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  • Modern, vintage and India merge as family expands its space

    Modern, vintage and India merge as family expands its space
    For a decade, Kenny Kapoor and husband Ashim lived in a 900-square-foot fourplex apartment in West Hollywood with their two sons. Today the family lives in a new home that, though just blocks from their former residence, seems light-years away. It's...
  • Business profile: Calico

    Business profile: Calico
    Name: Peter Guercio Age: 48 Hometown: Chicago Name of business: Calico, Deerfield Describe what you do: Interior design retailer selling and designing high-end luxury fabrics, window treatments, bedding and furniture. What sets you apart from...
  • William Haines' custom designs from 1960 to be auctioned

    William Haines' custom designs from 1960 to be auctioned
    Legendary Hollywood interior designer William "Billy" Haines had not only a glittering client roster — Joan Crawford, Jack Warner, Betsy Bloomingdale, the Reagans and the Annenbergs — but also a devoted one. On Sunday, Los Angeles Modern...
  • On the Road pop-up events make splash for young architects and artists

    On the Road pop-up events make splash for young architects and artists
    One sunny Palm Springs weekend in February, what looked like an epic pool party — two days of follies — was underway at the midcentury getaway the Amado. A 12-foot-diameter wire-frame beach ball rolled down the hotel roof and splashed into...
  • Crowd-funding helps designers stand up, start up and sell

    Crowd-funding helps designers stand up, start up and sell
    At 6 feet, 3 inches, Sam Carmichael was more comfortable standing than sitting at his office desk. But his standing desk broke soon after he got it, and higher-quality versions cost thousands. So after Carmichael became a student at the School of Visual...
  • Just where is her husband's home?

    He handed me his smartphone so I could wish my mother-in-law a happy Mother's Day. There it was, in large print on the screen, the identity of the place my husband, Ron, had telephoned. "Home." Calm down, don't make a scene. It's Mother's Day, I...
  • Imprint Venture Lab looking to fund and assist creative entrepreneurs

    Imprint Venture Lab looking to fund and assist creative entrepreneurs
    Imprint Venture Lab is looking for creative entrepreneurs with ideas for consumer goods, food, apparel and social-good businesses that have the potential to become iconic brands. The Long Beach-based incubator has up to $3 million to invest in a handful...
  • Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters

    Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters
    Chloe Aguilar was on her way to jujitsu class inside the Villa-Parke Community Center in northwest Pasadena, but she had to stop and water the corn at the courtyard entrance first. Chloe, 11, is a gardener at Villa-Parke's new community garden, where...
  • L.A. Conservancy chief rolls film on efforts to preserve past

    L.A. Conservancy chief rolls film on efforts to preserve past
    As executive director of the Los Angeles Conservancy, Linda Dishman leads the fight to preserve architecture that has shaped the life and legacy of Southern California. Preservation for Dishman is about maintaining the narrative: "It's telling the story...
  • Modern quilters are putting a fresh spin on an old tradition

    Modern quilters are putting a fresh spin on an old tradition
    When Alissa Haight Carlton and Latifah Saafir organized the first Modern Quilt Guild meeting in Silver Lake in October 2009, they hoped they would find a few other like-minded quilters who wanted to get together. They weren't alone: The modern-...
  • From 'flophouse' to fabulous in Venice

    From 'flophouse' to fabulous in Venice
    Many homeowners like to share their impressive before-and-after stories. Like how they transformed a shabby den into a spiffy new entertainment center or turned a dated kitchen into something refreshingly new. But designer Emily Kovner and her client...