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Art

Art and the Other

OCMA’s next season will explore how identity and cultural legacy can impact how we see the world By Jennifer Condas Have you ever wondered what it would be like to view the world through the eyes of another? And that this new way of seeing may provide an entirely different way of assessing the spaces we live in? Well, wonder no more, because one of OCMA Expand’s exciting new exhibitions in Season 4 will invite […]

Real Estate

Virtual Viewing (post with video)

Real estate agent Michael Johnson of Compass elevates the art of the remote home showing  “Showing homes remotely requires a totally different approach to the process,” says Mike Johnson of Compass. “The pacing is different, the way you respond to your client’s cues is different, and even the way in which the house is revealed is different.”  One of Johnson’s latest cinematic case studies? A multi-level, ocean-view post-and-beam in Laguna Beach. Tucked in, up, and around […]

Design

Interior Appeal

A binge-worthy design book looks at the most beautiful rooms in the world “It’s important to have a home that makes you feel safe and comfortable. It’s a nice refuge from all the madness.”– NYC designer Sheila Bridges Spending so much time hunkered down in our own homes as we all are, it’s natural to be appreciative of our surroundings while also thinking about ways we might improve our aesthetic environments. Everyone who has admired/critiqued […]

Architecture

Permanent Vacation

A TOUR OF CONTEMPORARY GETAWAYS IN SECLUDED GLOBAL LOCALES Coastal Orange County remains the best place to buy first, second, and third residences, which is why our beach cities are where we choose to shelter in place by the sea—no yacht cruises in the Grenadines or compounds in New Zealand for OC’s own. That doesn’t mean we’re not intrigued by the idea of architecturally-inspired vacation homes in remote areas around the world. From sun-drenched private […]