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LEGENDS 2014: NOVEL INTERIORS – STORYTELLING BY DESIGN

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For a schedule of events and to register click here

DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE LEGENDS 2014 PROGRAM

LEGENDS IS…

One of the most anticipated design events in the country. Now in its sixth consecutive year, LEGENDS is a  3-day celebration of design in May that brings together the top editors of the nation’s prized shelter magazines with VIPs and tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, architecture, decor, art and fashion for keynote panel discussions, cocktail parties, exhibitions, book signings, personal appearances and receptions. LEGENDS has attracted over 12,000 attendees since its inception and garnered over 100 million media impressions. It is the largest design event of its kind on the West Coast, and is a prominent fixture on the national design event calendar.

VIP PASSES

You may purchase a VIP pass to guarantee admission to all events and invitations to all parties for each day. Purchase of a VIP 2-day pass for Thursday, May 8, and Friday, May 9, guarantees entry to all keynote panels and Signature Social Events on both days, as well as admission to the Gala on May 7. The 2-day VIP pass is $275.

One-day VIP passes for May 8 or May 9 may be purchased for $175.

Proceeds from the sale of VIP passes benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and the LCDQ Beautification Fund.

PURCHASE VIP PASSES HERE

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LEGENDS 2014 AT A GLANCE

• 11 national, international and regional editors in chief — the highest concentration of national and regional design and lifestyle magazine editors in one place on the West Coast over 2 1/2 days
• 40+ windows imaginatively transformed on the theme of novels and books by some of the most talented designers on the planet
• 8 keynote panels led by esteemed magazine editors from Los Angeles, New York, Texas, Iowa, and Florida

• Signature Social Events, including:
Gala Party sponsored by 1stdibs and Coldwell Banker Previews International
Power Lunch hosted by Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief, Elle Decor
Tribute Party hosted by Margaret Russell, Editor in Chief, Architectural Digest
Veranda Lunch hosted by Editor in Chief Clinton Smith
Finale Party hosted by Clinton Smith, Editor in Chief, Veranda
Cocktail Parties, Special Appearances, Author Book Signings, and Open Houses

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

• Meet our 9 social media ambassadors from around the country at our blogger breakfast kicking off LEGENDS 2014 Thursday, May 8
• Choose from a broad array of programming to suit your design palate.

KEYNOTES
• “Power of Authenticity” with Veranda editor in chief Clinton Smith

• “Back to the Future” with Luxe Interiors + Design editor in chief Pamela Jaccarino leading a discussion on where the home is headed and whether certain periods from the past are shaping the current state of design

• “Glamour – A Timeless Narrative,” with Architectural Digest West Coast Editor Mayer Rus and Madeline Stuart

• “Inspired by…” with Design Within Reach CEO John Edelman as he discusses how designers keep their work original
and new

• “Don’t Hate, Collaborate” with 1stdibs Introspective editor Anthony Barzilay Freund leading a discussion of designers’ favorite co-created projects and products

• “Express Yourselfie: Do we design for Likes, Loves or living?” with C editor Alison Clare Steingold

•“Smoke and Mirrors: Hollywood’s Public/Private Residences” with The Hollywood Reporter’s lifestyle editor
Alexandria Abramian

“Grand Estates: The Art of Building Big” with California Homes editor in chief Susan McFadden

OPEN HOUSES
Visit with Connecticut ceramic artists Frances Palmer (at Hollyhock) and Christopher Spitzmiller (at Mecox) on May 8. Also, take a look other open houses in the quarter:

• Meet textile and rug designer Analisse Taft at Harbinger

• View the Nick Harvill Libraries at MK Collection

• Preview the Jacques Garcia Collection at Baker Furniture

• See Dougall Paulson’s “DARK MATTER” Exhibition at Therien

• Visit Timothy White’s Celebrity Art Photo exhibition at Gallery GO.

AUTHOR EVENTS
Meet your favorite design authors –

Douglas Woods
Gary McBournie
Hutton Wilkinson
Jane Scott Hodges
Jay Jeffers
Jeffrey Alan Marks
Judy Kameon
Susanna Salk
Suzanne Kasler
Timothy Corrigan
Todd Nickey
Will Taylor
 

VISIT OUR 40+ THEMED WINDOWS including Diane von Furstenberg’s design for The Rug Co.

SOCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
Breakfast, brunch, lunches, 6 cocktail parties, receptions, and, for the first time, an “After Party”

FOR A SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE LEGENDS 2014 PROGRAM

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WINDOWS

Each year, LEGENDS embraces an overarching theme that is expressed in the LCDQ showroom and shop window displays orchestrated by designers from around the world. The theme for 2014 – Novel Interiors: Storytelling by Design – is already resonating through the design community as the LCDQ invites esteemed designers to create LEGEND-ary windows.

Click here for a list of participating window designers

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LA CIENEGA DESIGN QUARTER

For more than half a century, the La Cienega Design Quarter has been the destination for sophisticated shoppers looking for top quality design for the home.

This legendary district, with its romantic courtyards, alluring windows and treasure troves of antiques, furniture,  lighting, fabrics, stone, rugs, accessories and art, is known as the “shopping heart” and workplace of the interior design profession. Side by side with some of L.A.’s most glamorous restaurants, bistros, fashion boutiques and salons, the LCDQ is the West Coast Style destination for all.

LEGENDS CONTACTS

For Media and Event Information:
Tamar Mashigian P.R. & Marketing
310 276 5001
tamar@cdecor.com

Social Media Contact:
Rich Pedine, RPpr
323 424 4211
rich@richpedinepr.com

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