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.
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.
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.
David Sutherland has expanded its showroom at the PDC to better showcase its handcrafted products, now occupying twice as much display space to create a more welcoming and inspirational environment for L.A. designers.
Despite being nearly 100 years old, the Hearst Castle by William Randolph Hearst continues to be an inspiration for architects, designers and fabric juggernauts like Pindler. In 1998 the company introduced the Hearst Castle Collection and has since grown to more than 300 exclusive fabrics including its newest addition of four new embroidery designs.
It’s not easy for a fabric company to receive Jeffrey Alan Marks signature “JAM Approved” stamp, which makes his collaboration with Kravet all the more intriguing. The collection mirrors the designer’s signature design-by-nature philosophy, referencing his laid-back California lifestyle.
Known for his exploration of geometric shapes, modern design aesthetics, bold use of color, and highly interactive pieces, Los Angeles based artist Moshé Elimelech challenges basic geometric conventions in his latest exhibition, Suspended Geometry, which opened at designLAb’s CMay Gallery at the Pacific Design Center on Friday, Nov. 14.
The PDC lecture, “Timeless Art Collections: Curating the Soul of the Home,” explored one of the most intriguing collaborative aspects of design, how to develop a space worthy of housing an invaluable art collection.