This classically rough-hewn Venice house is full of details in polished concrete and blackened steel and has a hidden pool house. Open on Sunday, December 3, 1:00pm-4:00pm.

LectureShaping Environments: Nate Cormier You’re just in time for the last talk in A+D Museum’s landscape lecture series. Up this week is Nate Cormier, principal landscape architect at L.A.’s Rios Clementi Hale Studios.

On Thursday November 9th, the So Cal Neoclassicists co-hosted a unique event with Voila! Creative Studios, a custom framing atelier that provides museum quality framing and hanging services for exhibitors such as Taschen Los Angeles and Sir Elton John & David Furnish Photography Collection. Duri

Philip Wood shares how a few California designers made a big impact at ICFF 2017 The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (the annual design pilgrimage to the Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan) can often suffer from comparisons to the month's much larger Salone del Mobile in Milan.

For Architect Mark Rios of Rios Clementi Hale Studios, the decision to move his firm to West Adams was a no-brainer, and he’s not alone. The enclave, just south of the10 Freeway and east of Culver City, is experiencing a rebirth.

1. How did you get your start in the design world?I never met an interior designer until I started working for one (Marian Wheeler). Growing up in rural Humboldt County I just wasn’t exposed to the finer things in life. I felt so at home around my co-workers who cared about what I did (fabric!

Have a look at this sensitive renovation of a classic desert home, designed by the firm of Patton + Wild in 1963.

                It's no secret that California design influences many across the globe. This year Bay Area designer Cynthia Spence transported her elegant California style to the annual Holiday House in New York.

A paragon of family-friendly design paired with environmentally conscious construction– plus a sleek, sophisticated nod to the Brutalist architecture of the ‘70s.

1. When did you first become interested in design and what was the journey to eventually building your own firm? I’ve always been interested in design but it took many years to end up on this path.


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