Earl Spencer visits Orange County to showcase furnishings inspired by his estate.
By Lisa Liddane
any inherited British mansions and estates that have lasted centuries are magnificent to look at inside and out. But peel back the Jane Austen romance of these properties and you get to the reality of mod... Full story
Find out how landscape designer Molly Wood melded environmental consciousness with personal flair for one Shady Canyon couple's backyard.
By Cindy McNatt
An outdoor room with breezy curtains awaits at the end of the yard
t is signature Shady Canyon as you drive up the hill lined with grasses, succulents and pepper trees and roll through the gate. It is Shady Canyon style stil... Full story
Get a personal tour of this local architect's Newport Beach home, and life.
By Lisa Liddane
photos by Steve K. Zylius/The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
web-exclusive: More photos of the Brion Jeannette home tour here.
rion Jeannette might be best known for jaw-dropping, traffic-stopping architecture &nda... Full story
or the ultimate in simplicity and convenience, try Crate and Barrel’s tobacco-colored resin wicker furniture sets. Add, subtract or rearrange seating options with these Ventana modular pieces, which include left and right arm s... Full story
If you love tea, you won't want to miss this stylish teapot line.
By Tiffany Hawk
rom Asia to Europe, tea is more than drink -- it's a ritual and an institution. Fortunately, a proper teapot doesn't have to go with a doily. To brew up in style, try a designer model like those by Brooklyn artist Jason Miller who Wallpaper magazi... Full story
Need some inspiration on home design or decor? Check out these books.
By Victoria Namkung
hoosing a paint color, whether it's for a home's exterior or your bedroom walls, can be an overwhelming experience. Color at Home: Creating Style With Paint (Stewart, Tabori & Chang) authors Meg and Steven Roberts of the Echo D... Full story
A Newport Beach home and private gallery showcases tribal art.
Noleen Kutash once hired a helicopter pilot to fly over a remote farm in the Natal region of South Africa. Her mission: to locate a Zulu artist.There was no telephone service in the area because the local tribes had been digging up underground wires ... Full story
Laguna Beach architect Mark Singer designs a house to frame the environment's beauty.
Aside from a small figurine tucked in a corner, there's little art in the sunlit living room of Lorraine Cramer's oceanfront home in San Clemente. That is, unless you count the triptych of expansive windows framed by rugged stone portals."Each of the... Full story
When OC interior designer Kristen Altergott couldn't find the perfect pillows for a design project, she decided to create her own collection inspired by the high style, beauty and history of French and Italian design. Each down-filled p... Full story