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How to Disaster-Proof a Home in L.A.’s Fire and Flood Zones

Top architects and designers (who work with Julia? Louis-Dreyfus and producer Patrick? McCormick, among others) detail cutting-edge strategies to prevent loss and damage at a time when natural calamities like the Woolsey Fire are at their most unpredictable: "I thought the house would make it."

Hollywood Homeowners Moving Away From Mid-Century Modern Decor to Artisanal Furnishings

L.A.'s industry insiders are finally shifting from the ubiquitous, spare aesthetic and toward contemporary, studio-made items with "wabi-sabi like imperfection" and uniqueness: "People just generally don't want to have anything that's off the shelf."

Hot Hollywood Home Trends: In-House Salons, Mega Game Rooms and Salt Caves

A-list homeowners are outfitting their abodes with perks including glam rooms, customized pools and ping-pong tables, and massive spa-like bathrooms featuring Himalayan salt bricks: "In Hollywood, it can be difficult for people to walk around naked with the public."

Hollywood’s New Collecting Craze: Contemporary Design

Meet the designers and galleries that are making Los Angeles a mecca for avant-garde decor

Inside Hollywood’s Home-Staging Wars

By stealing clients like Kanye West, upstarts are attempting (to little avail) to unseat No. 1 firm Meridith Baer Home, which has had a lock on prepping the town's multimillion-dollar homes for sale or lease.

How to Live (for a Week or So) Like a Hollywood A-Lister

The vacation rental marketplace is reaching a whole new level thanks to Villaway, which offers estates like a 6 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom home in Beverly Hills and VIP services from security detail to concierges who provide gluten-free food and Lamborghinis.

Meet the Beijing-Born Starchitect Putting His Stamp on L.A.

"Los Angeles' openness gives you freedom," says Ma Yansong, the visionary behind the Lucas Museum and Beverly Hills' new mixed-use Gardenhouse.

Peacock Feathers and Derriere-Shaped Bar Stools: Inside a WME Agent’s Playful and Artistic Beverly Hills Home

Agency partner and motion picture department head Adam Venit and his wife, Trina, give THR a tour of their 15,000-square-foot abode, which they completely renovated to include a yoga room, gym and media room, along with a pool that required a huge feat of engineering to pull off.

Inside Simon Cowell’s Beverly Hills Mansion Makeover: From Bachelor Pad to Family Home

When it comes to picking interior designers for four of his residences, from London to L.A., the reality TV superproducer was as choosy as he is with onscreen talent: "I like teams that become collaborators." Enter top duo March & White, known for Saudi royal retreats and chic club makeovers.