Posts by Allison McCarthy

RenovationMonarch Beach ResortDana Point has a hot new social scene thanks to the $40 million facelift at the Monarch Beach Resort (formerly the St. Regis). L.A.-based Rodrigo Vargas Design refreshed the 400 guest rooms in a coastal-inspired palette of cool blues, greens, and crisp whites.

InstallationWindy ChienSan Francisco-based artist and product designer Windy Chien is on fire.

RevampTimber Cove Resort Luxe meets lodge at the newly re-imagined Timber Cove resort on a quiet stretch of the Sonoma Coast between Bodega Bay and Sea Ranch.

RevampTrinchero Napa ValleyWith a history dating back nearly 70 years, the Trinchero family is deeply rooted in Napa Valley's winemaking tradition. But its winery and tasting room were due for an update.

Restaurant OpeningKazuNori WestwoodThe work of art that is KazuNori's second L.A. location comes to Westwood courtesy of dream design team Marmol Radziner.

Exhibit"Fast Forward: The Architecture of William F. Cody"One of the defining names in midcentury modern architecture, William F. Cody is known the world over for his extensive work in Palm Springs—where he first traveled in 1946 and remained working until his death in 1978.

RevampBernardus Lodge & Spa Carmel Valley's poshest resort is almost ready to unveil its new villas and suites, nestled among 26 rolling acres of organic gardens, orchards, and vineyards. Rustic ranch meets country chic in the 12 suites (each 1,050 square feet) and 2 villas (2,100 square feet).

Collection LaunchJean-Louis Deniot for Baker Furniture Jean-Louis Deniot brings his Parisian chic to Baker Furniture.

Pop-UpGoop MRKTThis hidden gem on San Francisco's Maiden Lane is a Frank Lloyd Wright original (the spiral staircase here even inspired the design for the Guggenheim), and for the next few weeks, it's playing host to Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop MRKT pop-up shop.

Open HouseSilicon Valley Modern Home TourThis is your chance to see how the Silicon Valley half lives. Peer inside the residences of five Bay Area families, chat up the homeowners about living in the tech capital of the world, and talk to their architects about each home's unique design.

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