Posts by Kira Coplin

Near or far, these stylish travel must-haves will have you looking good no matter where you land this winter…

Opening next month at the Laguna Design Center is the new Westervelt Artist in Residence Studio. The studio will allow visitors to view artists as they paint and create new art works. Live demonstrations from artists like John Burrows, Stele Kell, Rick Delanty and Monica Ratliff can be seen starting January 2012, from Tuesday to Friday.

The latest collection of colorful wallcoverings from Clarke & Clarke make their debut at the Pacific Design Center in January.

Already known for his novel hide rugs and wall coverings, Kyle Bunting introduces his new collection of decorative Monogram Hide Pillows. Just the beginning of the designer's new line, each pillow is customizable and available in an array of shapes, sizes, fonts and colors. 

From its soaring rooflines and retro retreats to its celebrity culture and 354 days of sun, Palm Springs has long been called 'America's Winter Playground.'

Opening its doors just over a week ago, Motif is already proving itself as a one-of-a-kind design destination.

Looking for a cool new sofa? Check out the latest from high end contemporary Italian furnishing company, Poliform: the Metropolitan Sofa.

Product Porch, the 6-month experimental retail collaboration between Specific Merchandise and Vitrine at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), is partnering with Halcyon Tea, an independent tea shop in South Park for an afternoon of delicious specialty teas, pastries, excellent art, and design.

Modern Chic Home Founder & Creative Director, Julie Thigpen, shares her top gift picks with CHD.

How do you build a house in less than 48 hours without using lumber or nails that's more resistant to fire, earthquakes and hurricanes than any traditionally built structure? Though it sounds like some kind of riddle or futuristic development, it's not. The latest book from Los Angeles-based writer, Jeffrey Head, "No Nails, No Lumber" takes an in-depth look at Wallace Neff's 1941 design. 

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