Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Los Angeles isn't just about large mansions and out of this world features, it's also about spaces that are thoughtfully decorated and loved such as Tamra Fago's home in Highland Park. 

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Alice Short
Published: 3 April 2015, Los Angeles Times

Artist Tamra Fago stands in the front doorway of her 900-square foot home in the Garvanza neighborhood near downtown L.A. by Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times.
Living large in a small space is not only possible, it can also be beautiful — if Tamra Fago's 900-square-foot home in the Garvanza neighborhood near downtown L.A. is any indication. Though cozy, the artist's space is filled with all sorts of pieces that combine to create a charming whole.

Fago, a former graphic designer and photo stylist with more than 30 years of experience designing clothing and accessories, gravitated to her current lodgings after a stint in Silver Lake. "It was just getting too expensive," she says. Now her early 1900s, white board and batten two-story home offers beauty, community and cost-efficiency. [read more]


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