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The La Cienega Design Quarter is thrilled to welcome Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence and Marisa Marcantonio of StyleBeat as 2014 Legends Ambassadors.  Stacey will be joining us from New York City/Connecticut, and Marisa will be joining us from New York City.

Before we get their novel take on this year’s event, Novel Interiors: Storytelling by Design, let’s get to know this year’s Legends Ambassadors.

Stacey Bewkes, founder and author of the award winning Quintessence lifestyle blog, is a well-respected voice in the design world of online media. Her discerning guide to the best in interiors, art and architecture, fashion and jewelry, food and wine, travel and more is informed by 17 years as an art director at Simon & Schuster. A trusted source for well-researched, original content, Quintessence has been featured in House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine and online in Elle Decor, Lonny and New England Home. Stacey’s latest initiative is the popular year-old design video series launched with author and design expert Susanna Salk.

A well-known and respected presence in the design community and for her design blog Stylebeat, Marisa Marcantonio consults for a wide variety of creative clients, from individual interior designers to large companies.  She brings fresh ideas to the table, when advising clients on creative marketing, design trends and strategic partnerships. Always on the lookout for the next design zeitgeist, Marisa connects with key interior designers, emerging brands and heritage companies, industry trade shows and design events around the country. She develops creative visual concepts, editorial-style brand stories and product development strategies, as well as making highly beneficial industry introductions.

Be sure to visit both Quintessence and StyleBeat blogs in April and May for exclusive content on Legends of La Cienega 2014.

You should also follow Stacey and Marisa on social media, as they will be covering the event live on their channels:

Facebook:  Quintessence / StyleBeat

Twitter:  Quintessence / StyleBeat

Instagram:  Quintessence / StyleBeat

Pinterest:  Quintessence / StyleBeat