This & That

Palos Verdes designer Carol de Miranda dreams up two visions of an epic entryway.

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    Jennie Nunn


Well-Traveled Eclectic

“Displaying things from your travels is always a great way to give your home a personality. The mirrored elephant is a treasured piece from my trip to Thailand. I was also drawn to the silver deer heads for modern lines. The Moroccan stool adds warmth and an old-world feel for the perfect conversation starter. Pairing that with the Moroccan, a more contemporary piece makes for a unique blend of classic and modern.”

GET THE LOOK  |   Sydney desk, $899, Nina mirror, $349, Caprise table lamps, $199 each, Parker nesting tables, $249; all at Z Gallerie at Del Amo Fashion Center, Deer bookends, $15; Home Goods at Plaza El Segundo, Moroccan stool, $500; Arhaus at Del Amo Fashion Center, Succulent, $35; Palos Verdes Florist, Vintage book, $5 each; Palos Verdes Thrift Store.



Beach Chic

“I am always inspired by living in the South Bay, and the ocean is a constant source of beauty and innovation. I also enjoy finding vintage pieces throughout my design trips. I love the organic lines and reflective layers of the Sequoia console from Z Gallerie. I wanted to mix in natural elements from the sea with the coral. The abstract sailboat art was a vintage find, and I love the colors and geometric lines.”

GET THE LOOK  |   Sequoia console, $999, Addison lamp, $250, quartz crystal, $35; all at Z Gallerie at Del Amo Fashion Center, Turquoise vase, $35; Home Goods at Plaza El Segundo,


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