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36 RESULTS FOUND FOR: West Hollywood Design District

That Was Then: The History of Charles & Ray Eames in the West Hollywood Design District

When walking around the West Hollywood Design District, you’ll find yourself stumbling upon plenty of stunning interior design showrooms and high-end fashion boutiques. It is an exciting time to be perusing the district. Despite the treasures you will find inside the stores, some of the real treasures are the buildings themselves. What was once theContinue Reading

The Inspiration Behind Warby Parker in the Alley

Warby Parker is expanding their presence in LA in a big way. The vintage-inspired prescription eyeglass store first opened its Los Angeles location at the Standard Hotel in 2013. Since then, they have opened additional stores in the Arts District and Venice. The fourth Los Angeles location is one of the most exciting ones yetContinue Reading

Shape House Founder Spills The Science Behind Infrared Sweats

  Here in Los Angeles, we’re barely fazed when another wacky wellness and beauty trend (“Vampire” facials, V-steams, and “earthing” to name a few) comes along; in fact, we’re game to try them all. That said, it’s pretty priceless to find something with lasting power. Enter Shape House, an urban sweat lodge in which patronsContinue Reading

Crafting Cocktails with Gracias Madre

Watching Maxwell Reis tend bar at Gracias Madre is a beautiful thing to experience. And that is exactly what the West Hollywood plant-based Mexican restaurant is striving for: a full-on mindfully crafted culinary experience. Led by the creative vision of beverage director Jason Eisner, Reis has had the opportunity to explore and expand upon aContinue Reading

Know Your Neighbors: Justin Herber

  We sat down with writer, director and brand consultant, Justin Herber, in his West Hollywood Design District home to talk career, creativity, and what he loves most about The District.   By looking at your career track record, you’re undoubtedly a multi-hyphenate (the career of the future!) How do you define what you do?Continue Reading

Summer Tablescapes with Michael Aram

Summer solstice came and went, and we’re smack in the middle of the hottest week this year. A formal dinner party at home may not seem synonymous with a heat wave, but with the right planning, a summer soirée—regardless of the rising temps—can still be totally chic. Besides stocking your fridge with copious amounts ofContinue Reading

An Artisan Lover’s Delight: A Street Af(Fair) “East Meets West”

The West Hollywood Design District and Parachute Market teamed up to produce an outdoor marketplace reminiscent of classic European street fairs, bringing the Eastside design community to meet the Westside, in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District on Saturday, April 30th. The fair took place on N. Almont Drive and included environmental design, music, and foodContinue Reading

Auction Alert: Aaron Axelrod’s Roche Bobois Pieces

Aaron Axelrod‘s mixed media creation from the DIEM 2015 Opening Night Party at Roche Bobois – West Hollywood will be placed on auction through The Art of Elysium on April 28th. The auction will go live on Paddle8. Harnessing the notion and theme for DIEM 2015 – “The Future is Now” – artist Aaron AxelrodContinue Reading

Larger Than Life: Luxury Living Expands in the WHDD

The Italian luxury brand Luxury Living Group, which specializes in the production and distribution of high quality furniture, chose the heart of the West Hollywood Design District to relocate its new showroom. Luxury Living Opens New Showroom in West Hollywood With this change of address, from Robertson Boulevard to the more central 8833 Beverly Boulevard in theContinue Reading

Put your Best ‘Face’ Forward: Two New Beauty Businesses Arrive

The holiday season brought with it more than festive spirits and a shopping frenzy in the West Hollywood Design District. We’re pleased to welcome two new beauty and skincare businesses to complement our existing luxury retailers. 1. MAC COSMETICS Photo Credit: RackedLA With only one other store offering the company’s Pro line, the new MACContinue Reading

Commune & Verve Collaboration Marks Continued Creativity within the WHDD

Local interior design firm Commune designs a premier destination for the West Hollywood Design District neighborhood with Verve Melrose’s new craft coffee shop. Located on the corner of Melrose Avenue and N. Almont Drive, Verve Coffee opened its doors September 1. To create the space, Verve Coffee Roasters partnered with Commune, a West Hollywood Design District-basedContinue Reading

WHDD Hosts the First-Ever Designer Camp

The first Designer Camp took place in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District, delivering a unique and first-of-its-kind experience this July that explored all areas of design for high and junior-high school students ages 12-17. “I started Designer Camp because I realized that today’s youth have very limited options when it comes to exploring areasContinue Reading

Want Your Business to Become a Work of Art?

Mile for mile, the City of West Hollywood has one of the most robust public art programs in the country. The City’s Art and Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to encourage public art projects at commercial properties. Murals can draw attention to or serve as a landmark for your business, provide an opportunity for an artist, andContinue Reading

WHDD Picks: Father’s Day Gifts

Have you found yourself procrastinating and without a gift for Father’s Day this Sunday? The West Hollywood Design District has rounded up five Father’s Day gifts that will be sure to please even the most discerning dad. 1. MEN’S GROOMING Reward dad with a day of relaxation and grooming during Mr. Nail Lounge’s Father’s Day event JuneContinue Reading

Registry Gifts No One Asks For, But Should

With the advent of wedding season upon us, soon-to-be-married couples are busy finalizing their wedding details and registry. A true specialist in the art of gifting, Liz Solomon of Mayfair House recommends three practical registry gifts that couples rarely ask for, but should. Did you know that people spend a third of their lives in bed?Continue Reading

“Classicism with a Modern Twist”: Arteriors’ Latest Guest Designer

Recently celebrating their first birthday at their Melrose location in the West Hollywood Design District, Arteriors has proven to be a neighborhood favorite and leading vendor of luxury lighting. Seeking to constantly find innovative ways to create timeless pieces that also appeal to “design lovers with up-to-date sensibilities,” Arteriors’ latest guest designer Windsor Smith does just that with her forty-piece collectionContinue Reading

An Elegant take on Five Classic Mother’s Day Gifts

Although one day a year is insufficient in celebrating the important women in our lives, Mother’s Day is still the perfect opportunity to try and convey your appreciation. To help find a unique gift as special as mom, we’ve taken 5 tried and true, quientessential Mother’s Day gifts and given them an elegant spin. ORGANIC FLOWERS Instead of optingContinue Reading

Top 3 Cocktails to Try this Cinco de Mayo

Just because Cinco de Mayo falls on a Tuesday doesn’t mean you have to forgo the festive, culinary celebrations happening in West Hollywood. Treat yourself to a craft margarita or make the evening a night-long affair bar-hopping through the design district. Where ever the holiday may lead you, be sure to try one of our top three picks for the a quintessential CincoContinue Reading

Thousands Rock N’ Rolled through WeHo

With a walk score of 95, West Hollywood is a city best experienced on foot, and last Sunday, thousands of visitors did just that. An estimated 2,000 runners made their way through the city and district on April 19th during the Sunset Strip Half Marathon​ and 5K. The first annual race began and finished in West Hollywood Park, guiding runners east on Melrose Avenue to BeverlyContinue Reading

Seeking a Caffeine Kick? Two Artisanal Cafes Head to the WHDD

If the neighborhood wasn’t buzzing already, two artisanal cafes plan to bring some caffeinated brews to Melrose Avenue and Robertson Boulevard next month.   VERVE COFFEE ROASTERS Santa Cruz-based Verve Coffee Roasters is expanding their LA footprint with three more locations, the first being a design district outpost at the corner of Melrose Avenue and AlmontContinue Reading

Get the Look: 7 Picks for a Coachella Outfit

Heading to Coachella this weekend or next? Regardless if you’ll be hitting the festival grounds or simply attending Indio’s poolside parties, the design district’s boutiques have your fashion needs covered. Utilize these seven must-have pieces to score an effortlessly chic look by mixing textures and combining neutrals with a splash of color. 1. Kitson LA Farrah Hat $395 |  2.Continue Reading

Top 3 Spots for Easter Brunch

Sunday Brunch is a staple in LA culture. In fact, most weekends are planned around finding the perfect rendezvous for groups to gather, reminisce about the weekend’s happenings and alleviate the worries of the impending workweek. This Sunday features the Holy Grail (pun intended) of all Sunday Brunches: Easter Brunch, and what better place toContinue Reading

Stephanie Hirsch Transforms De Re Gallery

Utilizing mix media, Stephanie Hirsch examines her own self-discovery and metamorphosis in her recent solo exhibition at De Re Gallery. Owner Steph Sebbag seeks “great artists, who’s body of work not only captures the eye but the imagination,” and Hirsch’s illuminated and colorful canvases, complete with beads, sequins and embroidery, do just that. Titled Transformation, the show openedContinue Reading

Beautifully Destroyed by RISK

“A splash of color can speak a thousand words on some mundane, dilapidated building or surface,” says Los Angeles based graffiti artist RISK 1 . His mural series “Beautifully Destroyed” does just that. In collaboration with Woven Accents, an innovative rug purveyor and producer that bridges the gap between art and design, RISK brought his series to fruition inContinue Reading

Creating Community “In The West Hollywood Design District”

In a continual effort to brand the design district, we are thrilled to see district businesses co-branding with us online. Members are updating their websites and adding the “in the West Hollywood Design District” tagline and link. Not only does this create a value for the community and consumer, it can also enhance your business’ digital marketing initiativesContinue Reading

Italian Fashion & French Food: New Businesses Forecasting in the WHDD

The advent of 2015 is bringing with it a slew of businesses opening this year. With international brands and restaurant concepts, the district is now more than ever an epicenter and cultural destination for global visionaries & creative trendsetters. 1. Moschino With a long list of innovative and eccentric trends like “Drop Dead Glamour” and “Gold N Denim,”Continue Reading

Ethical Design & Rug Manufacturing: A Discussion

A timely discussion titled “The Unseen Hand: Craft, Design, and Social Change– How the Design Industry Can Transform the World” hosted by Dwell brought attention to child labor in rug manufacturing and highlighted current efforts for sustainable design. The panel discussed the authority designers have to not only make ethical and informed decisions on rug sources themselves, butContinue Reading

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