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Posts Tagged ‘Design’

Americans In Paris

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Paris has long been regarded as a Mecca for interior design, bringing to the world some of the most iconic and respected names in home decor. This year, the City of Lights hosted it’s 7th annual Déco Off Design “Rendez Vous”, with 106 brands opening their doors to thousands of visitors from around the world. Elegant fabric-clad lanterns decorating stretches of Parisian cobble-stone streets welcomed design professionals, manufacturers, and enthusiasts to this iconic event to celebrate the global design community, discuss the latest and most relevant trends in textiles and furnishings, and experience firsthand the newest collections by some of the industry’s most recognizable brands.

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Kravet & House Beautiful Talk Lipstick And Curated Design

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Accessories are a sensitive subject, and many designers take sourcing the finishing touches that can make or break a project — that elusive final 20% — quite seriously. Last week, House Beautiful Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson joined a panel of elite designers including Jeffery Alan Marks, Michael Berman, and Barclay Butera at the Kravet Showroom (Suite B624) to discuss what it takes to find the perfect pieces to make a project truly exceptional. The panelists also touched on their curatorial role for Kravet’s recently launched curatedkravet.com, an exclusive resource offering an assortment of hand-picked furnishings and accessories to the interior design trade. These “Curated Rooms” by some of the most well-regarded names in the industry, aim to help designers find inspiration in the form of finished, immersive, and fully shoppable spaces.

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designLAb’s November Opening Bridges Art And Design



designLAb, PDC’s dynamic contemporary art initiative, opened its doors to the Los Angeles art community on Thursday, November 12th for its final opening of 2015, showcasing innovative work from an exciting and diverse group of local and international artists. The Second Floor of the Blue Building buzzed with excitement as 14 galleries unveiled new exhibitions which included site-specific installations by Spanish sculptor Heras Castan at Boite Noire Gallery, and a bespoke immersive video/sensory experience by Julie Weitz at YoungProjects. Boite Noire’s opening also featured a live performance by artist Miki Yokoyama as she covered a marble sculpture by Castan with black ink, taking breaks to face-paint willing attendees. (more…)