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…

Coastal Curb Appeal

There’s nothing that says summer better than a good old-fashioned porch.  Except a modern one.  If the outside of your home doesn’t quite match the beauty of the inside, rest assured there are a few simple steps to creating some coastal curb appeal without breaking the bank. 1. Try painting 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…