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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.

Exceptional Beach House on Padaro Lane

Renowned for miles of picturesque beaches offering an unparalleled air of privacy, Padaro Lane is known locally as one of Santa Barbara County’s most coveted beach locations. Discover a home designed in homage of traditional East Coast residences, while exemplifying modern west coast luxury. Designed by celebrated architect Don Nulty, the approximately 6,0000+ square foot […]


C’est Cheese for Gift Giving

C’est Cheese offers a stellar selection of gift boxes and gift shopping for foodies from the shop’s well-stocked shelves.  Looking for somewhere fun to host a party this year? Ask about renting the cafe for special occasions that include a variety of catering options. Check out the upcoming classes, now held in the cafe.


Cliff May Restoration by Micolyn Brown Design

This Cliff May restoration, located on a private lane in Montecito, was designed with great care to honor the genius of the architect. The house had been neglected for many years and was brought back to life using materials of stone, plaster and wood in warm, neutral colors. The end result is a rustic, yet […]


Grace Design Associates Creates Hollister Ranch Surf Retreat

Sometimes less really IS more. This small weekend surf retreat, perched on the flank of the rolling grassy coastal plain in Hollister Ranch (near Gaviota, CA), features breath-taking panoramic views of the ocean, islands, coastal plain, foothills and mountains.


Folio Press & Paperie / Wootton Printing

The store, located in downtown Santa Barbara, offers a well edited selection of fine stationery, books and gifts. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, so stop in and stock up on all that you need for this special day. Also on site…Wootton Printing, established in 1931, is the oldest continuously operated printing company in Santa Barbara. […]

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DesignARC Riviera Mediterranean

Situated on a 3.5 acre, oak-studded ridge atop Santa Barbara’s Riviera, the Greene Compound is a 6,500 square foot custom residence with guest house and pool. The home is rustic Mediterranean in style and blends integral color plaster walls with Santa Barbara sandstone, cedar board and batt.


Hope Ranch Spanish Colonial Revival

This outstanding property on 2.5 acres in Hope Ranch offers expansive mountain views. The main residence was completed in 2003 and combines 1920’s Santa Barbara charm with modern amenities.  Listed with Bridget Murphy and Paul Suding of Village Properties.


Allen Construction Beachfront Home

3 Palms is a cutting edge, passive solar designed, highly durable, net zero energy home. The client and his design team’s goal was to achieve both LEED for Homes Platinum and Passive House certifications – the two most rigorous green building certifications in the country. The finished home achieved LEED Platinum certification.


Bernd Munsteiner at Silverhorn

Bernd Munsteiner, Internationally Renowned Master Gem Cutter will share a sneak preview of his one of a kind pieces in a rare Santa Barbara appearance. The outstanding Munsteiner Collection is available exclusively at Silverhorn. 10% of all Munsteiner sales during these special event days will be donated to Direct Relief International.


Joinery for the Home

Joinery is a place where all kinds of good things come together. It’s a collage of whimsy and restraint, an ode to vintage and a nod to experimentation, a mixture of the familiar with the exotic. Visit the website for online shopping.


Indigo Interiors Has Moved

INDIGO is a fine furnishings and interior design showroom, located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The collection is a blend of east and west, antique and contemporary. After 25 years in the same location, Indigo has moved to a new space, just next door to their old location on State Street.


Studiopatró Linens

Studiopatró  linen is the finest medium-weight linen available, and is naturally sustainable and luxurious.  Shop online for exquisite linens for holiday gifts, the kitchen and home. Tea towels, aprons, napkins, gift bags are hand printed, ecologically friendly and made in San Francisco.