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 […]

Art, Lifestyle


Elizabeth Segerstrom brings ballet stars who fled the war in Ukraine to Orange County for a spectacular celebration of art, culture, and compassion. Renowned ballet dancers from around the world gathered for an intimate one-night-only special ballet performance, Reunited in Dance, in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Reunited in Dance brought together dancers with ties to Ukraine and Russia, many of whom danced with Russia’s preeminent companies and left Russia following the invasion […]



Forget the columned entryway, the stately pillars, and the rooftop pool. The latest destinations are twisting and turning, curving and swerving everything we’ve come to expect from traditional hotel design. The result? A series of architectural adventures guaranteed to jolt the senses into a new dimension. By Alexandria Abramian Costa Rica: TREETOP DOWNWARD DOG Downward dog perched high above the treetops? That’s the concept at Origins, an ultra-boutique wellness lodge nestled within the high valley […]