CELEBRATE & MINGLE WITH EDITORS, TREND-SETTERS & STYLE LEGENDS AT COCKTAIL PARTIES & RECEPTIONS
GET INSPIRED AT PANEL DISCUSSIONS & CHATS WITH INTERNATIONAL DESIGN & CULTURAL ELITE
EXPLORE MORE THAN 56 UNIQUE SHOWROOMS & GALLERIES OF THE LA CIENEGA DESIGN QUARTER
The Leading Destination for Inspired Design and Decorative Arts
For more than half a century, the La Cienega Design Quarter has been the destination for sophisticated shoppers looking for top quality design for the home. This legendary district, with its romantic courtyards, alluring windows and treasure troves of antiques, furniture, rugs, accessories and art, is known as the “shopping heart” and workplace of the interior design profession. Side by side with some of L.A.’s most glamorous restaurants, bistros, fashion boutiques and salons, the LCDQ is the West Coast Style destination for all.
Please check back for updates on keynote panel details as well as additional presentations, discussions and other events. In the meantime, consider LEGENDS 2104 Open Houses, Trunk Shows and Exhibitions:
Registration and Information Desk
Stanton Court 765 N. La Cienega Blvd.
In addition to asking questions and getting directions, pick up the latest issues of all of the national and international design and California lifestyle magazines, and visit our very first LEGENDS Photo Booth, located behind the information desk.
LEGENDS Photo Booth
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 9:00AM-6:00PM
Stanton Court 767 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Celebrate Novel Interiors with a photo of yourself or with friends or colleagues in a vignette styled by Lee Stanton, with stone flooring from Compas. Select from various antique objects as props to express "storytelling by your own design” in your photo. Share your photo instantly on social media, email it yourself and/or walk away with a photo to share with friends.
Open House: Christopher Spitzmiller, Natural Curiosities, Hot Dogs and Popcorn at Mecox
Thursday, May 8 1:00-3:00PM
Mecox 919 N. La Cienega Blvd
Meet some of our favorite vendors, artists, and craftspeople! Lamp master Christopher Spitzmiller will have a visual presentation at 1:30pm and 2:30pm to discuss his famed lighting collections, framed art company Natural Curiosities will demonstrate their Old World gold-leafing process, growing industry leader Made Goods will exhibit their exciting new outdoor line, Manhattan Beach artist Tricia Strickfaden will present some of her stunning seascapes, Bainbridge Island seamstress Kathy L brings her unique array of handcrafted textiles, and art dealer Delta Farrington will bring a capsule collection of delightful framed prints. To make sure you're properly sated throughout, Mecox will have an old-fashioned hot dog cart on hand, as well as fresh popcorn, sodas, and specialty beers.
Open House: Living Vintage Collection from ALT For Living and Sister Parish Design
Thursday, May 8 1:00 -4:00PM
Harbinger 752 N. La Cienega Blvd
Meet textile and rug designer Analisse Taft at Harbinger and get a tour of her Living Vintage Collection of fabrics. Susan Crater of Sister Parish Design will also be showing their new designs. Refreshments will be served.
Trunk Show: Rare signed design books from Nick Harvill Libraries at MK Collection
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 2:00-5:00PM
MK Collection 8629 Melrose Avenue
Browse an exclusive assortment of 60 rare or out-of-print fashion, design, art, social history and travel, Hollywood and photography books offered through Nick Harvill Libraries while enjoying coffee and pastries. Discover treasures like a signed edition of DV by Diana Veerland or Billy Baldwin Decorates while viewing MK Collections’ latest designs and showroom offerings to create your own Novel Design. Nick Harvill Libraries has been profiled in Vogue, C, and Angeleno. Elle Decor recommended NHL for its “hip vintage books” from a “smart young dealer.”
Meet and Greet and Trunk Show: Frances Palmer at Hollyhock
Thursday, May 8 2:00-6:00PM
Hollyhock 927 N. La Cienega Blvd
Internationally admired potter (and avid gardener) Frances Palmer will be visiting Hollyhock for a Trunk Show of her handmade ceramic vases and other beautiful pieces that she creates in her Connecticut studio.
Exhibition: "DARK MATTER" by Dougall Paulson at Therien
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 9:00AM-5:00PM
Therien 716 N. La Cienega Blvd
Therien is pleased to announce DARK MATTER, the debut exhibition by Los Angeles–based design duo Sean Dougall and Andrew Paulson. Commencing Therien's Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Gallery, a concept space dedicated to emerging talent in the Decorative Arts, Dougall Paulson presents a premier collection of furniture, art, and contemporary weaving, inspired by the luminous, chaotic energy of the cosmos—and the quiet serenity of its vastness.
Exhibition: The Artworks of Valerie von Sobel at Janet Yonaty
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Janet Yonaty Inc. 8642 Melrose Ave.
Janet Yonaty Inc. is pleased to present a new series of mixed media sculptures by interior designer and artist, Valerie von Sobel (seen in Architectural Digest and other publications). See her latest piece “A glimpse of the refined world of Janet Yonaty” inspired by the passementerie of Janet Yonaty Inc, as well as several other new pieces. Join us for nibbles during each day of Legends from 9am to 5pm.
Open House: Preview the Jacques Garcia Collection at Baker
Thursday, May 8, and Friday, May 9 12:00-6:00PM
Baker Furniture 360 N. La Cienega Blvd
Visit Baker Furniture for a preview of the Jacques Garcia collection. French-themed treats and champagne each day of Legends from noon until 6pm.
Open House: Hartmann & Forbes' Boutique and Arte's Inspiration Shop
May 7, 8, and 9 9:00AM-6:00PM
Egg & Dart 525 N La Cienega Blvd
Please join us for the premiere of Hartmann & Forbes’ Boutique and Arte’s Inspiration Shop – each a first-of-its-kind product showcase featuring Hartmann & Forbes’ full line of natural products and Arte’s 2014 Spring Collections including the exciting collaboration with Le Corbusier!
Exhibition: Celebrity Art Photos of Timothy White at Gallery GO
May 7, 8, and 9 10:00AM-6:00PM
Gallery GO 947 N. La Cienega Blvd
Gallery GO is proud to present the celebrity art photos of Timothy White, one of the most sought after Hollywood photographers in the country. On display: Elizabeth Taylor “flipping-off” the paparazzi, Brad Pitt on a vintage motorcycle, Audrey Hepburn ascending a palatial staircase and ten other 6’ x4’ signed, museum framed works that capture the intimate, playful sides of legendary actors. Stop by Gallery GO and page through hundreds more.