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Legends 2013: Time Capsule

Legends: Time Capsule - The Past, Present and Future of Design

LCDQ Legends 2015

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
LEGENDS Gala (by invitation only)
Wednesday, May 8
6:30-8:30 pm

Sponsored by 1stdibs
and Coldwell Banker Previews
Ended Free $0.00
VIP Pass for Thursday, May 9
The Thursday VIP Pass includes invitations to the Power Lunch and Tribute Party as well as VIP seating at panels and access to the VIP lounge on Thursday. Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.
Ended $150.00 $0.00
Blogger Breakfast
& Discussion
Thursday, May 9
8:30-11:00 am

Merida VIP/Blogger Lounge
Stanton Court
765 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Meet Social Media Ambassadors for LEGENDS 2013: Megan Arquette of Beach Bungalow 8 and The Skirted Roundtable, Kelly Lee of Kelly Golightly, and Alissa Swedlow of The Goods Design. Find out what they want in their blogs, how blogs work and all you need to know about social media.

At 10:00 am, immediately following breakfast, Merida’s CEO Catherine Connolly will lead a discussion about the “Art of Customization” and its value in today’s design world with designers Tim Campbell and Malcolm James Kutner.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: STUFF: An Interactive Guide to Collecting and Decorating
Thursday, May 9
9:30-10:30 am

716 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Newell Turner, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

House Beautiful Editor in Chief Newell Turner in conversation with interior designer and author Carey Maloney on bringing the design book into the information age. STUFF: The M (Group) Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating with, and Learning about Beautiful and Unusual Things transports readers into cyberspace using digital recognition software linking the reader to over 500 curated topic links. With this state-of-the-art presentation, Newell and Carey will bring the beautiful and informative printed content we all crave into the Digital Age.
Ended Free $0.00
Doing the Wright Thing: Preserving the Architect’s 4 Textile Block Homes in L.A.
Thursday, May 9
10:30-11:30 am

Soli Architectural Surfaces
8483 Melrose Ave.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s visionary influence on architecture is reflected in the facades of 4 textile block homes in Los Angeles (Ennis, Freeman, Storer and Millard). Nicci Solomons, Executive Director of the AIA Los Angeles, leads a discussion with architects Steven Ehrlich and Franco Vecchio and Jeffrey Herr, Curator at Hollyhock House, on the value in and methods of preserving these houses, where Wright elevated the ordinary concrete wall to art by creating ornamental, almost brocade-like patterns in the concrete.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: Past Present
Thursday, May 9
11:00 am-12:00 pm

George Smith
804 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Pamela Jaccarino, Editor in Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design

PANELISTS: Philip Gorrivan, Mark D. Sikes, Ron Woodson and Jaime Rummerfield

How and why legendary designers from the past influence today's top talents.
Ended Free $0.00
Power Lunch (by invitation only)
Thursday, May 9
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

Hosted by Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief,
Elle Decor
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: Integrity vs. Ingenuity: Buy New or Buy Vintage?
Thursday, May 9
1:30-2:30 pm

Janet Yonaty, Inc.
8642 Melrose Ave.

MODERATOR: Ann Maine. Editor in Chief, Traditional Home

PANELISTS: Thom Filicia, Oliver M. Furth, Molly Luetkemeyer

A panel of leading designers joins Traditional Home Editor Ann Maine to discuss the pros and cons of designing with authentic antiques versus inspired reproductions—and how availability, accessibility, cost and integrity of design affect the decision.
Ended Free $0.00
Meet American Design Icon C.Z. Guest Through the Eyes of Author Susanna Salk
Thursday, May 9
2:30-3:30 pm

719 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Design author Susanna Salk travels from Connecticut to present the book that Vogue, Vanity Fair and other magazines are raving about, C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon. Though she was a grand dame of high society, Guest was modern and considered a night out dancing at Studio 54 or partying at Andy Warhol’s factory as important as a black-tie ball. She had such an influence on society, fashion and interiors over five decades that Time magazine put her on the cover in 1962.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: Blue-Chip Interiors: The Fine Art of Living with and Designing Around Important Works of Art
Thursday, May 9
3:00-4:00 pm

Woven Accents
8674 Melrose Ave.

MODERATOR: Anthony Barzilay Freund, Editor, Introspective Magazine

PANELISTS: Cliff Fong, Peter Fetterman, Richard Shapiro

A panel of art-world insiders and top interior design talents joins Anthony Barzilay Freund, editor of 1stdibs' Introspective Magazine, to explore the exciting nexus of art and design.
Ended Free $0.00
Open House: Meet the Latest Group of Design Authors
Thursday, May 9
3:30-5:30 pm

927 N. La Cienega Blvd.

919 N. La Cienega Blvd.

New York designers David Scott (Outside the Box: An Interior Designer's Innovative Approach) Alex Papachristidis (The Age of Elegance) and Carey Maloney (STUFF: Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating With, and Learning About, Wonderful and Unusual Things) and Connecticut designer Florence de Dampierre (Walls and French Chic)will introduce and sign their design books at Hollyhock, while photographer Tim Street-Porter (Doris Duke's Shangri-La: A House in Paradise), designer and design author Annie Kelly (Rooms to Inspire by the Sea) and Texas architect Michael Imber (Ranches, Villas, and Houses) also will be on hand to chat and sign their volumes at Mecox.
Ended Free $0.00
The Interior Design Industry in 2013 – Now What?
Thursday, May 9
4:00-5:00 pm

Egg & Dart Home
525 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Crans Baldwin, CEO of Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman, has spoken to thousands of designers across the U.S. In his talks he shares insights and forecasts future opportunities for the design industry. His speeches are fun and his predictions often correct. In a presentation sponsored by Angeleno magazine and Interiors California, Crans will share 10 ideas that can help you grow your business; Aging in Place, the next big thing; and Education Before Decoration, among other topics. Q&A and reception to follow.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: Crossover Creatives: Can Designers Have it All?
Thursday, May 9
4:30-5:30 pm

The Rug Company
8202 Melrose Ave.

MODERATOR: Mayer Rus, West Coast Editor of Architectural Digest

PANELISTS: Chris Barrett, Natasha Baradaran, Jay Jeffers, Christopher Sharp

Join Mayer Rus, West Coast editor of Architectural Digest, as he explores the challenges for designers extending into neighboring markets without diluting their brand's integrity or creative vision.
Ended Free $0.00
Celebrate LA! Cocktails and Book Signing
Thursday, May 9
5:30-7:00 pm

Dragonette Ltd
711 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Cocktails and book signing for Jeryl Brunner, author of My City, My Los Angeles: Famous People Share Their Favorite Places. Brunner, a journalist whose work has appeared in O, the Oprah Magazine, and InStyle, has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, including Madonna and George Clooney.
Ended Free $0.00
LEGENDS Tribute Party (by invitation only)
Thursday, May 9
7:00-9:00 pm
Hosted by Ann Maine, Editor in Chief, Traditional Home, and co-sponsored by
The I. Grace Company
Ended Free $0.00
VIP Pass for Friday, May 10
The Friday VIP Pass includes invitations to the Al Fresco Lunch and Finale Party as well as VIP seating at panels and access to the VIP lounge on Friday. Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.
Ended $150.00 $0.00
Keynote: Cycling Through History
Friday, May 10
9:30-10:30 am

Dragonette Ltd
711 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief, Elle Decor

PANELISTS: Kim Alexandriuk, Timothy Corrigan, Alex Papachristidis, Madeline Stuart

Why certain periods come into (and go out of) style repeatedly — and what’s next on the horizon. Book signing to follow.
Ended Free $0.00
The Go-Go Years and Beyond: Recreating Upholstery from Earlier Eras
Friday, May 10
10:30-11:30 am

Gina Berschneider, Inc.
847 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Susan McFadden, Editor in Chief, California Homes

PANELISTS: Christian May, Ian Noonan, Marcie Bronkar and Gina Berschneider

The Gina Berschneider Showroom, Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers and California Homes magazine present a vibrant panel discussion on recreating upholstery from earlier eras. Reception to follow.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: All Access Design: Reaching Today’s
Sophisticated Shopper
Friday, May 10
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Jean de Merry
8417 Melrose Place

MODERATOR: Peter Sallick, co-founder of Dering Hall and CEO of Waterworks

PANELISTS: Jane Hallworth, Tim Clarke, James Huniford

A panel of top designers join Peter Sallick, co-founder of Dering Hall and CEO of Waterworks, to share insights about the business of expanding beyond private clients, and speaking to the fast-growing and ever-evolving audience of savvy trade and consumer shoppers through a new breed of retail and online experiences.
Ended Free $0.00
Al Fresco Lunch (by invitation only)
Friday, May 10
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

Hosted by Pam Jaccarino, Editor in Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: The New Luxury
Friday, May 10
1:30-2:30 pm

910 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Samantha Brooks, Senior Contributing Editor, Robb Report Home & Style

PANELISTS: Joan Behnke, Grant Kirkpatrick, David Wiseman

How high-end design has changed since the recession and where it's headed.
Ended Free $0.00
Keynote: Go West Young Man
Friday, May 10
3:00-4:00 pm

Tufenkian Artisan Carpets
501 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Erin Feher, Editor in Chief , California Home+Design

PANELISTS: Jamie Bush, Trip Haenisch, James Radin

Creative gay men from around the globe flocked to West Hollywood in the 1940s to create iconic movie sets. But their influence extended far beyond the silver screen: Elaborate, and often fantastical, architecture sprang up in the neighborhood. California Home+Design Editor in Chief Erin Feher sits down with three of LA's most prominent designers to discuss the impact of the gay community on design and one of its major epicenters.

Ended Free $0.00
Kelly Wearstler: Book Signing and Collection Preview
Friday, May 10
3:30-5:00 pm

Kelly Wearstler
8440 Melrose Ave.

Meet the designer as she signs her latest book, Kelly Wearstler: Rhapsody, and previews her new collection of wall coverings, fabrics and trimmings with Groundworks. Champagne, Pressed Juicery and small bites will be served.
Ended Free $0.00
The Next Wave: Brand Building via Digital and Social Media
Friday, May 10
4:30-6:00 pm

Baker Furniture
360 N. La Cienega Blvd.

MODERATOR: Newell Turner, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

PANELISTS: Jon Call, Tyler Dawson, Catherine Kwong

Ended Free $0.00
Book Signing and Margaritaville with Nathan Turner
Friday, May 10
4:30-6:00 pm

919 N. La Cienega Blvd.

See an example of a Nathan Turner-set table and meet the author of Nathan Turner’s American Style: Classic Design and Effortless Entertaining as Mecox hosts a tapas and margarita reception for the designer to celebrate his first book.
Ended Free $0.00
Ronda Carman book signing and conversation with Domaine Editorial Director Mat Sanders
Friday, May 10
5:30-7:00 pm

752 N. La Cienega Blvd.

The tables will be turned on Ronda Carman as she treks all the way from her home in Scotland to L.A. to launch her book Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living. Carman, who is accustomed to doing the interviewing, will be joined by Malcolm James Kutner and Joe Lucas, whose homes are in the book, in an interview with Mat Sanders, editorial director of the recently launched website DomaineHome.com. Followed by signature “Help Me Ronda” cocktails.
Ended Free $0.00
LEGENDS Finale Party (by invitation only)
Friday, May 10
7:00-9:00 pm
Hosted by Dara Caponigro, Editor in Chief, Veranda
Ended Free $0.00
VIP 2-Day Pass
for Thursday, May 9
and Friday, May 10
Includes invitations to the Gala on May 8, Power Lunch and Tribute Party on May 9, Alfresco Lunch and Finale Party on May 10, VIP seating at panels and access to the VIP lounge on both days.
Ended $250.00 $0.00

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Event Details





Please check back for program developments including keynote panel details as well as a list of round table discussions, exhibitions, book signings and other social events.




Alex Papachristidis • Andrea Michaelson • Annie Kelly  

Bonesteel Trout Hall • Brett Barrett • Brian Patrick Flynn • Carter Truesdale • Chris Barrett   

Christopher Howe  Chuck Chewning/Donghia • Cliff Fong • David Scott • Eric Hughes 

David Michael Miller • Florence de Dampierre • FORM • Frank Pennino & Scott Shelley 

Hillary Thomas • House of Honey • Jane Hallworth • Jeff Andrews 

June Scott/DWG Design • Karina Oldemans • Kathryn M. Ireland 

 Kelly Wearstler • Kim Alexandriuk • Lawrence J. Rizkowsky • Lori Dennis, Inc.

 Maine Design • Mark D. Sikes • Mary McDonald • Matthew O’Dorisio •  Molly Luetkemeyer

Robert Brown • Sandra Espinet • Sheldon Harte  •  Steven Ehrlich • Susan Manrao

Thom Filicia •  Tim Barber • Timothy Corrigan • Tom Allardyce

Wendy Haworth •  Wendy Schwartz • Woodson & Rummerfield



Have questions about Legends: Time Capsule - The Past, Present and Future of Design? Contact LCDQ Legends 2015

When & Where

La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ)

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM

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LCDQ Legends 2015

Registration, Information Desk
and Photo Booth

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.

LEGENDS Photo Booth

Stanton Court

765 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Celebrate Where Muses Dwell with a photo of yourself or with friends or colleagues in a vignette designed and painted by Tamara Codor of Codor Designs with furnishings from Lee Stanton Antiques. Share your complimentary photo instantly on social media, email it, and/or walk away with a photo to share with friends.

LCDQ Block Party on Melrose

Wednesday, May 6, 4-6 pm

8625-8629 Melrose Avenue

Join an enclave of LCDQ showrooms on Melrose – Cote Jardin, MK Collection and Nicky Rising LTD – as they serve up some cocktails and pre-LEGENDS revelry amidst antiques, select furniture and lighting, and the latest wallpaper and fabrics.

Rare poster art from the films of Alfred Hitchcock
Wednesday May 6 - June 6
M-F 11am-6pm, Sat 12-5pm
Fuller + Roberts Co.
729 N. La Cienega Blvd.

An exhibition of rare original poster art from the canon of master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock. The exhibition is comprised of one of the largest private collections of one, two, three, and six-sheet posters from the legendary director’s storied career. Films included are Rebecca (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Lifeboat (1944), Spellbound (1945), Notorious (1946), Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963).


Andy Warhol Lives
An Exhibition

May 6 - 8, 1-5pm 
Gallery GO
947 N. La Cienega Blvd.

"Andy Warhol Lives" through a collaboration with some of the most sought-after contemporary artists of today. Photos of Warhol taken by photographer Karen Bystedt in the 80s and transformed by 15 artists will be on view. Exhibition opens May 5 with margueritas, and the party continues through May 8.


Meet and Greet
with Ryan Gordon Jackson

Thursday, May 7
, 1-2:30pm

Anthony Monaco Carpet
and Textile Design
816 1/2 N. La Cienega Blvd., 2nd Floor

Visit with Ryan Gordon Jackson as he introduces his new line of rugs for Anthony Monaco Carpet and Textile Design.


Coffee Bar and Sweets at Jasper 
Thursday, May 7, 9am-5pm
8525 Melrose Avenue

Enjoy coffee and sweets while browsing the new collections of lighting and printed fabric shades by Irving and Morrison, furniture by BB for Reschio by Benedikt Bolza and the new fabric and wallpaper collection by artist Konstantin Kakanias for Templeton.


Champagne Toast for Design Author Sandra Espinet
Thursday, May 7,6:30-7pm
Sherle Wagner
839 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Join us for a toast and book signing for Sandra Espinet (The Well-Traveled Home, Smith-Gibbs, 2013).


Chairs for Charity
Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8
Dragonette Ltd.
711 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Dragonette Ltd. in partnership with Italian furniture maker Promemoria invite you to drop by for a glass of bubbly and an opportunity to view 8 unique chairs interpreted by nationally recognized designers including Timothy Corrigan*, Cliff Fong*, Adam Hunter, Mary McDonald*, Amanda Nisbet, Joan Behnke, Antonino Buzzetta, and David Phoenix.  (*LEGENDS 2015 window designers)
Each of these talented designers have taken Promemoria’s Bilou Bilou Chair and given it their own unique spin.  Chairs will be offered for sale to the highest bidder via Paddle 8 and proceeds from the sale of the chairs will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles.

Preview of New Malibu Collection
Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8
Marge Carson
920 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Join us for cocktails and nibbles while previewing our new Malibu furniture collection.

Designer Fabrics Launch at MK Collection
Thursday, May 7
MK Collection
8629 Melrose Avenue

Discover new fabrics from textile designers Anthony George and nettle+fin, plus new introductions from Mary McDonald and Verellen.


New Product Preview at DWR
Friday, May 8
8612 Melrose Avenue

Stop into the Studio for a chance to preview new adds, including Herman Miller® releases like the Tall Eames® Lounge Chair and Eames® Shell Barstools. Plus, get a sneak peak of designs from legends and up-and-comers alike, as we’re introducing new products from Jens Risom and the New York-based Egg Collective. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers.


De Gournay Open House
Friday, May 8
Nicky Rising Ltd.
8625 Melrose Ave.

Featuring new hand-painted 'Bas Relief' wallpapers from the master De Gournay with a three-dimensional quality.


Support Nepal Relief Efforts

While many of the design industry’s weavers and manufactures in Nepal are safe and accounted for after the massive April 25 earthquake, there have been many losses and injuries resulting from the tragedy. GoodWeave is working to reach carpet weaving communities and vulnerable children in the wake the earthquake. By donating to GoodWeave’s Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/nepalearthquake, you’ll help provide relief to weaving communities to recover and rebuild. Donate today, or stop by Sherle Wagner during LEGENDS for updated “one-sheets” on the Nepal disaster and GoodWeave.

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