Architecture

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 […]

Architecture, Design

ISLAND LIFE

By Alexandria Abramian  Designer Sue Capelli casts a captivating take on contemporary from a single, sea-front perch on Linda Isle In the world of exceptional Newport Beach real estate, Linda Isle stands out from other communities for its ultra-exclusivity. The horseshoe shape of land is an actual island, only connected to Newport via a bridge where a guard gate keeps the island highly private. With just over 100 homes, all are waterfront, and all come […]

Architecture, Design

BEYOND BESPOKE

By Alexandria Abramian  A hyper-curated estate takes custom home creation to the next level When it comes to building custom homes, Michael Reeves is not short on experience. The Newport Beach-based builder, founder, and president of Corbin Reeves Construction had been constructing homes in coastal Southern California communities for more than 30 years when he started work on this Southern California compound with jetliner views. Despite the many notches on his builder’s belt, however, the […]

Architecture, Art

THE SILENCE OF SACRED SPACE

Jacques Garnier’s photography series Hymns to the Silence celebrates architecture and the art of emptiness. Jacques Garnier’s works are carefully composed, sparse images that evoke the feeling of abandonment of architectural structures, yet within the compositions he creates totally new spaces. In the last several years, the Laguna Beach artist has focused more closely on the details of the structures that he records, dissecting them into distinct and independent parts of the original. In Hymns […]