| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), which sold 86% of the nearly 400 lots offered in its Sunday sale, reported the highest total in its 22-year history Monday, realizing $5.12 million in sales, including commissions.
The surprise of the show was the...
| Mar 8, 2014
A slab of monkeypod wood with a bronze heart embedded in its surface hangs from the ceiling by two lengths of white-and-pale-gold marine rope at Creative Registry. Festooned from the rope are frothy tassels and braided Mylar — all the components...
| 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’...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 4:33 PM
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
| 4:33 PM
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.......