Mecox and Hollyhock are two shops in the La Cienega Design Quarter that are known for turning a book launch into a festive affair. Located almost side by side on La Cienega, the shops are hosting simultaneous open houses for design authors from across the country. The New York authors happen to be at Hollyhock, located at 927 N. La Cienega:

David Scott, Outside the Box: An Interior Designer’s Innovative Approach
Alex Papachristidis, The Age of Elegance
Carey Maloney, STUFF: Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating With, and Learning About, Wonderful and Unusual Things
Florence de Dampierre from Connecticut, author of 2 books, Walls: The Best of Decorative Treatments and French Chic: The Art of Decorating Houses

At Mecox, 919 N. La Cienega, brand new books will be presented and signed by:
Photographer Tim Street-Porter, Doris Duke’s Shangri-La: A House in Paradise
Designer and design author Annie Kelly, Rooms to Inspire by the Sea
Texas architect Michael Imber, Ranches, Villas, and Houses, with foreword by Marc Appleton

Hollyhock, 927 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Mecox, 919 N. La Cienega Blvd.

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