From living rooms with stripper poles to showers with commanding views of the city, Los Angeles's wealthy bachelor rock stars, actors, producers, and financiers have established a slightly different and eclectically exciting bar for the designers who serve 26 of them. For instance, the bedroom can be a very, um, significant feature. Rock star Dave Navarro has been quoted as saying he "wanted clothes to literally fall off a girl" when she came into the room. 300 vivid color photographs reveal an insider's view of these killer bachelor pads of. Interior designer Carol Kipling shines the spotlight on her peers: leading architects and designers who share their perspectives of working with the city's alpha males. See the bold architecture where dreams are made on screen and off, and discerning men with demanding careers let loose at home.
Carol Kipling is an artist, interior designer and furniture maker who has lived and worked in Los Angeles for the past fifteen years. Opening her eponymous store in 1997, Kipling designed furnishings and interiors for Hollywood's elite that have included actors, producers and directors from film and television productions such as Live Free or Die Hard, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Dark Knight, Legally Blond, Sin City, Dirty Sexy Money, Desperate Housewives, 24, Boston Legal and Grays Anatomy.

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