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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.

Peggy Markel’s Culinary Adventures

With two decades of experience in global culinary traditions, Peggy Markel personally hand-tailors each of her programs to lead her guests into cultural immersion, through the sensorial pleasure of food. Guests emerge transformed, embracing a greater awareness of the connection between themselves, other cultures, and the food on their plate.

Thompson Naylor Architects Kitchens & Baths

Bathrooms are places for function and convenience, but they can also serve as spaces for retreat and relaxation. Most of us spend more time and energy in the kitchen than in any other room. It’s also the most expensive room in the house to build, considering the cost of cabinets, surfaces and appliances. It should [...]

Bob’s Well Bread Bakery

Bob’s Well Bread Bakery, located in Los Alamos, CA is opening on August 1st. Offerings will include an assortment of artisan breads with locally sourced assorted jams and spreads. Artisan Country Levain, Olive Bread, Multi-Grain, Ciabatta, Baguettes, Croissants, Focaccia, Bagels…and more.

Refugio Vacation Rental and Cooking Classes

Located in the bucolic heart of California’s Central Coast wine country just six minutes from the Paso Robles main square, Refugio boasts two state-of-the-art vacation suites, plus a fully-equipped teaching/catering kitchen and expansive patio. Students at the classes learn to create fantastic food, savor award-winning wines, and meet chefs, local winemakers and food artisans in [...]

Cloth & Goods Online Store

Cloth and Goods is an online store founded by Melissa Newirth, interior designer, stylist, and textile collector. The store represents Melissa’s love for collecting vintage textiles and her belief that products can be made using traditional methods and developed into modern ideas.

Indigo Moving Sale

After more than 25 years in their showroom at 1323 State Street in downtown Santa Barbara, Indigo is moving to a new space just next door to their current location.  Stop in and enjoy store-wide discounts, from August 1st through 15th.

Moss Botanicals Aromatherapy

Moss Botanicals blends organic essential oils from sources that honor the plants and the people involved in their growing and distillation process. There are no synthetics, preservatives, or fragrances.  Each blend combines science and intuition to bring you a product that reveals the essence of the individual through their most powerful sense…the sense of smell.

Montecito Dwelling by DesignARC

The owners of this 1960′s single-story ranch house desired a fresh take on their out-dated, well-worn Montecito residence. Hailing from Toronto Canada, the couple is at ease in urban, loft-like spaces and looked to create a pared-down dwelling that could become their home.

California Closets in Santa Barbara

For over 30 years, California Closets has been the leader in custom home storage solutions. By perfectly marrying exceptional designs and everlasting utility along with impeccable customer service, they create storage solutions and partnerships that last for a lifetime.

Alma del Pueblo Luxury Condominiums

Located in the Center of Santa Barbara’s cultural and performing arts scene is Alma Del Pueblo, nestled inside the historic El Pueblo Viejo Landmark District. Alma Del Pueblo features 37 newly constructed condos, with 29,000 square feet of commercial space, adjacent to world-class entertainment and shopping housed in some of Southern California’s best examples of [...]

C’est Cheese Cafe Opens in Santa Barbara

C’est Cheese Cafe’s focus is on quality and flavor. “We’ll be preparing as much in-house as possible in order to deliver the freshest, highest quality products,” state owners Kathryn and Michael Graham. They combined all the great cheeses and meats carried in C’est Cheese’s original shop with the spectacular produce that is grown in the [...]

Ultra-Modern Residence on the Riviera

This ultra-modern residence blurs the line between indoors and outdoors and boasts expansive views from East Beach to the Santa Barbara Harbor. Sophisticated interiors offer quality finishes, floating design elements & wall-to-wall expanses of glass opening to al fresco entertaining terraces with endless views. Listed with Riskin Associates.