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2018 Residential Design Trends

12/01/17 Grace Lennon

What to know what’s trending in 2018 home design? Look no further! From screening, to vernacular, to floating, to symbolic, this year’s report covers what is going to be hot in residential architecture.

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Casa Estrella: Palm Springs Moroccan Style by Thomboy Properties

12/01/17 Sara McLean

Casa Estrella, the latest property to be revitalized by Thomboy Properties, provides a glimpse at the design highlights to come for the 2018 Spring Modernism Show.

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Living Architecture Sprouts in Palm Springs

11/29/17 specs+spaces staff

In conjunction with the Getty’s sweeping Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center is currently showcasing Albert Frey and Lina Bo Bardi: A Search for Living Architecture. PST: LA/LA is an expansive and collaborative exhibition of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles.

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Casa Joshua Tree: A Bohemian Desert Oasis

10/13/17 Sara McLean

Nestled in the desert area of Joshua Tree, Calif., lies a bohemian retreat known as Casa Joshua Tree. Set up just six miles from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, Casa Joshua Tree is a three-bedroom, two-bath gem, recently renovated by owner, artist and designer, Lindsay Hollinger.

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Cool Conversion: The Basement Apartment of Lourdes and Zach

09/21/17 Sara McLean

Nestled in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles,Calif, sets a converted church owned by Lourdes Hernández and Zach Leigh. Known as Ruby Street, the church itself has become a well-known venue for events, while Lourdes and Zach live in the basement apartment.

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Learning in Color Fall 2017: Vibrant Schools Around the World

09/21/17 Grace Lennon

​Colors play a vital role in our daily lives and it has been proven that our activities and responses are influenced by them. A simple paint job can positively affect students’ abilities to stay on task, perceptions of learning and emotional well-being.

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The Tiny Canal Cottage™: A Mini-Kitchen Makeover

07/27/17 Sara McLean

​Hidden away among the foliage of the Venice Canals in southern California sets a 1924 Craftsman cottage.

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Hotel Focus: Eden Locke

07/27/17 Grace Lennon

​Pastel-colored walls, wicker furniture and an abundance of plantings are featured inside Eden Locke, a new 72-room boutique hotel located in Edinburgh.

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Hotel Focus: Casa Fayette

07/27/17 Grace Lennon

​Set in Guadalajara’s trending Lafayette district, Casa Fayette is a 37-room Art Deco showcase, that masterfully blends early 20th-century architecture with the polished grandeur of a heavenly tower.

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How Jaclyn Johnson Created & Cultivated Her At-Home Style

07/18/17 specs+spaces staff

​Jaclyn Johnson is the Founder of Create & Cultivate and the proud owner of a newly-transformed 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1924 Spanish-style home in Los Angeles.