On the Homefront

Breaking stories on home improvement and real estate tied to our communities

For the Love of Radiant
California-based ‘Warmboard’ has a way to keep radiant heat alive in your Eichler home
Raiders of the Lost Architect
Captivating post-and-beam by little-known SoCal modernist hits market for $1.9 million
Shopping the Light Fantastic
Knowledge of styles and terms of lighting products helps to put things in an MCM light
'Creativity on the Line'
New exhibit at Stanford explores corporate pressure on designers of MCM products
X-100 Time Capsule Arrives!
Restoration complete, the X-100 added to May 6-7 San Mateo Highlands Home Tour
Synthetic Surfaces under Foot
Designer, homeowners delight in a plethora of evolving non-natural options for flooring
Inspirational Blend of Décor
New CA-Modern magazine story tells how to mix vintage, contemporary furnishings
Breathtaking MCM in Marin
Mill Valley creation by FLWright colleague Daniel Liebermann hits market for $2.8M
Flooring—It's Only Natural
Designer, readers share their thoughts on natural flooring for modern home interiors
An MCM 'Dream' Come True
Mountain View couple finds delight in the results of their extensive Eichler remodel
House Gets Its Just Desert
Albert Frey’s Pre-fab Aluminaire follows him to California, 80 years later
L.A. Feels the Force
Reasons unclear for decision to build Lucas Museum in LA, not Treasure Island
Can 'Old School' Be 'Cool'?
While tar-and-gravel is fading away, there's lingering love for Eichler's original roofing
Howard Hughes' Hangout
Well-preserved Palm Springs MCM star pad had a string of celebrity owners since 1957
Green Makes the Scene
Exhibit, book, fundraiser all focus on Aaron Green—a prime devotee of organic design
A 'New' Modernist Landmark
Richard Neutra's son Raymond wins federal recognition for his Los Angeles family home
When Ya Wish upon a House
Former home of celebrated Disney animator an impeccably preserved dream come true
Desert Festival Flies Forward
Winds of change at Palm Springs Modernism Week make room for rising gust of popularity
'Pure Tour' Coming May 6-7
'San Mateo Highlands Eichler Home Tour 2017' revving up for its 11-house showcase
'Pride and Joy' Remodeling
CA-Modern story probes 'when, why, what and how' of your home-improvement future