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A Wellness Company CEO’s Serene Santa Monica Home
Name: Chelsea Poling and cat Piper Location: Santa Monica, California Size: 1,450 square feet Years Lived In: 1 year, owned “I love the location of my home; I am less than a block from the Santa Monica Beach. I make it a daily task or indulgence to go to the beach every day, whether it be a walk on the beach, a dip in the ocean, or quiet meditation,” wrote Chelsea Poling, the founder and CEO of the online wellness boutique Rose Botanica.
Apr 30, 2019
An Actor And Writer’s Small, Maximalist L.A. Home
Name: Justin Elizabeth Sayre Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 4 years Born in Pennsylvania, writer, performer, and comedian Justin Elizabeth Sayre made a name for himself in the downtown New York cabaret scene paying homage to cultural icons like Judy Garland, Cher, and Elizabeth Taylor (hence his middle name).
Apr 29, 2019
A 450-Square-Foot Backyard Bungalow Is Darling
Name: Nikki Darling, three cats, Fats Domino Darling, King Tut Darling, and Marlowe Cat Darling, and one dog, Raspberry Beret Darling Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 450 square feet Years lived in: 10 years, renting Writer, artist, and performer Nikki Darling grew up in Los Angeles. After attending undergrad at Cal Arts, she moved back in 2008 and has been in this quaint back house in Highland Park ever since.
Apr 29, 2019
This L.A. Home Is Candy-Colored, Desert-Meets-Jungle Style
Name: Katie Zamprioli Location: Sunland-Tujunga, California Size: 1,222 square feet Years Lived In: 1 year, owned Katie Zamprioli (or @katiemackmusic as she’s known on Instagram) didn’t set out to make her home Insta-famous, but once she began posting photos of her candy-colored desert-meets-jungle interior, the fans came pouring in. In just one year she has transformed her Los Angeles-area home into a fully decorated oasis, where every inch is worth a closer look.
Apr 29, 2019
Actress Becca Tobin’s 1930s L.A. Home Is Light and Bright
Name: Becca Tobin, husband Zach Martin, and Orly Martin the dog Location: Laurel Canyon — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,200 square feet Years Lived In: 2.5 years, owned We moved into our home a little over two years ago. We were drawn to the space because the house had so much charm! Los Angeles is filled with a lot of new construction that feels really sterile, so this 1930s gem felt super special.
Apr 29, 2019
A Bohemian Rental Is Like a Quintessential Beach Cottage
Name: Kaitlyn Shimazaki Location: Belmont Heights/ Belmont Shores — Long Beach, California Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, renting Kaitlyn has one of those quintessential beach cottages we all imagine landing when we move to California. Her small home is technically the guest house to a larger home, but she gets all the perks of a “standalone” building.
Apr 29, 2019
Small-Space Solutions (and Lots of Natural Light) Make This 408-Square-Foot Rental Apartment Lovely
Name: Rachael and Virgil Gibilterra and Jovie (our little border collie mix!) Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 408 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting We found this little slice of L.A. on Craigslist. I was sold on the windows. We jumped on it as quick as we could! We were living briefly in an Airstream before this (we unfortunately had to sell that beauty due to job opportunities in L.A.
Apr 26, 2019
House Tour: Shawn and Amy’s Laurel Canyon Retreat
Name: Shawn Gold and Amy Neunsinger Location: Laurel Canyon area of Los AngelesSize: 5,500 square feet Years lived in: 2 years since remodel, 8 years total >> Enter SlideshowWelcome to the home of Shawn Gold & Amy Neunsinger. Husband, wife and now business partners in cocodot.com. Amy is an accomplished lifestyle photographer and Shawn is the former CMO of MySpace. They bought a 1,500 square foot home on an amazing piece of property in Laurel canyon in 1998 and starting designing a year later.
Apr 17, 2019
House Tour: Dave and Shyla’s Eclectic Loft at The Brewery
Name: Dave Lefner, artist and Shyla Marlin, actress and writer Location: The Brewery Art Colony in Downtown LASize: 2,000 sq. ft. Years lived in: 8 years >> We have to admit, when we walked into Dave and Shyla’s downtown pad, we felt like we were walking onto the set of “BIG”. The huge loft is a mixture of eclectic fun (and like their friends claim–we could have stayed all day looking at everything).
Apr 17, 2019
House Tour: Kelly’s Craftsman Comfort
Name: Kelly Van PatterLocation: Mt. Washington, Los AngelesSize: 1500 sq. ft.Years lived in: 4 years >> Just a hop, skip and jump from the last house tour we photographed in the scenic and historic inclines of Mt. Washington, we found ourselves on a street lined with genteel homes all glowing of Los Angeles’ oft forgotten past.
Apr 16, 2019
House Tour: Sherry and Miguel’s Marvimon House
Name: Sherry and Miguel, owners of MarvimonLocation: Chinatown/Elysian parkSize: 3,500 sq. feet (interior) + 2,500 sq. feet (vertical courtyard)Years lived in: 3 years >> Walking into Sherry and Miguel’s home is quite the experience. Quite larger than most AT House Tours, they manage to make the space feel warm and cozy, despite its enormous size. It turns out that the space was once an automobile showroom displaying Italian cars in the 1920s.
Apr 16, 2019
House Tour: Seonna’s Hillside Modern
Name: Seonna HongLocation: Mt. WashingtonSize: 926 sq. feetYears lived in: A little over a year >> Finding Seonna’s hillside Mt. Washington home was an adventure in itself, with more twists and turns than a spy thriller novel. Clinging to a dramatic hillside, the post and beam residence expresses its pedigree with a variety of original midcentury architectural details, all complimenting its most impressive feature: an expansive hillside view of Pasadena and the Angeles Forest.
Apr 15, 2019
Peek Inside Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Vintage 1940s Home For Sale
Four years after purchasing his LA property, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently listed his vintage Franklin Hills residence for $3.85 million, slightly more than what he paid for it back in 2015. At 3,771 square feet, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom time capsule home offers an iconic view of downtown LA. Designed by Paul R.
Apr 15, 2019
LA House Tour: Cindy and Harvey’s Eichler Original
Name: Cindy and HarveyLocation: Granada Hills, CASize: 2500 sfYears lived in: Own, 9 months In the northern most part of Granada Hills, in an area where time seemingly forgot, is an enclave of colourful modernist homes…a slice of Midcentury heaven filled with preserved and renovated homes all sharing the recognizable architectural details of the California-based, post-war residential real estate developer, Joseph Eichler.
Apr 14, 2019
Melissa McCarthy Could Be Your Landlord—For $10,000/Month
In the latest installment of “We *So* Wanna Live Here,” Melissa McCarthy’s Toluca Lake bungalow is back on the rental market. Though it might be a bit outside our price range; the comedian is asking would-be tenant(s) to shell out $10,000 a month. To put that number in perspective, it’s more than the annual hidden costs of homeownership. With the in flow of cash, McCarthy could easily support her dollar store shopping habit and probably have a bit left over each month.
Apr 1, 2019
Emma Stone Clearly Enjoys a Wallpaper Moment, As Seen in Her Beverly Hills Home for Sale
Cue the “La-La Land” jokes: Oscar-winner Emma Stone has listed her four-bed, four-and-a-half-bath estate in Beverly Hills for $3.899 million, Variety reports. Located in the Coldwater Canyon section of town, the 3,862-square-foot home, which was built in 1953, is the very picture of privacy. Tucked away on a quiet road behind a high wall and secure gates, the property was previously owned by British star Dudley Moore.
Mar 21, 2019
Poet Morgan Parker’s LA Apartment Features Great Art, Cool Books, and One Seriously Sexy Sectional
Name: Morgan Parker and dog Shirley Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 1000 square feet Years Lived In: 1.5 years, renting Award-winning poet Morgan Parker is the honest and powerful voice behind “There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé,” “Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night,” and her most recent poetry collection “Magical Negro” (out February 5th).
Mar 21, 2019
Actress Aya Cash’s Hollywood Hills Home Is Honestly Magical
Name: Aya Cash and Josh Alexander and Lucy Tammy Cash (the dog) Location: Hollywood Hills — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years Lived In: 4 years, owned There was nothing easy about buying a house for actress Aya Cash—star of “You’re the Worst”—and her husband, Josh Alexander. “This was the sixth place we bid on in six months. I did not think we were going to get it.
Mar 21, 2019
A Cheery L.A. Rental Has a Cute DIY Yard Inspired by Mexico
Name: Erika Carlock, and fiancé Joe Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 1,150 square feet Years Lived In: 5 years, renting Blogger and designer Erika Carlock has made a name for herself on Instagram with her love of bright and poppy pastels. The interior of her Los Angeles rental apartment, which she shares with her fiancé Joe, is filled with colorful accessories and dozens of plants to match her dreamy, jungle-y feed.
Mar 21, 2019
This Minimal, Plant-Filled Rental Supports a Healthier Mindset
Name: Shiloh Enoki Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting Shiloh has lived in Los Angeles for nearly five years in several configurations: She lived in the spare room of a model’s Hollywood Hills house, she rented the bottom floor of a first-time homeowner’s Silver Lake home, and now she lives in this one-bedroom apartment by herself.
Mar 21, 2019
One Minute Tip: Three Ways to Use Vertical Space
Today’s One Minute Tip comes from Fay Wolf, with three simple ways to rethink vertical space. • The Star: Fay Wolf is a singer-songwriter, actor and professional organizer. She’s acted on shows like 2 Broke Girls and Bones, and her songs have been heard on shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Pretty Little Liars. Fay’s Los Angeles-based company New Order has been organizing lives since 2006, helping creative people deal with both inner and outer clutter.
Mar 12, 2019
Jodie Foster’s Beverly Hills Property Is on the Market
While she prepares for a speaking gig at the upcoming South by Southwest festival, would-be luxury home buyers are somewhere hunched over their laptops, completely mesmerized by the gorgeous Beverly Hills mansion Jodie Foster just put on the market. Listed by Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate David Kramer of Hilton & Hyland, the two-level 1950s dwelling is approximately 7,500 square feet, sits on a little more than an acre and has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Mar 4, 2019
Matt Makes His Tiny Rental into a Home
Name: Matt DeLeva Location: Silver Lake neighborhood, Los Angeles, California Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 1 1/2 years, renting When Matt measured his home to give me the exact square footage, we both couldn’t believe that his place was only 400 square feet. Even though his house is small and a rental, he took the time to customize it to fit his needs. He is so proud of his small home and it shows!
Feb 20, 2019
Jennifer’s Modern Mini Live/Work Space
Name: Jennifer Chong – Designer & Photographer Location: Belmont Heights – Long Beach, California Size: Around 400 square feet Years lived in: 3 years Jennifer’s small space proves that you can be happy living with just what you need. She loves to travel, so she would much rather have experiences than expensive stuff. Still, with all the fun artwork, graphics, and small accessories, her live/work space is very lively and inviting.
Feb 20, 2019
Chuck’s Americana in Hollywood
Name: Chuck D. WillisLocation: Hollywood, California My name is Chuck and I’m an actor living in Los Angeles. I have a great interest in furniture restoration and thrift shopping. I’m from Nashville, Tennessee, so my aethstetic is strongly influenced by American culture.My secret to filling a 2,000 sq feet apartment is patience. I have sourced and collected pieces over the past three years so I wouldn’t break the bank as well as but pieces I truly love.
Feb 20, 2019
Cara’s Small Space Style in West Hollywood
Name: CaraLocation: West Hollywood, California Interior design is not my job, it’s my passion and it is in my blood. I grew up with a father who kick started and fueled my love for beautifully cool spaces… And now, well, he’s the proud Dad of a girl who likes to move every year so she can change-up her ” look”.As a Creative Director in an L.A.
Feb 20, 2019
Molly & Tyler’s Classic Cool Cottage
Name: Molly and Tyler KingLocation: Echo Park, Los Angeles, CaliforniaSize: 680 square feetYears lived in: 5 years; Owned I first met Molly and Tyler years ago when I tagged along with a friend to their Labor Day barbecue, and since then, I’ve watched them welcome countless friends into their charming Eastside home.
Feb 20, 2019
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.
Feb 20, 2019
Marisa and Peter’s Playfully Eclectic Home
Name: Marisa Vitale and Peter James Location: Venice Beach, California Size: 1250 square feet Years lived in: 3 Years; Owned Marisa and Peter are a couple of world travelers with a serious case of wanderlust. Beloved souvenirs abound throughout their sunny, airy, one-story, Venice Beach home. Their home’s newest decor, however, speaks not to globetrotting, but to an entirely different sort of adventure, -that of first-time parenthood…times two!
Feb 20, 2019
Keith and Paige’s Scrounge n’ Lounge
Name: Keith and Paige Location: Belmont Heights, Long Beach, California Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 1 years; Rented The day of Keith and Paige’s tour I am embarrassed to say I was running late, plenty late. Making my way from a shoot in Laguna to Long Beach, I called from the 405 (Hello, Californians!) to see if I needed to reschedule.
Feb 20, 2019
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.
Feb 20, 2019
A Mediterranean Style House
Name: Christina Nickerson, Owner of Olmay Home, and her husband, two daughters, and their dog Location: Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California Size: 5,000 square feet Years lived in: 15 years I’ve always been surprised that the classics, things like great jeans, a beautiful white mug, a plain dark chocolate bar, someone who makes a good martini — which you would think would be so easy to locate — can be so hard to find.
Feb 20, 2019
A “Modern Natural” California Home
Name: Scotti Sitz, creator of GARDE (lifestyle, gift, and home accessories shop) Location: Hancock Park; Los Angeles, California Size: 2,600 square feet Years lived in: 4 months Scotti’s home reminds me of the classic California Spanish-style interiors you find in Malibu or Santa Barbara. The home (and its inhabitant) carry such elegance and beauty without being overly fussy.
Feb 20, 2019
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.
Feb 20, 2019
Elizabeth’s Urban Cabin
Name: Lenora Elizabeth Curbo Location: Northeast Los Angeles, California Size: 1,150 square feet; 2 bedroom/2 bath Years lived in: 2 years; Rented It’s hard to imagine a spot as serene as Elizabeth’s rustic bungalow existing mere minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Her sweet 1920s home is nestled in the hills of El Sereno, an up-and-coming suburb of Los Angeles, and feels like a secret mountain retreat amidst the hustle and bustle of the city.
Feb 20, 2019
Jeremy & Kim’s Cozy Deco Home
Name: Jeremy and Kim Kasten Location: South Pasadena, California Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years; Rented My dear friend Jeremy Kasten had his previous loft featured on Apartment Therapy almost six years ago. It was a stunningly sexy apartment in the Eastern Columbia building in Downtown Los Angeles. Two and a half years ago, with a baby on the way, he and his lovely wife Kim were forced to find something bigger for their growing family.
Feb 20, 2019
Casey’s Playful Los Angeles House
Name: Casey Anderson Location: Highland Park; Los Angeles, California Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; Owned With a penchant for unconventional activities (read: dodgeball and tap dancing), and an affinity for Spielberg-ian extraterrestrials, it goes without saying that Casey is one rad kindergarten teacher.
Feb 20, 2019
Vibrant, Vintage “Librarian-Chic” Digs
Name: Ben Lee and Vivian Ritchie Handler Location: Los Feliz; Los Angeles, California Size: 2,100 square feet Years lived in: Almost 2 years; Owned Ben and Viv’s ‘70s-inspired home appears to jut out above the narrow streets in the hills of the Los Feliz with confidence. From the outside, the seemingly modest, stream-lined house offers a unique view of the city, including the Griffith Observatory.
Feb 20, 2019
Carla’s Simple City Living in Downtown Los Angeles
Name: Carla Location: Historic downtown; Los Angeles, California Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented You may think living in the heart of a major metropolitan city would be stressful, but Carla proves adapting to city life can be surprisingly serene. Living in a small, but airy studio in Downtown Los Angeles, she resides four floors above the streets and rides her bike to work, successfully avoiding the “joys” of traffic.
Feb 20, 2019
A Creative Mother & Daughter Duo Craft an Eclectic, Bohemian Home
Name: Samantha Schulz and Christa Schulz Location: West Hollywood; Los Angeles, California Size: 2 bedroom, 1 bath Years lived in: 1 year, Rented The minute I walked into Sam and Christa’s gorgeous Spanish Deco-style apartment, I felt as though I were visiting a couple old friends. First of all, it is clear they are old friends themselves, a rare and inspiring quality to find in a mother-daughter pair.
Feb 20, 2019
East Meets West in an Engaging, Art-Filled Hillside Home
Name: Melinda and Mark Fay Location: Eagle Rock; Los Angeles, California Size: 1,800 square feet Years lived in: 16 years; owned Melinda Fay, owner of Good Eye Gallery in Eagle Rock, has a background in therapy and finds the act of curating spaces deeply beneficial to her well-being. Her ability to refine and curate her family’s extensive collection of art is nothing short of impressive.
Feb 20, 2019
A Neutral & Natural 400-Square-Foot LA Studio
Name: Logan Sommers Location: Los Feliz — Los Angeles, CA Size: 400 square feet With an eye for detail, visual display artist and former New Yorker Logan Sommers has outfitted his cozy studio apartment with panache. He currently resides in Los Feliz, one of the few quaint and walkable communities situated in the heart of the sprawling expanse that is Los Angeles.
Feb 20, 2019
Isaac’s Mid-Century Silver Lake Perch
Name: Isaac Aptaker Location: Silver Lake; Los Angeles, CA Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Aside from the fact that it’s oozing with Mid-century charm, Isaac Aptaker’s home in the hills on the east side of Los Angeles has two big things going for it: privacy, and spectacular views of the city.
Feb 20, 2019
Vasanti’s Creative and Cozy Silverlake Home
Name: Vasanti Lackner and her dog, Tango Location: Silverlake; Los Angeles, California Size: 650 square feet + 256-square-foot detached art studio Years Lived In: 5 years; Owned You’re either an artist or a musician if you’re a Lackner, and Vasanti and her mother, Diana, are both fine artists.
Feb 20, 2019
Cat and Alex’s Chic Downtown LA Lair
Name: Cat and Alex Location: Downtown; Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Cat Li is in the business of fashion, and she doesn’t leave her keen sense of style at the office. Her open and airy fifth floor loft is situated in the center of the bustling city and feels effortlessly cool. Minimal yet striking decor in a cohesive palette of blacks, whites, and metals makes bold pieces feel sophisticated yet casual.
Feb 20, 2019
Katie and Andrew’s Tasteful, Vintage East Los Angeles Home
Name: Katie Costick and Andrew Nielson Location: Boyle Heights — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Our lovely homeowner Katie hails from “across the pond,” and she’s styled her East Los Angeles home with the sophistication and refinement often associated with her English roots.
Feb 20, 2019
Jess’ Playful and Happy Haven in the Heart of Echo Park
Name: Jessica Meaney and her cat, Lucy Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 676 Square Feet Years lived in: 15 years; Rented Located on the ground floor of a 1930s, Spanish-style triplex, Jess’ home is a light-filled, happy haven.
Feb 20, 2019
Lauren & Danny’s Calm, Comfortable California Cottage
Name: Lauren, Danny and their dogs, Mr. Belvedere and Junebug Location: Mount Washington — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented Salon owners Lauren and Danny’s comfy cottage is like the brick-and-mortar equivalent of a breath of fresh air. High ceilings and interesting, multi-level mid-century architecture allow natural light to flood in from every direction, bouncing off the simple white walls.
Feb 20, 2019
Tyler & Kelsey’s Laid-Back, Family-Friendly California Vibe
Name: Tyler Parker (a photographer) and Kelsey Harper (a custom floral designer) and their 2-year-old, Harrison Harper Location: Eagle Rock — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,600 square feet Years lived in: 1 years; Rented Tyler and Kelsey have been thoroughly enjoying their East Los Angeles home. Making room for a baby on the way while raising a 2-year-old, they’ve somehow managed to create a home that is not only beautiful but incredibly functional as well.
Feb 20, 2019
A Professional Organizer’s Fun & Functional Silver Lake Apartment
Name: Fay Wolf Location: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, California Size: 660 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; Rented Apartment Therapy’s resident organizational expert Fay Wolf is living proof that being highly organized doesn’t have to mean being sterile and rigid.
Feb 20, 2019
Tracy’s Lovely Silver Lake Home With A View
Name: Tracy Bunkoczy Location: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, California Size: 850 square feet Years lived in: 3 months; rented Tracy recently downsized and relocated to Silver Lake to get a fresh start. With this move, she has gained a second floor walk-up apartment flooded with ample natural light, gorgeous architectural details, and an incredible view from her little deck.
Feb 20, 2019
Courtney & Eric’s Echo Park Charmer
Name: Courtney Halverson and Eric Neujahr Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rented I discovered Courtney and Eric’s home via Instagram. Courtney, an actress and the blogger behind Pretty Little Fawn, would post occasional photos that led me to believe her passions included not only fashion but extended into home decoration and interiors.
Feb 20, 2019
Allen & Nate’s Cool Combination of Styles in LA
Name: Allen Loeb and Nate Clark Location: West Hollywood — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,450 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; Owned When my friend Jason Martin told me about Allen and Nate’s gorgeous West Hollywood home, I jumped at the opportunity to photograph it. This home is one that is stylish but warmly minimal. Each room has a personal touch that expresses their personalities but still feels both refined and functional.
Feb 20, 2019
Jon & Nina’s Simple, Peaceful Downtown LA Place
Name: Jon and Nina Hans of Weekday Studio Location: Downtown Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years We first got a peek at Jon and Nina’s home in their house call. It’s a clean, simple sanctuary in a busy Downtown LA area—but it isn’t boring in the slightest. Bold contrasts add drama while design details stand out in a space without a lot in it but that has a lot going for it.
Feb 19, 2019
James & Carly’s Colorful West LA Home
Name: Carly and James Petersmeyer Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 1,250 square feet Years lived in: 2 years owned Carly and James, both creative artists, couldn’t wait to finally own their own home to be able to do whatever they wanted with it. Two years ago, they got their chance when they snatched up this West LA home that had plenty of space to play with.
Feb 19, 2019
Katy & Todd’s Musical Mash-Up
Name: Katy Goodman and Todd Wisenbaker Location: Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; rented So having 15 guitars may not sound minimal, but I’m convinced indie rockers Katy Goodman and Todd Wisenbaker of the band La Sera are nailing efficient living.
Feb 19, 2019
Amber & Ryan’s “Make It Work” Loft
Name: Ryan and Amber Flynn Location: Downtown — Fashion District; Los Angeles, California Size: 3,500 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; rented When Ryan and Amber Flynn first moved to Los Angeles in 2011, they spent a month crashing on the floor of their friends’ downtown loft. The space was impressive: a former munitions factory, the loft boasted 20-foot ceilings spanning two industrial stories.
Feb 19, 2019
Shannon & Mike’s Soothing, Sustainable California Home
Name: Shannon and Mike Parry, Asha (5) and Bodan (1) Location: Mar Vista — Los Angeles, California Size: 990 square feet Years lived in: Owned 5 years Walking into Shannon and Mike’s Mar Vista home is a unique experience of high design coupled with sustainable functionality; a rare combo that Shannon pulls off effortlessly. Shannon runs the Sustainable City Program for the city of Santa Monica and Mike is a cinematographer/filmmaker.
Feb 19, 2019
Boris & Maria’s Industrial LA Loft With a Vintage Twist
Name: Maria, Boris, and a dog named Fish Location: Fashion District, Downtown Los Angeles Size: 1500 square feet Years lived in: Rent for 1 year Maria and her boyfriend Boris share a sunny, industrial loft in the Fashion District of Downtown Los Angeles. A large and open space, the couple had to create rooms in a floor plan without many existing walls or distinct areas. They combined styles to craft cozy hangout spots all over the beautiful apartment.
Feb 19, 2019
Kelly Lamb’s Warm, Welcoming Backyard Boho Guest House
Name: Kelly Lamb Location: Los Feliz—Los Angeles, California Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: Owned 1.5 years Kelly is an artist, ceramicist and designer living in the Hollywood Hills end of Los Feliz. While she remodels the main house, Kelly has been living in the property’s guest cabin. What I loved most about this guest house is how it encompasses the quintessential Los Angeles vibe: bohemian, warm, welcoming and completely drenched in natural light.
Feb 19, 2019
Amanda and Mike’s Playful Mix of Modern & Antique
Name: Mike, Amanda, and Declan (5 years old) Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: Owned 9 years Amanda, an elementary school teacher, is a master of planning. She pulled off a modern remodel of this Mar Vista house thanks to lots of dream boards and spreadsheets. And she created a sophisticated home that’s also fun and functional for five-year-old Declan.
Feb 19, 2019
Laid-Back, Vintage California Style in Echo Park
Name: Margaux Rust, Drew Daniels, Juniper and Gypsy Location: Echo Park; Los Angeles, California Size: 1000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 1 year We first got a peek at Margaux and Drew’s home during their House Call last fall, but since then they’ve already rearranged and refreshed their space (as they often do). The house was built around 1910, when the neighborhood was filling up with large Arts and Crafts or Victorian homes.
Feb 19, 2019
A Vibrant Urban Jungle Paradise in Downtown LA
Walking into Rory's house is like walking into an adult Disneyland...if your version is a wonderland of wild colors, impeccable attention to detail and over-the-top accents.
Feb 19, 2019
A Globally Inspired Spanish Colonial California Bungalow
Name: Sheeva Sairafi Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 3 bedroom/2 bathroom Years lived in: Owned 1 year Sheeva Sairafi’s bright and colorful Spanish Colonial style home reflects her inspiring vision for making a global impact. In 2014 Sheeva left a coveted corporate retail position to start her own socially conscious global home decor company, Local + Lejos.
Feb 19, 2019
Creative, Collective Sanctuary Style in Silver Lake
Name: Jaya Williams, Maggie Shafran, Steph Sloan Location: Silver Lake — Los Angeles, California Size: 1250 square feet Years lived in: Rented 8 months Jaya writes: “Maggie and I met during undergrad at Pitzer College in Claremont, California and Maggie and Steph grew up together in Sun Valley, Idaho. We all three got together after we graduated in 2014 and moved to Los Angeles and have had this amazing sister-best-friend-wife dynamic.
Feb 19, 2019
A Pink-centric, Playfully Sophisticated California Home
Name: Caroline and Jayden Lee Location: Atwater Village — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 2.5 years Caroline and Jayden are the hard-working dynamic duo behind Woodnote Photography and Coco Carpets, two companies that combine a love for travel with an eye for all things beautiful.
Feb 19, 2019
Classic Bohemian Meets ’70s Minimalist
Name: Megan Jorgensen Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 2 bedroom Years lived in: Rented 6 months Megan Jorgensen is an artist whose carefully edited collection of unconventional knick knacks has followed her from Minneapolis to California and everywhere in between. From antique tools to mini figurines—and her own paintings and textiles—her artistic assortment is displayed throughout her home in thoughtful vignettes.
Feb 19, 2019
Real Life Style Profile: Caroline Lee Playfully Mixes Color & ’70s Vibes
Caroline Lee is the founder of perhaps the most fun rug retailer in the world, Coco Carpets. She lives with her husband Jayden in the charming Los Angeles suburb of Atwater Village and boasts a wardrobe that is as colorful as her rugs and as vibrant as her personality. We coaxed the carefree Caroline into sharing some of her favorite wardrobe staples, which are helpful reminders that work and play do not have to be mutually exclusive. Your very favorite outfit:: Most often found in?
Feb 19, 2019
This LA Loft in an Old Edison Electric Building Comes With Tunnels, Nooks & Plenty of Room to Lounge
Name: Annette and Jason and their two cats, Fitzgerald and Chiquita Location: Los Angeles, California Size: 4000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 3 years I can honestly say that this is one of the most unique houses I have ever photographed. Nestled inside of an old Edison Electric Building, Annette and Jason have made their home in a mixture of long tunnels, small cutout nooks and large expansive spaces with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Feb 19, 2019
A Modern Mash-Up in a Bright Echo Park Bungalow
Name: Alyssa Valentine Location: Echo Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 1,414 square feet Years lived in: Owned 7 years Alyssa works in real estate and it’s no surprise she’s staged her share of interiors. Her natural knack for tastefully blending a variety of styles to give rooms a unique personality is hard to match. Her bright and cheery home, which she shares with her husband and two children, feels both comfortable and refined, with a touch of whimsy.
Feb 19, 2019
A Small Silver Lake Bungalow That’s a Little Bit Rock & Roll
Name: Joanna, Audie and son Arlo Location: Silver Lake —Los Angeles, California Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: Renting less than a year Joanna and Audie’s charming 1920s bungalow trades indoor space for a large, private yard (something of a unicorn in the bustling hillside neighborhood of Silver Lake).
Feb 19, 2019
A “Modern Meets Grandma” California Craftsman
Name: Alison, Bob, and Angus Masey Location: Highland Park — Los Angeles, California Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 5 years; rented Alison and Bob’s mini Craftsman may be petite, but it’s loaded with warm and fuzzy anecdotes. Whether given or found on the side of the road, every single item inside seems to have fatefully found its way there without being sought out, and each one with a great story to boot.
Feb 19, 2019