We are here as a powerful voice, declaring what California design is today. Like the most celebrated interior designers, artists and architects, we have our own distinct creative vision that inspires, informs and influences.
We are aware of the latest trends but aren’t a slave to them. We live for beautiful design and know that it can originate from many places: the professional designer or architect, the inspired aesthete who expects beauty from the everyday or the passionate homeowner who believes, as we do, that the home is the ultimate outlet for personal expression, an escape from the madness, and a place to enjoy family and friends.
We believe that design is personal. Without the story of intention and the emotion of expression, design means nothing to us. To us, the people are what give the products meaning.
We are California. We are eco-conscious, we are innovative, we dismiss the boundary between indoors and out and the state is our stomping ground.
meet our team
Ali Grosslight | Publishing Director
Kelly Stucker | Publisher
Lindsey Shook | Editorial + Brand Director
Abigail Stone | Los Angeles County Editor-at-Large
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Annette Hanami I Wine Country Editor-at-Large
Jennifer Mehditash | Orange County Editor-at-Large
Editorial Online Interns
thietkequancafe+Design magazine seeks motivated students to work closely with our staff. Assist with research, fact checking, administrative tasks, generating new story ideas and writing for web. Interns receive substantial clips for their online portfolio.
- We give preference to journalism students with a demonstrated interest in design. Candidates must have strong writing, grammatical, and organizational skills in addition to the ability to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Must be an enrolled student receiving course credit to apply. Internships require 15-20 hours per week and typically last four months, though dates are flexible. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and two relevant writing samples to . We are unable to respond to every inquiry. No phone calls, please.