• C Magazine

    America’s Finest

    April 2013

    In his fourth book on interiors for Rizzoli publishing, Building Beauty: The Alchemy of Design, Santa Monica-based designer Michael S. Smith takes remodeling hobbyists on the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour.

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Going Modern Staying Grand

    October, 2012

    Michael Smith, known for bringing grand English country-house style to Hollywood’s top moguls, threw over his own chintz-filled house for a soaring 1990s modernist manse. Turning it into a home was another story.

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