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Alexandria Abramian

Amazon, Apple and the Creative Hub Rising in the “Heart of Screenland”

Culver City, which turns 100 this week and also is home to Beats and Maker, is seeing a spike in home prices that can't (yet) kill the small-town vibe: "$10?million homes aren't coming anytime soon."

Global Warming Fears Are Driving Malibu Home Buyers to Higher Ground

Beach buyers including Brad Pitt and Lady Gaga are moving on up (literally) and over to the once-unimaginable side of the PCH for not only more privacy but rising sea level fears: "The smaller the…

Decorator-to-the-Stars Ross Cassidy on His New CB2 Collection

Hollywood style at a reasonable price.

Inside Casa Perfect, The New L.A. Design Showroom That Doubles As a Guest Space

Furniture brand The Future Perfect's new outpost on the Sunset Strip doubles as an appointment-only showroom as well as place to crash for New York designers visiting Los Angeles.

Inside Paris Retailer L’Eclaireur’s First L.A. Store

Housed within a chateau-inspired building on Robertson Boulevard that was once home to high-powered florist-to-the-stars David Jones, the boutique focuses on furniture and interior design accessories.

Inside Tom Dixon and CURVE’s New Culver City Store

CURVE x Tom Dixon is a fusion of designer labels (Rodarte and Rick Owens, to name a few) and modern home furnishings.

Theme Park Execs to Gather, Discuss Sustainable Design on Eve of Shanghai Disney Opening

The annual invite-only gathering expects between 80 and 100 executives from around the globe to attend; it will be held in the Chinese metropolis two days before the latest Disney attraction makes…

Los Angeles Real Estate: 3 Hot New Niche Markets

Downtown prices soar in anticipation of Soho House, Marina del Rey competes with Malibu and an exclusive enclave awaits outside Calabasas.

New 1-Percenter Trophy Home Trends: Two Kitchens, Two Closets, “Gallery Garages”

Interior designer Joan Behnke says public and private work kitchens now are entirely expected with most of her clients, who have included Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady, Sylvester Stallone and Alec…

Cherubs, Marble and Louis XIV: What Donald Trump’s Oval Office Might Look Like

"Trump's decor evokes third-world dictatorship," says one interior decorator as the possible White House of the candidate, whose taste includes an invented family crest and an aesthetic of "Louis XIV…

How Coachella Is Fueling a Building Boom in Palm Springs

The annual music festival in April is driving entertainment industry demand in the desert oasis, which offers modern homes by prized architects for a fraction of the L.A. price.

L.A. Real Estate: Silicon Beach Millionaires Turn Playa Vista Into the Anti-Palisades

Developers are drafting off the tech boom with residences near Yahoo and YouTube's offices tailored to startup moguls: "The kids here don't want that crappy Cape Cod style."