Coastal Kitchen

One of the most popular rooms of any great beach house is undoubtedly the kitchen.  Whether you’re starting off the morning with a good cup of coffee or finishing off the day with your favorite glass of wine, most activity tends to congregate in this important space.  If your current Read more…

Desert Modern

It’s not the beach but there’s something about the desert that puts us in that laid-back frame of mind.  The dry heat, cool pools and towering San Jacinto mountains may be over 100 miles from the coast but the peace and serenity of the desert is like a vacation all Read more…

Oh Mexico

Our neighbor to the south undoubtedly has a big influence on our taste for carne asada and margaritas but Mexican culture also has inspired our desire for bright colors and a fiesta attitude.  From Baja to Oaxaca, Mexico’s stunning beaches and  beautiful white stucco architecture make a great backdrop for Read more…

Surfer Chic

Surfing has always allured a certain type of risk taker.  While movies like The Endless Summer popularized the notion of the traveling, bohemian surfer searching for the perfect wave, the 80s brought us Quicksilver, Billabong, Jeff Spicoli and the professionalization of the sport.  With it came neon swimsuits and beach accessories Read more…