Posts by Allison McCarthy
A sprawling estate in the upscale San Diego neighborhood of Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Valencia recently resurfaced from a multi-million dollar property-wide renovation.
OpeningThe Goodland HotelPut your family up for the holidays. Kimpton Hotels' new 158-room property in this Santa Barbara-adjacent locale has all the bohemian trappings of a proper SoCal surf town.
Exhibit"Under the Umbrella: Lutah Maria Riggs & Her Santa Barbara Style" The Santa Barbara Historical Museum celebrates the work of architect and draftswoman Lutah Maria Riggs.
TourNapa Valley ShowhouseThis year's Napa Valley Showhouse is perched above Coombsville's ancient volcanic caldera on Caldwell Vineyard's epic 123-acre estate.
Trade ShowWestEdge Design FairIt's not a textbook trade show—the second annual WestEdge Design Fair is geared to both industry professionals and design enthusiasts looking to outfit their homes.
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ScreeningCoast ModernIn this stunning documentary, directors Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome travel along the Pacific North West coastline from LA to Vancouver showcasing the homes of West Coast Modernist Architecture pioneers. When: 6 - 9 p.m., Tues.
Marin's small towns are known for an endearing only-in-NorCal eccentricity, and Fairfax is no exception.
Remodelista just announced the winners of their second annual Considered Design Awards, celebrating the vision and domestic spaces of creative-minded Remodelista and Gardenista readers. Everyone from design professionals to novices entered the contest, and four California-based entrants took home awards for their respective spaces.