Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Nina Takesh is a Los Angeles-based high-end interior designer known for her chic, subtle, and modern aesthetic with a Parisian flair. Recently, she partnered with Ruggable, the most popular lightweight rug brand that is stain-resistant, water-resistant, and designed to fit conveniently in your home washing machine—even the 9×12! Each rug comes with an easy-to-clean Rug Pad that features a nonslip back, which is made of the same … Continue reading Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Nike Enters NFT Scene with New HQ in LA

With cryptocurrencies going mainstream, a new version has recently hit the market: non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. CNN describes them as one-of-a-kind digital artworks and collectibles that people can buy, trade, or re-sell. They have become highly valuable, raking in thousands of dollars. An NFT of popular icon Nyan Cat sold for $600,000 while LeBron James’ slam dunk went for $200,000. With the growing popularity of NFTs, it … Continue reading Nike Enters NFT Scene with New HQ in LA

Palm Springs Modernism is nonstop design inspiration

Indigenous people once came to Palm Springs as a refuge, long before the stars of Hollywood flocked to the sun-drenched destination for movie making, pool parties, and boozy nights. Just like the pandemic of 2020, people historically left the confines of big city living for wide-open spaces where many, whose lives had been disrupted by war, found themselves on permanent vacation. Bungalows and smaller-sized secondary … Continue reading Palm Springs Modernism is nonstop design inspiration

Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

More people are spending time at home with the recent west coast heatwave and the pandemic allowing people to continue to work from home, so why not enliven your space with some easy tips? Create your own sanctuary that fits your style – on a budget. But first, to protect your investment, it is important to safeguard your belongings with a reliable renter’s insurance plan – especially with … Continue reading Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Indoor-outdoor living is synonymous with Palm Springs. The design and architecture meshed with the desert landscape are the best in the country. Just hop on your bike in neighborhoods near Villa Royale, Del Marcos, Miramonte Resort and Spa, or Hotel Triada and swoon at the mid-century homes with a pop of color at each door or imagine what lies behind the hedges and swaying palm … Continue reading 20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

The Pandemic-Proof Office

It’s a new era we’re living in, one that’s going to take some getting used to. As the country relaxes the lockdown and people return to their workplaces, architects and designers are working on new concepts for the future of office space.  For years, the trend in office design had moved in the direction of open spaces in an effort to promote collaboration and camaraderie. … Continue reading The Pandemic-Proof Office

Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

With our safer at home restrictions just extended indefinitely in Los Angeles, now more than ever, it will be important to think about creating your own summer oasis to stay sane and fulfilled. We reached out to a few local experts to find out how to upgrade our outdoor space for the warmer days ahead. Jordan Goodman, the CEO of Aquaview, the leader in glass … Continue reading Upgrade your outdoor space for a summer (in lockdown)

I Moved During Corona – And Survived.

Moving is one of the top-three life stressors: NUMBER 3, just under number 2 divorce, or number 1 –  DEATH! Um, ergo moving is just a number away from DEATH. The stress of moving comes from the many moving parts (pun not intended) of the known to the unknown. From picking a new place, getting your belongings all packed up, and choosing the right people … Continue reading I Moved During Corona – And Survived.

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in LA

You’ve decided to ditch the snow and ice and relocate to sunny California. You’re going to love life in the Golden State, but first, you need the right pad. How do you find the perfect apartment in this region? Apartment hunting in LA is different from doing so elsewhere. The city itself has no centralized hub, but consists of a series of interconnected smaller towns. … Continue reading Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in LA

5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA

Sunny California offers a lot of excitement and fun, but the strains of budgeting can admittedly be difficult. Los Angeles ranks as one of America’s most difficult areas to save money, which can make matters tough for those struggling financially. Don’t let monetary fears scare you away, though! LA is an awesome place to visit and live if you learn how to budget right. If … Continue reading 5 Budgeting Tips to Live Well While Saving Money in LA