An Eye for Miele: Designer Lisa Steinbach-Schecter

We pride ourselves on knowing all there is to know about our incredible range of products, but seeing them through a designer’s eyes always gives us a whole new appreciation for them. One of our favorite “ah ha” moments was seeing the specialty kitchen Lisa Steinbach-Schecter installed in her showroom, Kitchens on Montana.

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What's New at Newport Brass

Since 1989, Newport Brass has produced some of the finest premium solid brass faucets and fixtures on the market, and we’re proud to say that it’s a California company. Here, we're proud to bring you a few of their latest water-wise designs.

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New & Notable: High-style bathroom furnishings from Ronbow, Stone Forest and Electric Mirror

The latest bathroom designs from Ronbow, Stone Forest and Electric Mirror offer sleek design, natural materials and the latest in technology.

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Hansgrohe's International Style

Hansgrohe has long been at the fore of kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Founded in Germany’s Black Forest region in 1901, the manufacturer, which also produces Axor, its designer line, has won numerous awards for such inventive products as the multiple-spray hand showers and special water-saving technologies.

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Outdoor Luxuries from Kalamazoo

This year’s Architectural Digest Design Show celebrates a host of wonderful new products but we’re especially excited about Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet’s brand new line of outdoor kitchen cabinetry called the Arcadia Series. 

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Mario Romano, Modern Master

Mention the Wave House to any Angeleno and you’ll likely get a nod and “Oh yeah, that cool house in Venice, I’ve seen it!” Built by architectural designer Mario Romano, it quickly made an imprint on the local population and beyond with global press.

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How to Create the Perfect Laundry Room

Utility rooms come in all shapes and sizes but they don’t always get the attention they deserve. Our vendors offer some of the most beautiful and hardworking appliances on the market but there are so many other fun elements to consider, like color, cabinetry style and accessories. Did you know that many of our kitchen and bath products do double duty in laundry and mud rooms, like sturdy sinks, pullout faucets that give you greater range, beautiful hardware, and even smaller accessories like soap dispensers? Read on to learn more.

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Out of the Box: Architect Dean Larkin

It’s not every architect who will happily tell you that sometimes the best room is outside, but Dean Larkin will. The West Hollywood-based architect (a native Angeleno and graduate of USC’s School of Architecture), David counts Southern California’s outdoor lifestyle among his greatest inspirations.

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Meet Josh Cooperman, Host of our Pod Series, Convo by Design

This week we’re celebrating the 100th Convo by Design (CXD) podcast. As proud sponsors of the show, we thought it would be fun to turn the tables and interview our terrific host, Josh Cooperman.

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More is More with KitchenAid

The latest refrigerator from KitchenAid is cabinet-depth and boasts an all-new interior format that offers greater flexibility of food storage. The LED-illuminated, multi-door, design features a five-compartment configuration that provides unparalleled control for organizing and preserving foods.

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Living Well: How to Create the Ultimate Home Spa

A luxurious home spa is a treat in any season but there’s something about the start of a New Year that make it feel exceptionally indulgent—and necessary. We’ve looked through our incredible catalogue of vendors to bring you a round up of some of our favorite products that will inspire you to make a private sanctuary of your very own.

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Welcoming 2017 with Colin Dusenbury

Everyone is talking about how Los Angeles is enjoying a tremendous blossoming of art, design and architecture, and no one is happier than interior designer Colin Dusenbury. “Here in Southern California, we are so lucky to have such a strong and diverse community of creative minds,” he says.

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Kalamazoo Reinvents At-Home Barbecue

Our first post of the New Year is the exciting new gravity-feed charcoal Smoker Cabinet from one of our most innovative brands, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet. A prototype of the luxury smoker was unveiled early last year and they’ll be available to order this February—just in time for spring and updating your outdoor entertaining areas.

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