LA Times House and Home Round-up: 3/10/06

LA Times House and Home Round-up: 3/10/06

Alec
Mar 10, 2006

The master of delight: "For the Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, shape, texture, volume and color are languages as direct as the spoken word."

Full speed ahead: A do-it-yourself restoration of a Streamline Moderne house is one man's journey back to the glamorous '30s. (The home's builder William Kesling has a great story with a checkered past!)

A place to romp, and retreat: A modern garden for a modern house... with special attention paid to the kids' delight.

All the home's a stage: Designer Erinn Valencich of Los Angeles-based Omniarte Design gives tips the help whether you're revving up day-to-day décor or preparing for a party.

THE SCOUT:
Ralph Pucci opens up his new showroom.

Tim Clarke, who splashes rich, unexpected colors onto a mix of European classicism and beach house bohemian, is having his first sale at his new Santa Monica studio.

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