Dwell's Los Angeles-based contributing editor, Kelly has also written about design and architecture for Architectural Digest, Coastal Living and Luxe.

Cool Ranch: The Perfect Southern California Pool Is Behind a Midcentury in the Valley
Settle into a chaise in this groovy oasis with original artwork and colorful details.
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A beachfront home in California is always going to come at a price.
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