Posts in modern
Scandinavian Modern: Equal Parts Cool and Warm

This new listing in Venice will not catch your eye with external flourishes and ornamentation, but it will most certainly catch your eye all the same it. And it will hold it. After all, Scandinavian design is all about clean lines and simplicity. And this is good design throughout.

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Showcase Architectural in the Hollywood Hills

If Apple Corporation ever decided to try their hand at residential design, I have a feeling their work might look something like this sleek and sexy new listing in the Hollywood Hills. With clean, polar-white lines and an abundance of glass, this home is hypnotically beautiful inside and out.

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New Ideas in Home Design

The folks at Proto Homes have incorporated some very clever concepts into the design and construction of their homes. These innovative ideas are related to the home’s architecture, its maintenance, the environment, and its overall livability. And on top of all that, the homes are pretty damn cool to look at. This brand new 5 BR / 3.5 BA home in Beverly Center is their second project in Los Angeles, the first being a beauty in Baldwin Hills last year.

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Amorphous Architectural in Beachwood Canyon

In the upper reaches of Beachwood Canyon, practically in the shadows the Hollywood sign, this cool, one-of-a-kind contemporary home by architect James Chuda will appeal to those who like to stand out in a crowd. This 4 BR / 4 BA home, which is perched atop a gated knoll overlooking the canyon, comes with 3,127 square feet of “oohs” and “ahhs” - without even seeing the views.

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Vintage Downtown Style in the Douglas Building

We all know that Downtown LA is rising. And with its rebirth, there are many amazing places to live. One of my favorites among them is the Douglas Building on the corner of Spring and 3rd Streets, which has the kind of character that has stood the test of time for 113 years and counting. And, yes, the building is Mills Act approved, which means significant savings on property taxes.

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