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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.

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.     If you love Santa Barbara, discover the curated selection of artisan products at [...]

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Chaucer’s Books on Travel, Design, Cuisine

Mahri Kerley opened Chaucer’s Bookstore, located in the Loreto Plaza Shopping Center, and will be celebrating 40 years in business in November.  Chaucer’s offers great customer service and an impressive selection, housing over 150,000 books. Editor's picks during a recent visit uncovers a few choice publications on travels abroad, culinary books and current trends on [...]

Porch Home and Garden Furnishings

Porch, located on Santa Claus Lane in Carpinteria, CA, offers a unique blend of rustic, modern furnishings and nature-inspired gifts and garden elements that support eco-friendly design and sustainable living. Inspiring harmony between interior & exterior, p o r c h reflects our classical Mediterranean surroundings and offers something for everyone who desires to live [...]

Springtime Gifts at Coast 2 Coast

Coast 2 Coast Collection, in downtown Santa Barbara, offers unique gift ideas and a selection of exquisite tableware that will help you to celebrate in style. You’ll find a fabulous selection of vintage cufflinks and gifts for men, plus luxury tabletop lines, casual dinnerware and glassware, frames and scented candles.     Juliska Berry & Thread Vase, [...]

Gianni Vallino Custom Lamps

Making every piece by hand, Gianni Vallino is a self-proclaimed “post industrial craftsman.” His one-of-a-kind lighting designs are created from found objects such as wheel hubs and other machine parts.     Gianno Vallino was born in Alba, Italy and has been living in Santa Barbara since 1993. He has been working with recycled and found-object materials building [...]

Cabana Home at El Encanto

El Encanto by Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. opens its doors to Cabana Home…away from home. The first satellite boutique by Cabana Home features a collection of curated items, including Loro Piana cashmere throws, hand-poured candles by Aquiesse, Il Fustino olive oil, exquisite jewelry and many other quality gift items.     “It was important to select a partner that [...]

Raoul Showroom Furniture Lines

Raoul is pleased to announce two new furniture lines now available in the State Street showroom. In addition to George Smith, Raoul carries beautiful California-made furniture from Cisco Brothers and Janus et Cie's Living Loom collection.     These pieces pair beautifully with Raoul's hand-printed textiles.     Also available at Raoul—accessories for home and garden, including hand-printed tea towels [...]

Cabana Home Furnishings for the Home

In addition to custom orders, Cabana Home, in Santa Barbara, CA,  offers a well stocked selection of quality home furnishings and decorative accessories. Many of the pieces in the showroom are readily available for purchase and delivery, providing immediate gratification for clients wanting to pull together their home design in an instant.     New home buyers (and [...]