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    May 26

    Social Guide to the LA Design Festival

    by: Haily Zaki

    Everyone loves a good party and the LA Design Festival definitely has a few.  From the LA River Makers Bash to Chinatown Design Night, festival goers may need to stock up on energy drinks in order to keep up with the calendar.

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May 25

Foodies Guide to the LA Design Festival

by: Haily Zaki

How (and where) we eat is definitely part of LA’s design story so foodies rejoice and check out this round-up of food-related events.  


May 25

Where to Get Your Shop On

by: Haily Zaki

No design festival would be complete without a full range of fantastic shopportunities.  Let this be your guide to the LA Design Festival’s best retail therapy.  Fashion, furniture, design objects, and more. 


May 23

Show and Tell: Three Great Shows Celebrate Design in...

by: Haily Zaki

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


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 […]