Windows and their Designers

IN CONVERSATION WITH A LIVING LEGEND: ROSE TARLOW

9:30 am Wednesday, May 4
Harbinger
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Pamela Jaccarino, Editor in Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design, engages in a one-on-one with pioneering Los Angeles designer Rose Tarlow.


KEYNOTE – CALIFORNIA GIRLS

11:00 am Wednesday, May 4
Harbinger
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.
From creating fabric to furniture, wallpaper, suitcases and beyond, these Golden State girls have changed the design landscape for future generations to come. Join California Home+Design editorial director Lindsey Shook, as she uncovers what inspired these California creatives to design and produce products, and what tools have helped make them a success along the way.

Moderated by Lindsey Shook, Editor in Chief, California Home+Design
Panelists: Alison Pickart, Ariel Kaye, Katy Polsby, Serena Dugan
*Followed by a reception at Farrow & Ball highlighting window design by Alison Pickart. 741 N. La Cienega


KEYNOTE – WHAT ABOUT THE ART?

Harbinger
1:30 pm Wednesday, May 4
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Moderated by Jacqueline Terrebonne, Editor in Chief, Galerie
Panelists: Leyden Lewis, Ron Radziner, Brigette Romanek


KEYNOTE – BUILDING A LEGACY: Standing the Test of Time

4:00 pm Wednesday, May 4
Ben Soleimani showroom
8626 Melrose Ave.

Discover the tenets of creating a timeless brand with industry legends, House Beautiful and Veranda, celebrating a combined 160 year legacy! A-list designers, and renowned Hearst editors explore: How to create your ‘brand’?’ How-to evolve while staying true to your core identity. Creating a brand presence via print and digital platforms.
Moderator: Carisha Swanson, HB Director of Editorial Special Projects
Panelists: Designers Peter Dunham and Summer Thornton, Style Directors Rachael Burrows (Veranda) and Robert Rufino (House Beautiful)
Cocktails + Hors d’oeuvres, panel at 4:30 pm, book signing for Summer Thornton’s “Wonderland”


KEYNOTE – MODERN MADE WARM

9:30 am Thursday, May 5
Paul Ferrante
8464 Melrose Place
FREDERIC Magazine’s Hudson Moore brings together three top designers to discuss the principles of modern interiors—and how to add warmth and personality to spare spaces.
Moderated by Hudson Blake Moore, Design Editor, Frederic magazine
Panelists: Billy Cotton, Jamie Bush

 


IN CONVERSATION WITH A LIVING LEGEND: MICHAEL S. SMITH

11:00 am Thursday, May 5
Paul Ferrante
8464 Melrose Place

Steele Marcoux, Editor in Chief, Veranda, engages in a one-on-one with Michael S. Smith about his prolific career.

Reception to follow


KEYNOTE – PEOPLE IN GLASS HOUSES

1:30 pm Thursday, May 5
Paul Ferrante
8464 Melrose Place

From revered modernist homes that sparked a movement to modern glass masterpieces, people who live in glass houses are often envied and rarely ignored, and their coveted homes are only possible thanks to the careful planning and creativity of architects and interior designers. Join us for a deep dive into these amazing abodes and their rich history as part of California’s architectural identity—from the thoughtful consideration of how to incorporate full walls of glass to the vision and planning involved when looking to maximize views, connect a home with nature, and incorporate art collections, valuable furnishings, and antiques, all for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of the homeowner.

Moderated by Jennifer Quail, Editor at Large, aspire design and home
Panelists: Abeer Sweis, Alexandra Loew, Cesar Giraldo, Grant Kirkpatrick


KEYNOTE – SEEING IS BELIEVING: WHY TRAVEL MATTERS

3:00 pm Thursday, May 5
Paul Ferrante
8464 Melrose Place

Designers Andrea Michaelson and Michele Trout and architect Marc Appleton will discuss the importance of encountering ancient sites, museums, historic houses, gardens, and natural wonders. They will share some of their most memorable voyages, and the lessons they have learned, and reveal their favorite shopping resources and where they are hoping to head next.

Moderator: Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief, HIVE: A Journal of the Design Leadership Network

Panelists: Marc Appleton, Andrea Michaelson, Michele Trout


INTERACTIVE TALKS
DISCUSSION – Designing for a Changing World

Fireside BBQ Appliances
12:00 – 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 4
839 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Enjoy New Zealand style cuisine and kiwi mimosas while listening to a panel discussion moderated by Erika Heet of Interiors magazine on Designing for a Changing World featuring architects Jordana Maisie and Dan Brunn, and designer Bridget Cooper. Co-hosted by West Hollywood Fireside BBQ Appliances and Fisher & Paykel


TO TELL THE TRUTH

1:00 pm Wednesday, May 4
Marc Phillips
815 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Join Madeline Stuart and fellow designers Adam Hunter, Kevin Isbell and Suzanne Tucker as they discuss how designers handle reasonable – and not so reasonable – client demands!


A PANDEMIC SUCCESS STORY

3:30 pm Wednesday, May 4
Atacama Home
8627 Melrose Avenue

Join Raul de la Cerda, Atacama Home and Eve Epstein of Hunker.com on a trip to the booming Mexican and Latin American design scene. From working with some of the biggest international brands to creating a home decor line committed to helping local artisans in his native Mexico during the pandemic, Raul brings his originality and expertise on what truly means to be a conscious designer in a post-pandemic world, where human touch, collaboration, and inclusivity mean everything.

Cocktail reception to follow.


AN EVENING CELEBRATING THOMAS PROCTOR: CLASSICAL HOUSES

6:00 pm Wednesday, May 4
Compas Stone
843 N. La Cienega Blvd.

For three decades Los Angeles architect Thomas Proctor has created a distinctive body of work in the classical tradition, work notable for its poetry, grace, and mastery of detail. To introduce his first book, Thomas Proctor: Classical Houses, recently published by Rizzoli New York, Proctor will speak on classicism and its traditions as a source of inspiration, invention, and delight, drawing upon examples and exemplars from the ancient Mediterranean world to such modern masters as Southern California architects Gordon Kaufmann, Paul Williams, and Wallace Neff.

Book signing and hospitality to follow, with Mediterranean spuntini created by chef Akasha Richmond. Proof of vaccination is required.


 

DISCUSSION – Licensing 101

10:00 am Thursday, May 5
Studio M pop-up
739 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Discover the ins and outs of licensing from leading experts and join in an enlightening conversation about product licensing from all sides.

Moderator: Jennifer Quail, Editor at Large, aspire design and home
Panelists: Designers Erinn Valencich, Mat Sanders, Nina Magon and Laurie Salmore


DISCUSSION – The Artist’s Eye

12:00 pm Thursday, May 5
Harbinger
752 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Engage with three creatives as they discuss their journeys from fine art to fabric and more!

Moderator: Kelly Phillips Badal, Homes Editor, Luxe Interiors + Design.

Panelists: Alex Mason, Caitlin McGauley, Kelly Ventura


 


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