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Design, Lifestyle

PIRCH’S SECRET SPICE

By Annette Reeves Chef Kimberly Ayayla demonstrates her culinary skills on every social media platform (and appliance) imaginable, giving PIRCH customers a taste of home cooking possibilities. There’s nothing better than the smell of freshly cooked bacon wafting through the room, awakening your gastronomic senses, inviting your stomach to crave an exciting taste, and begging you to find the source of that incredible smell. Or imagine warm baked cookies, pulled straight from the oven, bringing […]

Art, Design, Lifestyle

COLOR CO-OP

By James Reed Photos by Darlene Halaby Costa Mesa-based Ulloo 42 brings a mad mix of high art and wild whimsy to custom furniture and interior design.  Visiting Ulloo 42’s art and design studio and showroom in Costa Mesa is something of a psychedelic experience, especially for those of us who spent 2020 staring at beige walls in rooms designed in a minimalist monochromatic style. What once was elegant, modern, and lovely now just seems […]

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 […]

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INSIDERS INSIGHTS

Blue Door Magazine members inspire with insights and insider info from their lives along the Orange County coast Photos by Brett Hillyard Jason Bradshaw and Darren Smith “We have a simple business model: We get clients a great buy (especially on the ugliest of houses), then work with our design and construction teams to deliver instant equity via a designer-perfect dream home for them. Our niche in today’s competitive marketplace is to provide a concierge […]