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Inside Out
Ayesha Khan | January 17, 2014

Nestled in the royal Dusit District in Bangkok along the Chao Phraya River, or “River of Kings,” The Siam is the first hotel venture for 43-year-old indie-rock star and actor Krissada Sukosol Clapp...

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Perfect Harmony
Amanda Friedman | January 16, 2014

Situated high on the hillside on Belvedere Island overlooking the San Francisco Bay, with postcard-perfect vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge in one direction and Sausalito in the other, Gary Friedman—the innovative co-CEO and chairman...

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Suite Luxury
Joanne Furio | October 8, 2013

During his frequent visits to Asia for work, a San Francisco financial investor found himself spending much of his time in the region’s upscale, high-design hotels. The more he stayed in them, the more he became enthralled by their streamlined...

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Color Pops!
Drew Limsky | October 8, 2013

“They clearly weren’t afraid of color,” interior designer Sarah Monaghan says of the owners of this recently completed Orange County project, a bold, three-bedroom home set on a sun-splashed cul-de-sac in picturesque Villa Park. As a...

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The Language of Design
Maile Pingel | October 8, 2013

After an exhaustive search of Los Angeles’ ritziest neighborhoods, an international business executive and his partner finally found their perfect home. Nestled on an exclusive cul-de-sac in Trousdale Estates, the residence...

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Rewarding Pursuits
Maile Pingel | October 8, 2013

The Los Angeles Antiques, Art + Design Show Opening Night Party has long been one of the city’s most desirable tickets, and this year it is doubly so. The October event, a fundraiser for the Decorative Arts and Design Council of the...

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A Night to Remember
Amanda Friedman | October 8, 2013

As the daughter of legendary media mogul Ted Turner, Laura Turner Seydel has been a tireless crusader of environmental causes for nearly her entire life. Her father famously co-created the Captain Planet television series and...

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Heightened Vision
Ann Jarmusch | October 8, 2013

Upon first glance, one would never guess that this elegant, Mediterranean-style Rancho Santa Fe home—filled with coffered ceilings, marble fireplaces, subtle decorative painting and iron chandeliers—was actually built by a...

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Retreat Performance
AnnaMaria Stephens | July 9, 2013

New York architect William T. Georgis calls his vacation home in La Jolla the Akropolis, a playful nod to his Greek heritage and to the property’s location on a steep Mount Soledad hillside perched high above the Pacific. Like...

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Manifesting Destiny
Maile Pingel | July 9, 2013

“If you don’t want to take your shoes off, don’t come over,” jokes photographer John Russo. “I’m a nervous wreck with this white floor!”

Guest-proofed or no, Russo’s house is precisely...

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