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This week our post is all about listening rather than looking. If you’re not already familiar with the podcast, ConvoByDesign, we encourage you to check it out. CXD, as it’s also known, is an original talk series that focuses on the design community and features one-on-one interviews, group discussions and timely talks on local events like Westedge. Earlier this summer, Snyder Diamond president Russ Diamond participated in a podcast about how he travels the world… Read More

The opening exhibition of artist Katherine Rohrbacher‘s Mirror Mirror: Introspective Reflections is this Saturday, September 5th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the beautiful Laura Korman Gallery. We hope to see you there!

On Wednesday, September 2nd, over 100 designers and architects gathered for an elegant evening at the beautiful Urban Hardwoods showroom on Montana Ave in Santa Monica. Hand crafted in Seattle using locally salvaged wood from trees that have been cleared for city planning, Urban Hardwoods gives trees a second life by re-purposing them into stunning pieces of furniture. The evening was a huge success, as guests sipped on sustainably sourced cocktails and… Read More

We had a wonderful time at Westweek 2015 at the Pacific Design Center! Highlights included the Architectural Digest keynote panel, the book signing with California Homes Magazine, the social media panel at Crestron Electronics with Design Milk and Christian May, selfie sticks with Domaine Magazine at the Reagan Hayes showroom, Seon Ghi Bahk’s charcoal art at CMay gallery,  cocktails at Janus et Cie, posing with Mary McDonald and her gorgeous floral textiles… Read More

This Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 3-4:30pm at Hennessey + Ingalls Santa Monica, Andrea Ponsi will sign his new book, “San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions.” Ponsi’s illustrations unravel the multifaceted beauty of one of America’s favorite cities.

Christine Anderson visited with long-time friends Richard Kuhlenschmidt, formerly of Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery (one of the city’s best, cutting edge contemporary galleries that everyone in the art world remembers), and his wife, Betty-Jo Tilley, Pacific Palisades based realtor extraordinaire, on site at Art LA Contemporary–at Marc Selwyn’s booth. Richard Misrach painting in background.

After Years in the Dark, Michael Hayden’s Noted Neon Sculpture in the Downtown Los Angeles Jewelry District was re-illuminated on January 22, 2015 On January 22, 2015, art luminaries and city officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles to honor public art and re-illuminate the critically acclaimed “Generators of the Cylinder” by light artist Michael Hayden, which had previously been dark for a decade. Watch on KNBC-4: General Manager of the Economic and Workforce Development… Read More

  Christine attended Art Basel Miami Beach this year, and attended most of the adjoining art fairs, as well. The weather was sensational—a tropical 85 degrees every day through midnight—and lasting all through the night for those who never left the parties! The art at the Convention Center was stellar, as were select pieces from PULSE Contemporary Art Fair further down the road. She also attended Design Miami, on site near the Convention Center, and… Read More