Chad's Guide to Laguna Beach: VERTIGO HOME

When you combine the sensible minimalism of a Danish native with the eclectic style of an original Southerner, Vertigo Home is the beautiful mashup result.

This is one of the longest standing Laguna go-to resource for designers of all kinds. We’ve chatted up Chris and Martin to get their take on how to be classic, but not boring, in the design world.

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Chad Mellon
DESIGNER DIALOGUE: Anders Lasater, Architect

Anders Lasater was one of the first architects to hire me when I first relocated my photo business from TN to CA in 2012.

Like many of my clients, once we shot the first project together, a long term relationship developed, and we learned to speak each other’s language and nuanced photo style preferences. Here’s an inside look into his design philosophy.

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Chad Mellon
Chad's Guide to Laguna Beach: BRASS TACK

No better place to begin than one of my favorite (somewhat) off-the-beaten-path home stores, Brass Tack.

I’ve curated a quick low down on one of the coolest home stores on the block, and an interview with founder, owner and curator, Melissa Kanarek.

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Chad Mellon