The Agenda: Lindsey Adelman L.A., Darryl Carter Collection, and Loquita Santa Barbara



Lindsey Adelman Studio

Tempted by the idea of more space, NYC-based lighting designer Lindsey Adelman chose L.A. as the location of her second showroom. Housed in an old garment factory, her organic-meets-modern pieces seem to float in the air of the bright, lofted space. Expect a curated selection of chandeliers and pendants, plus new collections from in-house designers Mary Wallis and Karl Zahn and hand-blown glass work by studio member Claire Boutelle. 

When: By appointment only, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday–Friday

Where: 421 Colyton St., Los Angeles



“Dark Circles” 

What happens when you take three women from the Bauhaus movement—Olivia Booth, Yaoska Davila, and Alika Cooper—and put them in context of contemporary L.A.? The new group show curated by Jorge Luis Cruzata examines this confluence of past and present in a fictionalized salon format featuring glass light sculptures, fabric collages on canvas, and textile floor cushions that throw gendered tropes, ideas of domesticity, and intimacy into question using multi-layered everyday objects. 

When: Through Sat. 6/17

Where: 1629 Griffith Park Blvd., Los Angeles


Darryl Carter Collection for Milling Road


Darryl Carter Collection for Milling Road 

Washington, D.C. designer Darryl Carter is adept at mixing traditional with modern, which is on full display with his new collection for Milling Road. A broad range of case goods, textiles, lighting, and accessories, each piece infuses the utilitarian discipline of mid-20th century design with an understated elegance that makes for timeless pieces for the home. The collection is available this month at showrooms nationwide, including L.A. and SF. 

When: Spring 2017

Where: Baker San Francisco, 2 Henry Adams St.; Baker Los Angeles, 8687 Melrose Ave. and 360 N. La Cienega Blvd.



Rebekah Miles Ceramics

Carpinteria native Rebekah Miles—who you may recognize as an Echo Park Craft Fair regular and Rodarte collaborator—has fond memories of the antique porcelain Limoges boxes that her grandmother collected from France, so she set out to recreate that priceless heirloom feel with her ceramic work. And while the mason stains and colored slips inspired by 19th century native plant books aren’t on view to the public at her Ojai studio, you can find her elegant wares for sale at interiors and home decor showroom Nickey Kehoe. It’s time to make up an excuse to go shopping. 

When: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday–Friday; Noon – 5 p.m., Saturday

Where: Nickey Kehoe, 7221 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles


Loquita Santa Barbara

Restaurant Design 


Take a seasoned San Francisco restaurateur, introduce him to Sherry Villanueva’s brilliant transformation of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, and you have a no-fail recipe for success. That’s exactly how Doug Washington got involved in Acme Hospitality’s (The Lark, Les Marchandes, Lucky Penny, Helena Avenue Bakery) latest viagra en suisse venture, a laid-back Spanish restaurant on State Street called Loquita. Inside you’ll find antique copper paella pans mounted on the walls, plus an outdoor patio with a fireplace clad in 3,000 sardine tins that subtly reference the centuries-old Cal-Spanish connection. 

When: 5 – 10 p.m., nightly; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday brunch 

Where: 202 State St., Santa Barbara


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