Art

Art, Lifestyle

PROPERTY PLAY

For some, buying California real estate is already like playing with Monopoly money. Now, everyone can pass go. A good part of our collective stay-at-home experience has centered around playing board games and buying, selling, and improving real estate. So why not combine the two with a new, limited-edition, “California Dreaming” version of Monopoly?  WS Games and Hasbro called on Malibu artist Kathleen Keifer to create original art that beautifully depicts a property purchasing and […]

Art, Design

INSPIRED DESIGN FROM INSIDE OUT

An al fresco furniture show pivots with a new virtual vision. Inside~Out, the second annual exhibition of outdoor design curated by Kin & Company, premieres 40-plus new works from emerging and established independent designers. Originally conceived as an interactive design show highlighting social engagement, the 2020-2021 works are instead presented virtually within otherworldly landscapes created by the artist Duyi Han. The virtual works of Inside~Out, ranging from functional to conceptual, are placed in small groups […]

Art, Lifestyle

PROTECTING PARADISE

Orange County homes were saved from the fire this time. Images of Paradise lost circa 2018 give us cause to imagine what could have been—and inspire a pause to give thanks.  Photos by Brett Hillyard California has four seasons, the old saying goes: earthquakes, mudslides, fires, and riots. As of now, it looks like the 2020 fire season is behind us. And not a second too soon. Five of the top 20 most destructive fires […]

Architecture, Art

DANCING WITH ARCHITECTURE

A CREATIVE COLLABORATION INSPIRED BY THE LIGHT, AIR, AND SPACE OF A NEW CAMEO SHORES HOME A Photo Essay by Brett Hillyard The stages of Southern California remain dark. Theater, dance, the symphony, opera, rock concerts, Broadway musicals, jazz, cinema: opportunities to gather together to enjoy a communal appreciation of artistry are missing from our lives. Still, there is art being created and enjoyed throughout Orange County. Inviting ballet dancers into a light-filled new house […]