art is just for walls? From fabric to dishware, home design gets artistic like never before.

Starting From Scratch

Written by Jennie Nunn | Photographed by Jonn Coolidge and Lauren Pressey

Along with a notable Los Angeles interior designer and architect, a Long Beach couple starts anew on a walk street in Manhattan Beach and creates an art-filled dream home layered with hand-selected pieces that make a big statement.

Color Coding

A Hermosa Beach designer tailors a Mediterranean-style home for a young couple and their two children—but not without a lot of color and layered patterns.

A Hermosa Beach designer tailors a Mediterranean-style home for a young couple and their two children—but not without a lot of color and layered patterns.

Getting Creative

A young family of four merges the lines of an existing property with elements of modern design to create their dream home.

A young family of four merges the lines of an existing property with elements of modern design to create their dream home.

New Wave

A 1927 Manhattan Beach property gets a major revamp with stunning results.

A 1927 Manhattan Beach property gets a major revamp with stunning results.

Bohemian Rhapsody

A couple pairs his Tunisian hospitality with her flair for style and design to create two successful local enterprises.

A couple pairs his Tunisian hospitality with her flair for style and design to create two successful local enterprises.

Past Present

Restoring the former Vanderlip summer cottage and a piece of Palos Verdes history

Restoring the former Vanderlip summer cottage and a piece of Palos Verdes history

Southern Exposure

A family of four seeks the perfect lot for a home that caters to their active lifestyle.

A family of four seeks the perfect lot for a home that caters to their active lifestyle.

Modern Marvels

Design visionaries Hans and Florence Knoll left a lasting imprint in the furniture design arena and paved the way for the thriving success of their longtime namesake furniture company.

Design visionaries Hans and Florence Knoll left a lasting imprint in the furniture design arena and paved the way for the thriving success of their longtime namesake furniture company.

Famous Digs

Legendary homes meet page-turning tomes.

Legendary homes meet page-turning tomes.

Really Retro

Blast to the past with these vibrant, vintage-inspired finds.

Blast to the past with these vibrant, vintage-inspired finds.

Match Game

Pair the latest paint trends with a few creative coordinates.

Pair the latest paint trends with a few creative coordinates.

This & That

Hermosa Beach designer Kate Lester styles one mantle, two ways.

Hermosa Beach designer Kate Lester styles one mantle, two ways.

On the Hunt

Palos Verdes-based Oceanic art dealer highlights the essentials to prospective collectors.

Palos Verdes-based Oceanic art dealer highlights the essentials to prospective collectors.

32030 Cape Point Dr – Rancho Palos Verdes

A rare opportunity to own a new construction home at The Estates at Trump National with sweeping ocean and golf course views.

A rare opportunity to own a new construction home at The Estates at Trump National with sweeping ocean and golf course views.

100 Terranea Way Unit 11-301, Rancho Palos Verdes

Villa 11-301 is a fee simple, full ownership second home; a gracious beach house, guest house or corporate retreat within a luxury resort on a 102-acre coastal preserve on the bluffs of Palos Verdes.

Villa 11-301 is a fee simple, full ownership second home; a gracious beach house, guest house or corporate retreat within a luxury resort on a 102-acre coastal preserve on the bluffs of Palos Verdes.

100 Terranea Way Unit 19-101, Rancho Palos Verdes

The only 4 bedroom Villa for sale at Terranea! Gracious & beautifully designed by Barclay Butera, this stunning 4 bedroom Villa features a private entry courtyard with fireplace & ocean view.

The only 4 bedroom Villa for sale at Terranea! Gracious & beautifully designed by Barclay Butera, this stunning 4 bedroom Villa features a private entry courtyard with fireplace & ocean view.

27138 Diamondhead Lane, Rancho Palos Verdes

AMAZING VIEWS! This hilltop home sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on a 26,000 sf lot!

AMAZING VIEWS! This hilltop home sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on a 26,000 sf lot!

2801 Via Segovia, Palos Verdes Estates

Here's your chance... This one level, bluff top home is just what you've been waiting for.

Here’s your chance… This one level, bluff top home is just what you’ve been waiting for.

1537 Via Zurita – Palos Verdes Estates

Situated on a large, corner lot, this elegant home offers spacious rooms and a free flowing floor plan.

Situated on a large, corner lot, this elegant home offers spacious rooms and a free flowing floor plan.

1707 PCH Unit 507- Hermosa Beach

Coastal Living Magazine perfect condo in the heart of one of the best little beach towns in the USA, Hermosa Beach.

Coastal Living Magazine perfect condo in the heart of one of the best little beach towns in the USA, Hermosa Beach.

22 7th Court – Hermosa Beach

The ocean view lot that you have dreamed about has finally arrived steps to the sand in one of the best little beach towns in the USA, Hermosa Beach.

The ocean view lot that you have dreamed about has finally arrived steps to the sand in one of the best little beach towns in the USA, Hermosa Beach.

Looking Good

This coming season makes us nostalgic for the ‘90s—but with a fashion-forward, modern twist. We cut to the chase and break it all down right here with a hit list of the top 10 wearable trends from the fall 2016 runway shows.

This coming season makes us nostalgic for the ‘90s—but with a fashion-forward, modern twist. We cut to the chase and break it all down right here with a hit list of the top 10 wearable trends from the fall 2016 runway shows.

Getting Cheeky

A South Bay-launched tableware company looks to make meals matter.

A South Bay-launched tableware company looks to make meals matter.

We Love Hue

With a well-defined strategy, bold strokes of color can yield wondrous results.

With a well-defined strategy, bold strokes of color can yield wondrous results.

Designing Mom

A local South Bay woman balances being a business owner and a mom from the comfort of her own home.

A local South Bay woman balances
being a business owner and a mom from the comfort of her own home.

32030 Cape Point Dr – Rancho Palos Verdes

A Rare opportunity to own a new construction home at The Estates at Trump National with sweeping ocean and golf course views.

A Rare opportunity to own a new construction home at The Estates at Trump National with sweeping ocean and golf course views.

1740 2nd St – Manhattan Beach

Spacious and elegant home for the ultimate beach living experience.

Spacious and elegant home for the ultimate beach living experience.

2311 Laurel Ave Manhattan Beach

This incomparable lot sits in the exclusive American Martyr's neighborhood of the Manhattan Beach Tree Section.

This incomparable lot sits in the exclusive American Martyr’s neighborhood of the Manhattan Beach Tree Section.

2605 Oak Ave Manhattan Beach

JUST REDUCED $100K!!! Complete interior/ exterior remodel with addition by Kerza Development.

JUST REDUCED $100K!!! Complete interior/ exterior remodel with addition by Kerza Development.

58 Strawberry Lane Rolling Hills Estates

Arguably the most prestigious street to live on in Rolling Hills Estates, Strawberry Ln.

Arguably the most prestigious street to live on in Rolling Hills Estates, Strawberry Ln.

2315 Grandview Ave – Manhattan Beach

Moloney Built Sand Section with Unobstructable Mountain, Valley & City Views.

Moloney Built Sand Section with Unobstructable Mountain, Valley & City Views.

204 Camino Real  Redondo Beach

Early 1900's 4plex apartment building Victorian/Beach Cottage, 3 short blocks to the beach, restaurants and the new proposed Redondo Beach Pier.

Early 1900’s 4plex apartment building Victorian/Beach Cottage, 3 short blocks to the beach, restaurants and the new proposed Redondo Beach Pier.

716 Elvira Redondo Beach

Located on a quiet gem of a street, two blocks from the ocean in the heart of South Redondo, this new, pristine, two-story town home is constructed with the finest materials and impeccable craftsmanship.

Located on a quiet gem of a street, two blocks from the ocean in the heart of South Redondo, this new, pristine, two-story town home is constructed with the finest materials and impeccable craftsmanship.

2602 Curtis Ave Redondo Beach

Beautiful Modern/Contemporary 8 unit building that just completed major renovations, including brand new Milgaurd Windows, new smooth stucco, new rod iron balconies, new roof, copper plumbing and the list goes on.

Beautiful Modern/Contemporary 8 unit building that just completed major renovations, including brand new Milgaurd Windows, new smooth stucco, new rod iron balconies, new roof, copper plumbing and the list goes on.

3609 Navajo Place – Palos Verdes

Here is a truly fabulous property offered for only the second time in 75 years.

Here is a truly fabulous property offered for only the second time in 75 years.

207 29th St – Hermosa Beach

Amazing Panoramic Ocean Views from second floor and Rooftop Deck!

Amazing Panoramic Ocean Views from second floor and Rooftop Deck!

Pure La Table

Sparkle through the rest of summer with these hot and handy entertaining items.

Sparkle through the rest of summer with these hot and handy entertaining items.

Somewhere That’s Green

A Manhattan Beach family and an eco-friendly builder team up and marry green design with chic beach living.

A Manhattan Beach family and an eco-friendly builder team up and marry green design with chic beach living.

560 21st St – Hermosa Beach

Incredible estate offering located in Hermosa's premier neighborhood!

Incredible estate offering located in Hermosa’s premier neighborhood!

409 15th St. – Manhattan Beach

This contemporary south facing townhome is centrally located in downtown Manhattan Beach for you to walk to the beach, restaurants, shops, schools, parks and church.

This contemporary south facing townhome is centrally located in downtown Manhattan Beach for you to walk to the beach, restaurants, shops, schools, parks and church.

2101 Rosita Place, Palos Verdes Estates

In 1925, renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. was given his choice of any site in Palos Verdes Estates in gratitude for planning the new city.

In 1925, renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. was given his choice of any site in Palos Verdes Estates in gratitude for planning the new city.