The designer, known for his industrial-looking pieces, is fascinated by manufacturing processes. He will speak as part of Dwell on Design and the Los Angeles Design Festival.
Los Angeles home and garden store Rolling Greens will offer handcrafted sustainable home goods, jewelry, fashion and food Saturday at its L.A. Summer Market Place event.
Sunset magazine is opening the doors Friday on its first Los Angeles-area Idea House, a 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom and 5 1/2-bathroom contemporary residence in Manhattan Beach, described as "the ultimate modern beach home."
Few stretches along Melrose Avenue offer such an abundant mix of home decor options as the diverse shopping district between Fairfax Avenue and La Cienega Boulevard.
The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,000 people die of gunshots in the United States each year. Thousands more are wounded, and maimed. We tend to ignore the single deaths; the mass shootings are harder to overlook. Yet we still manage to forget them. So here's a reminder of the cost of our abject inability to confront our cultural embrace of violence, and to move beyond the romanticized notion that an armed nation is a safe nation. And no, the answer, as the...