Author: Blue Door Magazine

Architecture, Real Estate

Impressive in progress

Five current Corbin Reeves projects are turning heads 29 Beach View,  Dana PointArchitecture: SAOTA, Capetown, South AfricaInterior Design: ARRCC, Capetown, South Africa, and Luca Lanzetta Group, Santa Monica Located in The Strand in Dana Point, this contemporary house was designed by SAOTA, an award-winning international architecture firm based in South Africa. It is the first SAOTA project to be built in Orange County. The 15,000-square-foot home boasts spectacular ocean views and all three levels offer […]


Stranded in luxury

Redefining the luxury haircare experience Imagine stepping into a space where the hustle of the day fades away, replaced by the serene ambiance of a luxurious retreat. That’s the experience awaiting you at Stranded Salon, Orange County’s newest gem in luxury hairstyling. Thanks to the creative genius of Laura Brophy Interiors, this high-end salon nestled in The Ranch at Newport Bay is not just a salon—it’s a destination. Stranded’s journey began with three young entrepreneurs […]

Design, Lifestyle

Why ‘living retro’ is perfect for now

From Palm Springs to Paris, savvy home-owners are channelling mid-century retro in their own way. Vintage enthusiasts offer their tops tips. The mid-century modern aesthetic certainly has staying power. It became a “thing” in the late-1990s, championed in the pages of that instant style bible, Wallpaper magazine. And nearly three decades on, it’s still with us. But sourcing a piece of British-made G Plan furniture or a classic Eames chair has got harder and harder, […]



Peter Blake Gallery presents a solo exhibition of recent works by multidisciplinary artist, Lita Albuquerque.  Lita Albuquerque is an internatonally renowned artist and writer. Born in Santa Monica and raised in Tunisia and Paris, she first gained national attention for her ephermeral pigment installations created for desert sites.  Highlighted in the exhibition at Peter Blake Gallery this summer are Albuquerque’s Auric Field paintings, which investigate space, color, and materiality.  Executed on layers of black and […]