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Kravet & House Beautiful Talk Lipstick And Curated Design

Posted on November 25th, 2015

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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

Posted on November 17th, 2015

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. Read More

Hutton Wilkinson Visits PDC, Recounts Tales Of Elsie De Wolfe

Posted on November 5th, 2015


At the PDC Fall Market earlier this month, author Hutton Wilkinson had guests wrapped up in his tales of “First Lady of American Design” Elsie de Wolfe. Hutton’s book A Walk to Elsie’s, co-authored with Flynn Kuhnert, is a work of historic fiction that recounts the first 10 years of Tony Duquette’s career and the last 10 years of Elsie de Wolfe’s life (1941 to 1951). All the events mentioned by Hutton and Flynn in that pocket of time are real, as are the people and the places.

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PDC Fall Market Panelists Discuss The Bond Between L.A. And Paris

Posted on November 5th, 2015


The “Global Glamour” theme continued during the PDC Fall Market earlier this month, when design enthusiasts convened to listen to “The French Connection,” a panel that explored the creative ties between L.A. and Paris.

The Hollywood Reporter’s contributing culture editor, Degen Pener, led the panel of internationally recognized product, art, and design innovators, including Pierre Frey president and creative director Patrick Frey, interior designer Elliott Barnes, art and design purveyors/patrons Nicolas Libert and Emmanuel Renoird, and curatorial director Martha Kirszenbaum.

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Milan Travel Guide by Oliver M. Furth

Posted on June 30th, 2015


Milan is one of the top cities in the world when it comes to design. The Milan Furniture Fair Salone makes it a go-to place for designers in April, but for Oliver M. Furth, it’s a destination any time of year. Go Design Go asked Oliver to share his Milan travel guide, which includes where he stays, eats and shops during his regular visits.

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Armani/Casa Presents its Latest Wallcoverings

Posted on June 30th, 2015


In addition to furniture, lighting and accessories, Armani Casa also carries wallcoverings that are just as chic as its other products. The latest collection is characterized by an Oriental touch inspired by nature and stones.

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Jeff Andrews Partners with A. Rudin for Debut Furniture Collection

Posted on June 30th, 2015


It was only a matter of time before Jeff Andrews collaborated on his first furniture collection with A. Rudin. Jeff built his relationship with the A. Rudin family over many years of specifying and customizing their furniture for his design clients. In March, Jeff’s 17-piece collection of upholstery and tables debuted at WESTWEEK.

Read more at Go Design Go.