Home & Decor

Spring Home Design: Northwest architecture, materials and craftsmanship shine in a one-of-a-kind California house that really feels like home

AHHH. VENICE. California’s — maybe all of America’s — quintessential surf’s-up beach town. Where top-heavy palms pass as skinny skyscrapers; sneaker-filling sand stands in for tree debris as “that pesky stuff you track in”; and all manner of vibrancy, creativity and humanity amass under intensely magnetic sunlight.