Why Signature Kitchen Suite just opened a multimillion-dollar experience center in Napa

show-rumors | January 25, 2019
For a brand courting the luxury market, it’s not enough to just open a new showroom. In a world dominated by high-speed, low-impact media, an immersive experience is quickly becoming de rigueur. So it came as no surprise when Signature Kitchen Suite, LG’s luxury appliance brand, chose to open an experiential flagship location with a gleaming demonstration kitchen. The surprise was where they chose to put it. By Fred Nicolaus

Arthur Elrod’s house is famous. Why isn’t he?

california | January 23, 2019
Arthur Elrod’s iconic designs made their way into homes for Walt Disney and Lucille Ball, not to mention a James Bond movie. Adele Cygelman’s new book celebrates the life and work of the brilliant desert modernist you’ve never heard of—but should. By Fred Nicolaus

Windsor Smith develops social-enterprise furniture business

california | October 15, 2018
is launching with a 17 SKU collection of seating, sofas, tables and chairs​—a veritable "best of" ​assortment of the designer's favorite designs from the span of her career—pieces she chose to hold onto and not license By Staff

What to watch for at WestEdge Design Fair

california | September 28, 2018
Antrobus + Ramirez is a vendor at ‘Women’s Works,’ a debuting exhibit at WestEdge. Courtesy of Antrobus + Ramirez This year’s WestEdge Design Fair is coming up fast, and Business of Home has the details you need to know. For the first time this year, the fair will launch an exhibit celebr... By Robyn Smith

A guide to this year’s NextGen Design

california | September 25, 2018
Fall Market at the Pacific Design Center is coming up in a couple days—here’s what you should put at the top of your to-do list while you’re there. Fabricut will debut a new performance fabric with Justina Blakeney.Courtesy of Fabricut Andrea Rubelli, Justina Blakeney, Tori Mellott, Tr... By Robyn Smith

Design Milk and vacation startup The Plum Guide team on top homes

southeast | September 21, 2018
London vacation rental startup The Plum Guide has made its way to New York, Los Angeles, Rome and Milan, and in honor of its expansion, it has partnered with Design Milk founder and editor in chief Jaime Derringer to transform some of its most fascinating properties into veritable destinations o... By Katy B. Olson

In a challenging time for showrooms, are co-branded spaces the answer?

california | September 18, 2018
On September 27, Thibaut, Arte, and Egg & Dart will unveil their co-branded showroom at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles. It’s a labor of love, and a joint effort: The three brands are uniting for the first time on the West Coast with a 3,000-square-foot showroom spotlighting their f... By Katy B. Olson

How Heath Ceramics is celebrating its 70th year

california | September 13, 2018
Sausalito, California–based Heath Ceramics has a lot to celebrate: This year marks its 70th birthday, as well as the brand’s 15th anniversary under current owners Cathy Bailey and Robin Petravic. Heath is branching out with new product, introducing its inaugural flatware collection as well as ma... By Katy B. Olson
Click here for more articles