Author: Blue Door Magazine

Art, Lifestyle


Elizabeth Segerstrom brings ballet stars who fled the war in Ukraine to Orange County for a spectacular celebration of art, culture, and compassion. Renowned ballet dancers from around the world gathered for an intimate one-night-only special ballet performance, Reunited in Dance, in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Reunited in Dance brought together dancers with ties to Ukraine and Russia, many of whom danced with Russia’s preeminent companies and left Russia following the invasion […]

Architecture, Real Estate


A Corona del Mar home earns LEED Platinum certification while making a seriously stylish design statement. While sustainable home design may be the wave of the future, for many, technology may be more evolved than green aesthetics. But when it comes to melding green-building goals with stunning design features, this Corona del Mar home sets a new standard. “A lot of people have the preconceived idea that a sustainable home isn’t going to look amazing […]



Forget the columned entryway, the stately pillars, and the rooftop pool. The latest destinations are twisting and turning, curving and swerving everything we’ve come to expect from traditional hotel design. The result? A series of architectural adventures guaranteed to jolt the senses into a new dimension. By Alexandria Abramian Costa Rica: TREETOP DOWNWARD DOG Downward dog perched high above the treetops? That’s the concept at Origins, an ultra-boutique wellness lodge nestled within the high valley […]



Designers bring on a new wave of coastal-inspired décor. Seashells, shiplap, and beach signs not required. By Alexandria Abramian Art Alert! Then: Aerial Ocean Shots Now: Highly personalized, occasionally abstract, sea-leaning imagery | | A Classic Combo Now: A New Play on Pattern Then: Blue & White Stripes TRUE BLUE Then: Same Old Navy Now: A New Take on the Nautical Hue  Beach Regency Then: Coastal Casual Now: A New Wave of […]