Posts by Kira Coplin

The appeal of a handwritten note hasn't totally been lost. For Jacqueline Schmidt, artist and designer behind Screech Owl Design, it's a concept that is still very much alive. Celebrating both modern design and nature, Schmidt combines organic and urban imagery when creating her eco-friendly correspondence cards.

Teeming with modern architecture and cutting-edge design, rapidly growing Panama City is asserting itself as a high-style destination.

In a city where things go "out" just as quickly as they are "in" - the less-than-a-year-old ST&NDARD GOODS remains firmly planted on busy Beverly Boulevard thanks to the store's carefully chosen goods.

A special weeklong exhibition of the newest work by iconic American graphic designer Milton Glaser is on view at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) this month. From March 23-29, the museum will present Milton Glaser for Lapchi: An Exploration of Pattern Making and Color Effects in Textiles.

Here it is - the moment they've all been waiting for: the big reveal of the final Mackey projects. Twice a year West Hollywood's MAK Center invites two artists and two architects to become Mackey Residents and participate in one of the most prestegious residences in the country. Fellows are given an apartment and resources to create a project that explores the relationship between art and architecture, and the results are often spectacular. Next Friday, the latest batch of Mackey residences will reveal their final projects to the public.

Doubling the number of products in the LA-based interior designer's line, the new collection of upholstered furniture from Reagan Hayes offers a bevy of comfy chic options.

The new, more affordable and sustainable modern prefab homes from Santa Monica-based developer, LivingHomes, have been unveiled. Debuting at Modernism Week, the LivingHome C6 is the first zero energy, zero carbon and LEED Platinum Level production home.

In celebration of artist Ed Moses' 85th birthday in April 2011, the William Turner Gallery in Venice presented a "then and now" look of the Los Angeles art scene. A body of work spanning from the mid-1950s to the present, the exhibit incorporated a cross-generational approach on the friendships, direction and shared experiences that make up the city's artistic community.

As the owners and designers of the luxury denim brand, Joe's Jeans, it would only make sense that Joe and Ambre Dahan would want to pay full attention to their closet space while undergoing a full-space renovation of their Hollywood Hills pad.