The Return of the LegendsAuthor:Lindsey Shook
Finally, the annual Legends of LCDQ design festival is officially returning on May 3-5, with a focus on CALIFORNIA: The Golden State of Design. Forty LCDQ member showrooms, nine of the top national design magazines and hundreds of attendees will gather once again to gaze at new collections, discuss the current state of design and simply celebrate being together! Register here to attend select events we are looking forward to attending as well as events we are hosting:
TUESDAY, May 3
OPENING CELEBRATION – 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Gracias Madre; 8905 Melrose Ave. Standing gracefully on Melrose Ave, Gracias Madre, once an antiques showroom, was brought to life by LA designer Wendy Haworth, who infused the decor with Mexican tile and motifs, and landscape designer Scott Schrader, who transformed the parking lot into a chic outdoor patio lined with olive trees and 2 fireplaces.
SIA DISCO! – 7:30-11:30pm AT Nightingale; 643 N La Cienega Blvd Join Save Iconic Architecture for the SIA Disco and the legendary L.A. night club Nightingale. Dance to 70’s and 80’s music, enjoy delectable bites outdoors and celebrate design for a good cause.
WEDNESDAY, May 4
KEYNOTE – CALIFORNIA GIRLS – 11:00 AM at Harbinger; 752 N. La Cienega Blvd.
From creating fabric to furniture, wallpaper, suitcases and beyond, these Golden State girls have changed the design landscape for future generations to come. See what inspired these California creatives and what tools have helped make them a success along the way.
Moderator: Lindsey Shook, Editorial Director, California Home+Design Panelists: Alison Pickart, Ariel Kaye of Parachute, Katy Polsby of CW Stockwell, Serena Dugan of Serena Dugan Studio
*Followed by a reception at Farrow & Ball highlighting window design by Alison Pickart. 741 N La Cienega
WINE TASTING – 6:00 pm at Mehraban; 545 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Step inside the new Mehraban kitchen and lounge designed by Cesar Giraldo showcasing cabinetry by TM Italia, surfaces by Cosentino and appliances by JennAir to taste the newest wines from Long Meadow Ranch. The showroom will be abuzz with designers of Mehraban’s various rug collections waiting to meet their fans.
THURSDAY, May 5
BREAKFAST IN (PARACHUTE’S) BED: 9:00 – 11:00am @ 804 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Start the day off with a breakfast hosted by Parachute with special guest Jake Arnold. Browse new Parachute products and be part of the bedroom trend conversation.
A GOLDEN HOUR TOAST TO MARTINIQUE®: CELEBRATING 80 YEARS OF AN ICONIC DESIGN –5-7pm at Harbinger; 752 N. La Cienega Blvd. Join California Home+Design and Harbinger for a golden hour toast to 80 years of CW Stockwell’s iconic Martinique® print! Enjoy sunset cocktails, canapes and tropical tunes while discovering the history of Martinique over eight decades, and seeing the latest iterations of this timeless pattern.
Buy your tickets now and take a look at the entire schedule of events HERE!
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