Tag archives: interior design

Home Crush
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 29, 2022

Montecito’s Aimee Miller recently opened Home Crush on Lillie Avenue, after converting a 1930s ocean-view Bungalow into an interactive design studio with multiple rooms, terraces, and destinations. “We kept the home feeling like a residence, but removed the doors so customers can come in and actually see stuff and how it lives in a room,” […]

Home Design Roundup: Making Home Your Own
By Zach Rosen   |   August 9, 2022

Montecito has long had its eye on style and recently Summerland is becoming a hotbed for finding the design, décor, and items that adorn your bed and interior spaces. Here is a roundup of the designers and stores in the area that help make our homes feel like home.  Marc Normand Gelinas Interior Design Marc […]

House To Home’s New Fine Arts Exhibit 
By Montecito Journal   |   June 14, 2022

La Cumbre Plaza’s interior design showroom is welcoming award-winning artist Francis Scorzelli to its fine arts gallery. House To Home is an all-encompassing design center that provides all the trades needed to personally create your home. Their design services range from furniture to lighting to specialty finishes. Scorzelli is a New York native and Santa […]

Feeling Your Own Home
By Zach Rosen   |   May 10, 2022

We are always curating our environment to fit our feelings and lifestyle. Just as we put on music to match a mood, we select the colors, materials, and objects of our home to pair with how we want to feel there. Or as Aimee Miller of Home Crush puts it, “Design your life.”  Home Crush […]

Marc Gelinas, Known for Interior Design, Now has a Store for his Antiques
By Nick Masuda   |   August 12, 2021

That look? That’s Marc Gelinas smiling from ear to ear — and he has plenty of windows to check out his pearly whites at his new digs on East Valley Road in the Upper Village. It’s the perfect space to not only promote his flourishing interior design business, but also his budding career as an […]

Birgit Klein Interiors Opens
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 14, 2019

Los Angeles and Montecito-based full service interior designer Birgit Klein has opened a new showroom and design studio in Montecito, located in San Ysidro Village. A grand opening event is planned for this Thursday, November 14.  “I have been coveting this space every since I moved here,” Klein told us earlier this week, during a […]

Montecito Moms: Birgit Klein
By Dalina Michaels   |   October 24, 2019

Birgit (Bee) Klein is an international woman of travel, style, and design. With a resume boasting clients all over the world, she is now poised to make her presence in Montecito more formal… with a new store! Ms Klein and her family came to Montecito four years ago, when her daughter was entering kindergarten and […]

New Upper Village Shop
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   August 29, 2019

Interior designer Marc Normand Gelinas has opened up shop in the upper village, opening in the space formerly occupied Blake Ashley Design next to Montecito Executive Services. “It was a fitting way to mark my tenth year in business in Montecito,” he told us during a recent visit to the store.  The shop, which opened […]

Sublime Saladino
By Caroline Harrah   |   May 31, 2018

Montecito master designer John Saladino, made a rare appearance in downtown Santa Barbara on May 18, for the public unveiling of a never-before-shown collection of his paintings. The private exhibition was part of the grand opening of Colette Cosentino’s eponymous Atelier + Gallery located at 11 West Anapamu Street. Themed “Patrimony”, the body of work […]

Kathryne Designs, Coast Village Veterans
By Jon Vreeland   |   December 21, 2017

On the brink of Santa Barbara County’s wealthiest village, amid the towering eucalyptus and celebrities that are strewed along the popular strand of Coast Village Road, a Santa Barbara company by the name of Kathryne Designs Incorporated continues on after many successful years in the world of interior design. The 14-year-old business is owned by […]