Construction Diary: A Ceramicist Gets Hands-On While Renovating Her Midcentury Home

Ren von Hasseln polishes up a run-down ranch house in Ojai with colorful brick, handcrafted tile, and glazing galore.
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After a decade of living and renting in (now prohibitively expensive) Los Angeles, Ren von Hasseln and her husband, Kyle, set their sights on buying a home in Ojai—a small town two hours north of the city, where New Age sensibilities meet the foot of the Topatopa Mountains.

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