Design

Open+Shut
June 2012

Open+Shut

One house in the hills of Echo Park proves itself a model of adaptable architecture

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June 2012

IMAGE: Dress Code Fresh Cut

There's some bloomin’ great menswear taking root this season

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June 2012

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One

Menswear styles come and go, but the iconic Schott Perfecto lives to tell

Design Notebook
May 2012

Design Notebook

From accessories and art to fabrics and furniture, the latest from the forefront of L.A.’s high style

Modernist Missionary
May 2012

Modernist Missionary

Renaissance man Michael Boyd goes from collector to creator supreme with his new PLANEfurniture

House Proud
May 2012

House Proud

Style, spirit and taste—and premier designer Jane Hallworth—define the late Laura Ziskin’s Santa Monica home

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May 2012

IMAGE: Appearances Metal Works

Jewelry designer David Yurman unveils his redone Beverly Hills flagship—and a slew of exclusive items

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May 2012

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Sometimes the allure of fashion is quite clear

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May 2012

IMAGE Time Honored

Today’s watches are so much more than a way to mark passing seconds, minutes and hours

Editor’s Letter—May 2012
May 2012

Editor’s Letter—May 2012

This month, it's design of the times, as we report from the trenches of architecture, interiors, cars and Hollywood

More Than Mystery Retail
April 2012

More Than Mystery Retail

Snickarbaken 7 No phone / snickarbacken7.se A new one-stop shop for art, design, fashion, coffee...

More Than Mystery Bars
April 2012

More Than Mystery Bars

2.35.1 Cocktail: Cosmopolitan +46 (0) 8 566 322 00 / berns.se Music takes center stage...

More Than Mystery Restaurants
April 2012

More Than Mystery Restaurants

> Köttbaren +46 (0) 8 505 244 26 / kottbaren.se Part of a surge in...

More Than Mystery Hotels
April 2012

More Than Mystery Hotels

Nobis Hotel +46 (0) 8 614 10 00 / nobishotel.se The philosophy here is subtle...

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April 2012

IMAGE: Trend Report Art Deco Redux

The pop and pow of art deco is back in the season’s designer offerings

SINGULAR SENSATION Vice Squad
April 2012

SINGULAR SENSATION Vice Squad

Stephen Webster confesses to a multitude of sparkly sins—which one is you?

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April 2012

IMAGE: Appearances Pack Man

Marc Marmel’s attack of the packs breathes some new life into designer accessories

Ticket to Ride
March 2012

Ticket to Ride

Dive into spring fashion’s riot of color, set to the backdrop of Six Flags Magic Mountain

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March 2012

IMAGE: Appearances Rock Star

Tilda Swinton shines for Pomellato—and shares the secrets of her style

Culture(d)—March 2012
March 2012

Culture(d)—March 2012

In the realm of art and ideas: Cliff May’s home front, Rosson Crow’s climate control—and truly wearable art

50+ Garment Labels
March 2012

50+ Garment Labels

A colorful wardrobe of maker’s marks...and a blast from the past

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February 2012

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Buttonholes in Bloom

A formerly mandatory men's accessory resurfaces with a unique twist on the traditional

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February 2012

IMAGE: Trend Report Check Mates

When menswear crosses lines, the result is straight-up high fashion

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February 2012

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Always a shining star among the red carpet set, L’Wren Scott is making a grand entrance with her own line

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February 2012

IMAGE Baublicious!

Tony Duquette for Coach lights up the jewelry scene with one truly baublicious bauble

Feat of Clay
February 2012

Feat of Clay

Ceramist Antoinette Faragallah crafts phantasmagoric creations etching their way into high design

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January 2012

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Forefront fashion designer Tory Burch hones a plan for business--other people’s business

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January 2012

IMAGE Heart of Glass

Ritsue Mishima makes magic out of glass

Holiday Gift Guide
December 2011

Holiday Gift Guide

No gimmicks here, just our straight-up annual guide to the best in holiday presents for you and yours.

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December 2011

IMAGE Cup of Life

David Wiseman crafts a goblet to honor the natural world.

Culture(d)—December 2011
December 2011

Culture(d)—December 2011

This month: art with a personal touch, art for the masses—and art from the fashion forward.

Potter’s Field
November 2011

Potter’s Field

Multimedia artist Geoff McFetridge’s collaboration with Heath Ceramics marks an intriguing shift for both.

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November 2011

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Donna Karan builds an Urban Zen oasis in L.A., with groundbreaking fashions and accessories sourced from around the globe.

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November 2011

IMAGE: UNZIPPED Heat Seekers

Quizzical but genius fashion trends of fall: the peep-toe-boot, goat’s gift to the greater good and the marriage of hoodie and scarf.

Love Shack
October 2011

Love Shack

Just a little old place in Los Feliz for a designing couple to transform into a home.

Culture(d)—October 2011
October 2011

Culture(d)—October 2011

In the realm of arts+ideas: didactic decor, KAWS for cartoons—and High Desert hijinks

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October 2011

IMAGE: Appearances Soft Focus

Denis Colomb proves cashmere isn’t just for sweaters anymore.

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October 2011

IMAGE Queen Elizabeth

La Liz’s sparkling legacy is showcased in a spectacular auction.

Meet the Archers
September 2011

Meet the Archers

A trio of Los Angeles designers that defies categorization and eschews trends duly rises from under the radar.

Material Witness
September 2011

Material Witness

Azadeh Shladovsky came to furniture design through a quite unexpected route.

Culture(d)—September 2011
September 2011

Culture(d)—September 2011

In the realm of arts + ideas.

SINGULAR SENSATION Iron Maiden
September 2011

SINGULAR SENSATION Iron Maiden

The seductive charms of Christopher Come’s metal and glass Oblique screen.

Culture(d)—August 2011
August 2011

Culture(d)—August 2011

Brothers Grimm tales, verklempt over Vermeer and L.A.'s upcoming FYF-dom.

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August 2011

IMAGE Singular Sensation

Sculptor Anish Kapoor puts his twist on an already stunning espresso cup and saucer.

50 Patent Drawings
August 2011

50 Patent Drawings

Java by design--from great minds going back decades. How far have we really come?

A Cut Above
July 2011

A Cut Above

Hairstylist Chris McMillan partners with designer Trip Haenisch to create his eclectic WeHo redoubt.

Starship Enterprise
May 2011

Starship Enterprise

Windowless, wrapped in a skin of panels and holding the collection of world’s richest man Carlos Slim Helú, Soumaya Museum brings a new kind of attraction to Mexico City.

Garden of Delights
May 2011

Garden of Delights

There’s never been a more inspiring moment for bringing life to the great outdoors, and now design muses are hearing our call.

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May 2011

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While much of the fashion industry stays in a slump, Los Angeles designer Jeremy Scott keeps things moving by refusing to be labeled.

Editor’s Note
May 2011

Editor’s Note

Our May issue hones in on the arts of architecture and design—two always seen but not always appreciated applications of practical magic.