Design

Architecture, Design, Real Estate

THE ART OF THE SAIL

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 […]

Design

MODERN MARVEL

A combination of contemporary and timeless design elements transforms this unique oceanfront property in Irvine Cove By Jennifer Daack Woolson Sue Capelli, founder of Passione Interior Design, is no stranger to the Irvine Cove property she recently remodeled. If fact, she’s known it since before it was “born.” She worked with the homeowners in 2005 when they originally built the 11,500-square-foot Tuscan masterpiece on the upper portion of a unique double oceanview lot. In 2010, […]

Design

NEO NAUTICAL

Designers bring on a new wave of coastal-inspired décor. Seashells, shiplap, and beach signs not required. By Alexandria Abramian Art Alert! Then: Aerial Ocean Shots Now: Highly personalized, occasionally abstract, sea-leaning imagery serendipitedesigns.com | brophyinteriors.com | morrisoninteriors.com A Classic Combo Now: A New Play on Pattern Then: Blue & White Stripes TRUE BLUE Then: Same Old Navy Now: A New Take on the Nautical Hue  Beach Regency Then: Coastal Casual Now: A New Wave of […]

Architecture, Design, Real Estate

GRAND SCHEME

An expansive estate in Crystal Cove goes big on open flow, sweeping views, and effortless opulence By Alexandria Abramian Building a 22,000-square-foot home comes with its own set of design challenges. There are not only massive amounts of coordination and time involved, but the sheer volume of materials required can also boggle the mind. Such was the case with this recently completed Crystal Cove estate, a hilltop compound positioned amid the property’s half-acre of coverage […]