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A Los Angeles Tiny House Village Just Opened to Aid the City’s Homeless Population
And a larger village is opening soon.
Feb 19, 2021
This Chic Rental Was Furnished for What Most People Spend on a Nice SofaTours
Alann says that nearly everything in this apartment was either found, stolen from his parents’ house, or picked up at a flea market or yard sale.
Feb 15, 2021
This 250-Square-Foot Studio Is an Example of How to Lay Out One Long BoxTours
Brendan used a bookshelf to divide his narrow studio apartment, carving out a cozy little cocoon of a living room, and a bright little "millennial jungle" bedroom nook.
Jan 21, 2021
B&A: These Actors Have the Best Built-In Guest Loft/Office/Storage Room Tours
Actors Jessica Parker Kennedy and Ronen Rubinstein loved the layout and high ceilings of their Los Angeles house when they bought it two and a half years ago. Only about 1000 square feet, the couple's biggest challenge was storage, so they hired designer Mandy Cheng to help.
Jan 7, 2021
Ariana Grande Is Launching An Animal Rescue in Los Angeles
Applications are already open for those looking to add a furry friend to their families.
Nov 20, 2020
Actress Diane Gaeta's Rental Has Bold Color, Wild Wallpaper, & 'Birdcage' PatioTours
The house she shares with her two kids, two cats, and two dogs was a blank canvas when she began renting it a year ago. Now it's full of life, color, art, and style!
Nov 16, 2020
A Studio Didn't Come With a Kitchen, So This Renter Turned a Closet into OneTours
This "bachelor apartment" is essentially a studio apartment without a kitchen, so Bailey turned a TINY closet into a fully functioning food-making area.
Nov 6, 2020
This 20-Foot Long Van's Packed with Smart Small-Space Ideas (& Has a Projector!)Tours
It's not only gorgeous aesthetically, but it's loaded with little luxuries that make it one of the most comfortable vans I've seen. It's definitely a van for homebodies, which we've all (had to) become in 2020.
Nov 4, 2020
A 500-Square-Foot Studio Proves You Don't Have to Be Minimal to Live SmallTours
Alexandra is a maximalist at heart and needs to surround herself with things she loves... and has done so in her small studio apartment in a tidy and organized way.
Nov 3, 2020
This “Hocus Pocus” Actor & His Family Observe Halloween With Subtly Spooky DecorTours
Speaker, podcast host, entrepreneur, and Halloween fan Carrie Murray happens to be married to actor Sean Murray, Thackery Binx in "Hocus Pocus." Here's a peek at their home's subtle but spooky Halloween decorations!
Oct 27, 2020
This Art Director Has the Cutest Minimal, Modern, and Colorful Rental ApartmentTours
Madelyn Somers is an Art Director for Parachute Home, and her small Los Angeles rental apartment is filled with cheery pops of color!
Oct 19, 2020
Lizzo’s Los Angeles Home Has a Life-Size Version of Her Teeny Tiny Valentino PurseDesign Ideas
Step inside the rapper's bright and spacious residence.
Oct 10, 2020
This Renter Came Up with a Clever Solution for Custom Window CoveringTours
The solutions ISN'T curtains or drapes... but it is something that casts a warm hue and adds color to an otherwise brown kitchen.
Oct 7, 2020
B& A: A Dark, Dated California Craftsman Is Now a Cozy, Bright HomeTours
Designer Victoria Cho spent all her free time outside of work on this house design and space layout. "There were endless nights of researching, reviewing bids, and placing orders for finishes, hardware, etc."
Oct 2, 2020
This LA Home Is Full of Gorgeous Color, Design, and Wallpaper InspirationTours
The whole house is stunning, but the laundry room is a dream space to do chores in!
Sep 24, 2020
A Small, Renovated 1930s Los Angeles House Has a Gorgeous Kitchen FloorTours
The style is '70s influenced eclectic.
Sep 19, 2020
This House Has the Neatest DIY Fireplace, Murphy Bed, & TV-Hiding Art SolutionTours
This 1940s home is filled with clever DIY projects.
Sep 13, 2020
A Small 100-Year-Old House Renovated on a Budget Has a Cute DIY Paint Detail Tours
At just 865 square feet and 100 years old, it is small but mighty, and was done on a very tight first-home buyer budget!
Aug 22, 2020
This Los Angeles Rental Apartment Is a Master Class in MaximalismTours
Interior designer Peti Lau coined the term “Aristofreak," and her Los Angeles rental apartment is a maximalist wonderland.
Aug 21, 2020
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s House is For Sale—and You Won’t Believe Their ClosetReal Estate
Their closet looks like the inside of a department store.
Aug 20, 2020
Jasmyn Lawson’s Rental Apartment Features Black Art in Almost Every RoomTours
She's inspired by mid-century modern design, the 1970s, and jewel and earth tone colors, too.
Aug 13, 2020
The Jaw-Dropping Mansion From Beyoncé’s “Black Is King” Is On Sale For $125 MillionReal Estate
It's also made appearances in "The Bodyguard" and "The Godfather."
Aug 6, 2020
A Small Rental Apartment Makes a Compelling Case for Black Wood Floors Tours
Despite black-stained wood flooring throughout, this small rental apartment is light, airy, bright, and minimal thanks to the renter's furnishings and styling.
Aug 6, 2020
This Gorgeous Los Angeles House Has the Most Colorful Collection of Furniture Tours
And the backyard mural is must-see!
Jul 27, 2020
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi List Their Santa Barbara Villa for $45 MillionReal Estate
Ellen is on the move. The comedian, TV host, and designer has listed the Santa Barbara villa that she and wife, actress Portia de Rossi, bought in 2013. Originally built in the 1930s by famed architect Wallace Frost for himself, it was inspired by his years living in Italy. Frost emulated the style of Old World villas with stone walls, a classic barrel-tiled roof, terra-cotta surfaces, wide wood flooring planks, rustic exposed ceiling beams, and 18th century Italian tile.
Jul 18, 2020
Buy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Mayan-Style Temple in LA for $23M (Yes, the Westworld One)Real Estate
Spoiler alert: The real-life version of Bernard/Arnold’s home in Westworld is for sale, and it happens to be one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most hallowed and historic works of Southern California architecture. The Mayan-style temple built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1924 almost entirely out of interlocking concrete blocks—also known as The Ennis House—sits on a hillside in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, and just hit the market after a $17 million renovation.
Jul 17, 2020
Meryl Streep Just Bought This Mid-Century Home in PasadenaReal Estate
Meryl is on the move. The 20-time Academy Award nominee (and three-time winner) just dropped $3.6 million on a mid-century pad in Pasadena, California. Streep and her husband, sculptor Don Gummer, are the first people to buy the home in nearly fifty years, according to the exclusive on Variety. Built in 1959, the 3,087 square foot property sits on nearly two acres in the hills of Pasadena and has panoramic views of the surrounding San Gabriel Mountains and the Colorado Street Bridge.
Jul 17, 2020
There’s a Clueless Pop-Up Coming to LA and We’re Like, Totally Buggin’Life
The 1995 teen film is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Jul 16, 2020
Tupac’s $2.6 Million Los Angeles Mansion Is For SaleReal Estate
The Los Angeles mansion rapper Tupac Shakur once called home is now on the market for $2.6 million, and includes a relic of his time there. Before his tragic death in 1996, Tupac lived in this Woodland Hills manse with his fiancée, Kidada Jones, the daughter of Quincy Jones.
Jul 16, 2020
Beverly Hills Mansion Formerly Owned By Ellen & Portia Hits the Market for $34MReal Estate
This private, massively gated, historic Beverly Hills mansion has a star-studded list of former residents nearly as long as the credits in an Oceans XX film (including Ellen Degeneres and Kelly Wearstler), and just hit the market for a whopping $34 million. The classic five-bedroom residence was built in the 1950s for Diane and Charles Skouras Jr.
Jul 16, 2020
Lulu’s Art-Filled Dogtown DigsTours
Name: Lulu (2)Location: Santa Monica, CA (Ocean Park)Room Size: 11′ x 11′ Souris Hong-Porretta’s home is infused with personality, art and a sense of time and place. Her daughter Lulu’s room is no different. It’s charmingly hip and playful and mature enough to last for years (take out the crib and this room can take Lulu through her teen years).
Jul 16, 2020
Kitchen Before & After: From Dark & Dated to Light & GlamorousProjects & Improvements
Ever since Denise and her husband Brad moved into their 1937 California Ranch style home six years ago, the dark and dated kitchen was always a sore spot for her. Not only was it stuck in the ’80s, it also lacked adequate storage.It wasn’t until the birth of their daughter that she realized she would be spending a lot of time in the kitchen as a stay-at-home mom — and she needed a space that was open, warm, and reflected her love of old world glamour.
Jul 15, 2020
Clever Space-Maximizing Ideas & Colorful Paint Make This Tiny Studio SuccessfulTours
This 400-square-foot L.A. studio apartment's style is: "Bohemian geometric prioritizing space efficiency."
Jul 13, 2020
Matthew Perry Just Listed His LA “Mansion in the Sky,” Complete with “Batcave”Real Estate
Batman fans will love Perry’s unique Batcave.
Jul 9, 2020
This Beverly Hills Condo Looks As If Paris Hilton Moved Into Barbie’s Dream House, and Twitter Has ThoughtsReal Estate
Designer handbags not included—but surely welcomed in the condo’s multiple walk-in closets.
Jun 26, 2020
A 600-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Proves the Power of a Painted Half WallTours
From the bold pinks and oranges to family vintage items and a lot of hidden brass cats, this rental apartment is a little magical paradise.
Jun 1, 2020
This LA Loft Was Transformed into a Cool Home With Color and Custom StorageTours
Everything in the apartment was built by Jack and his roommates—like the walls, rooms, even the kitchen island—all to precisely fit their needs.
May 20, 2020
Peek Inside ‘Hollywood’ Star Laura Harrier’s Perfectly Pink LA HomeReal Estate
The actress, who stars in Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix series "Hollywood," has cultivated her perfect digs in Silver Lake.
May 1, 2020
Enjoy “Magic Hour” in Los Angeles From Anywhere in the World With This Daily Sunset LivestreamLife
A little bit of “zen” by way of gorgeous sunset views feels like the perfect evening break.
Apr 29, 2020
A Rental's Clever IKEA Hacks and Decor Are How You Distract from Beige CarpetingTours
There are SO many good storage and IKEA hack ideas in this rental apartment!
Apr 27, 2020
Kellie Brown's L.A. Apartment Is as Stylish as She IsTours
Lifestyle blogger (and founder of And I Get Dressed) Kellie Brown describes this apartment's style as "California meets 'Golden Girls' hideaway."
Apr 15, 2020
A 425-Square-Foot Rental Does a Good Job of Not Feeling Like a Studio ApartmentTours
The living room area looks like any living room would in a multi-room apartment, and feels totally separate from the nearby bed.
Mar 28, 2020
Peek Inside the Hollywood Hills Mansion for Sale That Belonged to Elizabeth Taylor and PrinceReal Estate
The amenities are on par with what you’d expect from a home to the stars.
Mar 21, 2020
This Entrepreneur Used Wallpaper and Tile to 'Create & Cultivate' Her Dream HomeTours
Create & Cultivate founder Jaclyn Johnson renovated this gorgeous 1920s Los Angeles house.
Mar 18, 2020
Actress Janina Gavankar’s Los Angeles Home Is Bold, Artful—and Has Swings!Tours
A lot of the art in the house was created by Janina herself, and she even tackled furniture DIY projects, too.
Mar 12, 2020
Before & After: Annette and Gustavo’s Incredible Garage RemodelProjects & Improvements
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.
Mar 11, 2020
Small Space Style: 15 Little LA HomesDesign Ideas
LA is a city of big dreams, but also some small homes. This gallery of some of our smallest homes from Los Angeles readers is brimming with inspiration and creativity. Filled with art, light, and carefully collected treasures, these homes are a testament that size does not inhibit style. You’re in for a treat. TOP ROW: 1. Lauren’s Idyllic Home In Silver Lake: 800 square feet 2. Kelly’s Cozy Chic Studio House Tour: 400 square feet 3.
Mar 11, 2020
Rachel & Kevin’s Los Feliz Love Shack
Name: Rachel Pally (the designer) & Kevin Circosta (the musician) Location: Los Feliz – Los Angeles, California Size: 2500 square feet Years lived in: 7 years Rachel and Kevin’s love story is right out of a movie. They met in preschool, lost contact after high school, and reconnected again after college and fell in love. Their parents are close friends and both families have similar values.
Mar 11, 2020
Mara & Alex’s First Home as a Married Couple
Name: Mara Roszak and Alex PolilloLocation: Silver Lake – Los Angeles, CaliforniaSize: 1400 square feetYears lived in: 2 1/2 years Taking the leap and purchasing your very first home can be very nerve-racking. Mara did her homework and looked for the perfect place for a number of years without any luck.
Mar 11, 2020
A 400-Square-Foot LA Studio Apartment Shows the Power of (Lots of) Plants
She describes this studio's style as "naturally minimal, quirky, contemporary apothecary."
Feb 9, 2020
An Interior Designer on a Budget Turned a Dated Apartment Into a Colorful Home
This interior designer on a limited budget turned an apartment with popcorn ceiling into a space that she can proudly call her own.
Feb 6, 2020
This Pro Organizer Has the Secrets to Making Small Spaces Work for Two
Fay Wolf and her partner live AND work in just 660 square feet.
Jan 1, 2020
Disney Decor Abounds in This Colorful Rental Apartment
Name: Carrie, Patrick and Nacho D. Cat Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 1,750 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, renting Longtime Apartment Therapy reader Carrie and husband Patrick discovered their apartment five years ago, when the desire for a bigger bed made them realize they needed a bigger bedroom.
Dec 19, 2019
The “1919 Cottage Goes 2014” Makeover
Renovation by: Oneiric Projects Location: Los Angeles, CA This developer redo of a house is worth a peek for your own potential projects. It’s fully updated but still charming, especially when it comes to not only preserving but improving upon its major vintage curb appeal. Details about the renovation from Oneiric: New energy efficient windows preserves the 1919 style while providing ample natural light into the home. Original front door and peephole provides a warm welcome to visitors.
Dec 19, 2019
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 19, 2019
Poke Acupuncture’s New Spot On Melrose
Name: Russell Brown // Poke AcupunctureLocation: Los Angeles, CA The last time we visited Russell’s office at Poke Acupuncture, he was at his old location in West Hollywood. Just in the past couple months, he’s moved to an actual storefront and brought his DIY talent to this incredibly curated new office space. Succulents, fine art, books and hand crafted furniture are just some of the truly awesome elements of this acupuncture office.
Dec 19, 2019
Faith’s Magical Bohemian Treehouse
Name: Faith Blakeney Location: The Treehouse – Los Angeles, California Size: 750 square feet Years lived in: 2 years I spent a warm Sunday hanging out with Faith at her bohemian treehouse. She is one stylish lady (and, yes, she is the sister of Justina Blakeney). When Faith moved from New York a few years back, she looked at place after place on Craigslist only to get frustrated because she had her heart set on lving in Venice.
Dec 19, 2019
Rachel & Jonathan’s Cozy Angelino Heights Home
Name: Rachel Craven & Jonathan CravenLocation: Angelino Heights – Los Angeles, CaliforniaSize: 1700 square feetYears lived in: 1 year Rachel invited me over to her beautiful home in Angelino Heights. I was so excited because Angelino Heights is the second oldest district in Los Angeles; therefore, there are so many stunning old homes with a lot character. Another treat was the Echo Park Craft Fair that was being held at her home later in the day.
Dec 19, 2019
Rodellee’s Tiny Vintage Studio
Name: Rodellee Bas Location: Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California Size: 450 square feet Years lived in: Rent 3 weeks Rodellee’s previous home caught my eye in her House Call, and I knew immediately that her style and choices in decor were both charming and personal. Three weeks later, she’s moved into a studio three times smaller and has created another amazing space.
Dec 19, 2019
House Tour: Sharon and Spencer’s Danish & Dogs Domicile
Name: Sharon Montrose and Spencer Starr Location: Los Angeles, CASize: 2,000 sq. ft. Years lived in: 3+ years >> When we found the photos of Los Angeles photographer Sharon Montrose, we knew we had to pester her for a house tour.
Dec 19, 2019
Actress Riki Lindhome’s LA Loft Has Style, Stripes, and a Swing!
It's fun, colorful, and has a lot of quirky elements, such as a soundproof massage chair room, an indoor swing, a forest bathroom and a mannequin that holds purses and keys.
Dec 19, 2019
A Small But Glamorous West Hollywood Studio
Name: Dominic A. Cerino IV Location: West Hollywood — Los Angeles, California Size: 560 square feet Years lived in: 4.5 years; Rented When interior designer Dominic submitted his House Call, many of you proclaimed that you couldn’t believe it was a rental. Well, that impression is all down to Dominic’s incredible attention to detail.
Dec 19, 2019
Adrien & Jon’s Adventurous California Home
Name: Adrien Rabago and Jon Schmidt Location: Leimert Park — Los Angeles, CA Size: 1,900 square feet Years lived in: 8 months; Owned Situated on a quiet tree-lined street in the up-and-coming Los Angeles neighborhood of Leimert Park, Adrien and Jon’s home cheerfully welcomes you with its mint green exterior—and what’s inside is no less affable and bright.
Dec 19, 2019
Aubin & Florice’s Curiosity Fueled Home
Name: Aubin Crowell of Rebuilt Inc., Florice Houde, and Monkey, Shy Girl, Lil’ Pi, and Ninja Location: Silver Lake – Los Angeles, California Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 4 1/2 years Aubin and Florice’s modern loft is an interesting study of mixing elements to create a successful interior design.
Dec 19, 2019
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.
Dec 19, 2019
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.
Dec 19, 2019
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.
Dec 19, 2019
Masha & Colin’s Worldly Abode
Name: Masha D’yans and Colin Mulligan Location: Highland Longwood — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,412 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Owned Masha, originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, and Colin, originally from St. Louis, have been married for just over one year, in which time they’ve created a beautiful and unique home full of international curiosities.
Dec 19, 2019
Peek Inside Katie Holmes’ $4.6 Million Calabasas Home
She just listed her 6,040-square-foot estate in the luxe Los Angeles suburb.
Nov 19, 2019
A Fresh Coat of Paint and New Light Fixtures Elevate This Rental House
Because Sarah and her husband rent, they are limited in remodeling, but a fresh coat of paint and some new light fixtures is a quick and easy way to elevate your space!
Nov 14, 2019