RAW: A New Exhibition of Vintage in the LCDQ

RAW, a new exhibition from antiquarians Gary Gibson and Lee Stanton, is now on display in the La Cienega Design Quarter. The exhibition is all about furniture and antique pieces that embrace the patina that occurs with the passage of time as a statement of beauty. Celebrating age and imperfection,…
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Theme and Dates Announced for LEGENDS 2016

The La Cienega Design Quarter has announced that the theme for LEGENDS 2016 is “One of a Kind” and the dates are Tuesday, May 3, to Thursday, May 5. To accommodate the huge demand for the LEGENDS event, LCDQ plans to open the registration website in January 2016. Images from LEGENDS 2015…
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New Laura Kirar Designs at Baker Furniture

Global travels inform New York-based designer Laura Kirar’s most recent furniture collection for Baker, as well as a commitment to supporting indigenous crafts around the world. Kirar first partnered withBaker in 2006 and again in 2010, with collections that have received media and commercial accolades worldwide. In 30 new designs, Kirar blends divergent influences…
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Windsor Smith Collection Debuts at Arteriors Home

Arteriors’ Windsor Smith Collection is now on display at the LCDQ showroom. Having debuted a selection of pieces from the collection in Windsor’s Legends 2015 window, the store now offers the complete set. Windsor Smith is the newest guest designer at Arteriors, joining fellow designers Laura Kirar, Lisa Luby Ryan,…
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New Natural Wool Rugs Arrive at Tufenkian

Tufenkian Artisan Carpets has introduced a set of all-natural wool rugs to their showroom, including Spangle Oak, Sunrise Natural, Ven Gravel, and Highland Gravel. The wool for each design was hand-selected and is rich with marbling and one-of-a-kind striations achieved through inherent variations in color. Handcrafted from Tibetan wool and…
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LEGENDS 2015 Window Design Winners Announced

This year’s LEGENDS windows – created by 61 designers on the theme of “Where Muses Dwell” – brought to life the people, places, eras, and objects that inspire the participating designers. LCDQ hosted a contest sponsored by Benjamin Moore and asked the public, the magazine editors attending LEGENDS 2015, and LEGENDS ambassadors to vote for their favorite window design. Designer Jeff Andrews’ window for Fuller + Roberts Co. won the People’s…
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Countdown to LEGENDS 2015: Windows Preview

The week of LEGENDS is here, and the windows of the La Cienega Design Quarter – curated on the theme of “Where Muses Dwell” – will be fully unveiled tonight, when the official LEGENDS festivities begin with the Gala. Each year, LEGENDS embraces an overarching theme that is expressed in the…
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Countdown to LEGENDS 2015: LCDQ Block Party on Melrose

LCDQ’s enclave of showrooms on Melrose – Cote Jardin Antiques, MK Collection, and Nicky Rising Ltd. – are hosting a Legends block party on Wednesday, May 6th, from 4 – 6 pm. The showrooms will serve up cocktails and some pre-LEGENDS revelry amidst antiques, select furniture and lighting, and the…
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Countdown to LEGENDS 2015: Branding Beyond the Candle

Creatives turned full-time product designers discuss the art of having it all. Learn how the empires of interior and product designer Christopher Kennedy and photographer-turned fashion designer Jonathan Skow (a.k.a. “Mr. Turk”) were born, and the secrets of building a brand that appeals to a broad audience. Christopher Kennedy After…
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Countdown to LEGENDS 2015: Mecox Celebrates Design Authors

Design icon Charlotte Moss from New York brings her just-published book Garden Inspirations to Southern California for the first time, joining author Anthony Iannacci (Design in the Hamptons), designer Justina Blakeney (The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes), and Jane Scott Hodges (Linens: For Every Room and Occasion) at a group book…
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