Haute Moroccan Style—in Venice Beach
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To be filed under "Only in LA": a Moroccan riad, located just off the main drag of Abbot Kinney. Peripatetic fashion photographer Philip Dixon was inspired by his travels when he dreamed up this 6,000-square-foot house, surrounded by shallow pools and gardens of cacti and succulents. The walled compound would look at right at home in the deserts of Morocco. Photos by Laure Joliet , via AT . Above: The concrete floors feature a patterned stone inlay. Above: The interior is furnished with vintage Moroccan elements. Above: Layered tribal rugs create a souk-like feel. Above: A bed draped in mosquito netting. Above: The bath features built in storage fronted by reclaimed wood cabinets. Above: The house is surrounded by shallow pools. Above: A garden of low-maintenance succulents. Above: The house would look at home in the Moroccan desert.