Metropolis speaks with Historic Resources Group, 213 Hospitality, Design, Bitches, and other key hospitality designers and developers working in the city.
Author: Jessica Ritz
Designed by L.A.–based firm Bells + Whistles and located in Carlsbad, the restaurant respects its local vernacular while using elements of 20th-century French hospitality design.
The Montreal-based lighting firm and Milan-based interior design studio created Caffè Populaire for Alcova’s Via Popoli Uniti venue.
Bettina, located the scenic resort town of Montecito, blends L.A.-based architect Barbara Bestor's brand of California cool with upscale coastal chic.
Custom-blended dark teal walls and tubular motifs repeated throughout Milla Chocolates incorporate the boutique founders' love of Swedish design and 1920s Bauhaus styling.
Metropolis speaks with Modernism Week CEO J. Chris Mobley about the event's ongoing grassroots nature and efforts to preserve midcentury Modern design.
The traveling photographic exhibit, The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, showcases 45 photos of 27 projects by the renowned Modernist landscape architect.
The 2,500-square-foot dwelling had “good bones” but required a new kitchen, exterior, and landscaping, as well as contemporary designs by the likes of Tom Dixon and Heath Ceramics.
A Slice of New York with a California Twist: Studio Jesse James Designs Roberta's Pizza in Los Angeles
Roberta's, a pizza pilgrimage destination in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, wanted a fresh, locally-attuned look for its Culver City outpost.
Gold-Diggers, an East Hollywood bar/boutique hotel/recording studio, mines its eclectic past while stepping into the future of music.
The Stack House, built in the hills of the Mount Washington, could provide an architectural model for navigating L.A.’s strict building and zoning codes.
"It's not about making money," the architect says of his pro bono design for the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center, an extension of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.