My first Los Angeles Times piece--and it's a big one! Finding this home was serendipity. It was a pleasure to share this discovery with the rest of the county and beyond.
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Craig Nakano
Published: 16 May 2013 (in print 8 June), Los Angeles Times
When it came to designing their new home in Venice, Jonathan Ward and Jin Ah Park drew inspiration from their two-year backpacking trip around the world. The couple, who work for the international design firm NBBJ, traveled from Britain to Thailand, Australia to Peru, Morocco to Mali -- a journey that they said has given rise to a modern dwelling that draws from cultures around the world yet still evokes a sense of California living. [read more]