Posts by California Home And Design

It goes without saying that Thomas Keller, chef at the iconic French Laundry, knows kitchens. After all, he holds multiple three-star Michelin ratings, and he’s the only United States chef with the honor.

Modernism Week in sunny Palm Springs California is by far one of my favorite design events of the year.  In just a short drive from Los Angeles or Newport Beach where I live, you are taken back to an era where martinis flowed and there was no shortage of bold design. I’ve been blessed many times in

Philip Wood shares how a few California designers made a big impact at ICFF 2017 The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (the annual design pilgrimage to the Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan) can often suffer from comparisons to the month's much larger Salone del Mobile in Milan.

The lineage of ceramics can be found throughout the history of human civilization, and the work of Jonathan Cross is quickly making a place in that archive.

On April 20, The NeoClassicists of the Southern California Institute for Classical Architecture & Art co-hosted a lively Design Night with Neptune Glassworks at their converted warehouse located in the Los Angeles Arts District; not far from Downtown.

It’s a big year for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, the 40th. In honor of the program’s ruby anniversary, they have a jewel of a house: 2698 Pacific Avenue, a Classical Revival mansion on the corner of Pacific Avenue and Scott Street.

On November 10, Monark celebrated the grand opening of their new showroom in Costa Mesa, California.

Among the guests at the Monark Showroom grand opening in Costa Mesa was designer Nate Fischer, who walked us through the showroom that features the latest and greatest appliances, demonstrating what sets Monark apart from other retailers.

San Francisco native Vanessa Traina is known for her impeccable style and impressive work with iconic fashion houses including Balenciaga, Altuzarra, Reed Krakoff, and more.