Now Open: The Inaugural Edition of DESIGN MIAMI.LA

The inaugural edition of DESIGN MIAMI.LA opens today, taking place until May 20, 2024 at a private Holmby Hills estate. The fair’s Curatorial Director, Ashlee Harrison, offers a dynamic program of collectible design, serving as a testament to California’s rich design heritage as an international arbiter of taste. From the post-war mid-century design boom and car culture, to the entertainment industry and space age engineering, the fair explores themes of eclecticism, imagination, and nostalgia – all integral to the city’s design landscape.

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Wellness design for your mind, body and spirit with Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith discusses his “Find Your Home Within” wellness design philosophy and how he uses neuroaesthetics to make customized design decisions for his clients and for his new furniture line, Hedra, in collaboration with Model No.

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How AI is transforming kitchen design with Isla Porter

Emerging AI technology is set to shake up the kitchen design and renovation, with the launch of new company Isla Porter this spring. The custom kitchen cabinetry company, founded by industry veterans Sharon Dranko and Emily Arthur, pairs powerful AI capabilities with forward design to reimagine the kitchen renovation process. 

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Jennifer Miller blooms where she is planted 

Los Angeles-based designer Jenny Miller infuses a warm, California-cool aesthetic into her interiors, and she is bringing those same sun-drenched landscapes to her premier collection of wall coverings and art prints at Miller House, aptly titled “The California Garden Collection.”

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So, you’d like to have a brand collab

Collaborations with home furnishings brands can elevate interior designers’ reputations and may boost their incomes. They can even be fun — if you maintain realistic expectations and put details in writing, say both designers and brands who came together to talk about “Navigating Brand Collaborations” during the 2024 Vacation Rental Design Summit in High Point.

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Baker and Gensler collaborate on modern home office furniture

Baker brings forth this noteworthy addition to its product line by merging its legacy of unparalleled quality and craftmanship with the incomparable workplace design expertise of Gensler

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Chihuly Studio’s “art for all” approach helps them grow with their audience

When it comes to brand collaborations, Chihuly Studio ensures Dale Chihuly’s iconic artistic vision remains the driving force, even when the goal is reaching an increasingly wider, and younger, audience. 

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Who needs an interior designer?

Has a do-it-yourself mindset conditioned people to think they can manage the complexities of interior design on their own?

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Abandon your design bias

Austin Allen James’ thought-provoking piece explores how to escape design monotony by blurring the lines between art forms.

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Whole home health and designing with heart

Austin-based firm Triple Heart Design, led by principal designer Shelagh Conway, has carved out a unique niche focusing on “whole-home health” – integrating principles of sustainability, natural elements, and spiritual wellness into every design project.

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Architect and interior designer Lauren Rottet presents a powerful Pied-à-Terre at ICFF inspired by her Milanese living room during Milan Design Week

Inspiration for the New York installation is rooted in her Living Room scene created for an historic Milanese residence during Milan’s Design Week last month in partnership with Artemest, the digital destination that offers unrivaled access to the world of Italian craftsmanship and design. 

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CarbonShack embraces Art Nouveau and the Arts & Crafts movement, delivering nature-centric, biophilic design to interiors

The embrace of nature, and consciousness of our impacts on it, are now an accepted part of the design discussion–whether discussing processes or final materials. But above all, nature is a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration, which those of the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts movements understood. CarbonShack, led by founder Stephen Pallrand, has been working and thinking through this lens for years.

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