1. What's the origin story of Straight Designs?  When I first started the company, I began with two "Doing Business As" names. The first was Kinky Designs and the other was Straight Designs.

This very grand flat– in a classic, significant building and completely remade in 2012– is open this weekend. Worth a visit.

Howard Hawkes and Kevin Kemper, principals of H3K, have quickly made their voice heard in the Palm Springs design community.

Here are five reasons why it is important to choose a Naturepedic mattress.      Naturepedic avoids the use of harmful chemicals like flame retardants, pesticides, and glues/adhesives in all of its mattresses and accessories.

Janet Yonaty sees things differently.

Remembering an architectural wonder that served as the site of bipartisan collaboration The guest register at Sunnylands the modernist masterpiece built for Walter and Leonore Annenberg in Rancho Mirage, is essentially a partial list of the world’s power brokers.

LA Developer Noa Strauss looks at every project as if it were his own home; the business of flipping allows him to be a stay-at-home dad.

CelebrationCooper Hewitt National Design AwardsCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is celebrating its National Design Award winners right here on the West Coast.

This week, the fifth annual FOG Design+Art fair kicked-off in San Francisco at Fort Mason with a Preview Gala on Wednesday, January 10 to benefit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).Susan Swig, Douglas Durkin, Katie Paige, Stanlee Gatti, Allison Speer, Roth MartinSabrina BuellBob Fisher,


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