Author: Blue Door Magazine

Real Estate

PRIVATE PARADISE

On the market from VALIA Properties: Luxury living in the secluded coastal haven of Irvine Cove By Jenn Woolson Irvine Cove is a coastal paradise at the northernmost end of Laguna Beach. This exclusive neighborhood features a mere 110 homes in a private cove next to Crystal Cove State Park, offering unparalleled luxury and tranquility. Providing a secluded haven, a private beach is accessible for Irvine Cove residents. The properties in Irvine Cove are remarkable, […]

Architecture, Design

A HOUSE IN HARMONY

Modern retreat finds the right fit in Three Arch Bay  By Jenn Woolson After two years of careful planning, design approvals, and construction, this new home designed by architect Horst Noppenberger offers a unique blend of contemporary aesthetics and functionality within a picturesque coastal setting. Located in Three Arch Bay at the southern edge of Laguna Beach, the 4,500-square-foot house, constructed by D. Shipp Corporation, perfectly harmonizes modern design within a traditional neighborhood.  Noppenberger says […]

Real Estate

MONARCH BAY MASTERPIECE 

A new-to-market estate epitomizes luxurious coastal living By Alexandria Abramian Monarch Bay is one of those dream coastal communities where the luxury estates are picture-perfect and the ocean views are plentiful — making this neighborhood as desirable as ever.  “Monarch Bay continues to draw in those looking to reside in a guard-gated, private enclave with amenities,” says global real estate broker associate John Stanaland of Douglas Elliman. He should know. The Laguna Beach-born and -bred […]

Art, Design

ART & SAINT LAURENT

Part three of Blue Door Magazine’s exploration of the creative genius of Yves Saint Laurent looks at how YSL fashion was influenced by his love of art From the ancient world to pop art, Yves Saint Laurent took inspiration from art history as he combined colors, carved out new forms, and rethought the structure of garments in order to create his own masterpieces. The unique dialogue that existed between Saint Laurent and the myriad sources […]