Destinations

Tuck Yeah: Bar Garcia at Tuck Hotel

No pun intended but Bar Garcia, tucked into the bottom of 14 room Tuck Hotel, carved out of non-descript building, is a hidden gem in the midst of Downtown LA's often frenetic bar and dining scene. The intimate 70 seat space, fuses a cozy and romantic atomosphere with sleek industrial vibes: note th  Read More...

Around The Bend: The new Bend Shop on Melrose

 Discovering Bend founder Gaurav Nanda's former career as an animator and automotive sculptor is not surprising. There's a vibrancy about the brand's signature wire furniture that gives them an anthropomorphic quality.  Read More...

Get Glamping at Mendocino Grove

I am not a camper. I have never been a camper. My friends make great fun of me for my distinct lack of camper qualities. However, with the advent of "glamping," I have been gifted a second shot at wilderness credibility (well, sort of).  Read More...

Lighter, Brighter - The Updated SLS Hotel

In honor of its ten year anniversary, the renowned SLS Hotel on La Cienega in Beverly Hills, with its lobby by Philippe Stark and its restaurant, Bazaar by Jose Andres, is undergoing a slow renovation. First up on the agenda are the 234 guestrooms and 63 suites.  Read More...

Get Clear On Design: L'Eclaireur

On the occassion of their two year anniversary, L'Eclaireur has reimagined the interior of its French Regency-style chateau on Robertson Boulevard into something even more compelling The French retailer was originally founded by Martine & Armand Hadida in a gallery space on the Champes-ElyseesSw  Read More...

Peek Inside Kimpton Angler's Sun-Soaked South Beach Getaway

Miami's South Beach is world famous for being a white sand paradise during the day and an electric party playground after dark. It's also home to the renowned Art Deco District where design and architecture take centerstage.  Read More...

Hotel 50 Bowery Offers Travelers a High-Rise New York City Escape

When it comes to New York City accommodations, the most coveted destination description is likely "urban oasis." Most travelers partaking in the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple are looking for some serious R&R off-hours, and Chinatown's Hotel 50 Bowery offers just that.  Read More...

Elephante Brings Southern Italy and North Africa to Santa Monica

Seasoned restaurateur Nick Mathers, the visionary behind The Eveleigh, Goldie’s and Little Ruby in Los Angeles, opens his newest restaurant, Elephante. Mathers, who was the lead architect and designer on the project, was inspired by a recent trip to Southern Italy, specifically the picturesque islan  Read More...

The Knows Have It: ICA LA's INCOGNITO Art Sale Returns

For years, there were few events as hotly anticipated in the Los Angeles art world than the Santa Monica Museum of Art's INCOGNITO benefit art sale.  Read More...

Design Destination: Mud Australia

When it comes to dinnerware, what you eat off of can be almost as important to the enjoyment of a meal as what you eat. Presented on a beautiful plate, suddenly even something as familiar as a piece of toast becomes magical.  Read More...

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