Tag: Orange County

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Design, Real Estate

Fabulous and fully furnished

A new home on Little Balboa Island makes a big impressionby Jenn Daack Woolson Sailhouse’s new custom residence at 209 Crystal Avenue on Little Balboa Island gives the term “move-in ready” a whole new meaning. The 2,400-square-foot open layout home is being sold fully furnished, with interior design and furnishings by Morrison Interiors. This approach is a bit of a departure for Sailhouse, but they’re finding the concept is widely appealing. “We made the conscious […]


Elevating outdoor living

The essence of elegance in Tidelli’s Shell and Obsession Collections Meet Luciano Mandelli, a key partner at Tidelli Outdoor Living, where innovation meets outdoor design. His latest creation, the Shell Collection, draws inspiration from seashell motifs and the serene ambiance. Mandelli’s journey is marked by a deep respect for materials and a commitment to sustain- ability. Reflecting on his transition, Mandelli shares, “I fell in love with Shell during the creation process. The choice of […]

Real Estate

A look at Lido Isle

A real estate update from Jon Flagg When preparing my insights on the Lido Isle real estate market, I am continually surprised when I take a detailed look back at the year, especially when comparing it to prior years. In 2023, the Lido market proved quite resilient with a slight tug-of-war between buyer hesitancy, fearing prices might drop amid recession talks and mixed economic signals, and sellers who were clinging to low interest rates, not […]

Architecture, Design

Waves of sophistication

Although the bones of the 1,289-square- foot house on Poinsettia Avenue in Corona del Mar were good, the abundant orange wood and lackluster lighting just weren’t the new owner’s style. So, as she’s done several times before, the owner turned to Jessie Ann Mitchell of Jessie Ann Design for help. “Because she’s done so many construction projects before, she wanted something more turnkey,” says Jessie Ann Mitchell. So, the focus was on adding functionality and […]