The Agenda: Ken Fulk x Chairish, Fall Market, and Women in DesignAuthor:Allison McCarthy
Earlier this month, the extraordinary Ken Fulk shopped the world-famous Brimfield Flea Market in Massachusetts with the team at Chairish for an exclusive sale on the site. Along with treasures they found at the flea—such as an 1880s copper boiler pot, Swedish pine lamp by Hans Agne Jacobsen, and antique brass silverware set—the sale also includes some of Ken’s favorite pieces from the extensive Chairish collection. Shop now because these one-of-a-kind gems are going fast.
When: Ongoing while supplies last
The City of Angels is more than just stars and celebrities. This year’s fall market spotlights Los Angeles and its rise to the center of the world stage for design, art, and culture. The one-day-only event will feature speakers, including designers Michael Boyd and Nancy Corzine, plus Hammer Museum curator Anne Ellegood, moderated by editor-in-chief of the newly launched DesignLA (a fancy digital imprint of the Los Angeles Times). In addition to hearing their personal L.A. stories, the event also includes 100-plus new line introductions, open houses, and showroom programs highlighting California craftsmanship, color forecasting, and design-technology integration.
When: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thurs. 10/5
Where: 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood
After five years in the making, Del Dotto opened the doors to its latest winery earlier this month. The Venetian-inspired Piazza del Dotto and Barchessa (which translates to Italian barn) is by no means the humble space it implies. The palatial hospitality center, designed by local vintner Claudia Fleury, is decked out in authentic Italian furnishings, marble, paintings, statues, and a grand chandelier made in Florence. Two floors of tasting areas, plus a stunning outdoor terrace, provide plenty of opportunity to enjoy the grounds and feel like royalty for an afternoon.
When: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., daily
Where: 7466 St. Helena Hwy., Napa
Flexform San Francisco—for an event debuting its ADDA sofa and armchair collection—hosts a timely discussion about women and architecture. California Home + Design editor Mary Jo Bowling will guide a conversation with leading San Francisco architects Irit Axelrod, Anne Fougeron, Cary Bernstein, and Vivian Lee about people’s perceptions of women in the industry and whether the public makes assumptions about the type of work women contribute to the field. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: 6 – 8 p.m., Tues. 9/26
Where: Flexform, 145 Rhode Island St., San Francisco
In keeping with the all-ladies theme is the third annual Werk It women’s podcast festival that’s being held for the first time in L.A. at the Ace Hotel. The weekend intensive is a podcast bootcamp hosted by WNYC, the producers of such heavy hitters as “Radiolab” and “Freakonomics” and is meant to bring women’s voices to the front of the traditionally male-dominated industry. Look out for presenters Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson of “2 Dope Queens” and Anna Sale of “Death, Sex, and Money,” as well as the NPR Code Switch team.
When: Tues., 10/3–Thurs., 10/5
Where: The Theater at Ace Hotel, 929 S. Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles
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