Architecture, Design, Real Estate


A collaborative new construction in Corona del Mar sets a high bar for the Village For this home, the winning lineup included a collaboration among JFB Custom homes, Mark Teale Architecture, and VALIA Properties’ Design & Consult team; along with landscape designer Chelsea Corinne and interior designers Laura Brophy and Julie Peterson, all hand-picked to create a coastal oasis, on Jasmine Avenue, in Corona del Mar’s coveted 200 block. Residing in the heart of the […]

Architecture, Design

Things We Love: Walls With No Boundaries

The only limit to what M|R Walls can create is the limit in our minds. Using solid surface Corian, Mario Romano, a design and architectural visionary, transforms dull spaces into artistic masterpieces. Do you remember the days of growing up when our parents chose Corian as the latest and greatest of surfaces for their kitchen and bath remodel? “Corian…that old stuff?!” you exclaim. Well, it’s back and it’s better than ever before. Romano uses Corian […]

Architecture, Design, Real Estate


SkySail Coastal Estates raises the mast on luxury home buying-building experience. When it comes to building next-level homes in Orange County’s most coveted coastal locations, Drew D’Angelo and Robert Pereira understand exactly what it requires to sell a home for a record-breaking price. It’s an equation the founders of SkySail Coastal Estates have perfected after developing and building more than 400 homes combined. “It’s about that mixture of architecture, the aesthetic of a property, and […]

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 […]