This Home Is An Amazing Private Retreat

While there’s something to be said for today’s modern designs, the older styles of architecture are equally stunning in their own way. Designer Thomas Proctor brought modern sensibilities and features into 1930’s era period details to create the home located at 706 North Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills. Already, the home is sure to become a landmark property and will likely influence future designs in the area thanks to its unique blend of style, substance, and sophistication. The home features 8 bedrooms and nine baths along with three powder rooms. Five of the bedrooms are located upstairs, and an adjoining play room makes it perfect for families who want … Continue reading

Fitness Bands Are Making Big Impacts On The Golf Course

Over the last few years, fitness bands have started to take off in a big way. Older models did little more than just measure the steps you take each day, but today’s fitness bands are essentially computers for your arms. And with the Apple Watch recently making its debut and offering a full suite of fitness apps, it’s no surprise that these tech devices are really starting to impact the way we work and play. While it’s not the first thing thought of when you say ‘fitness band’, golfing is one sport that has really been changing thanks to the use of these bracelets. In fact, now there … Continue reading

There Is No Better Example Of Chic Modern Luxury Than This Home

One of the best things about California luxury homes is that there are numerous styles available for anyone, regardless of their taste. But for most, bold and unique designs featuring modern elements are the new hallmarks of California style and sophistication, and the home located at 8927 St Ives Drive is a perfect example of this. It really does offer the best of what modern luxury should be. The design style of the home is what stands out, and it’s constructed in a way that showcases the best in materials, the combination of exterior and interior space, and the sleek, stylish angles that exemplify modern designs. The home … Continue reading

East Hollywood Is The Place For Truly Unique Shopping

There’s always plenty to do when you live in the Southern California region, and even more to do when you call Los Angeles home. Of course, all the random boutiques and restaurants in the city are certainly deserving of your time, but there are days when you want to have a full day’s worth of unique shopping experiences. To do so, don’t head to a mall. Instead, check out the shopping opportunities in areas around the city. A perfect place to start is East Hollywood, and the variety of shops and stores here may actually surprise you. Even if it doesn’t, you’re certain to find some items and … Continue reading

Look No Further For The Ultimate Luxury Compound

Few places in this country are as well known for luxury as California, and there are many incredible homes located throughout the region. However, some stand out as being something truly special, and the home situated at 9380 Sierra Mar Drive, LA is a stunning example of this. This custom home offers something for everyone, and is quite literally the ultimate in luxury living. Offering lots of amenities, a great location, and plenty of indoor and outdoor living space, it’s a property that must be seen to be believed. The property is located just off Doheny Road and is nestled in a cul-de-sac above the famous Sunset Strip … Continue reading

Outdoor Living And Entertainment Accessories Are More Impressive Than Ever

Being able to call Southern California home means being able to enjoy a combination of luxury and natural beauty that few other places can offer you. California’s weather is legendary, and the views available from many of the properties here are just as impressive as the sunshine we get every day. Of course, enjoying the outdoors at your home is a lot easier when you have the right accessories and furniture outside, and the demand for great outdoor items has spurred many designers into action. Today, there are a wide range of outdoor furniture pieces and outdoor accessories that can elevate your time outside to something truly special. … Continue reading

Midcentury Style and Modern Updates Elevate This Home To Something Special

While there’s no doubt that today’s modern California homes showcase a unique vision in the architectural field, there is still something to be said about the midcentury designs that most associate with California luxury living. The combination of simple shapes with wide open spaces and plenty of interior/exterior play mean that these homes are a perfect choice for a very wide range of tastes. The home located at 400 Castle Place, Beverly Hills is a perfect example of what midcentury design can be, and it’s been updated with modern conveniences to ensure that you don’t feel like you’re missing out on anything that newer homes have to offer … Continue reading

Labor Day Means An Amazing Food Festival Is Coming To Paramount Studios

Our appreciation for incredible food has made a huge resurgence in this country, fueled in large part by the rise of celebrity chefs and numerous cooking shows or channels. For California residents, there has always been an abundance of impressive dining opportunities throughout the state. But the chance to experience some of the best food from around the Southern California area is something special, and it’s happening this Labor Day weekend at the Paramount Pictures Studios’ backlot. The Taste is a food festival from the Los Angeles Times that focuses on celebrating and showcasing the Southern California culinary scene, and it brings some of the best chefs from … Continue reading

PLG Property Spotlight: 8700 Lookout Mountain

Organic materials, epic craftsmanship and fine design all crescendo with this completely reimagined beauty. Modern, eco-friendly landscaping leads to a bold turquoise door, opening to sexy wide plank wood floors and a hip open floor plan, whilst accordion glass sliders open to create the perfect indoor/outdoor flow to an al fresco deck & backyard. The centerpiece of the blended living area is a European inspired kitchen with custom cabinets, Ceasarstone waterfall countertops & huge center island – the perfect gathering spot for friends & family. Three bedroom + 2.5 baths with Dwell magazine quality tile work, including a large master suite with walk-in closet, comprise the private living … Continue reading

Virtual Reality Is Changing Luxury Travel

Luxury travel has always been an excellent way to get away from it all and enjoy things that enrich your life. However, our busy schedules mean that we’re not always able to sneak off to a foreign country whenever we like. Luckily, technology is changing all of that in a big way. Over the next year, major developers including Google, Samsung, and Facebook are all expected to release something that has been dreamed of for years – virtual reality. While video games have been the initial focus of VR units like the well-known Oculus Rift, travel is one area that will certainly become a key focus as well. … Continue reading