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Dream Homes In and Around Los Angeles


This year Dwell on Design Los Angeles celebrates its 10th anniversary and in honor of the occasion, we've corralled 20 of our favorite houses in (and near) the City of Angels.

Kartheiser’s private courtyard includes a covered seating area and fire pit, designed by Roberts.
Standard, Avery and Gabbert's architects, arranged their two main living spaces in an L-shape to maximize a sense of...
In the kitchen, she splurged on a Karbon faucet from Kohler.
As the renovation began, DeMarie would talk with Bubeshko about certain details in the apartments, namely the owners’...
The front door is tucked under a cantilevered terrace.
Yumi (left) and Maya (right) cheese around on the steps leading into the front door.
Purdy, Eva Luna, and Simon play cards under a Louvre Light by Established & Sons.
The Globo di Luce pendants in the kitchen are by Roberto Menghi for Fontana Arte.
With his son, William, watching, architect Noah Walker tries out the floor-to-ceiling Schüco glass doors he integrated...
Originally built in the 1980s by architect Ray Kappe, the Manhattan Beach home of Matt Jacobson and Kristopher Dukes is...
New York natives Jerome and Jamie Pelayo moved west and settled into this 2,000 square-foot Los Angeles home decked out...
Loehnen and Fissmer relax on a bench outfitted with orange pillows by Sunbrella on the deck outside their living room.
The house features thick walls with deep shelves carved into them, intended to save space and convey the solidity of...
The dining room. Much of the furniture was purchased from vintage modern home stores in L.A. The furnishings represent...
Josie’s tepee playhouse stands on a platform, where she and her friends erect sets for their theatrical productions.
Howard and Shumate in the living room, where Commune designer Steven Johanknecht introduced custom built-in daybeds...
Moe stands in front of the circular opening between the living area and the sleeping/bath quarters.
Fir slats on the wall and ceiling run through to the outdoors, visually expanding the space.
A profile print by the late margaret Kilgallen hangs on the brick wall.
In the main living area, designer Delta Wright of Curated paired vintage finds with the owners’ existing furniture.

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