Kitchens Accomplished

Even hardcore design lovers may need a moment to identify just what “modern farmhouse plantation style” is. But to in-demand interior designer Kari Arendsen, it’s fairly obvious.

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 Article Alex Newton | Photography Ashley Perry  To say that being a doctor comes naturally might seem like a slight to the years of schooling and practical learning that precedes a successful career in medicine. But it’s fair to say that the human side of treating patients is definitely organic for local pediatrician Dr. Angelo Del Re.  “I think that…

The New Civic Center

 Article Kate Arcieri | Photography Zemina Zaferakis  Madonna’s "Like a Virgin" topped the Billboard charts, Super Mario Bros. had just been released on Nintendo, and Ronald Reagan was in the White House. The year was 1985, and Del Mar was having its first go at designing a civic center. The city council tried again in 1991, enlisting the talents of internationally…

Design Innovator

 Article and Photography  Sol Quintana Wagoner was born and raised in Argentina where she earned a bachelor's degree in architecture. She was involved in the design of various projects in Buenos Aries before moving to Southern California where she now practices her passion for artistic, impressive home design.  

Outdoor Oasis

This gorgeous Del Mar beauty's charm lies in its versatile use of space and luxury technology upgrades. Every bit of space is utilized and optimized for the family that lives here. From the chalkboard wall for the kids to the putting green for dad and friends and the bar seating for extended family to the cabana studio for quiet workspace,…

Outdoor Oasis

This gorgeous Del Mar beauty's charm lies in its versatile use of space and luxury technology upgrades. Whether a night out grilling with the boys or a family fiesta on a Sunday, this property lends itself to a variety of outdoor scenarios with all the tech add-ons to boot.

Global Beauty, Local Charm

A full service interior design firm and retailer of high-end furniture collections, Nativa Interiors' furniture is crafted in a state-of-the-art plant using premium materials such as walnut wood, brass and marbles. Each piece is built using the latest technology but with old-world craftsmanship, delivering a unique look exclusively for their clientele.

Shelf Esteem

The Original Mr. Cabinet Care is an award winning, family owned, kitchen remodeling, cabinet refacing, and bathroom remodeling company established in 1987. Whether it’s custom cabinets, or cabinet refinishing, they improve the look of your home and handle your entire kitchen remodeling needs.

A Slice of Luxury

Designed by Gold Nugget Award winning architects, Altevers Associates, and inspired by designer Addison Mitzner, The Villas are a modern day revival of the Mediterranean architecture of the early 1900s. This Private Residence Club is nestled in the luxurious grounds of the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and fully furnished with mediterranean sophistication. The Villas are just steps from the world-class…

Classic Style Underfoot

Judy and Lisa Wells know floors. Whether it is bamboo flooring, cork flooring or luxury vinyl flooring, they pride themselves on staying current with flooring trends, but they also do their homework concerning how to properly install each product, so that each type of flooring performs. With over 40 years of combined experience, the ladies at Geneva Flooring are dedicated…

A Contemporary Masterpiece

Our community’s streets are lined with many beautiful homes and in this, our Home issue, we decided to peek into one located at 7783 Northern Lights. Built in 2006, this is a 4+ bedroom, 4.5-bathroom masterpiece on 5,050 sq. ft. featuring a gorgeous fireplace and many classic modern upgrades.