Monica Wang

Monica is a photographer based in Los Angeles.
A Collector’s Hollywood Bachelor Pad
Name: Sweatson Klank Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 10 years; Rented As soon as you walk into Sweatson’s home, the living area is spacious, inviting and warm. My first observation is that Sweatson is an artist who has a knack for collecting things.
Jul 3, 2015
Candace’s Old World Home with Modern California Charm
Name: Candace Soriano and Jason Rein Location: Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 7 months; Rented Candace is an interior designer by trade and when you walk into her home in the heart of Los Angeles, it exudes a beautiful, relaxed, grown up feel. She lives here with her boyfriend, Jason, and they chose this part of town because of its historical charm.
Apr 6, 2015
An Elegant, French-Inspired Los Angeles Home
Name: Baiyina Hughley Location: Miracle Mile — Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 4 years As soon as you step into this quintessential LA apartment, the place feels like you are walking into a modern Parisian influenced home. Each room is mixed with eclectic pieces with fun paint colors. As an interior designer, Baiyina designs spaces for commercial projects and residential homes that have a simple elegance and her own home reflects that same theme.
Nov 13, 2014
An HGTV Design Star’s Happy Chic Home
Name: Kim & Scott Myles (and Ollie) Location: Los Angeles, CA Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented It’s not an overstatement to say that Kim Myles is happy. The winner of HGTV Design Star won America over with her beautiful designs, and her cheerful, infectious personality. Now on OWN’s Home Made Simple, this design star is making everyone’s home a little happier with her signature colorful and exuberant style.
Sep 30, 2014
Chris and Amber’s Old + New Renovated Home
Name: Chris and Amber Earl Location: North Hollywood, CA Size: 1,190 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Amber met Chris at a mutual friend’s BBQ and she admits it took her forever to notice him but once she did she was done for. Chris grew up in Papua New Guinea and is a talented woodworker and chef and Amber is a fashion rep who grew up in SoCal.
Jul 29, 2014
Matthew’s Magical Woodland Wonderland
Name: Matthew Eikelberger Location: Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 7 Years You may recognize this home from a prior Apartment Therapy post a few years back. It is always fun to see how a space has evolved over time, and Matthew’s loft is no exception. He has created a home all his own and let his imagination run wild.
Mar 21, 2014
Kneeland Co. Textile Studio + Mercado
Name: Joanna Williams, Owner of Kneeland Co. Textile Studio and Kneeland Co. Mercado Location: Atwater Village, Los Angeles, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 6 months It’s hard to imagine that Joanna moved into this space just 6 months ago. She has quickly created a beautiful workspace filled with bright colors, fun textures, and bohemian pieces from Mexico, Morocco, and all over the world. It already looks as if she’s been here for years.
Jan 29, 2014
Lauren’s Idyllic Home in Silver Lake
Name: Lauren Spencer King and Ava Location: Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 6 years; Rented Lauren was living in Paris when a dear friend from Los Angeles told her about the apartments right across the street from hers and how she dreamed of Lauren living there. Lauren didn’t think too much of it at the time.
Dec 2, 2013
Whitney and Adam’s Live/Work Canal Cottage
Name: Whitney Leigh Morris, Graphic Designer, and Adam Winkleman Location: Canals, Venice Beach, California Size: 362 square feet (interior) Years lived in: 2.5 years; Rented Etc: Built in 1924. One of two original craftsman-style cottages on the lot. You may remember this beautifully renovated cottage from Whitney’s House Call. I was brought in to do a full tour of their space, and I was certainly not disappointed. Whitney and Adam have made living in a small space look like a breeze.
Oct 22, 2013
Gregory and Jenny’s Relaxed Hippie Bungalow
Name: Gregory Beauchamp and Jenny Corgan Location: Venice, California Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 3+ years; Rented If the Brady Brunch could redecorate their house in a cooler, fresher way, I imagine it would look something like this. Gregory, a creative director/artist, and Jenny, a co-owner of Principessa on Abbott Kinney, share this cozy bungalow near Venice Beach.
Oct 21, 2013
Paint Color Portfolio: Mint Green Bathrooms
Painting your bathroom mint green can get wonky 60’s grandma real fast, but lately I have seen so many examples that are clean and refreshing. Different shades can create different ambiances: lighter shades of mint green make for a more calm, relaxing feel, while brighter shades of mint green can be more fun and retro. Here are some inspiring rooms, and inspiring shades for you to check out. INSPIRATION ROOMS: 1. The New York Times 2. Castro Design Studio via Houzz 3.
Sep 23, 2013
Paint Color Portfolio: Black Bedrooms
image:d330685952fe47e6c2b5324799c345e0e30f38e2 w:540 s:"fit" class_name:"mt-image-center" show_pin_button:"true" show_image_credits:"true" There may be nothing more daring than painting your walls black. I was surprised to find such a wide variety of blacks, from deep dark greys to blue toned blacks. Painting your walls such a deep hue works especially well in sun-filled rooms where the black can reflect beautiful light.
Sep 18, 2013
Rustic Meets Luxe in a Los Angeles Home
Name: Jeannie Mai and Freddy Harteis Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 2,400 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Owned You may recognize this lovely lady from “How Do I Look” on The Style Network, or from her new shows “Style Pop” or “The Real.” Jeannie Mai has a fun spunky spirit and a distinct bold style. She is married to Freddy Harteis, who is also in the entertainment industry and has a show called “The Hollywood Hunter.
Jul 23, 2013
Jacey & Grant’s Modern Eclectic House
Name: Jacey Duprie & Grant Leavitt Location: West Hollywood; Los Angeles, CA Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: Less than 1 year; Rented Once you enter this inviting Spanish style home, you will never want to leave. Jacey and Grant have transormed their home into the ideal spot for them to entertain, work, and live along with their two adorable English bulldogs, William and Polly.
May 30, 2013
Alexis & Brooks’ Charming West Hollywood Apartment
Name: Alexis Finc and Brook Heintzelman Location: West Hollywood; Los Angeles, CA Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented Alexis and Brooks​ met in school in Wilmington, NC while pursuing graduate degrees in creative writing (him: fiction, her: poetry). But after graduating, a job brought them to the West coast — sunny LA to be exact — somewhere they never thought they would ever live.
Apr 23, 2013