Vitsœ has been celebrated for producing original Dieter Rams designs for nearly six decades. Now, the brand has joined forces with handmade porcelain purveyor Mud Australia to open a retail flagship in West Los Angeles. It’s a natural progression for both companies—Mud Australia has exclusively used Vitsœ's 606 Universal Shelving System to display its handmade porcelain since its first shop opened in Sydney a decade ago. In addition to personalizing tableware with a palette of 18 col...
Christina Luk opened her namesake firm six years ago, but she has a decade of experience executing hospitality, urban planning, and exhibition-design projects throughout Canada and her native Hong Kong. The Culinary Village, Luk’s showroom for Arda Co., puts her cross-disciplinary sensibility on display alongside the manufacturer’s forward-thinking kitchen appliances. Luk transformed a 10,800-square-foot floor in the company headquarters into a compound of small structures, including fo...
In December, Converso exhibited for the first time at Design Miami/. Now, the New York and Chicago–based dealer of modern design objects and furnishings has opened a retail outpost in Los Angeles. “I always enjoyed going west to California for L.A. Modernism and Palm Springs,” recalls founder Lawrence Converso. “There was a different vibe around L.A. than anywhere else—a sense of optimism. Having a physical space there feels like a homecoming.” The 2,200-square-foot showroom...