Area Attractions: Museums, Art, Culture and More

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Exterior

    The 50th Annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design House & Garden Tour of this 100-year-old English Arts and Crafts mansion runs April 13 through May 11. For tickets and information, visit…   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Young Woman's Suite

    We're in love with this Young Woman's Suite, designed by Alicia Friedman, who used soft baby blue, muted mint green and white to evoke a sense of serenity.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Bathroom Tile

    The Young Woman's Suite includes a beautiful bathroom in which designer Alicia Friedman used blue, gray and white marble tile by Artistic Tile, from Mission Tile West.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Suite Bath

    A bay window in the bathroom is the perfect place for a free-floating tub. The light blue, gray and white marble tile carries the color scheme over from the adjoining Young Woman's Bedroom.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Traveler Suite

    This is a bay window seating area in the International Traveler's Suite, designed by Amy DeVault Acuna and Tarryn Brodkin. They created the entire room, including the unique ceiling, using all…   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Hallway

    Even the hallways are elegantly decorated, as is the case with this peacock-themed throughway designed by L.2 Interiors.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Leathered Limestone

    The kitchen counters are made of a unique, variegated material called “leathered limestone,” attractive, warm and – it would seem – virtually impossible to visibly to stain or scratch.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Salon

    John Cole’s “Salon,” or living room was transformed from a dark paneled and dingy space into a bright, elegant room with gold-and-white paisley upholstered walls.   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Salon Pavilion

    A 3.5-acre lot provides for plenty of outdoor seating areas. This "pavilion," right outside the very elegant salon, accommodates dining, living and lounging. It was designed by Maya…   See the Image

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design: Salon Seating

    John Cole commissioned custom artwork and furniture for the salon, along with flowing draperies, and, since the room was so large, he divided it into three individual “suites” or seating areas.   See the Image