A Portrait of Mom

Moms, look around your home, at the pictures on your walls. How many of those pictures are of just you? Maybe there are pictures on your walls with you in them, but how long ago were those taken? Look at the photos on your phone. I’ll bet that you are typically the one behind the camera; that you have dozens…

Celebrate Your Home!

Growing up, it seemed like I was always moving. In fact, by the time I was a senior in high school, I had the art of packing down to a science—that is, if I even bothered to unpack at all. Although I have lived in many houses over the years, 11 to be exact, I will always consider my true…

Arizona Opera Gala Luncheon

A truly delightful afternoon was had by all that attended this elegant event, held at El Chorro Lodge, which celebrated two Arizona ladies of distinction by inducting them into the Arizona Opera Crystal Key Society. Photography Rachel Solomon

Annual Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show

Over 1,300 guests filled the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort's Grand Canyon Ballroom for this much-anticipated event, which featured a fabulous luncheon and fashion show with styles by Dillards. Photography by Duke Photography

SARRC Swirl, Sip & Savor Vinter and Chef Dinner

Featuring seven premier wineries from around Napa Valley, a sumptuous four-course dinner and a thrilling live auction, 
and raising $280,000 for the Think Asperger's program, this event was a shining success.

Around Town

After a year of extraordinary craftsman designing three five-story chateaus, the Chateau on Central Design Challenge Arizona came to a festive end by naming Robert Burg, of Robert Burg Design, Top Designer for his French-inspired Chateau. Called Arizona’s most unique and sophisticated design challenge to date, and hosted by Monson Luxury Group of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, The Reveal…

Modern Masterpiece

When Julia Buckingham, principal and founder of Buckingham Interiors and Design, first stepped foot inside her Phoenix home, she instantly knew it was the right place for her. It had a “total mid-century vibe, which was exactly what we were looking for in a home in Phoenix,” says Buckingham.

Desert Haven

Enter by way of two glass doors and step into the magnificent foyer, where a gently curving staircase leads to the second floor. Travertine flooring, featured throughout the home, paired with pristine white walls and high ceilings gives the space an air of refined grandeur.

Closet Masters

Family-owned and-operated is a great way to run a business, but for the Ostash family, who own Closet Masters, it is the only way. “Our motto is Our Family Values Give You the Value You Deserve,” explains General Manager Kirk Ostash. “It just makes sense. We are honest people who care about everyone we deal with, and we pride ourselves…

Divine Dining

The Camby, which officially opened its doors in December of 2015, is the Biltmore’s latest resident. The first and only member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection— a group of boutique hotels—in Arizona, The Camby is Phoenix’s answer to a modern, refined hotel. It’s not much of a surprise, then, that the hotel’s restaurants feature a blend of old and new, with…

Optimal Performance

Are you finding that you can no longer do what you use to do? Do you suffer from back pain? Are you recovering from an injury? Every one of us will eventually suffer from aches and pains due to using our muscles incorrectly and compensating by putting strain on other parts of our body. By becoming aware of your muscles…

Modern Marvels

Brightly-hued finishes add a pop of color to rooms that perfectly complement the geometric lines and neutral color palettes associated with modern architecture.