Fashion Designer Johnson Hartig Lists His Eclectic L.A. Home for $2.2M

Fashion Designer Johnson Hartig Lists His Eclectic L.A. Home for $2.2M

By Kathryn M.
Take a peek inside the 1925 residence in Hancock Park, currently filled with eye-popping art and color.

After nearly 15 years, fashion designer Johnson Hartig is letting go of his Hancock Park home in Los Angeles. The cofounder of Libertine—the bold, L.A.–based clothing line popular among A-listers like Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, and Mick Jagger—purchased the property in 2005, and has since transformed it into his own art gallery.

Built in 1925, this Spanish Mediterranean–style home has been modernized by acclaimed fashion designer and current owner Johnson Hartig, who bought the property in 2005.

Known as the Citrus House (due to its location on North Citrus Avenue), the single-story, Spanish Mediterranean residence is carefully concealed behind a garden of tall, thick hedges, offering a divine city retreat. Upon arrival, an enclosed front porch leads into the home's main living areas.

Throughout the 14 years of owning the home, Hartig has revamped it into an airy, artistic oasis. The all-white ceilings, walls, and floors serve as a crisp backdrop for bright art and boldly upholstered furniture. A mirrored fireplace in the living room reflects the eclectic designs.

The 1925 residence was previously highlighted in multiple publications, including Domino, Coveteur, and the Los Angeles Times. High ceilings  enhance the sense of space, while an open floor plan makes the home feel much larger than its actual 1,838 square feet. Chalk-white walls and floors create a blank canvas for vibrant patterns and colorful artwork. 

In addition to plenty of cabinetry, the light-filled kitchen also features stainless-steel appliances and a polished concrete floor. The central island offers more space to gather and meal-prep.

As part of the renovation, Hartig modernized the home’s three bedrooms and two baths, as well as the kitchen, dining, and living areas. In doing so, he thoughtfully retained original detailing, such as built-ins and casement windows. Scroll ahead to see inside more of the bright space, currently listed for $2,199,000.

Along a corner wall in the kitchen, an array of antique ship paintings are stacked upward toward the ceiling.

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Buckminster Fuller the Philip Harrington Collection Art Print
Architect, engineer, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller, 1964. He is shown here in the yard outside his home dome at Carbondale, Illinois. The dome is reflected in his sunglasses. Photograph by Phillip Harrington, copyright.

Collected memorabilia mixes with vintage and contemporary artwork. Oversized windows throughout the interiors welcome natural light while framing captivating garden views.

In the cozy family room, assorted lanterns hang from the painted brick fireplace. French doors provide direct access to the backyard.

In total, the home has three bedrooms, including a master suite that offers a fully remodeled bath with marble countertops and a double vanity. Here, one of the other two bedrooms, which features multiple windows overlooking the garden.

Curated artwork continues into a remodeled Jack and Jill bathroom, which connects the two secondary bedrooms.

Set on a 6,456-square-foot lot, the home also includes an intimate backyard pool. Thick hedges surround the space, creating an idyllic city escape. 

The Citrus House is currently listed for $2,199,000 by Jenna Cooper of Compass.

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