Dwell's Los Angeles-based contributing editor.

Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
Go Behind the Scenes With a Process-Driven Handmade-Tile Company in California
Age-old techniques meet modern innovation at a handmade-tile company in California.
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist's Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A rookie designer, a veteran builder, and an artist eschew the traditional and join forces to create a singular residence in...
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.
A Laser-Cut Pergola Completes a Tranquil Garden in L.A. That’s Perfect For Entertaining
A laser-cut metal pergola anchors a tranquil garden near Los Angeles.
Two Grad-School Friends Apply Their Know-How to a Manhattan Beach Bungalow
When Jason Ro and Zac Rockett of Ro | Rockett Design began plotting an addition to a 1950s bungalow in Manhattan Beach,...