On December 6, 2018 thietkequancafe+Design kicked-off Design Miami, with an intimate dinner at Swan, Miami Design District's exclusive new eatery opened by Pharrell and hospitality magnate David Grutman.

When actress and cookbook author Tiffani Thiessen asked interior designer Kristin Alber to collaborate with her on a fresh and feminine redesign of her home office, she envisioned an elevated yet functional creative sanctuary that would suit the many hats she wears every day.The eclectic space demon

After three successful shows in Los Angeles, the collaborative fine arts platform, ADVOCARTSY, whose mission is to engage and raise awareness of the Iranian Contemporary Arts, welcomed over 600 guests at it’s two-day exhibition entitled, ART BRIEF IV: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY SAN FRANCISCO at SOMArts Cu

 1. How did you get your start in design?I first became interested in design when I came across several architecture-related projects in high school history class, including the Chicago World Fair and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.

Taking over an institution can be a tricky proposition. Neighbors were understandably wary when they learned that On The Waterfront, the over two decade old cafe along Venice Beach's colorful boulevard which closed at the end of 2017, would be reopened under new management.

Opening St. Frank Pacific PalisadesWe love how each St. Frank boutique has its own personality—from the midcentury-inspired San Francisco flagship to the coastal chic East Hampton cottage. Now, Pacific Palisades boasts its own storefront inspired by adobe-style dwellings.

Completely reinvented by Sutro Architects— yet still completely charming– this handsome Victorian is open on Sunday, December 16, 2:00pm–4:00pm.

               For those of us who live and breathe design, the best part about the holidays isn't the presents, it's the decor!

Martin Kobus shares Amsterdam’s modern magic A view of a modern houseboat that Martin Kobus and Chris Bergin toured. In the late 12th century, Amsterdam was established as a small fishing village, then later, in the 17th century, it became one of the most important ports in the world due to the deve

The NoMad has already made a name for itself on both coasts, with luxurious spots in Los Angeles and New York.


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