| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Packed with every type of light imaginable — including antique-brass chain pendants, Sputnik sconces and organic-looking wood chandeliers — the first direct-to-consumer Arteriors store, in West Hollywood, is sure to please the lighting-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Even if you spit, hire a designated driver and plan your route with the efficiency of a mom navigating Costco, there are only so many wineries you can visit in a day. Which is a problem in California, home to nearly 3,000 wineries. Most of them make...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:08 PM
There's nothing like getting a deal on exclusive labels. With that in mind, Affluent Goods boutique has opened at Newport Coast Shopping Center.
Cleveland native Abbey Said, 28, dreamed up the concept. Consignment shop Affluent Goods sells new and...
| Oct 30, 2013
It is, alas, a feng shui no-no. But when space is at a premium, storing items under the bed can be the key to harmonious living, as long as you keep it organized.
Dawn Falcone, an organizing/design expert based in New York (dawnfalconelifestyles.com),...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Ray and Charles Eames started their experiments in molded plywood back in the 1940s, but the couple’s famous molded arm and side chairs never were made in anything other than fiberglass or polypropylene because the curves of the seat couldn’...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Graphic appeal: Verner Panton's 1970 VP Globe looks more than a little sci-fi. $2,405 at Design Within Reach
Absence of Rose wallpaper by punk couturier Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son adds ‘70s disco glamour. To the trade, Lee Jofa, Merchandise...
| Nov 25, 2010
Anyone brave enough to start their own business deserves something special from Santa. Here are some great gifts for the entrepreneur or home office worker that are way nicer than anything their former bosses would have bought them.
| Mar 15, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whether it resembles a well-traveled saddle or a buttery smooth burst of cherry red or lime green, leather furniture is classic and strong.
As upholstery, leather lasts four times as long as fabric, according to American Leather....
| Jan 24, 2011
Every Monday we post a new home whose design is presented in the builder's or designer's own words. This week: Architects:William Beauter and Jess Mullen-Carey, Make Architecture, Los Angeles. Project manager: Kathleen Dahlberg. Project team: Sachie...
| Jan 25, 2011
Italian designer Bruno Rainaldi figured out a way to organize a lot of books within a small footprint. His Ptolomeo book stand also made vertically stacked volumes easier to access -- especially those titles at the bottom of the pile.......
| Mar 11, 2011
It's a weekend of sales. First up: Preparing for its move down the street, Interior Illusions in West Hollywood is holding a parking lot sale this weekend. Floor samples will be discounted up to 65%. The selection includes a golden......