Los Angeles

Electric Bowery

Electric Bowery

From finding interesting properties to invest in and develop to managing concept to creation down to every last detail including furniture and then sales - I wanted to know how these talented renaissance women worked. Development properties, private residences, hotels and restaurants - they have a hand and experience in it all. We sat down to chat about how they run their business, the types of projects they work on, how they got started and the details of their day-to-day workflow of their projects. Let's have a look at what it is like to run a multidisciplinary full service design and architecture studio with Electric Bowery.

Re-imagining Urban Living: MINI LIVING Urban Cabins

Re-imagining Urban Living: MINI LIVING Urban Cabins

Let's have a look at how the 15m2 MINI LIVING Urban Cabin was tailored and translated by local architects to fit cultures in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Beijing. We'll also have a look at the next phase of the program, which will actualize all of these concepts by creating a functional co-living building complex in Shanghai this spring.

Bower x The Arrivals

Bower x The Arrivals

The Future Perfect has long been a champion of some of the most innovative contemporary designers and artists coveted by interior designers and collectors in the US and around the world. Leah Ring pays a visit to chat with founder David Alhadeff

Los Angeles | December

Los Angeles | December

As the holiday season is in full effect and we all prepare for the end of the year, it's important to take some time to reflect on the things that bring us joy in life. This month's roundup includes some beautiful fine art exhibitions, a few great options for holiday gift buying, and the work of two design firms in Los Angeles creating really innovative and fun spaces.

Rendez-Vous chez Block Shop

Rendez-Vous chez Block Shop

Starting with producing a handful of block printed scarf designs in 2010, Block Shop has grown into a hugely popular design studio producing wearables and home goods featuring their signature geometric designs, as well as offering workshops for those wanting to learn the block printing process first hand. Read below to learn more about the formation and evolution of Block Shop from my chat with co-founder Hopie Stockman. 

Los Angeles | August

Los Angeles | August

As we approach the end of summer, it's time to make the most of the warm, long days and get out there and enjoy all that LA has to offer. This month's roundup features a few ongoing art events and exhibitions, as well as some extremely talented artists who are helping to make the LA art and design scene one of the most vibrant in the nation. 

chez Dan Brunn

chez Dan Brunn

I’m Julia Haney Montanez, NYC-based interior designer, say hi to_ contributor and Architectural Digest Show producer. Through my work I get to meet a lot of interesting characters, and one of my favorite characters is Dan Brunn, of DB Architecture. Recently, Dan gave me a personal tour of his gut-renovated home in Hancock Park, LA.

Rendez-Vous chez Carly Jo Morgan

Rendez-Vous chez Carly Jo Morgan

I connected with Carly and was lucky enough to pay a visit to her studio and learn a bit more about her process. A truly inspirational creative force, it was exciting to hear about about Carly's vision and her evolution as an artist.

Los Angeles | January

Los Angeles | January

To jumpstart your creative juices for 2017, the January round-up features designers and artists that run the spectrum from soft and fuzzy fiber art to the graphic lines of Brutalist architecture and a fashion designer's sculptural furniture. A dreamy photography series featuring floating installations of everyday objects and ethereal, pastel paintings will hopefully help get your creative daydreams flowing freely into the new year!

Los Angeles | October

Los Angeles | October

We are very excited to announce the launch of our brand new exclusive series 'Design Ambassadors' where we find and carefully choose design leaders, influencers and experts around the globe to curate their monthly list of links, exhibitions and events, special projects and who-to-watch in their local design scenes, as Design Ambassadors representing their city. For our inaugural post we are very proud to introduce you to Los Angeles' Design Ambassador, Leah Ring.