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Archive for April, 2017

Five New, Must-Visit PDC Showrooms

PDC has recently welcomed five international showrooms in the furniture, fabric, wallcoverings, theater and accessory categories. These new showrooms include brands transitioning from a retail to a design center presence, as well as those marking their West Coast debut.

“The addition of these premier new showrooms from around the world strengthens our position as the global, go-to design resource in Los Angeles,” says Charles S. Cohen, owner and president of the Cohen Design Centers. “The commitment of these brands to PDC underlines our dedication in advancing the commerce of design by providing the highest caliber of quality, style and sophistication to the West Coast home furnishings market. We’re so pleased our new partners have chosen Pacific Design Center as their new home.”

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PDC Celebrates Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise

The accomplishments of Southern California’s most prolific design talents were recognized on March 22 at the PDC’s 2017 Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise Awards ceremony. Charles S. Cohen, president and owner of the Cohen Design Centers, commemorated a hand-selected group of individuals for their valued contributions to the industry. Four designers from three firms were dubbed the 2017 Stars on the Rise. They stood out for making a name for themselves over the past year. Here, three of these honorees share why this honor is so exciting for their careers…

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Michelle Nussbaumer and Hutton Wilkinson Talk Maximalism, Tony Duquette and Publishing Endeavors

WESTWEEK 2017 at the PDC ended on a highly entertaining note as Architectural Digest West Coast editor Mayer Rus moderated a dialogue (scratch that—a hilarious interaction) between designers and friends Dallas-based Michelle Nussbaumer and Beverly Hills–based Hutton Wilkinson, which covered their mutual admiration for the renowned Tony Duquette, their most recent personal endeavors (including two very popular books), and plenty more.

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Holly Hunt on the Serendipity and Struggles of Building a Brand

“What does it take to become a legend—an icon of design?,” Luxe Interiors + Design editor in chief Pamela Jaccarino asked the audience at WESTWEEK 2017.

“One has to be a powerhouse, superbly talented, selflessly committed with unwavering energy and clear-sighted vision,” she continued. “One must be an arbiter of refined taste, have a fierce passion for design, boundless creativity, preside over every detail, and be a quintessential professional. Holly Hunt not only embodies this spirit, she wrote the book on it.” And with that, day two of the PDC‘s annual spring market commenced with the keynote, “The Woman Behind the Name,” an intimate discussion between Pamela and Holly.

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What Happens When 100 Designers Lend Their Expertise to One Book?

Since its publication six months ago, there has been much buzz surrounding Carl Dellatore‘s Interior Design Master Class. To continue the celebration of the highly educational publication, Traditional Home style editor Krissa Rossbund moderated a discussion with Carl and three decorative arts icons who penned essays in the book: Hollyhock owner Suzanne Rheinstein, who is known for a signature style that many describe as elegant civility; Timothy Corrigan, who has design offices in Los Angeles and Paris, and has created licensed collections with seven partners; and British designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, who is recognized for his broad range of eclectic yet sophisticated styles. The second keynote of WESTWEEK 2017 at the PDC, titled “Conversation Pieces of ‘Design Master Class,’” touched on a great deal of topics—including the tome’s backstory, how sex and interiors coincide, and what the designer-in-training really needs to pay attention to.

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