Author: Blue Door Magazine

Real Estate

FASHION STATEMENT

A Pelican Point estate designed and built for a fashion industry leader is a timeless classic of coastal elegance That “ahh, I’m home” feeling—isn’t it the best? Whether one has been absent for a long vacation away or simply an errand-running day, the old saying is still true: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home. Not too humble, of course. This is coastal Orange County, after all. The magnificent Pelican Point estate […]

Architecture, Design, Real Estate

COASTAL COLLEAGUES

Architect Anders Lasater and real estate agent Mike Johnson collaborate for their clients Real estate professional Mike Johnson’s clients were considering buying a house in Monarch Beach. They loved the location and the view, but were unsure if the existing house could be remodeled into the home they needed it to be, or if they’d be better of building a new one. So, Johnson called in a trusted colleague—Laguna Beach architect Anders Lasater.  “Getting an […]

Art

STILL LIFE

The Pageant of the Masters Portraits by Matthew Rolston at Laguna Art Museum The Pageant of the Masters is an iconic part of summer in coastal Orange County, and a foundational cornerstone of art and culture in Southern California. Since the early 1930s, actors have recreated classical and contemporary artwork on a Laguna Beach stage. Known as tableaux vivants, or living pictures, the paintings, sculptures, and other works are vividly realized, thanks to the actors […]

Art

A NEW ERA AT OCMA

Heidi Zuckerman leads Orange County Museum of Art toward the October 2022 opening of California’s most important new museum Since Heidi Zuckerman joined Orange County Museum of Art as CEO and director seven months ago, she has energized the Southern California art and culture community, Zuckerman previously served as CEO and director of the Aspen Art Museum, leading its transformation into a world-class institution, while raising $85 million to design, build, and endow an architecturally […]