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Cocktails in the Quarter


Bubbles & Berliners with Christopher Farr and Kim Alexandriuk

Join us for late-morning bubbles, as we toast our talented window designer Kim Alexandriuk and preview her new carpet collection.

Christopher Farr

Courtyard Cocktail

Una Malan Showroom

Mimosas at Hollywood Sierra Kitchens

Champagne Reception for Window Designer Dina Marciano


Toast to Window Designer Cathy Kincaid

Farrow & Ball

Champagne reception for window designer Sam Allen

Natural Curiosities

Cocktail Party for Window Designer Cesar Giraldo


Champagne Reception

Galerie Carole Decombe

Launch Celebration

Nicky Rising LTD

Open Houses & Trunk Shows


Martyn Lawrence Bullard throws open the doors to his new boutique

Featuring limited edition art works, photography, custom furniture, lighting, rugs, table top, silver, crystal and jewelry. The design gallery includes MLB collection of screen printed textiles and wallpapers.

Martyn Lawrence Bullard Atelier

Marbling Demonstration

Join Paige Cleveland, founder of Rule of Three as she demonstrates the ancient technique of marbling. In this delicate process, paints are floated on the surface of a liquid and manipulated to create original designs which are then transferred onto fabric or paper.


View the Mediterranean-inspired colors of Viamaris

Merida Studio’s newest collection of mohair and wool rugs. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres served.

Harbinger by Hand

Trunk show of new fabric, wallpaper and furniture collections


Premiere of Oro Bianco line of bespoke Italian furniture from London

Janet Yonaty

Trunk show featuring Lauren Hwang New York
and Soie de Lune collections

Maine Design / Home House Co-op

Collection launch and preview with guest of honor
Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief, Elle Decor

Rose Tarlow Melrose House

New outdoor furniture and fabric collections and wallpaper launch

Serena & Lily

Cabana Magazine Pop-Up Shop
showcasing a new line of home accessories

Hollywood at Home

Meet & Greet Hollywood at Home Artists, Designers, and Makers

Carolina Irving, Elizabeth Hamilton, Lake August, Lisa Fine, Natan Moss, Penny Morrison, Peter Dunham, Peter Fasano, Schuyler Samperton, Virginia Johnson and VOUTSA

Hollywood at Home



Teamwork: Collaboration or Catastrophe
Susan McFadden, Editor-in-Chief of California Homes, leads a discussion with architect Michael Imber, builder Matthew Dugally, and designer Barbara Lowenthal of Harrison Design on the challenges home design professionals face when working together to present a cohesive plan to the client.

Renaissance Design

The Pink House in the Desert

Join host Patrick Dragonette along with his guests author Janice Lyle and design specialist Jason Stein as they engage in a lively discussion about designer William Haines and “Sunnylands,” the mid-century masterpiece that he designed for the Annenbergs and that is now a historic site. Book signing and reception to follow.

Dragonette Ltd

Art House – Discussion on Designing Houses for Cutting Edge Collections

One of the world’s leading art collectors, Chara Schreyer has built an historic collection of 600 works. The story of her 40-year collaboration with iconic interior designer Gary Hutton, which has produced five astonishingly different residences to house them, is told in a new book from Assouline called Art House, Join Schreyer, Hutton and Art House author Alisa Carroll for a discussion about curating Interiors for 21st-century art collections.

Christopher Farr

Architecture of John Simpson

A presentation on modern architects designing in the New Classical style by British architect John Simpson, one of its leading practitioners.

Remains Lighting

Orientalism: Eastern Influences in Western Interior Design

Discussion led by Bianca Chen of J.F. Chen Inc. with Karen Kuo of Robert Kuo, Jennifer Gracie of Gracie Studios NY, and Dianna Wong of Dianna Wong Architecture and Interior Design, with a garden reception to follow.

Sherle Wagner

Is Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery?

Karen Marx of Elle Decor leads a discussion on authenticity in design with designers Mary McDonald and Michelle Nussbaumer, architect Joel Barkley and DWR rug designer Sam Moradzadeh.

Design Within Reach

Author Events


Book signing for Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Martyn Lawrence Bullard Atelier

Book signing reception for New York illustrator Jeremiah Goodman,
Author of Jeremiah: A Romantic Vision

Enjoy an exhibition of more than 50 original works by Jeremiah Goodman, one of the most prolific illustrators of interiors of the most exclusive addresses in America. Jeremiah Goodman will be on hand to sign copies of his book, Jeremiah: A Romantic Vision, from 1 to 2 pm.

Dessin Fournir

‘Intimate’ Book Signing for David Hicks

David Hicks travels from Australia to L.A. to introduce his book Intimate – A Private World of Interiors, which shows the award-winning designer’s work through the lens of Ivan Terestchenko.


The Business of Creativity, by Keith Granet

Keith Granet, design management and licensing consultant and co-founder of Leaders of Design, introduces his new book, The Business of Creativity, and how to build the right team for success. Followed by a book signing.


The Pink House in the Desert author event featuring Janice Lyle,
Sunnylands: America’s Midcentury Masterpiece

Dragonette Ltd.

Book signing for designer Michelle Nussbaumer,
Author of Wanderlust, from Texas

Design Within Reach

Book signing with master gardener Tania Compton and a preview of photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna’s book Haute Bohemians

Hollywood at Home

Book signing and cocktail party for Rios Clementi Hale Studios,
Authors of Not Neutral: For Every Place, Its Story

Mansour Modern

Group book signing

A Vision of Place: The Work of Curtis and Windham Architects​ (December 2016),
William Curtis and Russell Windham of Curtis and Windham Architects, Houston

Creating Home: Design for Living,
Keith Summerour (Rizzoli)

Designing a Vision: Janice Parker Landscape Architects (February 2017)​,
Janice Parker of Janice Parker Landscape Architects, Greenwich, Connecticut

Gracious Rooms,
Barbara Westbrook, (Rizzoli)

Movement and Meaning: The Landscapes of Hoerr Schaudt (April 2017),
Doug Hoerr of Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Chicago

McKinnon & Harris

Group book signing

Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style,
Mark Sikes

Change Your Home, Change Your Life with Color: What’s Your Color Story?,
Moll Anderson

Francois Catroux,
David Netto

The Art of Elegance: Classic Interiors,
Marshall Watson


Book Signing for Kathryn M. Ireland


Book signing for interior designer and author Nina Freudenberger

Book signing for Freudenberger’s Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water and a toast to Window Designer Parrish Cameron Chilcoat

Elizabeth Eakins