As 2018 began to wind down, some of the biggest and best brands, corporations and shopping destinations ramped things up. Throughout the state, new showrooms opened their doors to eager crowds. Here are some of the must-visit spots from San Francisco to Los Angeles and beyond.L.A.

In the 1990s, an intrepid group of architecture and design enthusiasts polished off some of Palm Springs’ residential desert gems and helped launch a movementArchitecture tours, lectures and design-centric parties sell out way in advance of Modernism Week held every February.

Bobby Partial and the Marc Phillips team hosted an exclusive dinner at the lovely LA showroom to celebrate California Home+Design’s winter issue featuring “The Foundation is Female” cover story.

1. How did you get your start in design?The road to my interior design career was a bit windy, so it’s hard to discern the actual “start.”  My first exposure to the industry was when I worked as a personal assistant while in college, pursuing a master’s in Speech Language Pathology.

Brilliant design and great construction values– plus panoramic views– in a new home by Marmol Radziner.

1. Wink Lamp by HOUTIQUE X MASQUESPACIO 2. Lampada 027 by DIMORESTUDIO; available at The Future Perfect 3.

Clint Nicholas and Lene Schneider of Haus of Design are known for creating luxurious, understated homes.

Fifteen minutes just isn’t enough with Kelly Wearstler. A trailblazer to say the least, Wearstler continues to present refreshing, enigmatic designs that leave us feeling inspired and eager to push creative limits.

Online auction catalogues are a visual treasure trove, full of surprises, with free lessons in design history.

Sourcing for contemporary, antique and vintage finds just got a lot easier with the announcement that Chairish Inc., the San Francisco-based parent company of Chairish and DECASO, two dynamic online marketplaces for unique, furnishings has acquired New York-based Dering Hall, an ecommerce platform f


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