Posts by Kira Coplin

Revealing space, form and scope, lighting is an essential part of a room's overall look. Just as important is finding a fixture that illustrates the lighting source as an object of design. We've rounded up some of our favorite LA-based designs that are sure to brighten up nearly any room.

With the bitter chill of winter still in the air, it's almost impossible not to turn our thoughts towards the warmer weather ahead. Of course, the impending release of new luxe outdoor lines from a brand like Pasadena-based Brown Jordan, makes it even easier to evoke wonderful sunny summer days.

Most look to Palm Springs when it comes to stylish and modern desert design and architecture, but the Mojave offers plenty of off-the-radar gems that are definitely worth exploring. We've ventured outside of the Uptown Design District to uncover some of Yucca Valley and Desert Hot Springs' unique spaces.

Known for its luxe outdoor collections, the DEDON flagship store is now open in Los Angeles. Among all of the shop's new itrms for 2012, here's a sneak peek at a couple of our favorites.

A brightly hued rug can liven up even the drabbest of interior spaces. Perfect for energizing any room, the new collection of Indian rugs from Aga John Oriental features vibrant pops of color and modern designs.

Alexander Purcell Rodrigues, Alexander Purcell Rodrigues Design Studio, Los AngelesStephanie Collection  Plywood—a lumberyard staple that’s usually hidden from view—might seem an unlikely choice as the primary material in a sleek, modern furniture collection, but designer Alexander Purcell Rodrigues

When he isn't busy creating interiors for high-end residences and hotels, designer Tim Campbell prefers to spend his time abroad.

This weekend we had the chance to view the newly opened Daniel Arsham exhibit at LA's OHWOW Gallery. The show is Arsham's first solo exhibit in Los Angeles and is titled the fall, the ball, and the wall.

Jonathan Adler's latest collaboration with WallPops was unveiled this week at the California Gift Show (the show started this week and goes through Tuesday, Jan. 24). Jonathan Adler for WallPops combines the designer's signature motifs with the brand's signature peel-and-stick wall art.