View LEGENDS 2013 Press Release


Now in its fifth consecutive year, LEGENDS is a 3-day celebration of design in May that brings together VIPs and tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, decor, art, fashion and architecture for receptions, keynote panel discussions, cocktail parties, exhibitions, book signings, personal appearances and special events. LEGENDS has attracted over 10,000 attendees since its inception and garnered over 91 million media impressions. It is the largest design event of its kind in Southern California, and is a prominent fixture on the national design event calendar.

A fusion of design, art, fashion and culture, LEGENDS provides a unique combination of education and entertainment for those who appreciate design.

Each year, LEGENDS embraces an overarching theme to pay homage to the people or things that help to create and inspire excellence in design. From May 8 to 10, 2013, LEGENDS will explore Time Capsule: The Past Present and Future of Design. The most highly regarded interior designers from across the country have been invited to decorate the legendary windows in the La Cienega Design Quarter.

LEGENDS’ national media sponsors are Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Luxe Interiors + Design, Traditional Home and Veranda alongside corporate sponsors 1stdibs, One Kings Lane, Dering Hall, Merida and Coldwell Banker Previews International.

The LEGENDS extravaganza will include several signature parties:
• 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 Ann Maine, Editor in Chief, Traditional Home, and co-sponsored by The I. Grace Company
• Al Fresco Lunch hosted by Pam Jaccarino, Editor in Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design
• Finale Party hosted by Dara Caponigro, Editor in Chief, Veranda

• Keynote panels
• Roundtable discussions
• Showroom events
• Book signings
• Exhibitions
• Open Houses
• Windows and courtyards of La Cienega



Window Designers:

Kim Alexandriuk – Downtown (north window)
Tom Allardyce – Janet Yonaty, Inc.
Jeff Andrews – Downtown (south window)
Tim Barber – Renaissance Design Studio
Brett Barrett – Gina Berschneider, Inc. (north window)
Chris Barrett – Ralf’s Antiques, Inc. (north window)
Bonesteel Trout Hall – Reborn Antiques
Robert Brown – Baker Furniture (south window)
Carter Truesdale – Gina Berschneider, Inc. (south window)
Chuck Chewning/Donghia – Outside Downtown
Timothy Corrigan – Studio Workshops
Florence de Dampierre – Hollyhock (north window)
Lori Dennis, Inc. – Stark Home
Steven Ehrlich – Soli Architectural Surfaces
Sandra Espinet – Mehraban Oriental Rugs (both windows)
Thom Filicia – Harbinger (south window)
Brian Patrick Flynn – Jamal’s Rug Collections (both windows)
Cliff Fong – Dragonette Ltd (north window)
FORM – Antonio’s Bella Casa
Jane Hallworth – Fuller & Roberts Co.
Sheldon Harte – Lee Stanton Antiques (south window)
Wendy Haworth – Ralf’s Antiques, Inc. (south window)
House of Honey – Waterworks (both windows)
Christopher Howe – Woven Accents
Eric Hughes – Nathan Turner
Kathryn M. Ireland – Scalamandre (all windows)
Annie Kelly – Antique Rug Company & The Rug Affair
Molly Luetkemeyer – George Smith (2 south windows)
Maine Design – Jasper
Susan Manrao – Baker Furniture (north window)
Mary McDonald – Dragonette Ltd (south window)
Andrea Michaelson – Marge Carson
David Michael Miller – Lee Stanton Antiques (north window)
Matthew O’Dorisio – George Smith (2 north windows)
Karina Oldemans – Tufenkian Artisan Carpets
Alex Papachristidis – Claremont Furnishing Fabrics Co.
Lawrence J. Rizkowsky– Compas
Wendy Schwartz/CuffHome – Harbinger (north window)
David Scott – Hollyhock (south window)
June Scott/DWG Design Studio – Off The Wall Antiques
Frank Pennino & Scott Shelley – Szalon (north window)
Mark D. Sikes – Mecox
Hillary Thomas – MK Collection
Kelly Wearstler – The Rug Company
Woodson & Rummerfield – Szalon (south window)

Media Sponsors:
Elle Decor
House Beautiful
Luxe Interiors + Design
Traditional Home


Gala Sponsors: 1stdibs and Coldwell Banker Previews International
Window Sponsor: One Kings Lane
Programming Sponsor: Dering Hall
VIP and Blogger Lounge Sponsor: Merida


Contributing Sponsors:
Angeleno and Interiors California
California Homes
California Home+Design
Domaine (
The I. Grace Company


For sponsorship opportunities or to get involved in LEGENDS, please contact:
Lee Stanton


For media information, please contact:
Tamar Mashigian P.R. & Marketing / 310-276-5001 /


Preferred hotel for LEGENDS 2013:
The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
7:30 am-7:00 pm PST
Ask for LEGENDS 2013 rate.