Bethany Nauert's Recent Articles
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Savannah’s Eclectic Emotional Home
Name: Savannah Farris-Gilbert Location: Los Angeles, CA Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; rent Interior Designer Savannah Farris-Gilbert grew up in Los Angeles, raised by designers and artists. She believes there is an ease about growing up in LA and in the way in which people here interact with space. “Shoes were always kicked off my the door, there were always rugs underfoot, sun streaming through windows, the outside was very much a part of the indoors.
May 5, 2015
Bright Colors & Cozy Textures in West Hollywood
Name: Simran Winkelstern Location: West Hollywood; Los Angeles, California Size: 750 square feet- 1 bedroom + 1 bath Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rent Simran’s home is a one bedroom in a gorgeous triplex right in West Hollywood, filled with welcoming charm. She’s placed plenty of importance on comfort and livability, but her design talent and personal style are what bring this space to life. Simran believes that, when designing a home, you need to consider both practicality and style.
Apr 27, 2015
Before & After: Amy & Corey’s All White New Kitchen
Amy Pigliacampo and her husband Corey Szopinski purchased their Echo Park home two years ago. Their house is a very modern prefab design from Sunia Home, which came with a raw material lined kitchen and open floorpan. “We always knew that we would need to redesign the kitchen. It looked cool, but lacked the functionality we needed for our growing family. Our kitchen is the most heavily used area in our home since we cook and eat at home most of the time.
Apr 17, 2015
National Forest’s Design Hub
Name: National Forest // Co-Founded by Seven Harrington and Justin Krietemeyer Location: Atwater Village; Los Angeles, California Size: 2,400 square feet Years lived in: We’ve been in this building for seven years. We were down the road before that and a home-loft in the very beginning. National Forest is a design firm and creative consultancy located in Atwater Village.
Mar 31, 2015
A Designer’s Inspiring, Liveable & Chic Approach
Project by: AO Design Studio / Co-Founded by Andrew Lucich and Oni Lazurus Location: Hollywood; Los Angeles, California Designers Andrew and Oni of AO Design Studio in Los Angeles have a livable, chic, colorful and mindful approach to their projects. One of their most personal projects was Andrew’s own home in Hollywood, where they reconsidered how to maximize a 600 square-foot apartment.
Mar 14, 2015
Marlowe’s Southern California Roots
Name: Marlowe Clementine Location: Echo Park; Los Angeles, California Room Size: 17.5 ft x 9 ft Last time we visited the home of Amy Pigliacampo and her husband Corey Szopinksi, they had been living there a mere 2 months. Now three years later, with their daughter on the way, Amy has completely redesigned their spare bedroom. Marlowe Clementine is due in March, soon to be welcomed home to one of the most creative and original nurseries I’ve ever seen.
Mar 10, 2015
Jenn & Hunter’s Historic Landmark Apartment
Name: Jennifer Laskey + Hunter Hall (and Kitty Capone + Niblet) Jennifer is the Creator/ Owner of RedLight Special Events, Weddings by Jennifer Laskey & Salvage Beauty Design Co. and Hunter is the Creator/Managing Partner of Archetype Hospitality & Development, LLC. Location: Los Feliz; Los Angeles, California Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 6.
Feb 17, 2015
Erin’s Eclectic Mystic Home & Traveling Tarot Caravan
Name: Erin Smith Location: Montecito Heights; Los Angeles, California Size: 760 Square Feet Years lived in: 4 Years; Owned Tucked away on a hillside in a little residential pocket just east of downtown Los Angeles is a magical little house, home to Erin Smith. For many years she’s worked in film and television as a set stylist and decorator. However she also has an entirely different business, reading tarot as a psychic healer.
Feb 2, 2015
A Woodworker’s Wonderful Studio in Downtown LA
Name: C.C. Boyce of Few Bits Location: Artist District; Downtown Los Angeles, California Size: 500 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rent Hailing from the Midwest, this LA transplant has found her love for woodworking creating incredible planters, lighting fixtures and furniture. Inspired by the artist dwellings of downtown Los Angeles, C.C. Boyce’s new wood shop exemplifies all the hard work that goes into hand craftsmanship. C.C.
Nov 19, 2014
Jaclyn’s Cozy Kitschy Silver Lake Home
Name: Jaclyn Johnson Occupation: Founder of (NO SUBJECT) / Creator of Create + Cultivate / Dabbler at Location: Silver Lake; Los Angeles, California Size: 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom house Years lived in: Just over a year; Rent Jaclyn’s home is warm, fun and welcoming from the moment you step through the gate into the outdoor dining space. This outdoor space is perfect to be enjoy on any given evening in Los Angeles, and her home is roomy and full of personality.
Nov 12, 2014
Dan & Alan’s Modern Abode
Name: Dan Maddox + Alan Rauta of Cromatti Location: West Los Angeles, California Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 7 years—Own Dan and Alan have been enjoying this modern and airy two-story home for about seven years. With ample room for entertaining, an indoor/outdoor shower combo and an outdoor gym, they have everything they could need under (and outside of) one roof.
Oct 23, 2014
The Sunny Sweet-Scented Studio of P.F. Candle Co
Name: Kristen Pumphrey and Thomas Neuberger of P.F. Candle Co. Location:Arts District; Downtown Los Angeles, California Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rent Kristen and Thomas, owners of P.F. Candle Co, began their operation, grass-roots-style, out of this downtown LA loft. Several employees, large shipments, and making the candles requires ample space, so they are lucky enough to have this amazing production space, plus an additional office that doubles as a showroom.
Oct 15, 2014
Jeff & Joseph’s Silver Lake Bungalow
Name: Jeffrey Toraichi Eyser (of Flip This Bitch) and Joseph F. Kuntz Jr Location: Silver Lake; Los Angeles, California Size: 1,600 square feet Years lived in: Less than 1 year; Own Every time Jeff Eyser shares a new project with me, I am always surprised and relieved, because his style remains clever, fun and yet some how extremely functional. Last time I visited he and his husband Joe’s home, it was their two bedroom apartment in West Hollywood.
Sep 25, 2014
Micha’s Laurel Canyon Hideaway
Name: Micha Thomas, co-founder of The Made In America Project Location: Laurel Canyon-Los Angeles, CA Years lived in: less than 1 year; rent Micha Thomas is the co-founder of the Made In America Project, a grass roots operation to bring love and attention to small domestic brands and companies. Her home in Laurel Canyon is a perfect mix of Southern California and Santa Fe style and the ultimate Bohemian retreat .
Aug 8, 2014
The Made In America Project
Name: Micha Thomas and Jaime Lawson of The Made In America Project Location: Laurel Canyon- Los Angeles, California Size: Converted sunroom into a home office 400 Square Feet Years lived in: barely a year, rented Merging their backgrounds in public relations and the fashion industry, Micha and Jaime have created The Made In America Project, which offers a badge of certification to 100% American-made products.
Jul 30, 2014
Scott’s Sea & Surf Inspired Silver Lake Rental
Name: Scott Diorio and his dog, Scrappy Location: Silver Lake- Los Angeles, California Size: 595 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; Rented As a native of Southern California, Scott grew up on a “steady diet” of skate and surf culture, with the beach, native elements and Latin culture in the mix. These are the aesthetics that play a huge role in the evolution of his apartment.
Jul 17, 2014
Scott & Kristan’s Inspiring Arts District Loft
Name: Scott Jarrell and Kristan Cunningham, owners of Hammer + Spear Location: Downtown Arts District; Los Angeles, California Size: 3,500 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; Rented Kristan and Scott’s showroom Hammer + Spear has been a fixture of the DTLA Artist District for the past year. Their store is perfectly edited and styled with unpretentious perfection, so it’s no surprise that their home is a wonderful mixture of smart DIY solutions and collected vintage charms.
Jul 14, 2014
Ashley’s Soft Industrial Artist Loft
Name: Ashley Jones, Co-owner & Co-founder of DimePiece LA Location: Downtown Fashion District, Los Angeles, California Size: 1,800 square feet Years lived in: 6 months; rented The first House Tour I ever contributed to Apartment Therapy, four years ago, was Ashley’s 500 square foot studio in Miracle Mile. She had a budding new fashion company and was working hard to get her brand off the ground.
Jun 30, 2014
Before & After: Kristen’s Modern Regency Bedroom Makeover
Kristen Hettich has been living in her Burbank duplex for five years now but never had the intention of staying longer than 9 months. This was the very reason she hesitated about really investing in the decor. “I was planning on moving back to South Florida. With this mindset I was thinking temporary furniture and also thinking in the mind frame of a 22 year old.” She also was raising a puppy who was destroying everything.
Jun 18, 2014
Before & After: Annette and Gustavo’s Incredible Garage Remodel
Last time I took a visit to Annette and Gustavo’s 100 year old craftsman home in Beachwood Canyon, we were greeted by gorgeous landscaping and one of the coziest family homes I’ve ever seen. Annette is the co-owner of lovely garden shop POTTED in Los Feliz, and her green thumb is all over the family’s recent garage remodel. They gutted the entire 420 square feet and added a fully working kitchen and bathroom, a laundry room, and access to the backyard, complete with a pool.
Jun 12, 2014
Leslie and Jake’s “Street Cred Granny” Style in LA
Name: Leslie Landis, Jake Martinez and dog Raincheck Landis-Martinez Location: MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet (We joke it’s our “mini mansion”) Years Lived In: 1 year; rented Last time we went home with Leslie, she was living in a teeny tiny studio apartment in Silver Lake. Since then her old landlord bought her out of her old place and she’s moved in with Jake into a two-story chateau-like apartment.
Jun 11, 2014
Bitium’s Soft Industrial Office
Name: Bitium offices, designed by Kate Strickland of West Haddon Hall Location: Main Street in Santa Monica, California Size: 3,500 Ssquare feet, 2 floors Years worked in: 1 year When Kate Strickland completed this office design project, she asked me to photograph it for her portfolio. However, I immediately felt its incredible design deserved to be showcased in a workspace tour.
Jun 6, 2014
Lori and John’s Functional Modern Home
Name: Lori + John Glass Residence (designed by Tamara Honey of House Of Honey). Location: Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles, California Size: 2,700 square feet Years lived in: 6.5 years; Owned When Lori and John hired Tamara of House of Honey to come redecorate their newborn’s nursery, the inspiration and desire to redo spread quickly throughout the entire home.
Jun 5, 2014
Mark Cutler Design
Name: Mark Cutler Design Inc. Location: West Hollywood, California Size: Two floor town house Years worked in: 12 years; Rented Mark Cutler has been designing interior and architectural spaces for years, making his name with residential designs for celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Steve Carrell. He’s a familiar figure on shelter magazines and HGTV, and his newest venture launched earlier this month.
Jun 3, 2014
Allison’s Silver Lake Charmer With a View
Name: Allison Pierce, Musician. (Shared w/ her roommate, Lizzy Sanford) Location: Silver Lake; Los Angeles, California Size: 2 Bedroom + 1 Bath Years lived in: 2 years; Rented When a few snapshots of Allison’s apartment landed in my inbox, I knew it was an incredible space. Overlooking Silver Lake, this two bedroom home has a wonderful, dreamy quality, and ample space to living comfortably.
May 21, 2014
Kristen Buckingham Showroom
Kristen Buckingham, a Los Angeles-based interior designer, has created a treasure filled showroom in the center of the La Cienega Design Quarter. With a mix of traditional and modern home goods both large and small scale, her showroom doubles as a design lab and retail space, open to anyone. Most of the time Kristen is busy with her design firm and full roster of clients.
May 16, 2014
Before & After: Maria’s Vintage Glam Room Remix
Designer Jenny Sanchez and I connected through Instagram recently, where I found her most recent client project, a room makeover she did for her friend Maria Ortiz. Jenny’s main goal was to create a French Glam Vintage look, which was inspired by a simple Chanel bag. This 120 square foot spare bedroom was once a storage catch-all for Maria’s stuff, but her dream was to turn it into a dressing room, a sophisticated spot to apply makeup, prepare for the day, and relax.
May 9, 2014
Local Fixture
Equal parts general store, apothecary, card shop, and baby boutique: this is Local Fixture, located in a little suburb of LA called Whittier. Whittier is a small, sleep town with cozy homes and matching lawns, and not that much by way of retail. Enter David and Jason Chung, who have taken over this old Edison building and offer quite a mix under one big roof.
May 5, 2014
Ax + Apple’s Magic Factory
Name: Ax + Apple / Founder Jamie Lyn Location: Downtown; Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years worked in: 1.5 years; rented Blue velvet tufted couch, Barcelona chair, tools and trinkets, a shrine to Rihanna and a fabulous disco ball… feast your eyes on the incredible downtown Los Angeles workspace of Ax + Apple, owned by jewelry designer Jamie Lyn.
May 3, 2014
Jamie’s Eclectic Sensibility in Los Angeles
Name: Jamie Lyn, Founder of AX + APPLE (and her cat George Michael) Location: Los Feliz — Los Angeles, California Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented After her jewelry line AX + APPLE began to take off from Austin Texas, Jamie decided it was time to relocate to the West Coast. Lucky enough to score a gorgeous one bedroom Spanish style courtyard apartment, Jamie is enjoying Los Angeles and all its charms.
May 1, 2014
Adam’s Eclectic Vintage Bungalow
Name: Adam Lopez, Owner of vintage clothing shop October 18th Location: Echo Park, Los Angeles California Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented Adam is one of the Angelenos lucky enough to have landed a rent controlled bungalow in the heart of the city. Centrally located in Echo Park, his home is a cozy one bedroom with plenty of space to house his art and vintage treasures.
Mar 23, 2014
Summer Camp In Ojai
Mike and Rachel set their sights on this abandoned midcentury gas station just a few short months ago. With a specific aesthetic and ideas, they’ve created a really wonderful, unique concept shop that brings a little something different to the small town of Ojai. Not only do they offer custom framing, but they also have candles, jewelry, clothing, vintage wares, and paper goods.
Mar 11, 2014
A Cozy, Chic 400-Square-Foot California Studio
Name: Kelly Stewart Location: Rampart Village; Los Angeles, California Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 1 years; rent Kelly lives in a quaint stylish studio apartment in Rampart Village, where she has indulged her interior design know how. Taking note of all she’s learned working along side various designers mixing that with her own personal aesthetic, she has created a wonderful place to call home. It’s pretty awesome what Kelly was able to accomplish in 400 square feet.
Feb 26, 2014
Orn Hansen
Orn Hansen is the newest clothing and small goods shop to arrive in Long Beach. Founders Rob Roda and Rodellee Bas had imagined a mens shop that would offer local American made brands. Soon enough they realized their shop could exemplify a specific niche and now offers women’s clothing and small accessories.
Feb 24, 2014
Cara & Stephanie’s Creative Hub
Name: Cara Underwood/Underwood Letterpress + Stephanie Collins/Flipbooth Location: In the Unique Space of Downtown Los Angeles Arts District Size: 400 Square Feet Years lived in: Opened November 2013 Every time I visit a new office space inside The Unique Space, I fall in love. The latest is the worksplace of Underwood Press + Flipbooth. I was amazed that there was an old school traditional letter press machine and much more, decorating this small office.
Feb 3, 2014
Bridgid Coulter Design
Name: Bridgid Coulter Location: My Design Studio/Showroom, 1419 5th Street, Santa Monica, California, 90401 Size: Entire Space: 900 square feet; Textiles Showroom: approx 450 square feet Years occupied: Since 2009 Bridgid Coulter is not just an interior designer and textile designer — she has also opened a showroom in Santa Monica offering home decor, vintage finds and design services.
Jan 28, 2014
Jeanetta & Brian’s Incredible Shared Space
Name: Jeanetta Gonzales + Brian Saldivar Location: The Unique Space, in Downtown LA Size: 180 square feet Years lived in: 2 months While poking around Instagram, I discovered Jeanetta and fell in love with her new office. To my delight, it turned out that she shared the space with Brian, inside the incredible new Unique Space in DTLA. This is my third tour of interiors inside the Unique Space, and I have to say— they are quite unique.
Jan 21, 2014
Jonathan’s Evolving, Relaxed West Coast Style
Name: Jonathan Paul Location: Santa Monica, California Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; rented Jonathan, a recent California transplant, is enjoying a home that offers him the opposite of what he grew up with on the East Coast. Taking full advantage of a kitchen large enough to double as a workspace, he added incredible built-ins and is making full use of all the spacious storage. Another luxury he now enjoys is a front yard, where he is embracing his green thumb.
Jan 13, 2014
Joshua’s Functional Warm Minimalism
Joshua Harris of 4th Wall Entertainment has just moved into his new office inside a famous Hollywood studio lot. Now home to his digital media production house, this office space was once occupied by Desi Arnaz, during the I Love Lucy years. With the help of Jeffrey Eyser and Alexis Karpf, they have transformed this classic space into a modern workspace that is both functional and cozy.
Jan 2, 2014
Sonja Rasula + The Unique Space
Name: Sonja Rasula, Founder of UNIQUE USA Location: The Unique Space // 1275 E 6th Street, LA CA 90021 //Los Angeles Arts District Size: 18,000 square feet Years lived in: I’ve been renovating the space for the past four months, and we just opened in December! Welcome to the Los Angeles Art District’s newest neighbor, The Unique Space! It’s 18,000 square feet of raw warehouse space, completely renovated and redesigned by the incomparable Sonja Rasula.
Dec 20, 2013
Lorenzo Diggins + The Essential Man Showroom
Name: Lorenzo Diggins Jr/The Essential Man Location: The Unique Space | Downtown Los Angeles (Arts District) Size: 180 square feet Years lived in: A little over a month — Rented Last week I took a visit to the new Unique Space in downtown LA, where I met Lorenzo Diggins, creator of The Essential Man and got a tour of his new workspace.
Dec 10, 2013
Lisa’s Earthy Vintage Modern
Location: Belmont Heights, Long Beach, California Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Lisa and her twin daughters live in the bottom floor of a duplex owned by her twin sister Lori Lamont and Lori’s husband Monte Weiss. You may remember Lori and Monte’s home from a few weeks ago. Although Lisa’s style is very different, her home has a similar comfort and California ease.
Aug 26, 2013
Chris + Kenny’s Ojai Rancho Inn
Name: Chris Sewell + Kenny Osehan // Ojai Rancho Inn Location: Ojai, California Size: 18 Rooms + Swimming Pool and Sauna Years lived in: New ownership as of June 12th, 2012 The last time I visited Chris and Kenny was when I photographed their old apartment in Downtown Santa Barbara for their first House Tour. At the time they were running the Presidio Motel on State Street, as well as the Agave Inn.
Aug 19, 2013
Adored Vintage Showroom in Long Beach
Name: Rodellee Bas for Adored Vintage Location: Arts District, Long Beach, California Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 3 months — rented Rodellee is no stranger to Apartment Therapy. You may remember her House Call, House Tour or DTLA Workspace… which were all excellent representations of her love of vintage decor and styling. Having recently relocated to Long Beach, she’s opened up a showroom and salon for Adored Vintage (her vintage clothing company).
Aug 14, 2013
A “Not Too Serious” Modern California Home
Name: Lori LaMont and Monte Weiss Location: Belmont Heights – Long Beach, California Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Own Lori and Monte live on the top floor of the duplex building that they own. Just mere blocks from the beach, they enjoy an incredibly sunny and well decorated home. Their gorgeous flat is layered with Lori’s paintings, modern fixtures and vintage pieces.
Aug 7, 2013
Mulu’s Creative + Vintage Collective Den
Name: MULU, with Doris Steere (Art Director + Designer)Location: Hollywood — Los Angeles, CaliforniaSize: 3,000 square feetYears lived in: 3 months Mulu is a tech startup, founded by Amaryllis Fox, that powers on-page shopping for publishers like Hearst, Conde Nast, Huffington Post, and Martha Stewart. Mulu’s first year of business was spent in a shared community space, which confirmed their need for a larger office to call their own.
Aug 6, 2013
Benicio’s Intrepid Explorer Nursery
Name: BenicioLocation: Silver Lake- Los Angeles, CARoom Size: 125 Square Feet When you’re the child of a very talented interior designer such as Rosa Beltran, founder of Rosa Beltran Design in Los Angeles, you’re guaranteed to have a pretty awesome nursery. 15-month-old Benicio has an incredible room chock full of fun and inspiration that he’ll get to explore as he grows.
Jun 26, 2013
Rosa’s Wonderful Creative Space
Name: Rosa Beltran, Interior DesignerLocation: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, CASize: 1 room office/ converted from a garageYears lived in: 3 years Once in a while I’ll shoot a space and become so enamored of it that I want to just hang out. Like, forever. This happened when I recently shot Rosa Beltran’s office. She’s a super talented Interior Designer/Decorator so she’s got a one up on most of us.
Jan 28, 2013