Ideas, insight, and inspiration from OCMA’s Heidi Zuckerman, collected from her newest book, Conversations with Artists III By Kedric Francis As the October opening of the new Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) draws nearer, Blue Door Magazine will continue to focus on the dramatic impact the museum will have on OC art, culture, and community. The debut of the Thom Mayne-designed building at Segerstrom Center for the Arts will mark a new era, thanks […]
She has $1.65 billion in residential real estate sales, sets sales records in coastal OC, and is the number-one agent in Shady Canyon. But for Jacqueline Thompson, professional success is only part of the story. BLUE DOOR MAGAZINE: What are the secrets to your success? Jacqueline Thompson: I build relationships and don’t merely sell homes. Therein lies a huge difference. My clients know I am their biggest advocate and am there at a moment’s notice […]
Mount Everest was first climbed in 1953 as part of the ninth British expedition to the Himilayas. Everest: Ascent to Glory at the Bowers Museum celebrates these attempts to explore and summit what the Tibetan people call the “Mother Goddess of the World.” Humanity has long sought to expand into new frontiers, pushing boldly where others have feared to or could not go. For Great Britain, the early 20th century was marred by the Great […]
Two all-time icons of OC’s stylish social set join forces, upping the aesthetic ante in the interior design and real estate industries. By Kedric Francis | Photos by Brett Hillyard After 20 years of friendship, Robin Weller and Lisa Heil have debuted an interior design firm and retail space. What do the OC design and real estate industries get when two of the most stylish, talented, fashionable, and photographed women of the past decade or […]
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