I wasn't sure what to expect when I picked up the July/August 2011 issue of Elle Decor with actress Courteney Cox on the cover. Celebrity homes are often hit and miss. But the Cougar Town star sure knows her way around a room. In fact, I learned that she studied architecture before pursuing a career in Hollywood, and it's clear that she still has a flair for remodeling and decorating. She moved from her previous John Lautner-designed beach house — which wasn't private enough — to this mid-century modern estate on two acres high above the Pacific. Here's a small sample of the gorgeous shots photographer Simon Upton captured from her new hillside home in Malibu:
For more celebrity envy, see Jennifer Aniston's home.
Which Hollywood homes have caught your eye?