The Collywood House, An Uncharacteristically Olson Kundig Home in Los Angeles

Olson Kundig Collywood House

What really surprised me about this new home was not the outrageous size or intimidating asking price of $62 million, that’s become the price of entry for a mansion in LA these days, but the architecture firm behind it. It was designed by Olson Kundig, a firm whose work we’ve shared with you five times for their beautiful designs. However, this 15,642 sq.ft. home is uncharacteristically outrageous for the usually tasteful Seattle, Washington based firm. Read more

Classic Cliff May House Replaced With Mega Mansion Complete With Ballistic Safe Room, Retracting Roof and Chef’s Kitchen by Nobu.

Pacific Palisades Mega Mansion Replaces Cliff May House

Pacific Palisades Mega Mansion Replaces Cliff May House.
What was once a classic California home designed in the Spanish Colonial style by legendary architect Cliff May has since been torn down and replaced with this giant mega mansion from Los Angeles-based design and construction firm Arya Group, Inc. The newly listed home in Southern California’s Pacific Palisades is a whopping 20,000 square feet, has 6 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms (11 full and 7 half) and is available to lease for $350k a month. It’s loaded with the types of high tech features you might see in a James Bond movie combined with the kind of over-the-top luxury you’d expect to find in a Kardashian home. Read more

The Gucci GG Psychedelic Guitar Case

Gucci GG Psychedelic GUITAR CASE

Gucci has a new guitar case that’s not for the understated or frugal. Made with a psychedelic version of their GG monogram pattern in neon colors with a star that has a hologram effect, the case costs just under $9000. Read more

Katie May Makes The Most Fashionable Face Masks (and they Support Police Officers)

Katie May Face Masks

Bridal and Eveningwear designer Katie May’s Make It Fashion, Disco Ball and Provocateur Face Masks are about as chic and pretty a way to protect yourself from the Covid-19 virus as you can get. Fashioned from Bridal lace or Sequins, they are beautiful, washable, handmade in Los Angeles and with each purchase, they will donate 3 utility masks to Orange County Police Officers. Read more

That Incredible House In Westworld’s Season 3 Premiere

the house in westworld season 3 premiere

Note: This post contains spoilers, so do not read on unless you have already seen the episode.
HBO’s Westworld Season 3 premiere episode “Parce Domine” had far fewer viewers* than seasons before but it wasn’t for lack of great locations**. When I recognized the amazing home in the tense opening sequence as Wallace Cunningham’s extraordinary architecture, I couldn’t wait to blog about it. Read more

Stunning Carrara Marble Bathroom Sink Pays Tribute to Michelangelo

Kreoo Nami Washbasin

This beautiful and unique bathroom sink was designed by the über talented Enzo Berti for KREOO, a manufacturer of marble elements for the home. The Nami, which means “wave” in Japanese, is an oval washbasin whose sinuosity is reminiscent of a cloth drapery. Carved from the penultimate Italian marble (Carrara) the stone is skillfully manipulated to create what appear as soft undulating waves on its outer side.‎ Read more

Aviteur Carry-On Luggage Is A Return To The Era Of Luxury Travel

Aviteur carry-on luggage

Seems there’s no shortage of high-end luggage out there nowadays, with new high-tech hardshell brands like Rimowa, AWAY, Roam and Floyd entering the market, Italy’s Aviteur carry-on luggage is a refreshing return to the days when travel had a certain caché and style. Read more

Caviar Offers An iPhone 11 Pro Inspired By The Tesla Cybertruck

caviar cyberphone

Russian luxury gift brand Caviar focuses on embellishing mobile phones and wristwatches with as much extraneous crap as you can imagine: fragments of the Titanic, Moon and Meteorite Fragments, Skeletal Complications, 18k gold and diamonds, Alligator Skin – even phones made with clothing remnants from The Beatles and one embellished with the a Nativity scene crafted of gold. Their latest offering, The Cyberphone, has a design inspired by Elon Musk’s Cybertruck Read more