Posts by Abigail Stone

 “Art and design are different genes in the same family and one cannot exist without the other,” explains Tappan Collective founder Chelsea Neman, summing up the genesis for the collaboration, CONSORT LOVES TAPPAN, now on display at CONSORT’s Melrose Avenue store in Los Angeles. Tappan Collective, o

Los Angeles is a casual city and its jeans and a t-shirt style often extends to the design of its restaurants. There aren’t many places that feel like a special occasion, whose elegant decor suggests a chance to dress up or to make eating out feel like going out, not just having dinner.

Interior designer Betsy Burnham is so firmly entrenched in Los Angeles’s top-tier design community that it’s easy to forget that she’s originally from the east coast.

 Two masters of the canvas share with California Home + Design Creative Director Liddy Walseth how summer inspires their palettes.

Counter Culture Coffee, the North Carolina based roaster known not only for their unique and varied coffee but for sourcing its coffees from farmers around the globe with whom they build long-term relationships, opened its 11th training center nationwide last week.  Located at 1601 Griffith Park Bou

 Otium, the downtown Los Angeles restaurant adjacent to The Broad, is as reknowned for its cuisine as the museum is for its art.

Years of living on the West Coast, with its emphasis on indoor outdoor living, has stoked our love of Mother Nature.  But, while hiking and camping have become two of our favorite past times, when it comes to combining these activities with our limited vacation time, we’d love to find a way that als

 It's a chicken and egg question. Which comes first, a restaurant’s design or its concept? In the case of Little Pine, the vegan restaurant in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles owned by Moby, it was the former.

It’s June.  We’re six months into the year: school’s winding down, vacation plans are forming and it’s time to stop, look around and take a moment for reflection.

When you’re headed to a foreign city, especially one you never been to before or where you don’t know anyone, how do you dig beneath the tourist traps and the expected landmarks to really experience it?  For many people, eager to step outside the buffed and polished hotel experience and dive into th

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