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California

Casual weekend getaway in the beautiful Santa Lucia Preserve

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A casual weekend getaway beautifully crafted by Ken Linsteadt Architects is set amidst the hills of the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California. The private preserve features 20,000 acres of coastal foothills, with 300 estates, a Tom Fazio golf course, health spa, stables and 100 miles of trails. The residence showcases a clean, linear design that conforms […]

Charming historic beach cottage gets modern update in California

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This historic beach cottage mixes contemporary and traditional styles to create an eclectic aesthetic by Evens Architects, located in an historic district of Santa Monica, California. This charming house was built in 1903 as a weekend retreat, typical of the original houses in this seaside neighborhood. A craftsman style house, it was once only accessible by driving […]

A cool modern perch with spectacular views over Beverly Hills

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This luxurious single level home, part of the Trousdale Estates in Beverly Hills, California, has undergone a complete contemporary transformation by designer Jamie Bush. This sprawling 5,500 square foot home was originally built in the early 1960s. When the new homeowners purchased it, they were looking to create an open, airy and contemporary home for […]

A modern seaside retreat delights the senses in Malibu

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This modernist seaside retreat features newly renovated interiors by Jamie Bush, located in the bluffs above Malibu, California, with sweeping views over the Pacific Ocean. The home was originally constructed in the 70s, offering 3,400 square feet of living space with four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. The project encompassed a full gut-remodel, transforming into a warm, […]

Modern Los Angeles home boasting retro-inspired interiors

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Venice-based interior design studio Shelby Wood Design completely transformed this Los Angeles, California home into a bright and airy living space. Recently completed this year, the designer gave this project a fresh design approach, breathing new life into the space. The residence looks very ordinary from the exterior facade, but one step inside displays anything […]

Fascinating modern dream home in West Los Angeles

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Shelby Wood Design was responsible for the design of this modern dream home located in Mar Vista, a diverse neighborhood in West Los Angeles, California. Every aspect of this home was covered by the designer, from the beginning architectural sketch right up to the fine details such as fresh flowers in a vase. Unique touches […]

Exquisite modern desert home captivates in Palm Springs

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This modern desert home was designed by Schmidt Architecture in collaboration with The Wiseman Group, located in Palm Springs, California. The client is a former triathlete and an entrepreneur, owner of Jamba Juice. His dream was to own a lap pool on his property, which is exactly what he sought out to do. The home was […]

Modernist seaside home with spectacular views over La Jolla

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This modernist seaside home features sleek, airy living spaces, thoughtfully designed by Fredman Design Group, located in La Jolla, a beach town in San Diego, California. In the living room, large expanses of floor-to-ceilling glass captures magnificent views of the ocean below. Soaring, double volume ceilings makes this space feel grand, yet elegant. Natural light […]

Tropical modernism in Laguna Beach with an Asian twist

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The studio of GRAHAM Architecture was responsible for creating this custom designed beachfront home for a homeowner inspired by Balinesian design, located in the private beach community of Irvine Cove, in Laguna Beach, California. After a fire destroyed the clients original home in 2005, which was more of an regular contemporary ranch style home, this […]

Contemporary blufftop dwelling overlooking Newport Harbor

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This contemporary two-story residence was custom designed by GRAHAM Architecture in collaboration with Michael Fullen Design Group, nestled on a blufftop location in Newport Beach, California. This 7,000 square foot home overlooks both the Pacific Ocean and Newport Bay, also enjoying captivating views of both Catalina and Balboa Islands. Taking 16 months to complete this new build project, […]