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    May 23

    Show and Tell: Three Great Shows Celebrate Design in LA

    by: Haily Zaki

    The LA Design Festival features several great design shows this year, and together they tell a very exciting story.

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May 22

Mia Lehrer Wins LA Design Festival ICON Award 2015

by: Haily Zaki

Each year the LA Design Festival honors a bold woman for her outstanding contributions to the design industry with the ICON Award.


May 19

City Design Tour > DTLA

by: Haily Zaki

All eyes have turned towards downtown Los Angeles in the last few years; GQ called it “America’s next great city.” But, although the gentrification feels as if it’s taken place overnight, with art galleries, restaurants and shops rapidly replacing warehouses and boarded-up storefronts, the road was actually paved in 1999 when the Los Angeles City […]

Bookmark Installation by (fer) studio at the Inglewood Public Library (Christine Kim)

May 15

City Design Tour > Inglewood

by: Haily Zaki

Not too long ago, Inglewood was the sports capital of Southern California, playing host to the Lakers, the Kings and Hollywood Park racetrack. Over the years, the city lost that stature and fell victim to pop culture stereotypes.  Formerly known as the City of Champions, today Inglewood could be reconsidered as the “Comeback Champ” of cities.


May 1

LA Mayor’s Office Supports the LA Design Festival

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

The LA Design Festival has spent the last four years connecting with, cheerleading for, and reaching out to the diverse design communities of Los Angeles, building what we hoped would be a fortnight festival that is reflective of our fair city’s creative talent, and also of its unique diversity and character.  This is not a city like any other, nor is […]


April 21

LA River Series: Our City, Our River

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

Let’s all agree that LA is a city like no other.  People move here from all over the world and, eventually, once they embrace it for all its eccentricities and irregularities, fall in love with it.  People who were born and raised here discover new things about this City and fall in love with it […]


April 18

Calling All Makers: Chinatown Design Night Pop-Up Market

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

Each year, Chung King Alley comes alive on the penultimate Saturday night of the LA Design Festival to host our annual closing night party.  The impromptu art and design walk is one of our most popular and fun events.  And this year, we’re adding a new element to bring a bit of plein air design […]


July 30

LA Design Festival – It’s a Wrap!

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

It’s been a month since LA Design Festival, but we’re still daydreaming about all the sights, sounds, smells, and more from the two-week design celebration. Events stretched from Downtown LA to Venice, and we received over 36,172 guests at over 60+ events! From pop-up shops to home tours; from guerilla street installations to gallery openings; […]

June 26

30 Seconds with the Tanya Nolan, Nick Sheridan, and...

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

Woven Accent‘s Changing the Conversation series continues as they play host to the final Design Hooky party with “Break The Mold” – a collaboration between artist Tanya Nolan, CERNO Design Director Nick Sheridan, ad exec turned furniture designer Amy Cherie, and Woven Accents Creative Director Ginna Christensen. We sat down with Tanya, Nick, and Amy […]


June 25

Week 2 Highlights

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

We’re in the last week of the LA Design Festival, and it’s only getting better! It’s not too late to join in the design fun. See this week’s highlights, and help us close out this year’s LA Design Festival with a bang at our closing party, this Friday at Woven Accents!

June 25

LA Design Festival – Week 1 Recap

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

Our first full week of the LA Design Festival was jam-packed with tours around the city, special talks with some of today’s most inspiring design leaders, gallery openings, Dwell on Design, parties, and lots of tacos (and maybe tequila…) – whew! Check out our photo recap from some of last week’s design-filled festivities. And if […]


June 25

Neil Denari at AAVSLA and Design Hooky Center City

by: Los Angeles Design Festival

It’s a Neil Denari kind of week.  The iconic Los Angeles architect will be speaking at two separate LA Design Festival events this week.  You won’t want to miss this.