CA+D Presents: Designophile


Snyder Diamond and Jenn-Air presented a South of France inspired designer luncheon on the veranda of the Westedge Design Fair. Jeff Chojnacki of Snyder Diamond designed a sumptuous French countryside setting for 30 designers, architects and builders, catered by the noted Bread and Water Catering Co. Entrees included broiled salmon, country potatoes, a variety of fine wines, a lavish charcuterie platter and fresh berry desserts.

The A+D Museum Gala is June 27 in their terrific new space in downtown L.A. We hope to see you there!

The grand opening of Richard Landry‘s new office in West Los Angeles on June 4 was a celebration for the entire design industry. Guests included Snyder Diamond, Haefele Design and Rohl plumbing fixtures among other design vendors. This standing room only event held 250 of the industry’s top leaders. Pictured (TOP) L to R: Russ Diamond, Laurie Haefele, Richard Landry, James Magni, Kirk Nix, Laurie Haefele; Pictured (LEFT) L to R: Kirk… Read More

Snyder Diamond, the venerable designer kitchen and bath company of Southern California, transformed its Santa Monica showroom into a showcase for the senses on October 18, 2014. Luminaries of the design and architecture community joined in celebrating president Russ Diamond on the company’s remarkable 65 years in business. Tableaus of top-of-the-line cooking ranges and polished bath vignettes were transformed into a spectacular music-revue floor show complete with classic, jazz and rock bands,… Read More

Russ Diamond was a Monument Sponsor this year at the Los Angeles Conservancy 2014 Preservation Awards at the Millennium Biltmore. We invited several of our design and architecture colleagues to join us to celebrate. It was a terrific afternoon, and as the Ace Hotel was one of the winners, we all opted to go take a tour of the downtown L.A. hotel in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for pictures of that coming soon!

On Monday, June 23, we were in attendance when Snyder Diamond president Russ Diamond and architect Steven Ehrlich presented “Modern Makeovers for Optimum Resale: with kitchens that turn up the heat and baths that make a splash.” The presentation, hosted by Aaroe Architectural, was impressive to say the least.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows recently unveiled Bungalow One, three former bungalows that have been joined seamlessly into one sprawling poolside retreat. Designed by our friend Michael Berman, it is the most stunning example of “Barefoot Luxury.” “I wanted this to be more like staying in a personal guest home of a really great beach house,” Berman told Robb Report, which collaborated with the hotel on the project and showcases it in… Read More

We took a fabulous spring trip to San Francisco. Here are our favorite snapshots. Enjoy! Ushering the top LA architects and designers around the new San Francisco Miele Showroom. L to R: Miele Regional Manager John Stampley, designer Lori Dennis, architect Takashi Yanai, Snyder Diamond’s Russ Diamond Snyder Diamond hosted a fabulous lunch for 16 top designers, architects and builders at the famous Slanted Door in the Ferry Plaza Building. Lunch about… Read More