On the Homefront

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

California Modern Mystique
Lafayette home by John Hans Ostwald has attractive modern styling, dramatic views
Teeming with Mother Nature
Retreat by architect David Hyun hits market —an immersive indoor-outdoor experience
Glass House on a Cliff
For sale: Mickey Muennig 'mystical design' with 30 acres of nature, Big Sur ocean view
House of Questions
"Is safety and security film a practical option for Eichler windows?"
Welcome, Spring 2022!
Spring is here—and along with it, the new CA-Modern issue bursting with creativity
Primo Paint Colors for Eichlers
New CA-Modern offers tips, Eichler-friendly color choices for your next painting project
'Pivotal Achievement' for Sale
Lloyd Wright's historic Derby House shows off the architect's penchant for high drama
Breathtaking Views in the City
Mid-century architecture and beauty blend in this rustic S.F. design by Ward Thomas
Home that Celebrates Nature
Walter Thomas Brooks' 'Devere Pyramid' hits market—an East Bay sight to behold
A Lifetime of Stories to Tell
Contented original owners to pass along 'untouched' custom Henry Hester design
Cover-to-Cover Coverage
Eichler Network's 2022 Home Maintenance Directory makes life today a little bit easier
Captivating Imaginations
Natural beauty abounds in lovingly crafted East Bay home by architect Hal Thiederman
Two architects, two homes
Neutra-involved architectural oasis hits the market—it’s more than what meets the eye
On a Street Named Shangrila
Well-preserved, rustic Carter Sparks gem in Sacramento area calls for special stewards
Spitting Image of an Eichler
Young Boise, Idaho family fulfills a dream building a new mid-century modern home
Ultimate Eco-Friendly Eichler
New video documents Sunnyvale's Geoff and Bev Ainscow's study in sustainability
Restore, Rehab, Refurbish?
What's the term that defines that new home improvement project you've got planned?
Welcome to the New Year
Something new from CA-Modern magazine too—with the arrival of our Winter '22 issue
Lamps to Light Up Your Life
CA-Modern's new Winter '22 issue shines a light on floor lamps with a modern touch
Awaken to Xmas Morn 1960
Unforgettable MCM that was transformed into a glowing holiday delight of yesteryear