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Santa Barbara's guide to what's new and undiscovered for home and garden, entertaining, and fashion. Browse the resource guide below that lists local happenings, boutique finds and design professionals.

Blu Homes Breezehouse Agoura Hills

Intrigued by prefab, but unclear on the concept or the execution? Take the opportunity to explore a luxury prefab from Blu® Homes, Inc. in person. This September, design and architecture fans can tour the first-ever Real Simple and This Old House “2014 Dream Home of the Year” in the Agoura Hills.


Raoul Textiles Furniture Sale

Raoul Textiles is pleased to announce a furniture floor sample sale at the State Street showroom, in downtown Santa Barbara. Quality furnishings from George Smith, Cisco and Janus et Cie, upholstered in Santa Barbara-made textiles from Raoul. The SALE begins on August 25th.


Reed Interiors Lighting Accessories

Reed Interiors has expanded their Carpinteria showroom on Santa Claus Lane. Offering exceptionally stylish lines of lighting, furniture, home accessories, flooring and so much more. Stop in the Carpinteria showroom to view a full selection of quality, imported lighting fixtures.


C’est Cheese Shop to Reopen

C’est Cheese is busy MOVING BACK into their old cheese shop in downtown Santa Barbara.  “As you all know, it’s been quite a haul & we are so thrilled to be in the final stretch of our big expansion project,” owners Michael and Kathryn Graham comment.  Be sure to stop by and see the new [...]


DesignARC’s Greenworth House

The Greenworth House project came to DesignARC after having suffered numerous ill-conceived modifications over several decades. The floor plan of this modest single-story Montecito ranch house lacked livability and had lost all of its original and essential connection with the outdoors. Recognizing great potential in the house, a plan was developed to restore the dwelling [...]


The Santa Barbara Company

The Santa Barbara Company is a purveyor of artisan products that celebrate the American Riviera and represent the essence of Santa Barbara’s heritage and creative community. Savor local olive oil, fragrant organic wine-inspired soaps, spicy artisanal pickles and beautiful gift-worthy art and books.


UCSB Arts & Lectures Season 2014-2015

Founded in 1959, UCSB Arts & Lectures is the largest and most influential arts and lectures organization between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Arts & Lectures annually presents more than a hundred events, from critically acclaimed concerts and dance performances by world-renowned artists to talks by groundbreaking authors and film series at UCSB and Santa [...]


Peregrine Galleries in Montecito

Peregrine Galleries is known for carrying the finest jewelry by Chanel, Georg Jenson, Bakelite jewelry from the 1930′s to 1950′s, Navajo and Zuni turquoise jewelry and more.


CAPTURED 2 Annual Photography Contest at SBTC

2ND FRIDAYS ART @ SBTC’s September show presents the 2nd Annual Photography Contest. Local photographers were asked to submit “Your best shot”.  Hundreds of submissions were entered to this year’s contest. Twenty-two photographers were accepted and thirty-one images were selected for the competition.


The Citizenry Collection

Founders Carly Nance and Rachel Bentley believe that our homes should be reflections of the journeys we take. Personal spaces deserve designs with a soul, a story, and a purpose. They travel the world to develop exclusive collections of home goods, partnering with master artisans and blending their modern style with time-tested techniques.


Vintage Airstream/ReVamping Rita

Santa Barbara artist Susan Venable’s plan was to take a dated 1967 vintage Airstream and create an supremely chic guesthouse and/or a movable trailer, ideal for glamping. Follow her journey through the process of locating and renovating a 25’ Trade Wind “Land Yacht” and the stunningly successful outcome.


Daniel Grant at Wall Space

Wall Space Gallery in Santa Barbara presents Sand People, a beautiful series by Daniel Grant that exemplifies the surf culture, the pacific coast and a way of life many dream of. An Artist Reception will be held on Friday, August 29th, from 6-8pm. 15% of print sales over this weekend will go toward supporting the [...]