September 19, 1993 |
Have you ever seen something in a magazine that you desperately wanted but hadn't a clue where to find? Los Angeles decorator Lorraine Van Zee heard that sad refrain from customers enough times that she started a home furnishings sleuthing business, Interior Design Resource, (800) 290-7467. "My clients use magazines like Architectural Digest as if they were catalogues," Van Zee says.
February 17, 1990 |
Buying antiques is a lot like gourmet cooking--it's easier than many people think. According to Country Home magazine, common sense, knowledge and a little practice is all that is needed. For best results, follow this advice from Stephen Roedler, director of the Manhattan Arts and Antiques Center, the oldest and largest antiques collective in the country. * Specialize. Concentrate on a single period or genre. * Study.
March 22, 1996
Harold Davis, 79, freelance photographer who specialized in capturing showcase homes. His work, frequently including cover photographs, appeared in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful and The Times' now-defunct Home Magazine. He carefully recorded the evolution of what came to be known as "the Southern California home," photographing the mansions of Pasadena and those of such celebrities as Ronald Reagan and Harold Lloyd.
July 11, 1997
Daniel MacMasters, 84, editor known for architectural and gardening expertise. MacMasters was an associate editor of Home magazine, a Sunday supplement formerly published by the Los Angeles Times. Two freelance photographers who worked for him, George Szanik and Julius Shulman, remembered MacMasters as an editor supportive of their exacting work photographing the designs and structures of architects.
HOME & GARDEN
April 24, 2003
What a delightful surprise! For so many decades of providing photographs to the Home Magazine on Sundays, I had no idea as to expectation. When I opened last Thursday's Home section, I was confronted by Thomas Curwen's "The Storyteller's Refuge" exposition. When I turned to Page 15, I was in awe that you had assembled the courage required to express so skillfully the message of Frank Lloyd Wright's bold design for a Southern California home. On turning to the double-page spread, I couldn't believe my eyes.
October 19, 2012 |
The next generation of TV technology finally has a consumer friendly name: Ultra HD. The Consumer Electronics Assn. announced the new name Thursday after its board unanimously approved the terminology. The Ultra HD name replaces "4K," which was the terminology the industry had been using for TVs with four times the resolution of current HD sets. "Ultra HD is the next natural step forward in display technologies, offering consumers an incredibly immersive viewing experience with outstanding new levels of picture quality," Gary Shapiro, the association's chief executive said in a statement.