Design Datebook: June 12–13


What events not to miss this weekend, from sales to exhibitions to open houses.

Shop: SALE




Tile Sale at Cal Heritage Museum
More than 40 dealers will set up shop on the lawn outside of the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica this Saturday for the 10th annual Antique and Contemporary Tile Sale, where tile, pottery and Monterey-style furniture will be on offer.

Sample Sale at Jesse SF
The San Francisco showroom of Italian furnishings manufacturer Jesse will be hosting a floor sample sale this weekend, with savings of 20 to 40 percent off on many of their modern, functional furnishings.

Tony Kitz Designer Rug Sale

Save 50 to 75 percent off wholesale prices on Kitz’ celebrated collection of contemporary and antique carpets from around the world. The sale runs Friday and Saturday at Tony Kitz Gallery in San Francisco’s Design District.



Matthew Barney Film Fest

Friday kicks off a weeklong screening at Nuart Theatre in West L.A. of two films by artist Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle and De Lama Lâmina. If you haven’t yet seen the five-part film epic The Cremaster Cycle, now’s your chance (the whole series isn’t available on DVD); De Lama Lâmina is a collaborative film, created with avant-garde musician Arto Lindsay.

Gold Standard Opening
The Togonon Gallery in downtown San Francisco presents “Gold Standard: Nine Asian/America Modern Artists,” featuring work from Ruth Asawa, Gary Woo and Arthur Okamura. The show opens with a reception on Saturday evening.


Greene and Greene On the Market

Considered to be the only Greene and Greene home still standing within the boundaries of Los Angeles, the Lucy E. Wheeler House is on the market. Designed in 1905, the charming Craftsman has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and— considering the previous owner was an architect specializing in restoration—you probably won’t have to put much “green” into it over the $775,000 asking price. Open this Sunday, 2–3 p.m., but call realtor David Rapsoa to confirm.

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