Destinations

Design Destination: Catalina Cool

              Located only 22 miles from the mainland, since its inception Catalina Island has been the fun and easy escape for many Southern Californians. Small in size but big in recreation and relaxation, the historic destination offers a dynamic range of hospitality and outdoor experiences.  Read More...

Design Destination: It's a Family Affair at Brown Downtown Napa

Many tasting rooms and wineries in Napa Valley are designed to provide a faux farm experience, and there’s no shortage of spaces done with barns and agrarian motifs.  Read More...

Design Dish: All Day Delicious At Hayden Cafe At Platform

 Described as an “all-day neighborhood canteen for the creative community of the Hayden Tract”, Hayden, a new casual restaurant, located at Culver City's Platform, matches the artistic flair of the hungry crowd it serves with its own inventiveness. Helmed by Ari Koelender, who honed his skills at su  Read More...

Los Angeles' Kim Sing Theatre Unveils New Micro-Boutique Hotel

There's no shortage of historic landmarks in Los Angeles, but prepare to add one more to your list of favorites. Earlier this month, Downtown L.A.'s Chinatown unveiled its first micro-boutique hotel located within the newly relaunched Kim Sing Theatre.  Read More...

Design Dish: The Elemental Charter Oak

As the executive chef of the three Michelin star Restaurant at Meadowood, Christopher Kostow looked forward to opening a neighborhood restaurant in St. Helena saying it was fitting to his personality. But at the new Charter Oak in St.  Read More...

Design Destination: Downtown LA's Hotel Indigo

When something fun, fresh new and design-focused happens in Downtown LA, it’s all you hear about. Currently everyone is talking about the latest hotel hotspot, Hotel Indigo, which is so much of a design destination that it’s influencing countless summer staycations.Situated at Francisco and W.  Read More...

Design Destination: Discover Exhibit Columbus

 If you're traveling to the midwest later this summer -- to visit family, to check out the solar eclipse on August 21st, the Chicago Architecture Biennial or the Alexander Girard exhibit at the Cranbrook Art Museum -- consider putting Exhibit Columbus on your itinerary. Located in Columbus, Indiana,  Read More...

Design Dish: Say Yes To Norah Restaurant

Although West Hollywood certainly has plenty of choices when it comes to restaurants, Norah Restaurant is likely to be the first answer to the question of where to eat. Rohan Talwar and chef Mike Williams have crafted a menu and a space that’s pure New California.  Read More...

Design Destination: Galleria Park Hotel

Four years ago, San Francisco's Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre property, received a four-million-dollar restoration that made it one of the Financial District's most sought-after spots for out-of-towners and locals looking for an urban escape.  Read More...

Design Destination: The New Maritime Hotel

Transitioning from the chilled-out Bay Area to the hustle and bustle of New York City always requires a bit of prep and patience — but having a perfect place to stay certainly helps.  Read More...

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