Garden Show Displays
Design, Lifestyle

Southern California Spring Garden Show

The 33rd annual Southern California Spring Garden Show will be held April 20-23 at South Coast Plaza in the Crate & Barrel/Macy’s Home Store side, across the appropriately named Bridge of Gardens.  The Garden Show offers a range of attractions, including 35 vendors specializing in plants and gardening supplies, eight impressive display gardens, a striking 25-foot centerpiece, and an exhibit called Fleurs de Villes Voyage. This exhibit is particularly noteworthy for its unique use of […]

Design, Lifestyle


The latest wave of drought-tolerant gardens go low on water and high on style  By Alexandria Abramian More and more designers are taking the garden beyond the water-guzzling lawn to create more sustainable outdoor spaces. The result? A new kind of garden groove that invites gatherings without draining precious resources. Meet the New Splash Zone For this Newport Heights home, designer Raili Clasen of RailiCA skipped the sod and used artificial turf for a soft […]

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 […]



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, […]