Our South Bay - February-March 2017
Just how does Valentine’s Day add up?
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.
Written by Suzanna Cullen Hamilton | Photographed by Nancy Pastor
From buying your first piece of art to cultivating a collection, the gathering process is as much about the maturation and progression of the buyer as it is about the art.
Written by Stefan Slater | Photographed by Kat Monk
Featuring three young local women, music band Bahari hits the road and the airwaves with their beach-inspired sound.
Written by Jennie Nunn | Photographed by Jeff Berting
In a giant Smoky Hollow warehouse, a Palos Verdes native and his business partner transform retired aircraft into museum-worthy, functional, artistic furniture and accessories, while carefully preserving the past.
The New Landscape
Written by Alina Orozco | Photographed by Monica Orozco
Why South Bay residents are falling in love with contemporary expressionist artist Amadea Bailey.
Written by Jennie Nunn
Newcomer 21 Square Bar + Kitchen places the culinary scene in Torrance back on the map.
My Sweet Dumpling
Written, styled & photographed by Kara Mickelson
Bite-size dumplings served alongside tea will warm hungry hearts … on Valentine’s Day or any occasion.
Written by Diane E. Barber | Photographed by Stephan Cooper
With a guitar, Martha Masters finds her voice and a passion to get others to pick up the instrument.
Written by Darren Elms
The much-lauded La La Land pays tribute to the musical genre and the City of Angels.
The Coastal Commission
Written By Rich Thomas | Photographed by Monica Orozco
Noon Pacific wants to be the beachside soundtrack to your life.
Photographed by Annika Lundvall
Created with harmonious scope and scale of space, the magic of this grand home is in the details.
Written by Eliza Krpoyan
An artful itinerary in Holland’s eclectic capital
Sweet on Salsa
Written by Kathleen Laccinole | Illustrated by Christine Georgiades
A woman’s search for love ends—and begins—on the dance floor.