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Rodarte In LA

Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte give an itinerary of off-the-beaten-path hangouts in LA…

Mohawk General Store Re-Launches Online

Mohawk General Store just re-launch their online shop. It features an expanding selection of designers, and brand-new picks for spring are being added daily. It’s always worth stopping by Mohawk General’s brick and mortar store–I usually want to transport the entire shop back to my living room–but browsing their online selection is great too. Here are some of my current favorites…

Memories In Glass

Displaying textiles, like vintage scarves, behind glass…

Donna Karan Dresses Your Table

In the March issue of Architectural Digest, Donna Karan debuts her an organically shaped tabletop line in collaboration with the tableware company Lenox.

Alexander McQueen for The Rug Company

Before his death last year, Alexander McQueen collaborated with The Rug Company to adapt his iconic patterns into a line of rugs and cushions.

Palm Springs Design District

We spent Christmas in Palm Springs this year, and what better way to spend the day after the holiday than shopping with the masses? Rob and I headed to the Design District along Palm Canyon Drive between Tamarisk Road and Tachevah Drive where many home decor and furniture stores are located. For those of you planning a trip to Palm Springs in the future, here are a few standout shops to check out…

Gift Oddities

With Christmas Eve only a week away, it’s crunch time for present buying. But before you grab a bunch of gift certificates and call it a day, think for a second. Do you really want to go the predictable route, when you could give an odd (yet charming) gift instead?

American Fashion Designers at Home

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)’s new book American Fashion Designers at Home peeks into over 100 homes of members of the CFDA. Readers get a personal look at Donna Karan’s tranquil Turks and Caicos villa, Betsey Johnson’s girly, flower-filled flat, Randolph Duke’s California-cool pad, and more. ShelterPop spoke with author Rima Suqi about some of the homes that stood out to her and why.

Wall of Art

I am spending my lazy-ish Sunday cleaning and browsing the Internet for design ideas…. I just spent about an hour pouring over white dressers on Ikea and then popped over to one of my favorite inspirational blogs, Oh Joy. I came across this picture she took of Kate Spade’s office and showroom in New York. I love red & turquoise together, but what I really dig is the mix of random framed art…

C&C California Founder’s Hollywood Hills Remodel

When Claire Stansfield, co-founder of high-end t-shirt line C&C California, bought the traditional English country-style house in the Oaks neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills, it was in need of a major remodel. She and her husband wanted to keep the traditional elegance of the 1920s Robert Byrd-designed home, but update it for the modern family. They called in architecture firm Marmol Radziner to do the job…