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Sunday, February 20, 2011 · 3 Comments

Ha. No, we’re not moving to LA. We love Brooklyn way too much. This post is about uncovering some of the crazy-cool art and design in Los Angeles. There’s a reason New York and LA are known as Meccas of art and design – it’s not all hype!

My husband and I both have family in Los Angeles so we make our way out to the left coast from time to time, and when we do we try to explore as much as possible.

This weekend we’re here visiting and doing the design thing. Being here has made me realize how much fun it would be to share my discoveries with others and so I’ve decided to put together an informal guide to art and design in the LA area. In the meantime here are some tidbits from our trip.

Day 1 of 2.

Our very cute hotel’s amusing attempt at weather-proofing.



Right outside our hotel – must be a sign.


DF Feet. Too bad they are men’s only.




The Heath Store has become a must when we’re in town. They always have different stuff in the store and it’s always fun to check out their discounted seconds. I didn’t get a photo, but right now they have table linens in the most amazing colors by the legendary Belgian company Libeco.


We think these are giant cookie jars.


P B & C = Peanut butter Banana & Chocolate plus seven different ways of brewing coffee at LAMILL in Silver Lake.


Adorable planters by Jen Kuroki at Yolk.

Note: I made a big mistake and planned to gallery hop today when it turns out that most are closed on Sundays. I’m trying not to kick myself too much and just view this as more of a “design” trip.

Stay tuned for tidbits from Day 2.

Tags: Design

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jo Chambers // Feb 20, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Very envious of your trip Kate.
    Looks like you’re having a fabulous time already.
    That Peanut Butter Banana+ Chocolate sandwich looks pretty tasty!!
    Enjoy. x

  • 2 Sadie // Feb 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    I love the picture of you two! Look forward to seeing you in a few weeks!

  • 3 Kate // Feb 20, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    Hi Jo, the sandwich was amazing! Despite everyone being thin in LA there is a ton of great food! ; )

    Sadie, thanks for saying hi! Can’t wait to see you both!

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