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Laying low with Emily Simms

By Geraldine Orentas

Welcome to Emily Simm's home tour. Emily is a designer and photographer based in Brooklyn, originally from Baltimore. She specializes in art direction, visual identity, still life photography, and set design. Once you see her home space, you'll see how her work permeates into her design style. 

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Laying low with Tamara Honey

Laying low with Tamara Honey

By Drew Dowine

Tamara Honey is the founder of House of Honey. This creative design studio creates charmingly bold and invitingly livable interiors. She has a dog-friendly policy insider her Montecito studio and two dogs living in her Pasadena home. So we caught a rare glimpse of what life looks like with her four-legged animals at this mountain-top residence.

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Laying low with Brennan Pardee

Laying low with Brennan Pardee

By Gabriela Baiter

Brennan Pardee is a San Francisco native who moved to sunny Palm Springs a few years ago with his husband. Since then, he's made himself right at home as an Architectural Bike Tour Guide at Modern & More Palm Springs.

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Jose in Paradise: Les Cactus Edition

Jose in Paradise: Les Cactus Edition

By Gabriela Baiter

Jose came into Palm Springs Animal Shelter already missing one of his front legs. Despite his missing limb Jose is a...

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Laying low with Kristin Dion

Laying low with Kristin Dion

By Gabriela Baiter

Kristin Dion is a former lawyer, mom of two, and self-taught textile and interior designer. After practicing law for 7 years, she pursued her dream to launch her own design business from scratch. We caught a rare glimpse of what life looks like with her four-legged Cavachon mix inside her and her family’s quaint beachside bungalow home in Venice.

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Laying low with Monica Wang

Laying low with Monica Wang

By Gabriela Baiter

Monica Wang is never short of inspiration when it comes to home and design. As one of LA’s top architectural photographers, she surrounds herself with the latest trends and styling tricks that have everyone talking. Little do people know, behind the scenes, Monica is also up for “best dog mom of the year” – a title we made up after spending an hour watching her care for her 11-year-old poodle Gracie inside their charming home.

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