This adorable beach cottage in Montecito, California was built in 1929. It includes one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, and a sweet guesthouse. In the terraced backyard, rolling lawns stretch down to the ocean and there's also a petite swimming pool.
With inspirations as disparate as an English club chair and an American baseball mitt, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 by Charles and Ray Eames, has nonetheless become a design classic. The duo creates instant Midcentury Modern cred in any setting, but looks particularly right when paired with other period-appropriate elements like the vertical wood paneling architect Mary Ann Schicketanz specified in the renovation of this Carmel, California home
As seen on HGTV and DIY Network's House Crashers, licensed contractor Josh Temple takes a quick break from assembling a game table in front of Jason Melius' and Tiffany Price's Burbank, California, home. Temple and his team transformed the under-utilized sunroom off of the back of the home into a beautiful space for entertaining with custom pebble flooring, slat wall treatments, and a custom bar and lounge area.
The main house at Figueroa Farms located in the Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., evokes the style of Mediterranean country homes. The home features a stucco exterior and low-pitched tile roof and verandas with views of the sprawling, 106-acre Happy Canyon property.
A shiplap accent wall in the master bedroom mimics an exterior fence original to this mid-century modern California house. The wall anchors a modern platform bed and reflects the rest of the home's mostly white paint palette. Earthy accent colors create a harmonious and zen space with a bohemian feel.
The twilight view of this contemporary, beachfront house is as stunning as the Southern California landscape that surrounds it. On the rear facade, floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors open this house to the outdoors and take maximum advantage of the ocean view.
A modern white desk and Mid-Century Modern chair create an inspiring workspace in a sunny corner. The oceanfront house in Malibu, California, features walls of glass that open the space up to its stunning views. Whitewashed woods and white walls create a neutral backdrop in this modern space.
Cabinetry and workspace in this contemporary California kitchen floats in the center of the room, maintaining balance and proportion with the home's open footprint and soaring ceilings. A fabric ceiling system by Eurospan conceals lighting and sound systems. Honduran mahogany paneling is a cool counterpart to the concrete floors and adds warmth.
Tri-level decks make the most of this California home's outdoor space while adding living area for a modern family. Sliding glass doors on the top floor, pocket doors in the center and a roll-up garage door at ground level are flexible and fit with the home's unique, modern architecture. The bold pink, yellow and teal color palette reflects the fun personality of the owners.
This home in Corona del Mar, California mixes more traditional Cape Cod style with the colorful fun of the Tropics. Awnings get a dose of turquoise blue. An upper level railing features a detailed geometric pattern.
This Northern California residence shows characteristics of neotraditonal community design, in which broad front porches replace front-loading garages to encourage interaction among neighbors. This planning philosophy tries to recapture a bygone era of neighborhood design.
This modern Mediterranean hacienda in Tarzana, California, is built for entertaining. The property features a series of upper and lower terraces that open the home to the outdoor spaces. A poolhouse offers added convenience for guests, and a fire pit is comfortably placed to enjoy the view.
Directly on the beach, this incredible property offers 75 feet of prime ocean frontage in Malibu, California. Its four bedrooms, four bathrooms and multiple common areas are the latest word in technological advancement and luxury.
With a white picket fence covered in vines, this single-family ranch house in Los Angeles has all the charm of a country cottage. A brick pathway leads visitors to the front door, while a traditional roof provides shade from the California sun.
With multiple terraces and ample windows, this transitional California home is perfectly sited to take advantage of its Hollywood Hills setting. Light, neutral sides and dark roofing create a simple yet effective contrast.