Imagine a place right off of the Southern California coast. Now add in some high-level design, a wildly impressive art collection, a rooftop lounge with swings, a massive pool, and a few swan floaties. Sound like the beachside getaway you’ve been dreaming about? Wake up - it’s real.

San Francisco native Vanessa Traina is known for her impeccable style and impressive work with iconic fashion houses including Balenciaga, Altuzarra, Reed Krakoff, and more.

Creative Director of the eminent fashion house Bill Blass, designer Chris Benz has put up a carefully-sorted selection of his stuff on everyone’s favorite vintage marketplace and resource, Chairish.

1. Who is your biggest role model?Hopie Stockman: There are many, but I just re-watched Broadcast News and I love Holly Hunter’s character– whip-smart, direct, resourceful, and vulnerable all at once.

With the addition of a tower and a deep-toned color palette, architect David Kellen brings a classic California ranch home into the 21st Century.

A full home decor and lifestyle experience has just landed on Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica.

Luxury kitchen and bath brand, Waterworks, has expanded its San Francisco showroom to a two-level, 8,000 square foot space in the heart of the Design District on Rhode Island Street, replacing their former Kansas Street location where they have served the Northern California region since 1998.

On September 15 and 16, California Home + Design and Coupar Communications kicked off the first annual DESIGN LIVE,  a two day design summit on San Francisco's Sacramento Street, presenting inspiration, celebrating talent and sharing ideas and opportunities amongst the Bay Area's design community.DA

Over the decades, the property had also been home to Tony Curtis and roster of A-list Los Angeles business executives.

Where: 457 Rockingham Ave, Brentwood ParkAsking: $19,950,000What: Not one to ever be outdone, Brentwood Park has an exclusive 1930’s estate on the market. The expansive property is aptly situated behind telling gates and beautifully manicured hedges.


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