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DISC Interiors Delivers the California Vibe

Posted on May 21st, 2015

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Warm, modern, layered and calm describe rooms designed by DISC Interiors. Founders Krista Schrock and David John Dick hit the California design scene in 2011 and, with backgrounds in styling and visual art, respectively, the duo brings distinct yet complementary perspectives on interior design to their practice.

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Cygal Brings Art Deco to PDC

Posted on May 21st, 2015

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New to the PDC, is Cygal Art Deco is a furniture company founded in 1985 by designer and artist Peter Cygal. His son and successor Marcus Glomb has inherited the passion for Art Deco from his father and recently introduced two new collections: Peter Cygal Memory and Cordia.

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At a Crossroads: WESTWEEK Defines the ‘Design-Art’ Relationship

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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At WESTWEEK’s C Magazine keynote, Editor in Chief Melissa Goldstein moderated a conversation about the intersection of art and design between LA><ART><DESIGN chair and interior decorator Oliver M. Furth and artists David Wiseman, Stefan Bishop andTanya Aguiniga.

“Design-Art is a nice term in terms of narrowing down the large concept that is art” said Stefan. “The word design brings functionality or utility. It takes an art concept and puts it into utility.”

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Dream Team Designers and Architects Visit WESTWEEK

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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When architects and designers have mutual respect and admiration for each other, the design possibilities are endless. To round out WESTWEEK, AIA Executive Director Nicci Solomons engaged interior designers Joan Behnke and Dorothy Macik, and architects Hagy Belzberg and David Hertz in conversation to reveal the creative and practical opportunities of the team approach.

Hagy’s recent project, the Gores Group Headquarters on Wilshire Boulevard, was on its last legs before Joan came in to “save the day.” Joan had been a longtime friend of the client and lobbied for Hagy and his firm.

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Pam Jaccarino Gets Up-Close-and-Personal with Mary McDonald During WESTWEEK

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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On Day 2 of WESTWEEK, the Los Angeles design community gathered once again at the PDC to see celebrated product designer, author and TV personality Mary McDonald chat with Luxe Interiors + Design Editor in Chief Pam Jaccarino.

Pamela initiated the conversation by asking Mary about the style icons of her youth. Both her mother and her grandmother had backgrounds in fashion, which is what Mary studied after graduating from college.

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Designers Reveal Secrets of Their Online Success at WESTWEEK

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

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Having a strong online identity has become more important than ever for the design industry. Some designers even started their business first on blogs or social media. During WESTWEEK, two panels addressed this phenomenon: “Design in the Digital Age” at Crestron and “Using Social Media to Grow Your Brand” at Reagan Hayes.

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WESTWEEK Explores ‘Co-Dependent Relationships’ and Merging Unlikely Styles

Posted on April 1st, 2015

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Over the course of the next week Go Design Go will recap WESTWEEK highlights, starting with notable showroom discussions like “Co-Dependent Relationships” at Thomas Lavin and “Classical Foundation for Contemporary Living” at Ebanista.

A “group therapy” session took place at Thomas Lavin where Elle Decor Home Furnishings Director Karen Marx moderated a discussion with furniture designer Dakota Jackson, interior designers Madeline Stuart and Chris Barrett, architect Andrew Skurman and homeowner Cecilia Soto-Loftus.

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SFC Flooring In Step with Latest Project

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

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Conceptualizing and delivering a custom milled and finished oak staircase is no easy feat. It requires an adept understanding of materials, techniques and modern architectural practices, as well as creativity and an awareness of the client’s vision and sensitivities. PDC’s SFC Flooring showroom President Shane Broumand in discusses his most recent project: a beautifully minimalist oak staircase.

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Meet L.A. Designer Betsy Burnham

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

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Looking for a break from the fashion industry, designer Betsy Burnham dove into the realm of interiors, ultimately building a brand on the marriage of classic forms and unexpected designs.

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Lavin Makes Room for Liaigre

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

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Thomas Lavin, regarded as “a leader in bringing high-end home furnishings to Los Angeles,” teams-up with French furniture design company Christian Liaigre to unveil a new 3,000-square-foot showroom at PDC, showcasing the remarkable collection of furniture, lighting, textiles and leather goods exquisitely crafted by Liaigre’s brand.

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