The It List: Home Edition

By Allison Mitchell | January 27, 2020 | Lifestyle National

Whether buying, selling or staying put in your forever home, these names and places are ones to know.

The Dapper Interior Designer: Ray Langhammer, RL Interiors

With a career that spans 25 years, Langhammer rose to O.C. fame as the longtime creative director at Barclay Butera Interiors. He’s now stepped out on his own to launch RL Interiors. INSIDER'S TIP A dapper dresser in his own right, Langhammer’s eye ensures your home is a chic reflection of your unique style.


A tranquil scene at Roger's Gardens.

The Nursery to Know: Roger’s Gardens

This O.C. institution has blossomed into the county’s leading destination for floral design, landscaping, gift shopping and, with the addition of Farmhouse, sustainable dining. INSIDER'S TIP An ever-evolving schedule of workshops gives everyone a green thumb.2301 San Joaquin Hills Road, Corona del Mar


The stunning 28 Midsummer property in Crystal Cove.

The Record-Breaking Sellers: McKown Weinstein Associates

Power siblings Marcy Weinstein and Rex McKown have raked in $500 million in a single year thanks to their dominance of the Newport Coast region and beyond. INSIDER'S TIP The pair set a new record for Crystal Cove when they sold 28 Midsummer for a cool $38 million in less than three months. 1600 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach

The Fashionable Furniture Designer: Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz

This award-winning furniture designer, of Shine by S.H.O and SHO Modern, is an expert at teaming modern silhouettes with fierce architectural accents. INSIDER'S TIP Her newest line, Ortiz Milano, manufactured in Italy, draws on the glamour of the 1970s. 23811 Aliso Creek Road, Laguna Niguel

The Presidential Pad: La Casa Pacifica

Priced at a whopping $57.5 million by Rob Giem of Compass, former President Richard Nixon’s Western White House is the most historical manse on the market in Orange County. INSIDER'S TIP Don’t miss the ocean-view office used by Nixon. 4100 Calle Isabella, San Clemente

Photography by: 28 Midsummer Photo by David Heath Photography/Western Exposure Inc.; Roger’s Gardens photo courtesy of rand