Californian Homes

Space and Storage Needs Guide the Expansion of a Family's Cottage North of San Francisco
Even after a cramped cottage north of San Francisco grew, space and storage remained top of mind.
Thoughtful Design Details Warm Up a Modern Family Home in Northern California
When the San Francisco firm l'oro began designing a family home in Mill Valley, California, they challenged themselves to create...
10 Best Modern Homes in Venice Beach, California
As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively boardwalk, funky boutiques, and picturesque canals, Venice Beach...
Snatch Up Case Study House #10 in Pasadena For $3M
Pasadena’s only Case Study House, carefully restored in 2012, follows the slope of its site and emphasizes indoor/outdoor living.
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.
A Hexagonal Midcentury Residence in Southern California Offered at $3.3M
Surrounded by eucalyptus and oak trees, this well-appointed Pasadena home by architect Roland Russell benefits from a central...
A Donald Wexler-Designed Midcentury Home in Palm Springs Asks $599K
This Casablanca floor plan model, designed by the architect who shaped Palm Springs, is a classic example of desert modernism.
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
A dated A-frame cabin in Lake Tahoe is updated with a monochromatic palette.
Actor Brendan Fraser’s Former Beverly Hills Home Is For Sale For $4.25 Million
Known for his starring roles in The Mummy and Encino Man, actor Brendan Fraser entered the spotlight again when his former home...
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to...
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Experience L.A. Like an A-Lister at One of These Modern Short-Term Rentals
Staying in a short-term rental home in Los Angeles gives you the opportunity to live like a local in the City of Angels.
A Celebrated Palm Springs Hotel Asks $1.8M
The five-unit complex, thoroughly restored five years ago, combines midcentury looks with contemporary comfort.
A Stunningly Restored Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $800K in San Diego
The Bobertz Residence, designed in 1953, emerges from years of modification and wear to become a luminous example of midcentury...
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Former Midcentury Home in the Hollywood Hills Is For Sale
Join Zillow for a tour of the illustrious couple's former 1960s pad that's asking $2.495 million.
Merging Inside and Out, an L.A. Firm Modernizes a 1940s Abode
When HH Design first saw this compact, 1940s stucco home outside Santa Monica, California, its street appeal was nonexistent.
This Modern Homestead With a Vintage Trailer Offers Adventure in California's High Desert
Located in the sands of the Mojave Desert's Hollywood-built Pioneertown, this modern take on a desert homestead brings a whole...
Real Estate Roundup: 10 Midcentury Modern Eichlers For Sale
Ranging from $795,000 to $4,250,000, these Californian Eichler homes run the gamut from cozy bungalows to rare, double-story...
An Interior Designer Launches Her Career by Renovating Her Family’s Midcentury Eichler
In a midcentury Eichler in Sunnyvale, California, a designer opens up the interior by connecting it to its surrounding...
‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry’s Midcentury Stunner in the Hollywood Hills Is For Sale
Join Zillow for a tour of Matthew Perry's ultimate bachelor pad in Los Angeles that's asking $13.5 million.
An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M
Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.
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,...
Escape to a John Lautner Micro-Resort in the Californian Desert
Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.
Tobey Maguire Snatches Up Googleplex Architect Clive Wilkinson’s Los Angeles Home For $3.4M
Looks like Spiderman’s moving to WeHo—actor-producer Tobey Maguire buys the three-bedroom, four-bath residence for $3,375,000.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
On the Market For $4.5M, This Venice Beach Compound Captures the Essence of Indoor-Outdoor Living
Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot lot—only a mile from the beach and within walking distance to the stores and...
10 Modern San Francisco Homes
Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...
Offered at $899K, a Restored Midcentury Abode Shines in Southern California
Built in 1963 by architect John Andre Gougeon, this two-bedroom, three-bath property in Glendora, California, embodies the...