Daring Design

The Elrod House epitomizes John Lautner’s go-for-broke philosophy

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An apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright early in his career, John Lautner eschewed the cool, severe geometry of his midcentury minimalist peers. Instead, he spent a lifetime as an iconoclast, alternately overlooked or miscast by critics. Several of his best-known projects — including the iconic Googie coffee shop on Sunset Boulevard — have been wrongly celebrated as Atomic Age or Hollywood kitsch.

Come Sail Away

A private owner opens the angular Boat House — built for racecar driver James Jeffords in 1989 — to guests seeking a magical escape

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A private owner opens the angular Boat House — built for racecar driver James Jeffords in 1989 — to guests seeking a magical escape

As Seen On TV

Bright, fun, and eager to support important charities, Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart and husband Burt Sugarman consider the desert their home more than a weekend retreat.

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Bright, fun, and eager to support important charities, Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart and husband Burt Sugarman consider the desert their home more than a weekend retreat.