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El Milagro Estate Scores Highest Recorded Price in Rancho Santa Fe Since 2008

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last month we told you about the amazing El Milagro estate in Rancho Santa Fe, which Concierge Auctions was auctioning off on August 15, and we weren't surprised at all to learn that the property sold for a record price. The auction house announced that after eight bidders fought over the property, El Milagro's final sale is now the "highest recorded price in the exclusive Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe since a $15M sale in October, 2008" —though they're keeping quiet on the actual price tag.... Read More

Interview: Edgy Interior Designer Karina Wiciak Uncovers the Inspiration Behind Her Compelling XII Collection

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you've seen any images from Karina Wiciak's XII collection, you won't soon forget her work. The Wamhouse designer's long-term project is a series of 12 luxury restaurants that completely reinterprets the dining space, combining elements of horror and fantasy to create otherworldly scenes.... Read More

Snatch Up This Award-Winning $12.7M Kailua Kona Pod-Like Home Before Someone Else Does

Aug 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The $12.7 million luxury home at 72-230 Kahikole Street, in the center of Hawaii's Hualālai Resort in Kailua Kona, has a pretty unique architectural design. Set up as a series of pods, each with unique features and views, the private residence showcases digitally-created wood ceilings and screens, water elements, and exotic finishes. Plus, it has won several awards, including the 2013 Hanley Wood Builder's Choice, Custom Home Award and the Best of the Year award from Interior Design Magazine in 2010.... Read More

Lake Tahoe's Wild Wild West-Inspired Buffalo Creek Ranch Is Full of Waterfalls, Ponds & Old Saloons

Aug 25, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Previously offered for $15.5 million, Buffalo Creek Ranch near Lake Tahoe in Nevada seems like the perfect refuge from city life—meaning this needs to be your vacation home. Plus, the ranch was designed to pay homage to the wild west, with a Jack Daniel's-themed train depot, a fully-restored 1923 caboose poker parlor, and a firehouse with its very own 1962 fire truck. Basically, it's an eccentric millionaire's dream.... Read More

Windfall's Glittering Crystal Chandeliers: Good Enough for Cavalli, Good Enough for Us

Aug 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Where do Cartier, Mont Blanc, Harry Winston, and Robert Cavalli turn when in need of crystal chandeliers? Apparently, it's Windfall Contemporary Crystal Lighting and judging by their work, we're not surprised. Known worldwide for their dynamic contemporary designs, Windfall offers seven different collections, including a bespoke option, and works directly with architects and designers to meet all of their clients' needs.... Read More

Artefacto's Milan-Inspired Warm Metals Furniture Collection Brings Hollywood Glamour & Curves

Aug 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you have been looking to give your luxury estate a home décor makeover, one that reflects a wide range of influences (from Hollywood glamour to metallic finishes), Artefacto's newest Warm Metals collection may be the winning ticket. Paulo Bacchi, owner of the Brazilian design house, drew upon his travels to Milan's Salone del Mobile for this new array of luxury furnishings that range in price from $1,176 to $5,900.... Read More

Fluid Sculptural Staircase Makes This Exotic Mumbai Flat a Must-See

Aug 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Staircases are often overlooked in homes and end up being uninspiring and dull. After all, just because they all serve the same purpose doesn't mean they all have to look the same. When we first saw this two-story apartment in central Mumbai, India by Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop, we immediately fell in love with the super cool staircase.... Read More

Soma CEO Discusses How His Glass Carafe Design Aims to Change the At-Home Water Filtration Game

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Brita has been dominating the world of in-home water filtration products, but they're not exactly ideal. Not only can they be a mess to use (especially when the water level is too high or when black charcoal flecks get in the water), they're pretty ugly to look at. Soma is changing all of that with an attractive glass carafe that we wouldn't mind putting on display on our dining room table during dinner. ... Read More

 
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